Leader attributes – comparisons

Jul 8, 2013
 

Rudd

Abbott

 

Difference

Intelligent

77%

60%

+17

Visionary

43%

26%

+17

A capable leader

58%

42%

+16

Good in a crisis

53%

38%

+15

Understands the problems facing Australia

57%

45%

+12

More honest than most politicians

41%

30%

+11

Trustworthy

42%

32%

+10

Hard-working

70%

65%

+5

Erratic

45%

45%

Superficial

44%

47%

-3

Arrogant

49%

54%

-5

Aggressive

43%

50%

-7

Intolerant

37%

46%

-9

Out of touch with ordinary people

39%

50%

-11

Narrow-minded

34%

55%

-21

Compared to Tony Abbott, Kevin Rudd is much more likely to be considered intelligent (+17), visionary (+17), a capable leader (+16) and good in a crisis (+15).

Tony Abbott is regarded by more respondents to be narrow-minded (-21) and out of touch with ordinary people (-11).

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