Australia’s head of state

May 22, 2018

Q. Who is Australia’s current Head of State?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
The Prime Minister 24% 29% 21% 26% 21% 38% 22% 13%
The Governor General 30% 30% 35% 19% 37% 21% 33% 35%
The Queen of Great Britain 34% 34% 38% 38% 34% 22% 34% 47%
Don’t know 12% 8% 6% 17% 8% 19% 11% 5%

 

34% think that the Queen of Great Britain is Australia’s head of state, 30% nominate the Governor General and 24% think it is the Prime Minister.

38% of those aged under 35 think the Prime Minister is the head of state and 47% of those age 55+ think it is the Queen.