Value of the dollar – for the economy

Jul 1, 2013

Q. Over the last few weeks the value of the Australian dollar has fallen against other currencies. Do you think this is good or bad for the Australian economy?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total good

37%

42%

36%

29%

Total bad

25%

17%

34%

23%

Very good

6%

8%

5%

Good

31%

34%

31%

29%

Neither good nor bad

28%

32%

25%

39%

Bad

20%

15%

26%

15%

Very bad

5%

2%

8%

8%

Don’t know

10%

9%

5%

9%

37% think that the falling value of the dollar is good for the Australian economy and 25% think it is bad for the economy.

49% of those aged 55+ think it is good for the economy.