Approval of Julia Gillard

Jul 26, 2010

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

Kevin Rudd Julia Gillard
30 Mar 09 29 Jun 09 28 Sept 09 14 Dec 09 29 Mar 10 31 May 10 5 Jul 10 19 Jul 10 26 Jul 10
Total approve 71% 62% 66% 57% 53% 41% 48% 52% 49%
Total disapprove 21% 29% 23% 32% 36% 47% 27% 30% 33%
Strongly approve 21% 14% 15% 10% 12% 7% 14% 11% 12%
Approve 50% 48% 51% 47% 41% 34% 34% 41% 37%
Disapprove 14% 18% 17% 20% 22% 25% 13% 17% 19%
Strongly disapprove 7% 9% 6% 12% 14% 22% 14% 13% 14%
Don’t know 9% 11% 11% 10% 12% 12% 26% 18% 17%

49% approve Julia Gillard’s performance as Prime Minister and 33% disapprove. Since this question was asked last week, approval has decreased by 3% and disapproval increased by 3%. 94% of Labor voters approve and only 2% disapprove. Among Liberal/National voters, 18% approve and 70% disapprove.

By gender – men 51% approve/36% disapprove and women 49% approve/30% disapprove.

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