Approval of Tony Abbott

Oct 14, 2014

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

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/
Nat

Vote Green

Vote Other

 

Tony Abbott as Opp Leader

Sep 2013

Tony Abbott as PM

Sep 2013

 Mar 14

June 14

July
14

Aug 14

Sep 14

Total
approve

40%

12%

87%

14%

23%

 

40%

41%

40%

35%

34%

37%

35%

Total dis-approve

48%

82%

8%

73%

61%

 

49%

36%

47%

58%

58%

54%

52%

Strongly approve

10%

2%

26%

2%

13%

14%

11%

10%

8%

13%

9%

Approve

30%

10%

61%

14%

21%

27%

27%

29%

25%

26%

24%

26%

Dis-
approve

22%

35%

7%

26%

33%

19%

13%

20%

18%

22%

19%

22%

Strongly dis-approve

26%

47%

1%

47%

28%

30%

23%

27%

40%

36%

35%

30%

Don’t
know

11%

6%

6%

13%

16%

10%

23%

12%

7%

7%

9%

13%

48% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – down 4% since the last time this question was asked in September – and 40% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (up 5%). This represents a change in net rating from -17 to -8, Tony Abbott’s best rating since April.

87% (up 3%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 8% (down 1%) disapproving. 82% of Labor voters and 73% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 44% approve/48% disapprove and women 38% approve/49% disapprove.

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