Approval of Julia Gillard

Nov 12, 2012

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister?

 

19 Jul 2010

20 Dec

14 Mar

2011

14 June

12 Sept

12 Dec

12 Mar 2012

12 Jun

10 Sept

15 Oct

12 Nov

Total approve

52%

43%

41%

34%

28%

34%

32%

32%

35%

41%

41%

Total disapprove

30%

40%

46%

54%

64%

54%

61%

56%

54%

51%

49%

Strongly approve

11%

10%

7%

6%

5%

6%

8%

6%

7%

9%

7%

Approve

41%

33%

34%

28%

23%

28%

24%

26%

28%

32%

34%

Disapprove

17%

24%

22%

29%

28%

25%

29%

22%

27%

24%

25%

Strongly disapprove

13%

16%

24%

25%

36%

29%

32%

34%

27%

27%

24%

Don’t know

18%

17%

13%

13%

8%

11%

7%

12%

11%

8%

10%

41% (no change) approve of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister and 49% (down 2%) disapprove – a 2-point change in net rating from -10 to -8. This is Julia Gillard’s best approval rating since May 2011.

85% of Labor voters approve (down 2%) and 8% disapprove (down 1%).

By gender – men 37% approve/53% disapprove, women 44% approve/44% disapprove.  In net terms this represents a decline with men from -14 to -16 and an improvement with women from -4 to 0.