Essential Report

Prince William as King of Australia

Apr 30, 2014

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of Prince William becoming King of Australia at some time in the future?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

54%

45%

68%

44%

58%

Total disapprove

26%

32%

18%

32%

27%

Strongly approve

16%

13%

24%

12%

10%

Approve

38%

32%

44%

32%

48%

Disapprove

16%

17%

14%

13%

19%

Strongly disapprove

10%

15%

4%

19%

8%

Don’t know

19%

23%

14%

24%

14%

Over half (54%) of Australians would approve of Prince William becoming King of Australia at some time in the future. Just 26% disapprove.

Lib/Nat (68%) and Other voters (58%) are the most likely to approve. Labor (45%) and Greens (44%) voters are less likely.

Males (49%) are less likely than females (60%) to approve of Prince William becoming King of Australia one day.

Older Australians were more likely to approve of Prince William becoming King of Australia, with 48% of those aged under 30 approving compared to 54% of those aged 31-50 and 59% of those aged 50+.

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