Q. How much attention have you paid to the federal budget announcements?
|A lot of attention||19%||19%|
|A little attention||44%||44%|
|Not much attention||27%||25%|
|No attention at all||10%||12%|
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|A lot of attention||19%||24%||13%||15%||20%||20%||18%||24%||16%||14%|
|A little attention||44%||45%||44%||40%||46%||47%||48%||50%||50%||32%|
|Not much attention||27%||24%||31%||34%||22%||27%||28%||19%||24%||35%|
|No attention at all||10%||8%||12%||11%||12%||6%||6%||6%||11%||19%|
- There is little difference between the level of engagement in the federal budget announcements this May compared to last October. People mainly either paid a little attention (44%) or not much attention (27%) to the announcements.
- Men are more likely than women to say they paid a lot of attention to the federal budget announcements (24% to 13%). Coalition voters are also more likely to have paid a lot of attention compared to all other voters (24% to 17%).
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