Essential Report

Approval of Malcolm Turnbull

Jan 19, 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

Oct 2015

Nov 2015

Dec 2015

Total approve

51%

42%

76%

32%

33%

47%

56%

56%

Total disapprove

25%

36%

10%

53%

39%

17%

20%

23%

Strongly approve

9%

5%

19%

4%

11%

12%

13%

Approve

42%

37%

57%

32%

29%

36%

44%

43%

Disapprove

16%

23%

8%

36%

19%

11%

14%

16%

Strongly disapprove

9%

13%

2%

17%

20%

6%

6%

7%

Don’t know

23%

22%

13%

15%

28%

35%

23%

21%

51% (down 5% since last month) of respondents approve of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister and 25% (up 2%) disapprove – a net approval rating of +26 (down 7).

76% (down 8%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance with 10% (up 3%) disapproving. 42% (no change) of Labor voters and 32% (down 4%) of Greens voters approve of Malcolm Turnbull’s performance.

By gender, men were 56% approve/27% disapprove and women 46% approve/24% disapprove.

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