Essential Report

Performance of Scott Morrison

Sep 17, 2019

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

Sep’19 Aug’19 Jul’19 Jun’19 Mar’19
NET: Approve 49% 48% 48% 48% 43%
NET: Disapprove 36% 37% 34% 36% 39%
Don’t know 15% 16% 18% 18% 18%
Base (n) 1,093 1,096 1,091 1,099 1,090

 

TOTAL Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Strongly approve 14% 6% 28% 5% 9%
Approve 36% 25% 55% 17% 27%
Disapprove 20% 27% 8% 30% 31%
Strong disapprove 16% 29% 1% 32% 22%
Don’t know 15% 13% 8% 16% 10%
NET: Approve 49% 31% 83% 23% 36%
NET: Disapprove 36% 56% 9% 61% 54%
Base (n) 1,093 327 392 98 161
  • Just under half of Australians (49%) approve of the job Scott Morrison is doing as PM. This is consistent with the results over the last three months (Aug’19, Jul’19 and Jun’19, all 48%) and 5pts higher than before the start of the Federal election campaign in March (43%).
  • Morrison retains his high approval among Coalition voters (83%). Approval was also high among male (53%), university educated (57%), high income (57%) participants, and those with dependent children (57%).

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