Essential Report

Importance of returning budget to surplus

Apr 28, 2015

Q. How important is it that the Government returns the budget to surplus?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Very important 31% 24% 45% 15% 30%
Somewhat important 40% 36% 45% 37% 43%
Not very important 14% 22% 5% 28% 18%
Not at all important 6% 8% 2% 15% 6%
Don’t know 9% 10% 3% 4% 4%

31% think it is very important to return the budget to surplus and 40% think it is somewhat important. 45% of Liberal/National voters think it is very important compared to 24% of Labor voters. 

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