Personal Benefit from Mining Boom

Apr 23, 2012

Q. How much have you personally benefited from Australia’s mining boom?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

A lot

2%

3%

2%

1%

Somewhat

5%

8%

4%

2%

A little

12%

14%

12%

11%

Not at all

66%

62%

70%

67%

Don’t know

14%

13%

12%

19

Only 7% think they have benefited a lot or somewhat from Australia’s mining boom. 78% believe they have benefited a little or not at all.

Those most likely to say they have not benefited at all were women (71%), aged 55+ (74%) and those on incomes under $600 pw (72%).

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