Interest in election

Jun 7, 2016

Q. Thinking about the Federal election campaign so far, how much interest have you been taking in news about the campaign and what the parties have been saying?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
A lot of interest 14%   18% 13% 14% 17%   18% 10% 11% 11% 21%
Some interest 39%   41% 44% 46% 33%   40% 37% 34% 41% 40%
Very little interest 27%   24% 29% 23% 28%   26% 27% 28% 28% 23%
No interest at all 18%   15% 13% 17% 20%   13% 23% 22% 18% 15%
Not sure 3%   1% 1% 1%   2% 3% 5% 2% 1%

14% say they have taken a lot of interest in news about the election campaign and what the parties have been saying, and 39% have taken some interest. 45% have taken very little or no interest.

45% of those aged 18-34 have a lot or some interest compared to 61% of those aged 55+.

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