State of the economy

May 8, 2018

 Q. Overall, how would you describe the current state of the Australian economy?

 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Dec 2016 May 2017 Nov 2017
Total Good 39% 36% 58% 29% 22%   23% 30% 33%
Total Poor 24% 28% 13% 25% 44%   36% 29% 24%
Very good 8% 6% 14% 3% 4% 2% 3% 3%
Good 31% 30% 44% 26% 18% 21% 27% 30%
Neither good nor poor 32% 35% 27% 37% 34% 37% 36% 38%
Poor 18% 21% 11% 21% 28% 28% 23% 17%
Very poor 6% 7% 2% 4% 16% 8% 6% 7%
Don’t know 5% 2% 25 8%   4% 5% 5%

Overall, 39% thought that the state of the economy was good (up 6% from November). 24% thought it was bad (no change).

58% of Liberal/National voters thought the state of the economy was good, compared to 36% of Labor voters, 29% of Greens voters and 22% of other/independent voters.

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