Royal Commission into banking

Nov 27, 2017

Q. Would you support or oppose holding a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services industry?

  Total

 

  Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   April 2016 Aug 2016 Feb 2017
Total support 64%   72% 62% 62% 71%   59% 64% 64%
Total oppose 12%   9% 20% 3% 11%   15% 13% 16%
Strongly support 24%   33% 15% 30% 30%   27% 28% 33%
Support 40%   39% 47% 32% 41%   32% 36% 31%
Oppose 9%   8% 16% 2% 5%   11% 9% 11%
Strongly oppose 3%   1% 4% 1% 6%   4% 4% 5%
Don’t know 24%   20% 18% 35% 18%   25% 23% 21%

 

There was majority support for holding a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector – 64% supported a Royal Commission and 12% opposed.  This is similar to polls over the last 2 years.

 

A majority of all voter groups supported a Royal Commission. Those most likely to support a Royal Commission into the banking and financial services sector were Labor voters (72%), other voters (71%) and university educated (70%).

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