Essential Report

Approval of Bill Shorten

Nov 10, 2015

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

 

 

Dec 2014

 

Jun 2015

Jul 2015

Aug 2015

Sep 2015

Oct 2015

Total approve

27%

48%

18%

28%

28%

 

 

35%

 

32%

27%

29%

29%

30%

Total disapprove

47%

25%

70%

47%

43%

 

 

39%

 

45%

52%

52%

50%

42%

Strongly approve

4%

9%

3%

1%

3%

 

 

7%

 

6%

5%

4%

5%

6%

Approve

23%

39%

15%

27%

25%

 

 

28%

 

26%

22%

25%

24%

24%

Disapprove

25%

20%

29%

30%

25%

 

 

23%

 

27%

28%

31%

27%

25%

Strongly disapprove

22%

5%

41%

17%

18%

 

 

16%

 

18%

24%

21%

23%

17%

Don’t know

26%

27%

12%

25%

29%

 

 

26%

 

22%

21%

19%

21%

27%

27% (down 3%) of respondents approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing as opposition leader and 47% (up 5%) disapprove – a change in his net rating from -12 to -20

48% (down 9%) of Labor voters approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing and 25% (up 4%) disapprove. 30% of men and 25% of women approve of Bill Shorten. 54% of men and 39% of women disapprove.

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