Biggest concern for personal safety

Oct 9, 2017

Q. Which of the following is your biggest concern for your personal safety?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Terrorism 33%   30% 40% 20% 40%
Car accident 20%   19% 21% 27% 17%
Nuclear warfare 13%   16% 12% 7% 10%
Catastrophic climate change 7%   9% 3% 23% 6%
Gang violence 7%   5% 7% 7% 11%
Natural disaster 7%   5% 6% 9% 7%
Family violence 2%   3% 2%
Don’t know 12%   13% 9% 7% 9%

 

Major concerns for personal safety were terrorism (33%), car accident (20%) and nuclear war (13%).

Liberal/National voters were more concerned about terrorism (40%) and Greens voters more concerned about climate change (23%).

There were no major differences across demographic groups.