Approval of Tony Abbott

May 13, 2013

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

18 Jan

2010

5 Jul

 

20 Dec

14 June  2011

12 Dec

12 Jun 2012

10 Dec

14 Jan 2013

11 Feb

11 Mar

15 Apr

13 May

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

32%

32%

33%

33%

36%

37%

37%

40%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

48%

53%

54%

56%

57%

53%

51%

52%

50%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

6%

6%

6%

8%

8%

7%

7%

8%

9%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

32%

26%

26%

25%

25%

29%

30%

29%

31%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

25%

25%

24%

25%

27%

22%

22%

24%

18%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

28%

30%

31%

30%

31%

29%

28%

32%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

15%

14%

13%

12%

10%

11%

12%

10%

11%

40% (up 3%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 50% (down 2%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -15 to -10 over the last 4 weeks, Tony Abbott’s best rating since July 2011.

77% (up 5%) of Coalition voters approve and 13% (down 8%) disapprove.

By gender – men 42% approve/49% disapprove, women 37% approve/50% disapprove. In net terms this represents a shift with men from -9 to -7 and with women from -22 to -13.