Approval of Tony Abbott

Sep 24, 2013

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

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

 

Kevin Rudd as Prime Minister

2 Sep

Tony Abbott as Opposition Leader

2 Sep

Total approve

41%

10%

82%

6%

42%

40%

Total disapprove

36%

67%

3%

72%

47%

49%

Strongly approve

14%

2%

32%

13%

13%

Approve

27%

8%

50%

6%

29%

27%

Disapprove

13%

22%

2%

25%

19%

19%

Strongly disapprove

23%

45%

1%

47%

28%

30%

Don’t know

23%

22%

14%

22%

11%

10%

41% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 36% disapprove. This represents an improvement on his last approval rating as Opposition Leader, but is a little lower than Julia Gillard’s rating immediately after winning the 2010 election  (45% approve/37% disapprove).

By gender – 44% of men approve and 34% disapprove; 38% of women approve and 39% disapprove.

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