Approval of Julia Gillard

Sep 20, 2010

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

Kevin Rudd Julia Gillard


31 May 5 Jul 19 Jul 26 Jul 2 Aug 9 Aug 16 Aug 20 Sep
Total approve 41% 48% 52% 49% 46% 45% 46% 45%
Total disapprove 47% 27% 30% 33% 38% 40% 40% 37%
Strongly approve 7% 14% 11% 12% 10% 13% 13% 12%
Approve 34% 34% 41% 37% 36% 32% 33% 33%
Disapprove 25% 13% 17% 19% 23% 24% 24% 21%
Strongly disapprove 22% 14% 13% 14% 15% 16% 16% 16%
Don’t know 12% 26% 18% 17% 15% 15% 13% 19%

45% approve Julia Gillard’s performance as Prime Minister and 37% disapprove. Since this question was asked last month, approval has decreased by 1% and disapproval decreased by 3%. 92% of Labor voters approve and only 1% disapprove. Among Liberal/National voters, 10% approve and 75% disapprove.

By gender – men 42% approve/42% disapprove and women 46% approve/32% disapprove.