Essential Report

Performance of Scott Morrison

Nov 9, 2021

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

Nov’21 Oct’21 Sep’21 Aug’21 Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 Apr’21 End Mar’21 Mid Mar’21 Feb’21 Jan’21 Dec’20
TOTAL: Approve 48% 54% 50% 50% 51% 57% 58% 54% 57% 62% 65% 61% 62%
TOTAL: Disapprove 42% 37% 41% 40% 40% 36% 32% 37% 35% 29% 28% 30% 28%
Don’t know 9% 9% 9% 10% 9% 8% 10% 9% 8% 8% 7% 9% 11%
Base (n) 1,089 1,097 1,100 1,098 1,099 1,104 1,092 1,368 1,100 1,124 1,109 1,084 1,071

 

TOTAL: Approve Nov’21 Oct’21 Sep’21 Aug’21 Jul’21 Jun’21 May’21 Apr’21
NSW 51% 54% 48% 50% 53% 59% 64% 55%
VIC 49% 52% 47% 45% 49% 52% 51% 51%
QLD 46% 60% 56% 54% 49% 60% 60% 57%
SA 45% 43% 47% 53% 50% 56% 52% 50%
WA 50% 51% 58% 53% 50% 50% 63% 56%
  • The Prime Minister’s approval rating has dropped to 48%, the lowest of the last 12 months (54% last month), with disapproval at 42% (37% in October).
  • The drop in approval has been driven by attitudes in Queensland, where approval dropped from 60% in October to 46% in November. All other states remained consistent with last month.

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