Approval of Tony Abbott

Jul 11, 2011

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader?

18 Jan

2010

29 Mar 5 Jul 20 Sep 20 Dec 17 Jan 2011 14 Feb 14 Mar 11 Apr 9 May 14 June 11 July
Total approve 37% 33% 37% 43% 39% 42% 38% 38% 36% 42% 38% 39%
Total disapprove 37% 50% 47% 37% 39% 37% 46% 47% 48% 44% 48% 49%
Strongly approve 5% 8% 8% 12% 9% 7% 8% 7% 7% 8% 6% 6%
Approve 32% 25% 29% 31% 30% 35% 30% 31% 29% 34% 32% 33%
Disapprove 20% 28% 23% 21% 21% 22% 24% 24% 25% 25% 25% 24%
Strongly disapprove 17% 22% 24% 16% 18% 15% 22% 23% 23% 19% 23% 25%
Don’t know 26% 16% 16% 19% 22% 20% 16% 16% 17% 14% 15% 11%

39% (up 1%) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 49% (up 1%) disapprove – no change in net rating (-10%) over the last 4 weeks.

73% of Coalition voters approve and 19% disapprove.

By gender – men 44% approve/48% disapprove, women 35% approve/51% disapprove.

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