Obstacles to women getting ahead

Aug 30, 2016

Q. Which of the following statements is closest to your view?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
Significant obstacles still make it harder for women to get ahead than men 46%   48% 41% 71% 46%   31% 60% 43% 45% 51%
Obstacles that made it harder for women to get ahead are largely gone 40%   39% 47% 20% 45%   53% 27% 42% 37% 40%
Don’t know 14%   13% 12% 9% 10%   16% 13% 15% 18% 9%

46% think significant obstacles still make it harder for women to get ahead than men and 40% think that those obstacles are largely gone.

Those most likely to think there are still significant obstacles were Greens voters (71%) and women (60%).

53% of men think those obstacles are largely gone.

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