Essential Report

Malcolm Turnbull

May 8, 2018

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister?

 

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other   Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017
Total approve 40%   27% 73% 20% 20%   39% 41% 41% 41%
Total disapprove 42%   60% 16% 55% 65%   42% 43% 44% 46%
Strongly approve 9%   5% 17% 4% 4%   8% 9% 8% 7%
Approve 31%   22% 56% 16% 16%   31% 32% 33% 34%
Disapprove 22%   32% 13% 28% 21%   26% 26% 27% 28%
Strongly disapprove 20%   28% 3% 27% 44%   16% 17% 17% 18%
Don’t know 19%   13% 11% 24% 15%   19% 16% 15% 14%

73% (up 3%) of Liberal/National voters approved of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing, compared to 27% of ALP voters and 20% of Greens and other voters.40% approved of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Prime Minister (up 1% from last month), and 42% disapproved (no change – a change in net approval rating from -3 to -2.

By gender, men were 45% approve/43% disapprove and women 35% approve/40% disapprove.

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