Leader attributes – Bill Shorten

Dec 18, 2018

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

  Total Sep 2018   Change
Hard working 57% 58% -1
Intelligent 56% 55% +1
Out of touch with ordinary people 50% 50%
Superficial 47% 50% -3
Arrogant 46% 50% -4
Understands the problems facing Australia 45% 48% -3
Narrow-minded 44% 44%
A capable leader 43% 43%
Erratic 40% 41% -1
Intolerant 39% 39%
Aggressive 37% 38% -1
Good in a crisis 36% 39% -3
Trustworthy 34% 33% +1
Visionary 32% 34% -2
More honest than most politicians 31% 29% +2

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were hard working (57%, down 1% since September), intelligent (56%, up 1%), out of touch with ordinary people (50%, no change), superficial (47%, down 3%) and arrogant (46%, down 4%).

The main change since September have been for arrogant (down 4%).