Approval of Tony Abbott

Sep 9, 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 Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as Prime Minister

24 Sep

11 Mar

11 June

8 July

12 Aug

Total approve

35%

6%

84%

14%

19%

 

40%

41%

40%

35%

34%

37%

Total disapprove

52%

87%

9%

79%

65%

 

49%

36%

47%

58%

58%

54%

Strongly approve

9%

2%

25%

1%

13%

14%

11%

10%

8%

13%

Approve

26%

4%

59%

13%

19%

27%

27%

29%

25%

26%

24%

Disapprove

22%

29%

8%

26%

32%

19%

13%

20%

18%

22%

19%

Strongly disapprove

30%

58%

1%

53%

33%

30%

23%

27%

40%

36%

35%

Don’t know

13%

7%

7%

8%

16%

10%

23%

12%

7%

7%

9%

52% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – down 2% since the last time this question was asked in August – and 35% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (down 2%). This represents no change in net rating  at -17.

84% (up 4%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 9% (down 3%) disapproving. 87% of Labor voters and 79% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 42% approve/48% disapprove and women 29% approve/56% disapprove.

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