Essential Report

Economy heading in right or wrong direction

Sep 29, 2015

Q. Do you think Australia’s economy is heading in the right or wrong direction?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

 

Jun 2012

Apr 2013

Apr 2014

Aug 2014

May 2015

Sep 2015

The right direction

34%

24%

54%

12%

27%

 

 

43%

36%

39%

35%

35%

35%

The wrong direction

39%

47%

26%

59%

55%

 

 

32%

39%

34%

41%

40%

41%

Don’t know

27%

30%

20%

28%

19%

 

 

25%

25%

26%

24%

25%

24%

34% of respondents think that Australia’s economy is heading in the right direction and 39% think it is heading in the wrong direction. This represents no significant change since this question was asked two weeks ago.

24% (up 2%) of Labor voters, 54% (down 8%) of Liberal/National voters and 12% (down 9%) of Greens voters think the economy is heading in the right direction. 47% (down 5%) of Labor voters, 26% (up 5%) of Liberal/National voters and 59% (down 2%) of Greens voters think it is heading in the wring direction.

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