Trust to Handle Economy

Aug 8, 2011

Q. Which party would you trust most to handle the economy if there was another Global Financial Crisis (GFC)?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
The Labor Party 27% 77% 3% 41%
The Liberal Party 43% 6% 86% 3%
No difference 19% 13% 9% 42%
Don’t know 10% 4% 2% 13%

43% said they would trust the Liberal Party most to handle the economy if there was another GFC, 27% would trust the Labor Party most and 19% said there was no difference.

Those aged under 35 were more likely to think there was no difference (25%) while those aged 55+ were more likely to prefer the Liberal Party (54%)

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