Essential Report

Relationship with USA

Mar 28, 2017

Q. Do you think Australia’s relationship with the United States is becoming better or worse?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total better 6%   5% 11% 7% 4%
Total worse 41%   48% 35% 54% 40%
Much better 2%   3% 3% 1% 1%
Better 4%   2% 8% 6% 3%
Staying about the same 44%   41% 50% 33% 48%
Worse 35%   40% 30% 51% 34%
Much worse 6%   8% 5% 3% 6%
Don’t know 9%   7% 5% 6% 7%

 

 

41% think that Australia’s relationship with the US is becoming worse, 6% think it is becoming better and 44% think it is staying about the same.

Those most likely to think it is getting worse were Labor voters (48%) and Greens voters (54%).

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