Essential Report

Approval of Tony Abbott

Jun 10, 2015

. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

 

June 2014

Sep 2014

Dec 2014

Mar 2015

Apr 2015

May 2015

Total approve

39%

11%

81%

6%

33%

 

 

35%

35%

32%

31%

33%

36%

Total disapprove

50%

80%

11%

85%

56%

 

 

58%

52%

55%

56%

58%

54%

Strongly approve

11%

2%

26%

1%

6%

 

 

10%

9%

8%

7%

7%

10%

Approve

28%

9%

55%

5%

27%

 

 

25%

26%

24%

24%

26%

26%

Disapprove

23%

31%

10%

31%

30%

 

 

18%

22%

22%

22%

28%

25%

Strongly disapprove

27%

49%

1%

54%

26%

 

 

40%

30%

33%

34%

30%

29%

Don’t know

12%

8%

8%

8%

11%

 

 

7%

13%

12%

12%

9%

11%

39% of respondents approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – up 3% since the last time this question was asked in May – and 50% disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing (down 4%). This represents a 7-point change in his net rating from -18 to -11 (his best net rating since November last year – also -11)

81% (up 3%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 11% (down 3%) disapproving. 80% of Labor voters and 85% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 44% approve/47% disapprove and women 34% approve/52% disapprove.

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