Essential Report

Confidence in Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Jun 8, 2021

 Q. As vaccinations against Covid-19 are rolled out across Australia, how confident are you in each of the following?

That the rollout of vaccinations against Covid-19 in Australia…

TOTAL: Confident 07/06 26/04 01/03 01/02
… are being done efficiently 43% 43% 68% 68%
… are being done safely 67% 63% 73% 72%
… will be effective at stopping Covid-19 within the country 54% 52% 64% 58%

 

TOTAL: Confident State
NSW VIC QLD SA WA
… are being done efficiently 47% 37% 46% 39% 46%
… are being done safely 69% 63% 65% 72% 70%
… will be effective at stopping Covid-19 within the country 55% 53% 52% 66% 52%
Base (n) 349 278 225 89 108
  • Less than half of Australians are confident the rollout is being done efficiently (43%, unchanged since last month). Victorians are the least confident in this (37%), closely followed by South Australians (39%).
  • 54% of Australians are confident the Covid-19 vaccine rollout will be effective at stopping the virus within the country (52% last month), and 67% are confident that it is being done safely (63% last month).
TOTAL: Confident 18-34
07/06 26/04 01/03
… are being done efficiently 42% 50% 67%
… are being done safely 58% 57% 71%
… will be effective at stopping Covid-19 within the country 53% 53% 63%
Base (n) 347 359 326

 

TOTAL: Confident VIC
07/06 26/04 01/03
… are being done efficiently 37% 45% 67%
… are being done safely 63% 67% 76%
… will be effective at stopping Covid-19 within the country 53% 54% 66%
Base (n) 278 274 275
  • Victorians’ confidence in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout being done efficiently has fallen since March, from 67% to 37% this month.
  • Confidence among Victorians that the rollout is being done safely has also decreased since March (63% from 76% in March).
  • The confidence of those aged 18-34 in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout being done efficiently has also fallen. 42% are now confident the rollout is being done efficiently (from 50% in April, and 67% in March).
  • Confidence among those aged 18-34 that the rollout is being done safely has also decreased since March (58% from 71% in March).

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