Approval of Tony Abbott

Nov 14, 2011

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader?

18 Jan

2010

5 Jul

2010

20 Dec 2010 14 Mar 14 June 12 Sept 17 Oct 14 Nov
Total approve 37% 37% 39% 38% 38% 39% 40% 36%
Total disapprove 37% 47% 39% 47% 48% 50% 51% 52%
Strongly approve 5% 8% 9% 7% 6% 8% 8% 6%
Approve 32% 29% 30% 31% 32% 31% 32% 30%
Disapprove 20% 23% 21% 24% 25% 23% 23% 26%
Strongly disapprove 17% 24% 18% 23% 23% 27% 28% 26%
Don’t know 26% 16% 22% 16% 15% 11% 9% 12%

Tony Abbott’s approval rating has fallen over the last month. 36% (down 4%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 52% (up 1%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -11 to -16 over the last 4 weeks. This is the lowest rating recorded for Tony Abbott since he became opposition leader.

73% (down 5%) of Coalition voters approve and 19% (up 3%) disapprove.

By gender – men 39% approve/52% disapprove, women 33% approve/51% disapprove.

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