Approval of Tony Abbott

Feb 11, 2013

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

 

18
Jan
10

5 Jul

 

20 Dec

14 Mar
11

14 June

12 Sept

12 Dec

12 Mar 12

12
Jun

10 Sept

10 Dec

14
Jan
13

11 Feb

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

38%

39%

32%

36%

32%

32%

33%

33%

36%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

47%

48%

50%

53%

52%

54%

55%

56%

57%

53%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

7%

6%

8%

6%

7%

6%

6%

8%

8%

7%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

31%

32%

31%

26%

29%

26%

26%

25%

25%

29%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

24%

25%

23%

25%

23%

24%

26%

25%

27%

22%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

23%

27%

28%

29%

30%

29%

31%

30%

31%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

16%

15%

11%

14%

12%

13%

13%

12%

10%

11%

36% (up 3%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 53% (down 4%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -24 to -17 over the last 4 weeks.

70% (up 8%) of Coalition voters approve and 21% (down 10%) disapprove.

By gender – men 38% approve/51% disapprove, women 34% approve/55% disapprove. In net terms this represents a shift with men from -15 to -13 and with women from -31 to -21.