Essential Report

Phasing out live exports

Nov 1, 2016

Q. Would you support or oppose phasing out live exports to other countries?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
TOTAL Support 44%   47% 38% 66% 49%
TOTAL Oppose 29%   28% 34% 12% 30%
Strongly support 19%   21% 13% 33% 26%
Support 25%   26% 25% 33% 23%
Oppose 21%   20% 25% 11% 20%
Strongly oppose 8%   8% 9% 1% 10%
Don’t know 27%   25% 28% 22% 22%

Almost half (44%) of Australians support the phasing out of live exports to other countries. Just 29% oppose this.

Greens voters (66%) were more likely to support this. Lib/Nat (38%) were less likely.

There were no significant differences based on age or gender.

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