Essential Report

Statements about Australia

Nov 22, 2016

Q. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Total agree Total dis-agree   Strongly agree Agree Dis-agree Strongly disagree Don’t know
Free trade has gone too far 43% 29%   12% 31% 26% 3% 27%
The Government should bring back manufacturing jobs to Australia 83% 9%   41% 42% 7% 2% 8%
The Chinese government has too much influence on our economy 65% 18%   28% 37% 15% 3% 17%
If people who are not Australian citizens commit a crime they should be deported 75% 14%   44% 31% 11% 3% 11%
Local workers should be given priority over foreign workers 83% 10%   47% 36% 9% 1% 7%
We should do more to stop people entering our country illegally 77% 13%   43% 34% 10% 3% 10%
Racial equality has gone too far 46% 40%   21% 25% 26% 14% 15%
Gender equality has gone too far 40% 48%   18% 22% 30% 18% 12%
I would like to see Australia more like it was in the past 52% 32%   21% 31% 22% 10% 15%
The Government should put Australia first 88% 6%   47% 41% 5% 1% 6%
No matter who is in power the system is rigged against ordinary people 60% 26%   24% 36% 22% 4% 14%

 

Total agreement Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Free trade has gone too far 43%   45% 45% 31% 55%
The Government should bring back manufacturing jobs to Australia 83%   88% 82% 78% 91%
The Chinese government has too much influence on our economy 65%   68% 64% 64% 75%
If people who are not Australian citizens commit a crime they should be deported 75%   74% 80% 58% 85%
Local workers should be given priority over foreign workers 83%   84% 89% 75% 87%
We should do more to stop people entering our country illegally 77%   79% 88% 47% 78%
Racial equality has gone too far 46%   40% 56% 20% 61%
Gender equality has gone too far 40%   32% 52% 21% 52%
I would like to see Australia more like it was in the past 52%   48% 62% 32% 67%
The Government should put Australia first 88%   91% 92% 72% 92%
No matter who is in power the system is rigged against ordinary people 60%   65% 56% 52% 77%

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