Better at managing the economy

Mar 10, 2020

Q Which party do you think is better at managing:

  Coalition Labor Neither Difference (Coalition minus Labor)
The economy to benefit big business 53% 22% 26% +31
The economy generally 40% 31% 29% +9
The economy to benefit small business 36% 35% 29% +1
The economy to benefit older Australians 32% 35% 33% -3
The economy to benefit people living in regional communities 29% 35% 37% -6
The economy to benefit workers 26% 46% 28% -20
  • The Coalition is perceived to be better at managing the economy to benefit big business (53%) and managing the economy generally (40%) than Labor (22% and 31% respectively).
  • Labor is seen as better at managing the economy for workers (46%) than the Coalition (26%).
  • Between a quarter (26%) and a third (37%) of participants believe that neither Coalition nor Labor is better at managing any economic elements.

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