Management of the Australian economy

May 6, 2014

Q. How would you rate the Government’s management of the Australian economy compared to how governments in other countries around the world have managed their economies?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

6 May 2013

(Labor Government)

Total Good

40%

24%

68%

22%

30%

39%

Total Poor

31%

47%

6%

55%

43%

32%

Very good

9%

3%

17%

6%

7%

11%

Good

31%

21%

51%

16%

23%

28%

Neither good nor poor

24%

26%

23%

24%

25%

24%

Poor

14%

20%

4%

20%

18%

17%

Very poor

17%

27%

2%

35%

25%

15%

Don’t know

5%

4%

3%

2%

5%

40% of Australians would rate the government’s management of the economy, compared to other countries around the world, as good.

31% would rate their management of the economy as poor.

There has been no major shift in attitudes since the last time this question was asked in May 2013 (for the then Labor Government).

Labor (24%), Green (22%) and other (30%) voters were less likely to rate the government’s management of the economy as ‘good’. Lib/Nat voters (64%) were more likely to rate the government’s management of the economy as ‘good’.

Those aged 65+ were more likely to rate the government’s management of the economy as ‘good’ (55%).

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