Essential Report now out Tuesdays

Sep 23, 2013

The Essential Report will from this week be made public on Tuesdays.

The shift has been made in response to changes in the timing that data is being finalised from each week’s poll.

Essential Report with Peter Lewis and Jackie Woods

Mar 20, 2013

Watch EMC’s Peter Lewis and Jackie Woods talk through this week’s Essential Report polling…


Essential Report with EMC’s Peter Lewis and Jackie Woods

Feb 19, 2013

Lewis and Woods talk through this week’s polling numbers: voting intention, performance enhancing drugs, sports betting and more…


Essential Report with EMC’s Peter Lewis and Jackie Woods

Feb 13, 2013

Lewis and Woods talk through this week’s polling numbers: voting intention, leader attributes, important election issues and more…


Position on Climate Change

Oct 15, 2012

Q. Do you believe that there is fairly conclusive evidence that climate change is happening and caused by human activity or do you believe that the evidence is still not in and we may just be witnessing a normal fluctuation in the earth’s climate which happens from time to time?

 

Nov 09

Dec 10

30 May 11

14 Jun 11

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Climate change is happening and is caused by human activity

53%

45%

52%

50%

48%

67%

30%

83%

We are just witnessing a normal fluctuation in the earth’s climate

34%

36%

36%

39%

39%

24%

58%

10%

Don’t know

13%

19%

12%

12%

13%

9%

13%

8%

48% agree that climate change is happening and is caused by human activity and 39% believe that we may just be witnessing a normal fluctuation in the earth’s climate. This is little changed since this question was previously asked in June last year.

By age groups, those aged under 35 split 57%/27% and those aged 55+ split 37%/55%.

Federal politics – voting intention

Oct 8, 2012

Q. If a Federal Election was held today to which party will you probably give your first preference vote? If not sure, which party are you currently leaning toward?

Q. If don’t know -Well which party are you currently leaning to?

Sample size =  2,100 respondents

First preference/leaning to

Election

21 Aug 10

4 weeks ago

10/09/2012

2 weeks ago 24/09/2012

Last week 01/10/2012

This week

Liberal

44%

45%

44%

44%

National

3%

3%

3%

3%

Total Lib/Nat

43.6%

47%

48%

47%

47%

Labor

38.0%

34%

35%

36%

37%

Greens

11.8%

9%

9%

9%

9%

Other/Independent

6.6%

9%

9%

7%

7%

 

2PP

Election

21 Aug 10

4 weeks ago 10/09/2012

2 weeks ago 24/09/2012

Last week

01/10/2012

This week

Total Lib/Nat

49.9%

55%

55%

53%

53%

Labor

50.1%

45%

45%

47%

47%

NB.  The data in the above tables comprise 2-week averages derived from the first preference/leaning to voting questions.  Respondents who select ‘don’t know’ are not included in the results.  The two-party preferred estimate is calculated by distributing the votes of the other parties according to their preferences at the 2010 election. These estimates have a confidence interval of approx. plus or minus 2-3%.

Essential Report with EMC’s Peter Lewis and Jackie Woods

Sep 19, 2012

Lewis and Woods talk through this week’s polling numbers: voting intention, leader attributes, drug laws in Australia, and more…


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