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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