Government response to Covid-19

Jun 2, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  01/06 25/05 18/05 11/05 04/05 27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04
Very poor 5% 4% 3% 4% 4% 4% 5% 6% 6%
Quite poor 7% 6% 7% 9% 9% 9% 10% 12% 15%
Neither good, nor poor 20% 16% 17% 16% 20% 17% 21% 20% 21%
Quite good 39% 43% 41% 39% 38% 44% 42% 40% 37%
Very good 28% 30% 32% 32% 28% 26% 23% 23% 21%
TOTAL: Poor 12% 11% 11% 13% 14% 13% 15% 17% 21%
TOTAL: Good 68% 73% 73% 71% 66% 70% 65% 63% 58%
Base (n) 1,059 1,087 1,073 1,067 1,093 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 5% 5% 4% 6% 6% 3% 5% 4%
Quite poor 7% 8% 6% 13% 5% 4% 7% 7%
Neither good, nor poor 20% 21% 20% 31% 20% 11% 21% 19%
Quite good 39% 42% 37% 37% 45% 36% 40% 38%
Very good 28% 23% 34% 13% 24% 46% 27% 31%
TOTAL: Poor 12% 14% 10% 19% 10% 7% 12% 12%
TOTAL: Good 68% 65% 70% 50% 70% 82% 67% 69%
Base (n) 1,059 521 538 341 342 376 732 327

Government response to Covid-19

May 26, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  25/05 18/05 11/05 04/05 27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03
Very poor 4% 3% 4% 4% 4% 5% 6% 6% 11%
Quite poor 6% 7% 9% 9% 9% 10% 12% 15% 21%
Neither good, nor poor 16% 17% 16% 20% 17% 21% 20% 21% 24%
Quite good 43% 41% 39% 38% 44% 42% 40% 37% 34%
Very good 30% 32% 32% 28% 26% 23% 23% 21% 11%
TOTAL: Poor 11% 11% 13% 14% 13% 15% 17% 21% 31%
TOTAL: Good 73% 73% 71% 66% 70% 65% 63% 58% 45%
Base (n) 1,087 1,073 1,067 1,093 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069 1,086

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 4% 6% 3% 7% 4% 3% 4% 6%
Quite poor 6% 8% 4% 8% 7% 3% 6% 6%
Neither good, nor poor 16% 16% 16% 21% 16% 13% 16% 18%
Quite good 43% 41% 44% 48% 47% 34% 45% 38%
Very good 30% 28% 32% 16% 26% 47% 29% 33%
TOTAL: Poor 11% 14% 7% 15% 11% 6% 10% 12%
TOTAL: Good 73% 70% 76% 63% 73% 81% 74% 70%
Base (n) 1,087 534 553 341 364 382 738 349

Government response to Covid-19

May 12, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  11/05 04/05 27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
Very poor 4% 4% 4% 5% 6% 6% 11% 9%
Quite poor 9% 9% 9% 10% 12% 15% 21% 20%
Neither good, nor poor 16% 20% 17% 21% 20% 21% 24% 26%
Quite good 39% 38% 44% 42% 40% 37% 34% 33%
Very good 32% 28% 26% 23% 23% 21% 11% 12%
TOTAL: Poor 13% 14% 13% 15% 17% 21% 31% 29%
TOTAL: Good 71% 66% 70% 65% 63% 58% 45% 45%
Base (n) 1,067 1,093 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 4% 5% 3% 5% 4% 2% 4% 3%
Quite poor 9% 9% 8% 12% 11% 4% 9% 7%
Neither good, nor poor 16% 16% 17% 25% 15% 10% 15% 18%
Quite good 39% 38% 40% 43% 38% 37% 41% 35%
Very good 32% 31% 32% 14% 31% 47% 29% 36%
TOTAL: Poor 13% 15% 11% 17% 15% 6% 14% 11%
TOTAL: Good 71% 69% 73% 57% 70% 84% 71% 71%
Base (n) 1,067 532 535 341 341 385 718 349

Government response to Covid-19

May 5, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  04/05 27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
Very poor 4% 4% 5% 6% 6% 11% 9%
Quite poor 9% 9% 10% 12% 15% 21% 20%
Neither good, nor poor 20% 17% 21% 20% 21% 24% 26%
Quite good 38% 44% 42% 40% 37% 34% 33%
Very good 28% 26% 23% 23% 21% 11% 12%
TOTAL: Poor 14% 13% 15% 17% 21% 31% 29%
TOTAL: Good 66% 70% 65% 63% 58% 45% 45%
Base (n) 1,093 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 4% 6% 3% 5% 6% 3% 5% 4%
Quite poor 9% 10% 8% 14% 9% 6% 10% 7%
Neither good, nor poor 20% 21% 20% 32% 22% 9% 20% 21%
Quite good 38% 36% 40% 37% 39% 39% 38% 39%
Very good 28% 28% 28% 12% 25% 44% 27% 30%
TOTAL: Poor 14% 16% 11% 19% 14% 8% 15% 11%
TOTAL: Good 66% 63% 68% 49% 64% 82% 65% 69%
Base (n) 1,093 539 554 341 372 380 734 359

Government response to Covid-19

Apr 28, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  27/04 20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
Very poor 4% 5% 6% 6% 11% 9%
Quite poor 9% 10% 12% 15% 21% 20%
Neither good, nor poor 17% 21% 20% 21% 24% 26%
Quite good 44% 42% 40% 37% 34% 33%
Very good 26% 23% 23% 21% 11% 12%
NET: Poor 13% 15% 17% 21% 31% 29%
NET: Good 70% 65% 63% 58% 45% 45%
Base (n) 1,054 1,051 1,068 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 4% 4% 4% 6% 4% 2% 4% 4%
Quite poor 9% 10% 8% 15% 8% 5% 10% 7%
Neither good, nor poor 17% 18% 16% 24% 16% 11% 18% 15%
Quite good 44% 46% 43% 45% 46% 42% 43% 46%
Very good 26% 22% 30% 10% 26% 40% 25% 27%
NET: Poor 13% 15% 11% 21% 13% 7% 14% 11%
NET: Good 70% 68% 73% 55% 72% 82% 68% 74%
Base (n) 1,054 526 528 343 332 379 720 334
  • For the third week in a row, the perception that the Government has done a good job handling the situation (very/somewhat good) has increased (now 70%, up from 65%).
  • The ratings have increased most among those not in paid employment (up 5% to 64%), Labor voters (up 5% to 66%) and those with dependent children (up 5% to 70%).

Government response to Covid-19

Apr 21, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  20/04 13/04 06/04 29/03 22/03
Very poor 5% 6% 6% 11% 9%
Quite poor 10% 12% 15% 21% 20%
Neither good, nor poor 21% 20% 21% 24% 26%
Quite good 42% 40% 37% 34% 33%
Very good 23% 23% 21% 11% 12%
NET: Poor 15% 17% 21% 31% 29%
NET: Good 65% 63% 58% 45% 45%
Base (n) 1,051 1,068 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

  Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 5% 7% 2% 6% 5% 3% 5% 5%
Quite poor 10% 11% 9% 17% 8% 6% 11% 8%
Neither good, nor poor 21% 19% 22% 25% 24% 13% 20% 22%
Quite good 42% 40% 43% 38% 43% 43% 42% 40%
Very good 23% 23% 23% 13% 20% 35% 22% 25%
NET: Poor 15% 18% 12% 23% 13% 9% 16% 13%
NET: Good 65% 63% 67% 51% 63% 78% 65% 65%
Base (n) 1,051 525 526 341 325 385 722 329
  • The perception that the Government remains high, with 65% now thinking the Government has done a good job (Very/somewhat) in handling the crisis.

Government response to Covid-19

Apr 7, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  06/04 29/03 22/03
Very poor 6% 11% 9%
Quite poor 15% 21% 20%
Neither good, nor poor 21% 24% 26%
Quite good 37% 34% 33%
Very good 21% 11% 12%
NET: Poor 21% 31% 29%
NET: Good 58% 45% 45%
Base (n) 1,069 1,086 1,034

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 6% 8% 5% 7% 8% 5% 7% 6%
Quite poor 15% 16% 13% 21% 15% 11% 15% 13%
Neither good, nor poor 21% 22% 20% 31% 22% 16% 23% 18%
Quite good 37% 36% 38% 34% 40% 37% 36% 39%
Very good 21% 18% 24% 7% 15% 31% 19% 24%
NET: Poor 21% 24% 18% 28% 23% 16% 22% 19%
NET: Good 58% 54% 62% 41% 55% 68% 55% 63%
Base (n) 1,069 523 546 341 342 386 731 338

 

Government response to Covid-19

Mar 31, 2020

Q. Overall, how would you rate the Government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

  29/03 22/03
Very poor 11% 9%
Quite poor 21% 20%
Neither good, nor poor 24% 26%
Quite good 34% 33%
Very good 11% 12%
NET: Good 45% 45%
NET: Poor 31% 29%
Base (n) 1,086 1,034

 

    Gender Age Group Location
  Total Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Capital Non-Capital
Very poor 11% 12% 10% 10% 12% 10% 10% 12%
Quite poor 21% 22% 20% 24% 21% 17% 23% 16%
Neither good, nor poor 24% 22% 25% 32% 26% 14% 23% 24%
Quite good 34% 35% 33% 27% 31% 42% 33% 36%
Very good 11% 10% 13% 6% 10% 18% 11% 12%
NET: Good 45% 44% 46% 33% 40% 60% 44% 48%
NET: Poor 31% 33% 29% 35% 33% 26% 33% 28%
Base (n) 1,086 539 547 341 362 383 727 359
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