Essential Report

Child vaccination

Apr 28, 2015

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision to not give family tax and childcare benefits to parents who do not have their children vaccinated?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women   Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
Total approve 77% 76% 90% 70% 69% 76% 77% 70% 80% 81%
Total disapprove 12% 13% 6% 17% 25% 13% 11% 12% 12% 10%
Strongly approve 49% 47% 61% 36% 44% 48% 49% 41% 52% 53%
Approve 28% 29% 29% 34% 25% 28% 28% 29% 28% 28%
Disapprove 7% 8% 4% 14% 8% 7% 7% 8% 7% 6%
Strongly disapprove 5% 5% 2% 3% 17% 6% 4% 4% 5% 4%
Don’t know 11% 11% 5% 12% 7% 11% 12% 17% 8% 9%

77% approve of the Government’s decision to not give family tax and childcare benefits to parents who do not have their children vaccinated and only 12% disapprove.

80% of those aged 35-54 approve.

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