Household financial situation

Apr 8, 2013

Q. How would you describe the current financial situation of your household?

 

28 May 12

Total

8 Apr 13

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total satisfactory

43%

56%

57%

58%

57%

Total unsatisfactory

28%

26%

28%

22%

29%

Very satisfactory

7%

8%

8%

8%

6%

Satisfactory

36%

48%

49%

50%

51%

Neither satisfactory nor unsatisfactory

28%

18%

15%

19%

12%

Unsatisfactory

18%

20%

22%

17%

21%

Very unsatisfactory

10%

6%

6%

5%

8%

Don’t know

1%

1%

1%

*

1%

56% (up 13% since May last year) consider their current household financial situation to be satisfactory and 26% say it is unsatisfactory. 18% said it was neither.

Those most likely to be satisfied were those on incomes over $1,600pw (69%).

Those most likely to be dissatisfied were on incomes under $1,000pw (40%).