Approval of Tony Abbott

Mar 10, 2015

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

 

Total

 

Vote ALP

Vote Lib/
Nat

Vote Green

Vote Other

 

Sep 2013

Mar 2014

June 2014

Sep 2014

Dec 2014

Jan 2015

Feb 2015

Total approve

31%

5%

72%

5%

20%

 

41%

40%

35%

35%

32%

37%

29%

Total dis-approve

56%

89%

20%

86%

68%

 

36%

47%

58%

52%

55%

53%

62%

Strongly approve

7%

1%

18%

4%

14%

11%

10%

9%

8%

9%

7%

Approve

24%

4%

54%

5%

16%

27%

29%

25%

26%

24%

28%

22%

Dis-approve

22%

24%

16%

31%

32%

13%

20%

18%

22%

22%

23%

26%

Strongly dis-approve

34%

65%

4%

55%

34%

23%

27%

40%

30%

33%

30%

36%

Don’t know

12%

6%

7%

9%

15%

23%

12%

7%

13%

12%

10%

9%

56% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – down 6% since the last time this question was asked in February – and 31% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (up 2%). This represents a change in net rating from -33 to -25.

72% (up 7%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 20% (down 9%) disapproving. 89% of Labor voters and 86% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 35% approve/54% disapprove and women 28% approve/59% disapprove.