Essential Report

Approval of Malcolm Turnbull

Jun 28, 2016

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

  Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 40% 20% 78% 20% 25%
Total disapprove 40% 67% 10% 69% 53%
Strongly approve 7% 4% 15% 3% 1%
Approve 33% 16% 63% 17% 24%
Disapprove 22% 31% 8% 38% 33%
Strongly disapprove 18% 36% 2% 31% 20%
Don’t know 20% 14% 12% 11% 22%

 

  Oct 2015 Dec 2015 Jan 2016 Feb 2016 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 17 May 2016 31 May 2016 14 Jun 2016
Total approve 47% 56% 51% 51% 45% 39% 40% 41% 38%
Total disapprove 17% 23% 25% 27% 35% 39% 42% 39% 40%
Strongly approve 11% 13% 9% 8% 6% 7% 7% 9% 6%
Approve 36% 43% 42% 43% 39% 32% 33% 32% 32%
Disapprove 11% 16% 16% 18% 24% 23% 26% 22% 24%
Strongly disapprove 6% 7% 9% 9% 11% 16% 16% 17% 16%
Don’t know 35% 21% 23% 21% 21% 22% 17% 19% 21%

40% (up 2% from 2 weeks ago) of respondents approve of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister and 40% (no change)  disapprove – a net approval rating of 0 (up 2).

78% (up 6%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance with 10% (down 9%) disapproving. 20% (no change) of Labor voters and 20% (up 6%) of Greens voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance.

By gender, men were 43% approve/39% disapprove and women 37% approve/41% disapprove.

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