Approval of Tony Abbott

Apr 16, 2012

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

2011

14 June

12 Sept

17 Oct

14 Nov

12 Dec

16 Jan 2012

13 Feb

12 Mar

16 Apr

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

38%

39%

40%

36%

32%

35%

35%

36%

38%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

47%

48%

50%

51%

52%

53%

51%

53%

52%

50%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

7%

6%

8%

8%

6%

6%

7%

6%

7%

7%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

31%

32%

31%

32%

30%

26%

28%

29%

29%

31%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

24%

25%

23%

23%

26%

25%

25%

23%

23%

23%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

23%

27%

28%

26%

28%

26%

30%

29%

27%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

16%

15%

11%

9%

12%

14%

13%

12%

12%

13%

Tony Abbott’s approval rating has improved a little over the last month. 38% (up 2%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 50% (down 2%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -16 to -12 over the last 5 weeks. This is Tony Abbott’s best rating since October.

72% (up 2%) of Coalition voters approve and 17% (down 4%) disapprove.

By gender – men 44% approve/47% disapprove, women 30% approve/52% disapprove.