Essential Report

Resettling refugees to USA

Nov 22, 2016

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the proposal to resettle refugees currently on Nauru and Manus Island to the USA?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 56%   49% 74% 40% 60%
Total disapprove 16%   21% 8% 27% 18%
Strongly approve 18%   17% 23% 8% 23%
Approve 38%   32% 51% 32% 37%
Disapprove 9%   12% 5% 15% 11%
Strongly disapprove 7%   9% 3% 12% 7%
Don’t know 28%   29% 18% 34% 21%

56% approve of the proposal to resettle refugees currently on Nauru and Manus Island to the USA and 16% disapprove.

74% of Liberal/National voters approve compared to 49% of Labor voters and 670% of other voters.

Greens voters were more divided with 40% approve and 27% disapprove – 34% could not give an opinion.

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