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Q. Once a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes available in Australia, how long would you wait before taking it?
|I’d get vaccinated as soon as possible||43%||56%|
|I’d get vaccinated, but wouldn’t do it straight away||46%||35%|
|I’d never get vaccinated||10%||8%|
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|I’d get vaccinated as soon as possible||43%||53%||35%||35%||41%||53%||44%||48%||45%||42%|
|I’d get vaccinated, but wouldn’t do it straight away||46%||41%||51%||54%||48%||38%||52%||43%||44%||39%|
|I’d never get vaccinated||10%||6%||14%||11%||11%||9%||5%||8%||11%||19%|
- Fewer people say they would get a Covid-19 vaccine immediately than earlier in the year. 43% would get a vaccine as soon as possible, down from 56% in August. 46% would get vaccinated, but just not straight away (up from 35%) and 10% say they would never get vaccinated.
- Those most likely to get the vaccine immediately include men (53%), those aged over 55 (53%).
- Those voting for independent of minor parties are most likely to say they would never get a vaccine (19%).
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