Tax rate

May 15, 2018

Q. Do you agree or disagree that people earning $200,000 should pay a higher rate of tax than those earning $41,000?

  Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Income less than $600 pw $600-1,000 pw $1,000-1,500 pw $1,500-2,000 pw Over $2,000 pw
Total agree 79% 86% 76% 80% 77%   83% 81% 86% 78% 73%
Total disagree 14% 9% 17% 14% 16%   10% 12% 10% 17% 19%
Strongly agree 41% 50% 33% 55% 40%   47% 40% 44% 43% 36%
Agree 38% 36% 43% 25% 37%   36% 41% 42% 35% 37%
Disagree 10% 6% 13% 10% 9%   7% 8% 7% 13% 13%
Strongly disagree 4% 3% 4% 4% 7%   3% 4% 3% 4% 6%
Don’t know 7% 5% 6% 6% 6%   7% 7% 4% 6% 8%

79% agree that people earning $200,000 should pay a higher rate of tax than those earning $41,000.

At least three quarters of all voter groups agreed.

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