Approval of Tony Abbott

Jan 14, 2013

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

 

18 Jan

2010

5 Jul

 

20 Dec

14 Mar

2011

14 June

12 Sept

12 Dec

12 Mar 2012

12 Jun

10 Sept

10 Dec

14 Jan 2013

Total approve

37%

37%

39%

38%

38%

39%

32%

36%

32%

32%

33%

33%

Total disapprove

37%

47%

39%

47%

48%

50%

53%

52%

54%

55%

56%

57%

Strongly approve

5%

8%

9%

7%

6%

8%

6%

7%

6%

6%

8%

8%

Approve

32%

29%

30%

31%

32%

31%

26%

29%

26%

26%

25%

25%

Disapprove

20%

23%

21%

24%

25%

23%

25%

23%

24%

26%

25%

27%

Strongly disapprove

17%

24%

18%

23%

23%

27%

28%

29%

30%

29%

31%

30%

Don’t know

26%

16%

22%

16%

15%

11%

14%

12%

13%

13%

12%

10%

33% (no change) approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader and 57% (up 1%) disapprove – a change in net rating from -23 to -24 over the last 5 weeks.

62% (down 1%) of Coalition voters approve and 31% (up 1%) disapprove.

By gender – men 38% approve/53% disapprove, women 29% approve/60% disapprove. In net terms this represents a shift with men from -18 to -15 and with women from -28 to -31.

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