Approval of Julia Gillard

May 13, 2013

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

 

19 Jul 2010

20 Dec

14 June 2011

12 Dec

12 Jun 2012

10 Dec

14 Jan 2013

11 Feb

11 Mar

15 Apr

13 May

Total approve

52%

43%

34%

34%

32%

37%

41%

36%

36%

34%

38%

Total disapprove

30%

40%

54%

54%

56%

53%

49%

55%

56%

56%

54%

Strongly approve

11%

10%

6%

6%

6%

10%

9%

7%

8%

8%

10%

Approve

41%

33%

28%

28%

26%

27%

32%

29%

28%

26%

28%

Disapprove

17%

24%

29%

25%

22%

25%

23%

25%

24%

23%

23%

Strongly disapprove

13%

16%

25%

29%

34%

28%

26%

30%

32%

33%

31%

Don’t know

18%

17%

13%

11%

12%

11%

10%

9%

9%

9%

9%

38% (up 4%) approve of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister and 54% (down 2%) disapprove – a 6-point change in net rating from -22 to -16 over the last 4 weeks.

78% of Labor voters approve (up 4%) and 16% disapprove (down 2%).

By gender – men 36% approve/57% disapprove, women 38% approve/51% disapprove.  In net terms this represents no change with men and an improvement with women (from -25 to -13).