Coal fired power stations

Feb 21, 2017

Q. Would you support or oppose building new coal fired power stations in Australia?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total support 31%   25% 47% 7% 36%
Total oppose 45%   51% 33% 80% 42%
Strongly support 7%   3% 14% 12%
Support 24%   22% 33% 7% 24%
Oppose 25%   25% 24% 31% 25%
Strongly oppose 20%   26% 9% 49% 17%
Don’t know 24%   24% 20% 12% 22%

31% support building new coal fired power stations in Australia and 45% oppose.

Those most likely to support new coal fired power stations were Liberal/National voters (47%), men (39%) and aged 65+ (53%).

Those most likely to oppose new coal fired power stations were Greens voters (80%) and Labor voters (51%).

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