Essential Report

Perceptions of Domestic and International Leaders

Mar 26, 2019

Q. Do you hold favourable or unfavourable views of the following world leaders?

 Hold Favourable View Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern 71% 69% 72% 65% 66% 80%
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison 41% 45% 37% 36% 32% 55%
German Chancellor Angela Merkel 36% 42% 31% 32% 30% 46%
UK Prime Minister Theresa May 31% 33% 29% 26% 26% 41%
US President Donald Trump 19% 25% 14% 17% 20% 21%

Donald Trump is seen as more favourable by men than women (25% and 14%).

Older Australians are more favourable to all the leaders compared to those aged 18-34 and 35-54.

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