Essential Report

Approval of Bill Shorten

Nov 11, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/
Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

Nov 13

Mar 14

June 14

July 14

Aug 14

Sep 14

Oct 14

Total approve

37%

63%

24%

35%

21%

31%

32%

38%

36%

34%

35%

35%

Total disapprove

38%

17%

57%

40%

58%

27%

39%

40%

39%

40%

36%

36%

Strongly approve

6%

12%

2%

3%

4%

5%

4%

7%

6%

7%

5%

5%

Approve

31%

51%

22%

32%

17%

26%

28%

31%

30%

27%

30%

30%

Disapprove

25%

14%

30%

32%

46%

17%

24%

22%

22%

21%

22%

24%

Strongly disapprove

13%

3%

27%

8%

12%

10%

15%

18%

17%

19%

14%

12%

Don’t know

25%

20

20%

25%

21%

43%

29%

22%

25%

25%

29%

29%

37% (up 2% since October) of respondents approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing as opposition leader and 38% (up 2%) disapprove – for a net rating of -1 (no change)

63% (up 2%) of Labor voters approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing and 17% (no change) disapprove.

40% of men and 33% of women approve of Bill Shorten. 43% of men and 33% of women disapprove.

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