Approval of Julia Gillard

Jul 5, 2010

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister?

Kevin Rudd Julia Gillard
30 Mar 09 29 Jun 09 28 Sept 09 14 Dec 09 29 Mar 10 31 May 10 5 Jul 10
Total approve 71% 62% 66% 57% 53% 41% 48%
Total disapprove 21% 29% 23% 32% 36% 47% 27%
Strongly approve 21% 14% 15% 10% 12% 7% 14%
Approve 50% 48% 51% 47% 41% 34% 34%
Disapprove 14% 18% 17% 20% 22% 25% 13%
Strongly disapprove 7% 9% 6% 12% 14% 22% 14%
Don’t know 9% 11% 11% 10% 12% 12% 26%

After one week as Prime Minister, 48% approve of Julia Gillard’s performance and 27% disapprove. 26% could not give an opinion. Julia Gillard’s approval rating is 7% higher than Kevin Rudd’s last result and 20% lower on the disapproval rating.

85% of Labor voters approved and 4% disapproved. Liberal/National voters split 19% approve and 54% disapprove.

Men split 46% approve/31% disapprove and women 50% approve/23% disapprove.