Support for aid to fight Ebola

Oct 21, 2014

Q. Would you support or oppose Australia providing the following types of aid to fight Ebola in West Africa?

 

Total support

Total oppose

 

Strongly support

Support

Oppose

Strongly oppose

Don’t know

Increased funding

53%

31%

12%

41%

20%

11%

16%

Sending workers to build hospitals

48%

37%

9%

39%

23%

14%

15%

Sending medical personnel

44%

41%

 

10%

34%

25%

16%

15%

Sending troops for security and logistics

36%

48%

7%

29%

28%

20%

16%

A majority (53%) would support Australia increasing funding to aid the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

However less than 50% support sending medical personnel (44%), troops (36%) or other workers (48%).

Those most likely to support sending medical personnel were Greens voters (62%) and those with university education (52%).

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