Pension assets test

Apr 22, 2014

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of including the value of the family home in the assets test for eligibility for the age pension?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

26%

27%

29%

21%

26%

Total disapprove

64%

65%

60%

66%

67%

Strongly approve

7%

8%

6%

6%

12%

Approve

19%

19%

23%

15%

14%

Disapprove

26%

26%

24%

33%

27%

Strongly disapprove

38%

39%

36%

33%

40%

Don’t know

11%

8%

12%

11%

7%

64% disapprove of including the value of the family home in the assets test for eligibility for the age pension and 26% approve.

Although a majority of all demographic and voter groups disapproved, those more likely to approve were aged under 35 (36%) and university educated (30%).

82% of those aged 55-64 disapprove.