Essential Report

Relationships

Jul 4, 2018

Q. Thinking about your personal situation which best described you?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Men Women Aged 18-34 Aged 35-54 Aged 55+
I am in a relationship and am happy with my life 54%   52% 63% 39% 46%   52% 55% 43% 58% 60%
I am in a relationship and not happy with my life 9%   9% 7% 18% 11%   11% 6% 12% 8% 6%
I am single and happy with my life 25%   28% 21% 27% 30%   23% 27% 31% 21% 24%
I am single and am not happy with my life 8%   8% 6% 11% 11%   8% 7% 8% 10% 6%
Prefer not to say 5%   4% 3% 5% 2%   6% 4% 6% 4% 5%

 

54% said they were in a relationship and happy with their life while 9% were in a relationship and not happy with their life. 25% said they were not in a relationship and happy with their life while 8% were not in a relationship and not happy with their life.

Liberal National voters were more likely to be in a relationship (70%) and more likely to be happy with their life (84%).

Greens voters were less likely to be in a relationship (57%) and more likely to be unhappy with their life (29%).

84% of those aged over 55 say they are happy with their life compared to 74% of under 35’s

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