Importance of Winning Gold Medals

Aug 6, 2012

Q. How important is it that Australia wins gold medals at the 2012 Olympics being held in London?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

A lot/some interest

A little/no interest

Very important

12%

12%

15%

7%

18%

4%

Quite important

32%

34%

35%

22%

41%

20%

Not so important

36%

37%

35%

33%

34%

41%

Not at all important

17%

16%

12%

37%

6%

32%

Don’t know

3%

1%

2%

1%

1%

4%

44% think it is very/quite important that Australia wins gold medals at the 2012 Olympics and 53% think it is not so or not at all important.

Of those with a lot/some interest in the Olympics, 59% think it is very/quite important and 40% not so/not at all important.

65% of those aged 55+ think it is not so/not at all important while 53% of those aged 18-34 think it is very/quite important.