Essential Report

Preferred Prime Minister

Jul 24, 2019

Q. Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister out of Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese?

Jul’19 Jun’19 May’19 Mar’19
Scott Morrison 44% 43% 39% 44%
Anthony Albanese 26% 25% 32%

(Shorten)

31%

(Shorten)

Don’t know 31% 32% 28% 26%
Base (n) 1,091 1,099 1,210 1,090

 

  Total Gender Age
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+
Scott Morrison 44% 47% 40% 36% 42% 52%
Anthony Albanese 26% 29% 23% 27% 27% 24%
Don’t know 31% 24% 36% 38% 31% 24%
Base (n) 1,091 538 553 348 358 385
  • 44% of the public believe Scott Morrison is the better PM out of the two major party leaders. This is consistent with June, when 43% selected the current PM.
  • 26% believe Albanese would make the better PM, just a 1% increase from last month (25% in June).

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