Leader attributes – Tony Abbott

Sep 2, 2013

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott?

 

5 Jul 10

27 Jun 11

2 Apr 12

14 Jan 13

2 Apr

23 Jun

8 Jul

 

2 Sep

Change

Hard-working

76%

75%

68%

70%

70%

68%

65%

71%

+6

Intelligent

70%

61%

56%

64%

63%

62%

60%

63%

+3

Narrow-minded

56%

54%

54%

56%

53%

55%

55%

55%

Arrogant

59%

60%

61%

61%

56%

59%

54%

52%

-2

Out of touch with ordinary people

57%

57%

54%

54%

52%

52%

50%

52%

+2

Superficial

49%

49%

48%

49%

49%

47%

48%

+1

Aggressive

55%

49%

51%

50%

47%

-3

Intolerant

49%

48%

48%

46%

47%

+1

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

48%

49%

47%

49%

44%

45%

46%

+1

A capable leader

47%

45%

41%

43%

47%

44%

42%

46%

+4

Erratic

51%

45%

47%

45%

43%

-2

Good in a crisis

40%

40%

36%

39%

44%

38%

38%

39%

+1

Trustworthy

33%

32%

32%

33%

36%

31%

32%

38%

+6

Visionary

32%

27%

26%

28%

37%

30%

26%

35%

+9

More honest than most politicians

33%

32%

30%

29%

36%

29%

30%

34%

+4

Tony Abbott’s key attributes were hard-working (71%), intelligent (63%), narrow-minded (55%), arrogant (52%) and out of touch with ordinary people (52%).

Since July, the largest shifts have been for visionary (+9), hard-working (+6) and trustworthy (+6).

Leader attributes – Tony Abbott

Jul 8, 2013

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott?

 

5 Jul 10

27 Jun 11

2 Apr 12

14 jan 13

2 Apr 13

23 Jun 13

 

8 Jul 13

Change

Hard-working

76%

75%

68%

70%

70%

68%

65%

-3

Intelligent

70%

61%

56%

64%

63%

62%

60%

-2

Narrow-minded

56%

54%

54%

56%

53%

55%

55%

Arrogant

59%

60%

61%

61%

56%

59%

54%

-5

Out of touch with ordinary people

57%

57%

54%

54%

52%

52%

50%

-2

Aggressive

55%

49%

51%

50%

-1

Superficial

49%

49%

48%

49%

49%

47%

-2

Intolerant

49%

48%

48%

46%

-2

Erratic

51%

45%

47%

45%

-2

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

48%

49%

47%

49%

44%

45%

+1

A capable leader

47%

45%

41%

43%

47%

44%

42%

-2

Good in a crisis

40%

40%

36%

39%

44%

38%

38%

Trustworthy

33%

32%

32%

33%

36%

31%

32%

+1

More honest than most politicians

33%

32%

30%

29%

36%

29%

30%

+1

Visionary

32%

27%

26%

28%

37%

30%

26%

-4

Tony Abbott’s key attributes were hard-working (65%), intelligent (60%), narrow-minded (55%), arrogant (54%), out of touch with ordinary people (50%) and aggressive (50%).

Since last month the largest shifts have been for arrogant (-5%) and visionary (-4%).

Leader Attributes – Tony Abbott

Sep 17, 2012

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott?

 

5 Jul 10

4 Oct 10

7 Feb 11

27 Jun 11

2 Apr 12

17 Sept 12

Change

Intelligent

70%

71%

64%

61%

56%

62%

+6%

Hard-working

76%

78%

72%

75%

68%

67%

-1%

A capable leader

47%

52%

48%

45%

41%

37%

-4%

Arrogant

59%

60%

58%

60%

61%

63%

+2%

Out of touch with ordinary people

57%

53%

54%

57%

54%

57%

+3%

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

53%

50%

48%

49%

43%

-6%

Visionary

32%

31%

27%

27%

26%

29%

+3%

Superficial

45%

49%

49%

51%

+2%

Good in a crisis

40%

42%

41%

40%

36%

35%

-1%

Narrow-minded

56%

53%

51%

54%

54%

59%

+5%

More honest than most politicians

33%

32%

31%

32%

30%

27%

-3%

Trustworthy

33%

35%

34%

32%

32%

30%

-2%

Intolerant

53%

Aggressive

59%

Erratic

51%

Abbott’s key attributes were hard-working (67%), intelligent (62%) and arrogant (63%).

The biggest shifts in the leader attributes for Abbott were on intelligent (+6%), understandings the problems facing Australia (-6%), narrow minded (+5%) and a capable leader (-4%).