Essential Report


Aug 9, 2016

Q. Globalisation is the increase of trade, communication, travel and other things among countries around the world. In general, do you think Australia has gained more or lost more because of globalisation?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Gained 29%   26% 35% 48% 18%
Lost 29%   34% 23% 19% 48%
Nether 18%   18% 20% 11% 20%
Don’t know 24%   22% 21% 22% 15%

29% think that Australia has gained more from globalisation and 29% think we have lost more.

Those most likely to think Australia has gained from globalisation were aged 18-34 (42%), incomes over $2,000 pw (40%), university educated (43%), and Greens voters (48%).

Those who think Australia has lost because of globalisation were more likely to be aged 55+ (37%) and other party and independent voters (48%).


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