Credit for Interest Rates

May 21, 2012

Q. How much credit do you give the policies of the Labor Government for this fall in interest rates?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

A lot

7%

19%

2%

9%

A fair amount

19%

38%

9%

23%

A little

27%

28%

22%

38%

None

35%

7%

59%

15%

Don’t know

12%

9%

6%

15%

Only 26% give the policies of the Labor Government a lot or a fair amount of credit for the fall in interest rates. 35% give them no credit at all.

57% of Labor voters and 11% of Coalition voters give the Government a lot or a fair amount of credit.

Those most likely to give a lot or a fair amount of credit to Labor Government policies were men (30%), aged under 35 (31%), and incomes under $1,000pw (32%).

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