Indictors of whether the Australian economy is in a good or poor state

Oct 2, 2019

Q. Which of the following indicators do you think is the most important when thinking about whether the Australian economy is in a good or poor state?

  Total Gender Age
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
The unemployment rate 25% 24% 25% 30% 26% 19%
The cost of household bills 22% 21% 24% 16% 23% 28%
The value of the Australian dollar to international currencies 13% 14% 12% 18% 12% 9%
The amount of homeless people on the streets 10% 9% 10% 14% 10% 7%
The interest rate set by Reserve Bank of Australia 9% 9% 8% 6% 8% 12%
The gross domestic product per person 8% 10% 6% 6% 8% 9%
The consumer price index 6% 5% 6% 6% 5% 6%
The size of the national surplus 6% 6% 7% 3% 6% 9%
The number of new shops, restaurants and cafes opening 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2%
Base 1,097 552 575 357 366 374

 

  Total Federal Voting Intention
Labor Coalition Greens Independent / Other
The unemployment rate 25% 24% 24% 29% 22%
The cost of household bills 22% 23% 21% 13% 33%
The value of the Australian dollar to international currencies 13% 11% 14% 17% 9%
The amount of homeless people on the streets 10% 12% 6% 18% 9%
The interest rate set by Reserve Bank of Australia 9% 10% 9% 3% 8%
The gross domestic product per person 8% 9% 8% 6% 7%
The consumer price index 6% 5% 7% 7% 4%
The size of the national surplus 6% 4% 10% 6% 6%
The number of new shops, restaurants and cafes opening 2% 2% 2% 1% 3%
Base 1,097 346 374 115 154

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