Essential Report

Free trade agreement with China

Nov 25, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of Australia signing a Free Trade Agreement with China? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

18 Nov

Total approve

51%

44%

69%

37%

46%

44%

Total disapprove

20%

27%

12%

37%

29%

18%

Strongly approve

11%

8%

16%

11%

9%

10%

Approve

40%

36%

53%

26%

37%

34%

Disapprove

14%

19%

9%

26%

18%

12%

Strongly disapprove

6%

8%

3%

11%

11%

6%

Don’t know

29%

29%

19%

26%

26%

39%

51% approve of Australia signing a Free Trade Agreement with China and 20% disapprove. 29% could not give an opinion. This is an improvement in approval (up 7%) since the official announcement of the agreement was made last week.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (69%), aged 55+ (61%) and men (61%).

Those most likely to disapprove were Greens (37%) and other voters (29%).

Free Trade Agreement with Japan

Apr 15, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Free Trade Agreement recently signed with Japan?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

52%

46%

65%

38%

45%

Total disapprove

13%

17%

8%

19%

19%

Strongly approve

13%

13%

16%

5%

11%

Approve

39%

33%

49%

33%

34%

Disapprove

8%

12%

5%

9%

8%

Strongly disapprove

5%

5%

3%

10%

11%

Don’t know

36%

36%

28%

43%

35%

52% approve of the Free Trade Agreement recently signed with Japan and 13% disapprove. 36% could not give an opinion.

Approval was highest among Liberal/National voters (65%), men (63%), aged 55+ (60%) and full-time workers (61%).

 

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