Approval of Julia Gillard

Jan 16, 2012

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

19 Jul 2010 20 Dec 2010 14 Mar

2011

14 June 12 Sept 17 Oct 14 Nov 12 Dec 16 Jan 2012
Total approve 52% 43% 41% 34% 28% 34% 37% 34% 37%
Total disapprove 30% 40% 46% 54% 64% 59% 55% 54% 52%
Strongly approve 11% 10% 7% 6% 5% 7% 8% 6% 6%
Approve 41% 33% 34% 28% 23% 27% 29% 28% 31%
Disapprove 17% 24% 22% 29% 28% 27% 25% 25% 27%
Strongly disapprove 13% 16% 24% 25% 36% 32% 30% 29% 25%
Don’t know 18% 17% 13% 13% 8% 7% 9% 11% 12%

Julia Gillard’s approval rating has improved a little since last month. 37% (up 3%) approve of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister and 52% (down 2%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -20 to -15 over the last 5 weeks. This is the best net rating for the Prime Minister since May last year.

76% of Labor voters approve (up 3%) and 15% disapprove (down 4%).

By gender – men 34% approve/57% disapprove, women 37% approve/47% disapprove.

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