Q. As far as you know which of the following statements is true?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote Other||Nov 2014|
|Australia takes in fewer refugees than comparable nations||30%||35%||21%||63%||25%||32%|
|Australia takes in about the same number of refugees as comparable nations||22%||24%||27%||14%||21%||20%|
|Australia takes in more refugees than comparable nations||30%||27%||37%||12%||34%||25%|
Australians are divided in their opinion on the number of refugees we take in comparison to other nations.
30% think we take fewer refugees, and 30% think we take more. 22% think we take the same amount as other comparable nations.
18% don’t know.
Greens voters (63%) were far more likely to think we take in fewer, while Coalition voters were slightly more likely to think we take in more.
These results have not shifted significantly since November 2014.
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