Leader attributes – Scott Morrison

Jun 2, 2020

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison?

  Total Change (Jan’20) Jan’20 Oct’19 Dec’18
Intelligent 73% +15 58% 64% 61%
Hard-working 72% +19 53% 63% 60%
A capable leader 70% +25 45% 54% 49%
Good in a crisis 66% +34 32% 51% 41%
Understands the problems facing Australia 65% +23 42% 50% 46%
Trustworthy 56% +16 40% 43% 39%
More honest than most politicians 51% +12 39% 44% 39%
Visionary 48% +18 30% 42% 38%
Out of touch with ordinary people 47% -15 62% 56% 54%
Superficial 41% -10 51% 48% 45%
Narrow-minded 40% -14 54% 47% 46%
Arrogant 39% -12 51% 44% 43%
Intolerant 34% -9 43% 41% 37%
Aggressive 32% 0 32% 37% 34%
Erratic 28% -10 38% 34% 36%
Base (n) 1,059   1,081 1,088 1,026
  • The attributes most associated with Scott Morrison are Intelligent (73%), Hard-working (72%) and A capable leader (70%).
  • Since the start of the year, Morrison is more likely to be described with positive attributes such as Good in a crisis (up 34%), a capable leader (up 25%) and Understands the problems facing Australia (23%).
  • He is now less associated with negative attributes such as Out of touch with ordinary people (-15%), Narrow-minded (-14%) and Arrogant (-12%).

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