Essential Report

Mining and exporting uranium

Nov 10, 2015

Q. Do you support or oppose Australia mining and exporting uranium?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Total support

43%

42%

59%

20%

43%

Total oppose

30%

35%

19%

62%

36%

Strongly support

11%

10%

17%

1%

10%

Support

32%

32%

42%

19%

33%

Oppose

19%

24%

13%

29%

25%

Strongly oppose

11%

11%

6%

33%

11%

Don’t know

27%

22%

22%

18%

22%

49% support Australia mining and exporting uranium and 30% oppose.

There was majority support (59%) from Liberal/National voters but less strong support from Labor voters – 42% support/35% oppose. 62% of Greens voters were opposed.

Men supported 60% to 21% while women were opposed 38% to 27%.

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