Opinion of Superannuation Increase

Apr 2, 2012

Q. Do you support or oppose the Federal Government’s plan to increase superannuation payments from nine per cent to 12 per cent by 2019-20?

 

23 May 2011

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Total support

69%

69%

80%

66%

72%

Total oppose

13%

13%

7%

19%

7%

Strongly support

21%

29%

43%

25%

25%

Support

48%

40%

37%

41%

47%

Oppose

10%

8%

4%

12%

3%

Strongly oppose

3%

5%

3%

7%

4%

Don’t know

18%

18%

13%

16%

22%

69% support the Federal Government’s plan to increase superannuation payments from nine per cent to 12 per cent by 2019-20 and 13% oppose – no change since this question was asked in May last year. However, the strength of support has increased with 29% strongly supporting the measure (up 8%).

Support is higher for those aged 35-54 (76%), full-time workers (76%) and those earning over $1,600pw (77%).

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