Q. Are you concerned about the number of Muslim people in Australia?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|Total not concerned||38%||46%||28%||68%|
|Not very concerned||21%||23%||19%||27%|
|Not at all concerned||17%||23%||9%||41%|
57% were very or somewhat concerned about the number of Muslim people in Australia while 38% were not very or not at all concerned. Concern is higher among Liberal/National voters (69%) and lower among Greens voters (32%). 72% of people aged 55+ say they are concerned.
Level of concern is related to perceptions of the number of Muslim people in Australia. The table below shows that those who think there are higher numbers of Muslims in Australia are much more likely to be concerned.
|Estimated % Muslims in Australia|
|Total not concerned||38%||54%||46%||31%||19%|
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