Essential Report

Feelings about Christmas

Dec 18, 2018

Q. Which of the following best describes how you feel about Christmas?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+   2015 2016
I enjoy Christmas a lot 41%   43% 45% 36% 35% 35% 46% 48% 44% 31% 36% 34%
I enjoy some things about Christmas 39%   35% 41% 45% 42% 42% 35% 37% 35% 45% 44% 46%
I don’t enjoy Christmas at all 6% 8% 3% 8% 7% 6% 6% 6% 7% 5% 6% 7%
I don’t really care one way or the other about Christmas 13% 13% 10% 10% 15% 15% 11% 8% 12% 18% 12% 11%
Don’t know 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2%

41% say they enjoy Christmas a lot and 39% enjoy some things about Christmas. These results represent more enjoyment of Christmas to when this question was asked 12 months ago.

Women were more likely to say they enjoy it a lot (46%) as were younger respondents (48% of aged 18-34).

37% of those on incomes under $1,000 pw say they enjoy it a lot compared to 49% of those earning over $2,000 pw.

54% of those with children say they enjoy it a lot compared to 34% of those without children.

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