Approval of Tony Abbott

Dec 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

 

Sep 2013

Mar 2014

June 2014

Sep 2014

Oct 2014

Nov 2014

Total
approve

32%

6%

75%

9%

23%

 

41%

40%

35%

35%

40%

39%

Total dis-
approve

55%

89%

15%

84%

65%

 

36%

47%

58%

52%

48%

50%

Strongly approve

8%

1%

22%

1%

1%

14%

11%

10%

9%

10%

11%

Approve

24%

5%

53%

8%

22%

27%

29%

25%

26%

30%

28%

Disapprove

22%

27%

13%

23%

35%

13%

20%

18%

22%

22%

24%

Strongly disapprove

33%

62%

2%

61%

30%

23%

27%

40%

30%

26%

26%

Don’t know

12%

4%

10%

7%

12%

23%

12%

7%

13%

11%

10%

55% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – up 5% since the last time this question was asked in November – and 32% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (down 7%). This represents a change in net rating from -11 to -23.

75% (down 10%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 15% (up 7%) disapproving. 89% of Labor voters and 84% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 36% approve/51% disapprove and women 27% approve/61% disapprove.

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