Approval of Tony Abbott

Aug 26, 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

11 Mar 2013

11 Jun

15 Jul

13 Aug

 

26 Aug

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

32%

32%

33%

37%

40%

39%

37%

37%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

48%

53%

54%

56%

51%

49%

51%

51%

52%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

6%

6%

6%

8%

7%

10%

11%

9%

10%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

32%

26%

26%

25%

30%

30%

28%

28%

27%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

25%

25%

24%

25%

22%

17%

21%

21%

23%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

28%

30%

31%

29%

32%

30%

30%

29%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

15%

14%

13%

12%

12%

11%

11%

11%

10%

Tony Abbott’s approval ratings have changed little over the past two weeks. 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 2 weeks.

73% (down 3%) of Coalition voters approve and 18% (up 4%) disapprove.

By gender – men 45% approve/47% disapprove, women 29% approve/57% disapprove. In net terms this represents no net change with men (at -2) and a shift with women from -24 to -28.