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Q. What do you think is the main cause of the IMF downgrade of the national economic outlook?
|Local factors outside the federal government’s control||10%||12%||7%||16%||8%||6%|
|Global factors outside the federal government’s control||42%||49%||35%||38%||37%||50%|
|The federal government’s economic management||29%||28%||31%||25%||35%||28%|
|Local factors outside the federal government’s control||10%||10%||12%||6%||6%|
|Global factors outside the federal government’s control||42%||30%||59%||26%||36%|
|The federal government’s economic management||29%||41%||14%||36%||37%|
- Global factors outside the federal government’s control are seen to be the main cause for the IMF downgrading Australia’s economic outlook (42%), while another 10% of participants believe the cause to be local factors outside the federal government’s control. The federal government’s economic management is seen to be the cause of the downgrade by 29%.
- Labour voters tend to blame the federal government’s economic management (41%, compared to 14% of Coalition voters). Most Coalition voters blamed global factors (59%) as the cause of the downgrade.
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