Rating of the economy

Oct 29, 2012

Q. How would you rate the current state of Australia’s economy?

 

28 May 12

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total good

35%

41%

64%

27%

57%

Total poor

29%

23%

7%

38%

7%

Very good

6%

6%

9%

3%

8%

Good

29%

35%

55%

24%

49%

Neither good nor poor

33%

33%

26%

33%

34%

Poor

20%

16%

6%

26%

7%

Very poor

9%

7%

1%

12%

Don’t know

2%

4%

3%

2%

1%

41% described the economy as good or very good and 23% poor/very poor – 33% said it was neither. This is a substantial positive change from a net +6 in May to net +18.

Those most likely to think the economy was good/very good were aged 18-34 (46%).

Those most likely to think the economy was poor/very poor were aged 65+ (33%) and respondents from Queensland (44%).

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