Approval of Tony Abbott

Apr 8, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/

indep-endent

Tony Abbott as Opp. Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as PM

24 Sep

12 Nov

14
Jan
14

11 Feb

11 Mar

Total approve

41%

11%

84%

12%

32%

40%

41%

45%

47%

41%

40%

Total disapprove

47%

84%

7%

76%

55%

49%

36%

40%

43%

47%

47%

Strongly approve

13%

3%

30%

5%

13%

14%

14%

13%

12%

11%

Approve

28%

8%

54%

12%

27%

27%

27%

31%

34%

29%

29%

Disapprove

17%

27%

5%

21%

23%

19%

13%

19%

18%

19%

20%

Strongly disapprove

30%

57%

2%

55%

32%

30%

23%

21%

25%

28%

27%

Don’t know

12%

6%

9%

12%

12%

10%

23%

16%

11%

12%

12%

 

41% (up 1%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 47% (no change) disapprove. This represents little change in his rating as Prime Minister over the last four weeks – from net -7 to net -6.

By gender – 49% (up 5%) of men approve and 43% (down 3%) disapprove; 34% (down 3%) of women approve and 50% (up 1%) disapprove.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Mar 11, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/

indep-endent

Tony Abbott as Opposition Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as Prime Minister

24 Sep

10 Dec

14 Jan 2014

11 Feb

Total approve

40%

11%

83%

13%

30%

40%

41%

45%

47%

41%

Total disapprove

47%

84%

6%

81%

54%

49%

36%

46%

43%

47%

Strongly approve

11%

2%

27%

2%

2%

13%

14%

12%

13%

12%

Approve

29%

9%

56%

11%

28%

27%

27%

33%

34%

29%

Disapprove

20%

31%

6%

17%

29%

19%

13%

20%

18%

19%

Strongly disapprove

27%

53%

*

64%

25%

30%

23%

26%

25%

28%

Don’t know

12%

6%

11%

6%

16%

10%

23%

9%

11%

12%

40% (down 1%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 47% (no change) disapprove. This represents little change in his rating as Prime Minister over the last four weeks – from net -6 to net -7.

By gender – 44% (down 1%) of men approve and 46% (down 1%) disapprove; 37% (down 1%) of women approve and 49% (up 2%) disapprove.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Feb 11, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/

indep-endent

Tony Abbott as Opp Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as PM

24 Sep

22 Oct

12 Nov

10 Dec

14 Jan 2014

Total approve

41%

12%

85%

14%

17%

40%

41%

46%

45%

45%

47%

Total disapprove

47%

81%

6%

76%

64%

49%

36%

35%

40%

46%

43%

Strongly approve

12%

2%

29%

4%

13%

14%

16%

14%

12%

13%

Approve

29%

10%

56%

14%

13%

27%

27%

30%

31%

33%

34%

Disapprove

19%

27%

6%

17%

32%

19%

13%

15%

19%

20%

18%

Strongly disapprove

28%

54%

59%

32%

30%

23%

20%

21%

26%

25%

Don’t know

12%

7%

9%

10%

19%

10%

23%

19%

16%

9%

11%

41% (down 6%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 47% (up 4%) disapprove. This represents a decline in his rating as Prime Minister over the last four weeks from net +4 to net -6.

By gender – 45% (down 6%) of men approve and 47% (up 6%) disapprove; 38% (down 3%) of women approve and 47% (up 3%) disapprove.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Jan 14, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/

indep-endent

Tony Abbott as Opposition Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as Prime Minister

24 Sep

22 Oct

12 Nov

10 Dec

Total approve

47%

15%

87%

7%

31%

40%

41%

46%

45%

45%

Total disapprove

43%

75%

6%

88%

57%

49%

36%

35%

40%

46%

Strongly approve

13%

2%

27%

3%

13%

14%

16%

14%

12%

Approve

34%

13%

60%

7%

28%

27%

27%

30%

31%

33%

Disapprove

18%

26%

5%

25%

38%

19%

13%

15%

19%

20%

Strongly disapprove

25%

49%

1%

63%

19%

30%

23%

20%

21%

26%

Don’t know

11%

10%

7%

5%

13%

10%

23%

19%

16%

9%

47% (up 2%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 43% (down 3%) disapprove. This represents an improvement in his rating as Prime Minister over the last five weeks from net -1 to net +4.

By gender – 51% (up 1%) of men approve and 41% (down 2%) disapprove; 41% (no change) of women approve and 44% (down 5%) disapprove.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Dec 10, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/

indep-endent

 

Tony Abbott as Opposition Leader

2 Sep

Tony Abbott as Prime Minister

24 Sep

22
Oct

12
Nov

Total approve

45%

 

10%

89%

9%

33%

 

40%

41%

46%

45%

Total disapprove

46%

 

84%

5%

85%

47%

 

49%

36%

35%

40%

Strongly approve

12%

3%

27%

3%

13%

14%

16%

14%

Approve

33%

7%

62%

9%

30%

27%

27%

30%

31%

Disapprove

20%

34%

5%

19%

23%

19%

13%

15%

19%

Strongly disapprove

26%

50%

*

66%

24%

30%

23%

20%

21%

Don’t know

9%

6%

6%

5%

15%

10%

23%

19%

16%

45% (no change) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 46% (up 6%) disapprove. This represents a decline on his rating as Prime Minister over the last four weeks from net +5 to net -1.

By gender – 50% (no change) of men approve and 43% (up 5%) disapprove; 41% (up 2%) of women approve and 49% (up 7%) disapprove.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Sep 24, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

 

Kevin Rudd as Prime Minister

2 Sep

Tony Abbott as Opposition Leader

2 Sep

Total approve

41%

10%

82%

6%

42%

40%

Total disapprove

36%

67%

3%

72%

47%

49%

Strongly approve

14%

2%

32%

13%

13%

Approve

27%

8%

50%

6%

29%

27%

Disapprove

13%

22%

2%

25%

19%

19%

Strongly disapprove

23%

45%

1%

47%

28%

30%

Don’t know

23%

22%

14%

22%

11%

10%

41% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister and 36% disapprove. This represents an improvement on his last approval rating as Opposition Leader, but is a little lower than Julia Gillard’s rating immediately after winning the 2010 election  (45% approve/37% disapprove).

By gender – 44% of men approve and 34% disapprove; 38% of women approve and 39% disapprove.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Aug 26, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader?

 

18 Jan

2010

5 Jul

 

20 Dec

14 June  2011

12 Dec

12 Jun 2012

10 Dec

11 Mar 2013

11 Jun

15 Jul

13 Aug

 

26 Aug

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

32%

32%

33%

37%

40%

39%

37%

37%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

48%

53%

54%

56%

51%

49%

51%

51%

52%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

6%

6%

6%

8%

7%

10%

11%

9%

10%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

32%

26%

26%

25%

30%

30%

28%

28%

27%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

25%

25%

24%

25%

22%

17%

21%

21%

23%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

28%

30%

31%

29%

32%

30%

30%

29%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

15%

14%

13%

12%

12%

11%

11%

11%

10%

Tony Abbott’s approval ratings have changed little over the past two weeks. 37% (no change) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 52% (up 1%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -14 to -15 over the last 2 weeks.

73% (down 3%) of Coalition voters approve and 18% (up 4%) disapprove.

By gender – men 45% approve/47% disapprove, women 29% approve/57% disapprove. In net terms this represents no net change with men (at -2) and a shift with women from -24 to -28.

Approval of Tony Abbott

Jul 15, 2013

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader?

 

18
Jan
10

5 Jul

20 Dec

14 June  11

12 Dec

12
Jun
12

10 Dec

14
Jan
13

11
Feb

11 Mar

11 Jun

 

15 Jul

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

32%

32%

33%

33%

36%

37%

40%

39%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

48%

53%

54%

56%

57%

53%

51%

49%

51%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

6%

6%

6%

8%

8%

7%

7%

10%

11%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

32%

26%

26%

25%

25%

29%

30%

30%

28%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

25%

25%

24%

25%

27%

22%

22%

17%

21%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

28%

30%

31%

30%

31%

29%

32%

30%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

15%

14%

13%

12%

10%

11%

12%

11%

11%

Tony Abbott’s approval ratings have dropped slightly over the past month. 39% (down 1%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 51% (up 2%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -9 to -12 over the last 5 weeks.

75% (down 5%) of Coalition voters approve and 14% (up 3%) disapprove.

By gender – men 43% approve/50% disapprove, women 35% approve/51% disapprove. In net terms this represents a shift with men from -3 to -7 and with women from -17 to -16.

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