Leader Attributes – Tony Abbott

Oct 29, 2013

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott?

 

2 Sep

(as Opposition leader)

 

Total

22 Oct

Change

Hard working

71%

67%

-4

Intelligent

63%

62%

-1

Narrow-minded

55%

54%

-1

Arrogant

52%

54%

+2

A capable leader

46%

52%

+6

Out of touch with ordinary people

52%

51%

-1

Understands the problems facing Australia

46%

51%

+5

Superficial

48%

49%

+1

Intolerant

47%

49%

+2

Aggressive

47%

46%

-1

Good in a crisis

39%

45%

+6

Erratic

43%

43%

Trustworthy

38%

40%

+2

More honest than most politicians

34%

39%

+5

Visionary

35%

33%

-2

Tony Abbott’s key attributes were hard working (67%), intelligent (62%), narrow-minded (54%), arrogant (54%) and a capable leader (52%).

Since September, the largest shifts have been for a capable leader (+6), good in a crisis (+6), understands the problems facing Australia (+5), more honest than most politicians (+5) and hard working (-4).