Approval of Julia Gillard

Oct 15, 2012

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

 

19 Jul 10

20 Dec

14 Mar
11

14 Jun

12 Sep

12 Dec

12 Mar 12

12 Jun

16
Jul

13 Aug

10 Sep

15 Oct

Total approve

52%

43%

41%

34%

28%

34%

32%

32%

32%

31%

35%

41%

Total disapprove

30%

40%

46%

54%

64%

54%

61%

56%

58%

57%

54%

51%

Strongly approve

11%

10%

7%

6%

5%

6%

8%

6%

5%

7%

7%

9%

Approve

41%

33%

34%

28%

23%

28%

24%

26%

27%

24%

28%

32%

Disapprove

17%

24%

22%

29%

28%

25%

29%

22%

26%

25%

27%

24%

Strongly disapprove

13%

16%

24%

25%

36%

29%

32%

34%

32%

32%

27%

27%

Don’t know

18%

17%

13%

13%

8%

11%

7%

12%

10%

13%

11%

8%

Julia Gillard’s approval rating has improved since last month. 41% (up 6%) approve of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister and 51% (down 3%) disapprove – a 9 point change in net rating from -19 to -10. This is Julia Gillard’s best approval rating since May 2011.

87% of Labor voters approve (up 6%) and 9% disapprove (down 2%).

By gender – men 40% approve/54% disapprove, women 43% approve/47% disapprove.  In net terms this represents an improvement with men from -29 to -14 and with women from -7 to -4.

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