Approval of Tony Abbott

Apr 15, 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
Jun

12 Dec

12 Mar 12

12
Jun

10 Sep

10 Dec

14
Jan
13

11 Feb

11 Mar

15
Apr

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

32%

36%

32%

32%

33%

33%

36%

37%

37%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

48%

53%

52%

54%

55%

56%

57%

53%

51%

52%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

6%

6%

7%

6%

6%

8%

8%

7%

7%

8%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

32%

26%

29%

26%

26%

25%

25%

29%

30%

29%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

25%

25%

23%

24%

26%

25%

27%

22%

22%

24%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

28%

29%

30%

29%

31%

30%

31%

29%

28%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

15%

14%

12%

13%

13%

12%

10%

11%

12%

10%

37% (no change) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 52% (up 1%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -14 to -15 over the last 5 weeks.

72% (up 3%) of Coalition voters approve and 21% (up 1%) disapprove.

By gender – men 41% approve/50% disapprove, women 33% approve/55% disapprove. In net terms this represents a shift with men from -10 to -9 and with women from -18 to -22.