Q. Which of the following best describes your intended involvement with the protests?
|Aware of protests & intend to participate in the protest||6%||7%||4%||9%||6%||2%|
|Aware of protests & intend to support the protest in some other way (e.g. donating, posting on social media)||11%||13%||9%||19%||8%||6%|
|Aware of protests & have children or other family members who intend to participate in the protest||4%||5%||4%||5%||5%||3%|
|Aware of protests & will not be involved||18%||21%||16%||7%||15%||31%|
|Unaware of protests / Unaware||65%||59%||70%||65%||71%||58%|
|Total||Federal Voting Intention|
|Labor||Coalition||Greens||Independent / Other|
|Aware of protests & intend to participate in the protest||6%||7%||3%||18%||6%|
|Aware of protests & intend to support the protest in some other way (e.g. donating, posting on social media)||11%||14%||7%||20%||14%|
|Aware of protests & have children or other family members who intend to participate in the protest||4%||5%||2%||8%||7%|
|Aware of protests & will not be involved||18%||15%||26%||8%||20%|
|Unaware of protests / Unaware||65%||62%||64%||55%||16%|
- 5% of participants surveyed will be participating in the Climate Strikes on 20th September, another 11% will be supporting the strikes in some other way.
- 18-34 year olds were more likely to participate in the protest (9%) or support it in some other way (19%).
- Greens voters are most likely to protest themselves (18%) or support the protesters in some other way (20%) as are high income earners (11% and 18% respectively).
- Those with a university education or in paid employment are also most likely to attend the protest (12% and 8% respectively), support the protesters (17% and 16%) or have family members/children who intend to participate (7% and 6%).
- 31% of participants over 55s and 26% of Coalition voters do not intend to support the Climate Strikes in any way.
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