Essential Report

Republic

Feb 3, 2015

Q.  Are you in favour or against Australia becoming a republic?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Lab

Vote Lib/
Nat

Vote Green

Vote other

 

Jan 2010

Mar 2011

Oct 2011

Jun 2012

Apr 2014

Oct 2014

 

Shift since Oct 2014

In favour

34%

50%

22%

53%

30%

41%

39%

41%

39%

33%

31%

+3

Against

34%

21%

51%

17%

38%

32%

34%

33%

35%

42%

31%

+3

No opinion

32%

30%

26%

30%

32%

27%

27%

26%

27%

25%

38%

-6

34% (up 3% since October) of respondents were in favour of Australian becoming a republic and 34% (up 3%) were against. 32% could not give an opinion.

Greens (53%) and Labor (50%) voters were more likely to be in favour of a republic. Lib/Nat voters (22%) were less likely.

Males (40%) were far more likely than females (29%) to be in favour of a republic.

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