Australian economy heading in right or wrong direction

Jul 15, 2013

Q. From what you have read and heard, do you think the Australian economy is heading in the right direction or the wrong direction?

17 May 10

9
May 11

4
Jul
11

26 Mar 12

18
Jun
12

29
Apr
13

 

Total
15
Jul 13

 

 

Vote ALP

Vote
Lib

Vote Greens

The right direction

51%

45%

37%

36%

43%

36%

38%

66%

18%

46%

The wrong direction

25%

29%

43%

41%

32%

39%

42%

15%

66%

30%

Don’t know

24%

25%

20%

22%

25%

25%

20%

18%

16%

24%

38% of respondents think that Australia’s economy is heading in the right direction – 42% think it is heading in the wrong direction. Since this question was asked in April, “right direction” has increased 2% and “wrong direction” increased 3%.

66% (down 2%) of Labor voters, 18% (down 3%) of Liberal/National voters and 46% (up 1%) of Greens voters think the economy is heading in the right direction. 43% of men think the economy is heading in the right direction compared to 34% of women.

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