Essential Report

Approval of Kevin Rudd

Jul 15, 2013

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

 

Kevin Rudd

31 May 10

Julia Gillard

5 Jul 10

 

Julia Gillard

11 Jun 13

Kevin Rudd

15 Jul 13

Total approve

41%

48%

37%

50%

Total disapprove

47%

27%

54%

35%

Strongly approve

7%

14%

10%

18%

Approve

34%

34%

27%

32%

Disapprove

25%

13%

21%

15%

Strongly disapprove

22%

14%

33%

20%

Don’t know

12%

26%

9%

16%

Kevin Rudd’s approval ratings are substantially higher than Julia Gillard’s as last measured 5 weeks ago. 50% (up 13%) approve of the job Kevin Rudd is doing as Prime Minister and 35% (down 19%) disapprove – a net rating of +15 compared to Julia Gillard’s -17.

85% of Labor voters approve (up 6%) and 4% disapprove (down 10%).

By gender – men 54% approve/35% disapprove, women 44% approve/34% disapprove.

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