Impact of carbon pricing scheme

Nov 26, 2012

Q. Since the carbon pricing scheme was introduced on the 1st July this year, has the impact on your household been worse than expected, not as bad as expected or about the same as you expected?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Worse than expected

26%

12%

39%

14%

Not as bad as expected

26%

35%

20%

36%

About the same as expected

36%

47%

30%

37%

Don’t know

12%

6%

11%

13%

An equal portion of respondents believe the impact on their household of the carbon pricing scheme has been worse than expected (26%) and not as bad as expected (26%).  Thirty six percent (36%) believe it to be about the same as they expected, whilst 12% don’t know.

Looking at results by voting intention, Lib/Nat voters are far more likely to claim the impact on their household of the carbon pricing scheme is worse than expected (39%), compared with Labor voters (12%) and Greens voters (14%).

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