Leader attributes – Tony Abbott

Jul 8, 2013

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott?

 

5 Jul 10

27 Jun 11

2 Apr 12

14 jan 13

2 Apr 13

23 Jun 13

 

8 Jul 13

Change

Hard-working

76%

75%

68%

70%

70%

68%

65%

-3

Intelligent

70%

61%

56%

64%

63%

62%

60%

-2

Narrow-minded

56%

54%

54%

56%

53%

55%

55%

Arrogant

59%

60%

61%

61%

56%

59%

54%

-5

Out of touch with ordinary people

57%

57%

54%

54%

52%

52%

50%

-2

Aggressive

55%

49%

51%

50%

-1

Superficial

49%

49%

48%

49%

49%

47%

-2

Intolerant

49%

48%

48%

46%

-2

Erratic

51%

45%

47%

45%

-2

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

48%

49%

47%

49%

44%

45%

+1

A capable leader

47%

45%

41%

43%

47%

44%

42%

-2

Good in a crisis

40%

40%

36%

39%

44%

38%

38%

Trustworthy

33%

32%

32%

33%

36%

31%

32%

+1

More honest than most politicians

33%

32%

30%

29%

36%

29%

30%

+1

Visionary

32%

27%

26%

28%

37%

30%

26%

-4

Tony Abbott’s key attributes were hard-working (65%), intelligent (60%), narrow-minded (55%), arrogant (54%), out of touch with ordinary people (50%) and aggressive (50%).

Since last month the largest shifts have been for arrogant (-5%) and visionary (-4%).

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