Approval of Julia Gillard

Sep 12, 2011

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

19 Jul 20 Dec 17 Jan 2011 14 Feb 14 Mar 11 Apr 9 May 14 June 11 July 15 Aug 12 Sept
Total approve 52% 43% 51% 48% 41% 37% 41% 34% 29% 35% 28%
Total disapprove 30% 40% 36% 41% 46% 50% 48% 54% 62% 55% 64%
Strongly approve 11% 10% 8% 9% 7% 7% 7% 6% 5% 6% 5%
Approve 41% 33% 43% 39% 34% 30% 34% 28% 24% 29% 23%
Disapprove 17% 24% 24% 25% 22% 25% 26% 29% 30% 24% 28%
Strongly disapprove 13% 16% 12% 16% 24% 25% 22% 25% 32% 31% 36%
Don’t know 18% 17% 14% 11% 13% 13% 11% 13% 9% 11% 8%

After improving last month Julia Gillard’s approval rating has dropped back to a level similar to the July result. 28% (down 7%) approve of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister and 64% (up 9%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -20 to -36 over the last 4 weeks.

66% of Labor voters approve (down 11%) and 26% disapprove (up 13%).

By gender – men 29% approve/65% disapprove, women 27% approve/62% disapprove.

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