Approval of Tony Abbott

Jan 13, 2015

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 13

Mar 14

June 14

Sep 14

Oct 14

Nov 14

Dec 14

Total approve

37%

12%

83%

8%

29%

 

41%

40%

35%

35%

40%

39%

32%

Total disapprove

53%

81%

10%

89%

64%

 

36%

47%

58%

52%

48%

50%

55%

Strongly approve

9%

3%

22%

2%

14%

11%

10%

9%

10%

11%

8%

Approve

28%

9%

61%

8%

27%

27%

29%

25%

26%

30%

28%

24%

Disapprove

23%

28%

9%

25%

36%

13%

20%

18%

22%

22%

24%

22%

Strongly disapprove

30%

53%

1%

64%

28%

23%

27%

40%

30%

26%

26%

33%

Don’t know

10%

7%

8%

3%

7%

23%

12%

7%

13%

11%

10%

12%

53% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – down 2% since the last time this question was asked in December – and 37% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (up 5%). This represents a change in net rating from -23 to -16.

83% (up 8%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 10% (down 5%) disapproving. 81% of Labor voters and 89% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 40% approve/51% disapprove and women 34% approve/55% disapprove.

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