Essential Report

Influence of United States

Nov 8, 2016

Q. Do you think the influence of the United States in the world is becoming stronger or weaker?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total stronger 19%   23% 18% 25% 12%
Total weaker 52%   51% 58% 53% 54%
Much stronger 5%   6% 4% 4% 5%
A little stronger 14%   17% 14% 21% 7%
A little weaker 41%   40% 48% 39% 39%
Much weaker 11%   11% 10% 14% 15%
No change 16%   16% 16% 12% 23%
Don’t know 13%   9% 78% 9% 12%

19% think the influence of the United States in the world is becoming stronger and 52% think it is becoming weaker.

Those most likely to think the US influence is becoming stronger were Greens voters (25%) and aged 18-34 (29%)

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