Leader attributes – comparisions

Dec 18, 2018
  Scott Morrison Bill Shorten   Difference
More honest than most politicians 39% 31% +8
A capable leader 49% 43% +6
Visionary 38% 32% +6
Intelligent 61% 56% +5
Trustworthy 39% 34% +5
Good in a crisis 41% 36% +5
Out of touch with ordinary people 54% 50% +4
Hard-working 60% 57% +3
Narrow-minded 46% 44% +2
Understands the problems facing Australia 46% 45% +1
Intolerant 37% 39% -2
Superficial 45% 47% -2
Aggressive 34% 37% -3
Arrogant 43% 46% -3
Erratic 36% 40% -4

Compared to Bill Shorten, Scott Morrison is more likely to be considered more honest than most politicians (+8), a capable leader (+6) and visionary (+6).

Bill Shorten is a little more likely to be considered erratic (+4), arrogant (+3) and superficial (+3). However, on most attributes the gap between the two leaders has narrowed since these questions were last asked in September.