Essential Report

Performance of Scott Morrison

Aug 31, 2021

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

Sep’21 Aug’21 Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 Apr’21 End Mar’21 Mid Mar’21 Feb’21 Jan’21 Dec’20 Nov’20 Oct’20
TOTAL: Approve 50% 50% 51% 57% 58% 54% 57% 62% 65% 61% 62% 66% 63%
TOTAL: Disapprove 41% 40% 40% 36% 32% 37% 35% 29% 28% 30% 28% 25% 27%
Don’t know 9% 10% 9% 8% 10% 9% 8% 8% 7% 9% 11% 9% 10%
Base (n) 1,100 1,098 1,099 1,104 1,092 1,368 1,100 1,124 1,109 1,084 1,071 1,010 1,082

 

TOTAL: Approve Sep’21 Aug’21 Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 Apr’21
NSW 48% 50% 53% 59% 64% 55%
VIC 47% 45% 49% 52% 51% 51%
QLD 56% 54% 49% 60% 60% 57%
SA 47% 53% 50% 56% 52% 50%
WA 58% 53% 50% 50% 63% 56%
  • The Prime Minister’s approval rating is now at 50% – this is unchanged from last month. Disapproval remains similar to last month at 41% – the highest disapproval rating in the last 12 months.
  • The PM’s approval rating continues to decrease in NSW (48%, from 64% in May).
  • The PM’s approval rating in WA has increased to 58% from 53% last month, but still has not recovered to the level in May (63%).

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