Approval of Tony Abbott

Nov 11, 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

 

As Opp Lead
-er

Sep
13

As PM

Sep 13

 Mar 14

June 14

July
14

Aug 14

Sep 14

Oct 14

Total approve

39%

14%

85%

9%

24%

 

40%

41%

40%

35%

34%

37%

35%

40%

Total dis-approve

50%

82%

8%

85%

66%

 

49%

36%

47%

58%

58%

54%

52%

48%

Strongly approve

11%

2%

28%

5%

3%

13%

14%

11%

10%

8%

13%

9%

10%

Approve

28%

12%

57%

2%

21%

27%

27%

29%

25%

26%

24%

26%

30%

Dis-
approve

24%

34%

5%

36%

45%

19%

13%

20%

18%

22%

19%

22%

22%

Strongly dis-
approve

26%

48%

3%

49%

21%

30%

23%

27%

40%

36%

35%

30%

26%

Don’t know

10%

4%

8%

8%

10%

10%

23%

12%

7%

7%

9%

13%

11%

50% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – up 2% since the last time this question was asked in October – and 39% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (down 1%). This represents a change in net rating from -8 to -11.

85% (down 2%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 8% (no change) disapproving. 82% of Labor voters and 85% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 45% approve/50% disapprove and women 35% approve/51% disapprove.

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