Q. Do you agree or disagree that companies providing services to Australians should reveal what information they give to foreign governments?
73% agree that companies providing services to Australia should reveal what information they give to foreign governments. Just 16% disagree.
Those aged 45-54 (46%) and 55064 (53%) were more likely to strongly agree.
Labor voters (49%) were also more likely to strongly agree.
Q. About how often have you purchased items and products on-line in the last 12 months (for example – books, clothing, computers, electrical appliances)?
|2 or 3 times||25%|
|More than 12 times||20%|
|Total purchased online in last 12 months||88%|
|Not in last 12 months||12%|
88% of respondents said they had purchased items and products online in the last 12 months. 35% had purchased online more than six times in the last 12 months.
44% of those aged 25-34 and 43% of those aged 35-44 said they had purchased online more than six times.
If bought online in last 12 months –
Q. Which of the following products have you purchased on-line from Australian or overseas companies in last 12 months?
|Purchased from Australian companies||Purchased from overseas companies||Not purchased|
|Music and video||36%||19%||52%|
|Clothing and shoes||37%||18%||54%|
|Computers and computer accessories||35%||19%||55%|
|Wine and food||27%||4%||70%|
* Note – percentages are based on the respondents who said they bought online in the last 12 months.
Of those who had bought online, the most common purchases were books (50%), music and video (48%) clothing and shoes (46%) and computers and accessories (45%).
Respondents were more likely to buy products online from Australian companies – for most products, they were about twice as likely to buy from Australian companies as from overseas companies.
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