Approval of Tony Abbott

Aug 12, 2014

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

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib /Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

Tony Abbott  as    Opp-osition Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as Prime Minister

24 Sep

14 Jan 

11 Feb

13 May

8 July

Total approve

37%

7%

80%

5%

22%

 

40%

41%

47%

41%

35%

34%

Total dis-approve

54%

89%

12%

86%

70%

 

49%

36%

43%

47%

55%

58%

Strongly approve

13%

3%

31%

*

13%

14%

13%

12%

12%

8%

Approve

24%

4%

49%

5%

22%

27%

27%

34%

29%

23%

26%

Disapprove

19%

28%

9%

27%

21%

19%

13%

18%

19%

18%

22%

Strongly disapprove

35%

61%

3%

59%

49%

30%

23%

25%

28%

37%

36%

Don’t know

9%

4%

8%

9%

8%

10%

23%

11%

12%

10%

7%

54% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – down 4% since the last time this question was asked in July – and 37% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (up 3%). This represents an improvement in net rating from -24 to -17.

80% (up 3%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 12% (down 4%) disapproving. 89% of Labor voters and 86% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 40% approve/51% disapprove and women 32% approve/57% disapprove.

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