Essential Report

Change to superannuation

Sep 16, 2014

Q. As part of the agreement to dump the mining tax, increases to compulsory superannuation have been deferred. Instead of increasing to 12% by 2019 they will remain at 9.5% until 2020. Do you approve or disapprove of this change to superannuation? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Work full time

Work part time

Total approve

29%

14%

56%

15%

22%

27%

37%

Total disapprove

49%

66%

25%

72%

53%

53%

46%

Strongly approve

8%

4%

16%

1%

8%

6%

13%

Approve

21%

10%

40%

14%

14%

21%

24%

Disapprove

23%

27%

17%

27%

25%

25%

23%

Strongly disapprove

26%

39%

8%

45%

28%

28%

23%

Don’t know

23%

21%

18%

12%

24%

19%

18%

29% approve the recent change to superannuation and 49% disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (56%) and aged 65+ (44%).

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