Confidence in Government to manage the economy

May 19, 2015

Q. Does this budget make you feel more confident or less confident in the Government’s ability to manage the economy?

  Total

 

  Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total more confident 31% 15% 60% 9% 17%
Total less confident 31% 50% 7% 58% 34%
A lot more confident 7% 2% 16%
A little more confident 24% 13% 44% 9% 17%
Makes no difference 31% 32% 28% 27% 41%
A little less confident 14% 20% 5% 26% 17%
A lot less confident 17% 30% 2% 32% 17%
Don’t know 7% 4% 4% 6% 7%

31% say the budget makes them feel more confident in the Government’s ability to manage the economy and 31% say it makes them less confident.

31% say it makes no difference.

There were no substantial differences across demographic groups.

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