Essential Report

Impact of Budget on employment

Aug 19, 2014

Q. Do you think the Government’s budget will be good or bad for employment in Australia? 

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total good

21%

8%

46%

3%

11%

Total bad

49%

76%

15%

74%

67%

Very good

4%

4%

8%

1%

Good

17%

4%

38%

3%

10%

Neither good nor bad

21%

13%

31%

12%

16%

Bad

24%

30%

13%

37%

31%

Very bad

25%

46%

2%

37%

36%

Don’t know

9%

4%

8%

11%

5%

49% think that the Government’s budget will be bad for employment in Australia and 21% think it will be good for employment.

Among those earning less than $600pw, 17% think it will be good and 60% think it will be bad.

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