Social Class

Aug 26, 2014

Q. Do you believe social classes still exist in Australia? 

  

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Income under $600pw

Income $600 – $1,000pw

Income $1,000 – $1,600pw

Income $1,600+

Yes

79%

82%

78%

81%

78%

74%

80%

77%

84%

No

7%

5%

9%

8%

8%

8%

6%

9%

5%

Don’t know

14%

12%

13%

11%

15%

18%

14%

14%

11%

79% agreed that social class still exists in Australia – only 7% disagreed. There was little variation across voter and demographic groups.

Social class

Apr 2, 2013

Q. Do you believe social classes still exist in Australia? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Income under $600pw

Income $600 – $1,000pw

Income $1,000 – $1,600pw

Income $1,600+

Yes

91%

 

90%

93%

96%

84%

90%

92%

93%

No

9%

10%

7%

4%

16%

10%

8%

7%

91% agreed that social class still exists in Australia – only 9% disagreed. There was little difference across demographic groups – more than 80% of all major groups agreed.