Approval of Tony Abbott

Sep 2, 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 June  11

12 Dec

12 Jun 12

10 Dec

11 Mar 13

11 Jun

15 Jul

13 Aug

26 Aug

 

2 Sep

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

32%

32%

33%

37%

40%

39%

37%

37%

40%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

48%

53%

54%

56%

51%

49%

51%

51%

52%

49%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

6%

6%

6%

8%

7%

10%

11%

9%

10%

13%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

32%

26%

26%

25%

30%

30%

28%

28%

27%

27%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

25%

25%

24%

25%

22%

17%

21%

21%

23%

19%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

28%

30%

31%

29%

32%

30%

30%

29%

30%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

15%

14%

13%

12%

12%

11%

11%

11%

10%

10%

Tony Abbott’s approval ratings have improved over the past week. 40% (up 3%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 49% (down 3%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -15 to -9 over the past week.

80% (up 7%) of Coalition voters approve and 13% (down 5%) disapprove.

By gender – men 44% approve/49% disapprove, women 37% approve/50% disapprove. In net terms this represents a shift with men from -2 to -5 and a shift with women from -28 to -13.

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