Essential Report

Attributes of Malcolm Turnbull

Apr 10, 2018

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull?

  Total Jun 2017 Feb 2017   Change
Intelligent 74% 72% 72%   +2
Out of touch with ordinary people 63% 65% 65%   -2
Hard-working 60% 59% 61%   +1
A capable leader 53% 50% 50%   +3
Arrogant 51% 55% 56%   -4
Superficial 51% 52% 52%   -1
Good in a crisis 47% 45% 44%   +2
Understands the problems facing Australia 45% 43% 44%   +2
Narrow-minded 44% 47% 48%   -3
Trustworthy 38% 35% 36%   +3
More honest than most politicians 36% 33% 34%   +3
Intolerant 34% 37% 39%   -3
Erratic 34% 36% 34%   -2
Visionary 34% 34% 30%  
Aggressive 30% 34% 31%   -4

Malcolm Turnbull’s key attributes were intelligent (74%, up 2% since last June), out of touch with ordinary people (63%, down 2%), hard working (60%, up 1%) and a capable leader (53%, up 3%).

 

There have mostly only been small changes in perceptions since last June. The largest changes have been for arrogant (down 4%) and aggressive (down 4%).


 

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