Approval of Bill Shorten

Dec 10, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/ Indep-endent

 

12 Nov

Total approve

39%

 

66%

22%

49%

24%

31%

Total disapprove

31%

 

10%

49%

20%

44%

27%

Strongly approve

7%

17%

1%

7%

1%

5%

Approve

32%

49%

21%

42%

23%

26%

Disapprove

19%

9%

26%

15%

27%

17%

Strongly disapprove

12%

1%

23%

5%

17%

10%

Don’t know

31%

24%

29%

31%

32%

43%

39% approve (up 8%) of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader and 31% (up 4%) disapprove. 31% could not give an opinion. This represents an improvement on his rating as Prime Minister over the last four weeks from net +4 to net +8.

By gender – 40% (up 6%) of men approve and 35% (up 2%) disapprove; 36% (up 9%) of women approve and 27% (up 6%) disapprove.