Gun laws

Jul 21, 2015

Q. Do you think Australian gun ownership laws are too strong, not strong enough or about right?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Too strong

6%

5%

6%

1%

13%

Not strong enough

45%

47%

48%

30%

47%

About right

40%

37%

41%

61%

35%

Don’t know

10%

11%

5%

8%

6%

45% think Australia’s gun laws are not strong enough and 40% think they are about right. Only 6% think they are too strong.

Those most likely to think the gun laws are not strong enough were aged 55+ (64%) and live in NSW (52%).

Those most likely to think the gun laws are about right were women (45%), aged 18-34 (53%), Greens voters (61%) and live in Victoria (48%).