Essential Report

Impact on prices

Oct 23, 2017

Q. Do you think that the Government’s energy plan will reduce or increase power prices or will it make no difference to prices?

  Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Increase prices 31%   36% 22% 46% 42%
Reduce prices 16%   12% 25% 9% 7%
Make no difference to prices 31% 32% 31% 21% 34%
Don’t know 22% 19% 215 25% 17%

 

Only 16% think that the Government’s energy plan will reduce power prices. 31% think the plan will increase prices and 31% think it will make no difference.

Among Liberal National voters, 25% think it will reduce prices, 22% increase prices and 31% make no difference.

48% of those aged 55+ think it will make no difference.

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