Essential Report

Interest in Federal Budget

May 3, 2010

Q. Thinking about the Federal Budget – how interested are you in reading and hearing about the Federal Budget?

Very interested           30%
Somewhat interested  37%
A little interested 22%
Not at all interested 8%
Can’t say 4%

  67% of respondents say they are very or somewhat interested in reading and hearing about the Federal Budget.

 74% of both Labor and Liberal/National voters say they are interested.

 73% of men and 60% of women are interested. Younger people are less interested – only 46% of those under 35 are interested compared to 81% of those aged 55+.


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