Preferred Prime Minister

Aug 19, 2019

Q. Who do you think would makes the better Prime Minister out of Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese?

Aug’19 Jul’19 Jun’19 May’19 Mar’19
Scott Morrison 44% 44% 43% 39% 44%
Anthony Albanese 28% 26% 25% 32%

(Shorten)

31%

(Shorten)

Don’t know 28% 31% 32% 28% 26%
Base (n) 1,096 1,091 1,099 1,210 1,090

By gender

  Total Gender Age
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
Scott Morrison 44% 49% 39% 37% 41% 53%
Anthony Albanese 28% 30% 26% 30% 29% 24%
Don’t know 28% 22% 35% 32% 30% 24%
Base (n) 1,096 536 560 347 364 385
  • 44% of the public believe Scott Morrison is the better PM out of the two major party leaders. This is consistent with July and June, when 44% and 43% respectively considered the current PM to be the better choice.
  • 28% believe Albanese would make the better PM, just a 2% increase from last month (26% in July).

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