Essential Report

Performance of Scott Morrison

Jul 6, 2021

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

Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 Apr’21 End Mar’21 Mid Mar’21 Feb’21 Jan’21 Dec’20 Nov’20 Oct’20 Sep’20 Aug’20
TOTAL: Approve 51% 57% 58% 54% 57% 62% 65% 61% 62% 66% 63% 64% 66%
TOTAL: Disapprove 40% 36% 32% 37% 35% 29% 28% 30% 28% 25% 27% 28% 23%
Don’t know 9% 8% 10% 9% 8% 8% 7% 9% 11% 9% 10% 8% 11%
Base (n) 1,099 1,104 1,092 1,368 1,100 1,124 1,109 1,084 1,071 1,010 1,082 1,076 1,010

 

TOTAL: Approve Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 Apr’21
NSW 53% 59% 64% 55%
VIC 49% 52% 51% 51%
QLD 49% 60% 60% 57%
SA 50% 56% 52% 50%
WA 45% 41% 28% 36%
  • The Prime Minister’s approval rating has dropped to 51% (from 57% in June). This is the lowest approval rating in the last 12 months.
  • Disapproval has increased to 40% (from 36% last month). This is the highest disapproval rating in the last 12 months.
  • The PM’s approval rating has fallen in all states except for WA. It has dropped the most significantly in QLD (49% from 60% in June).
TOTAL: Approve Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 12 Apr’21 29 Mar’21 15 Mar’21 Feb’21 Jan’21 Dec’20 Nov’20
Men 53% 61% 62% 61% 65% 65% 65% 62% 68% 65%
Women 49% 52% 55% 46% 49% 59% 65% 59% 56% 67%
TOTAL: Disapprove                    
Men 41% 34% 31% 32% 30% 28% 28% 32% 25% 28%
Women 39% 38% 34% 42% 40% 30% 28% 29% 30% 23%
  • Approval of Scott Morrison has fallen among both men and women to 53% and 49% respectively (from 61% and 52% in June). This is the lowest approval rating of the PM seen among men since last March, and among women since April.
  • Disapproval of the PM among men has increased to 41% (from 34% in June), the highest disapproval rating among men since last March. Disapproval of the PM among women is at 39%, similar to last month but an increase from the level in May (34%).

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