Australia’s national debt

May 6, 2013

Q. Compared to other developed countries, do you think Australia’s national debt is higher, lower or about the same?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total higher

25%

17%

33%

19%

Total lower

48%

58%

39%

57%

A lot higher

9%

4%

13%

3%

A little higher

16%

13%

20%

16%

About the same

18%

16%

19%

18%

A little lower

29%

27%

28%

27%

A lot lower

19%

31%

11%

30%

Don’t know

10%

9%

8%

6%

25% think that Australia’s National debt is higher than other developed countries and 48% think it is lower – 18% think it about the same.

A majority of Labor (58%) and Greens voters (57%) think our debt is lower than other countries while Liberal National voters were split – 39% think it is lower and 33% think it is higher.

There were no substantial differences by demographics.

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