Q. From what you have read and heard, do you think the Australian economy is heading in the right direction or the wrong direction?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other||Dec ‘16|
|The right direction||29%||25%||45%||18%||16%||26%|
|The wrong direction||41%||48%||31%||56%||55%||45%|
Overall, 29% thought that the economy is heading in the right direction (up 3% from December), and 41% thought it was heading in the wrong direction (down 4%).
Liberal/National voters were more likely to think the economy is heading in the right direction (45%) than Labor (25%), Greens (18%) and independent/other voters (16%).
Men were more likely to think that the economy was heading in the right direction (36%) than women (23%).
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- Performance of Scott Morrison
- Performance of Anthony Albanese
- Preferred Prime Minister
- Views towards re-electing the federal Coalition government
- Party trust to handle issues
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- Scott Morrison’s impact on Australia’s international reputation
- Views towards Australia’s international reputation