Q. Which of the following international issues represents the biggest threat to Australia? And which is the second biggest threat?
|Total||Biggest threat||Second biggest threat||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote Other|
|Global economic instability||55%||25%||30%||51%||58%||59%||55%|
|Chinese economic slowdown||36%||20%||16%||31%||44%||27%||36%|
|Fighting in the Middle East||12%||3%||9%||10%||13%||9%||15%|
|Tensions between China and its neighbours||9%||4%||5%||11%||8%||8%||13%|
|Tensions between Russia and its neighbours||3%||1%||2%||3%||4%||3%||5%|
55% think that global economic instability is one of the two biggest threats to Australia and 47% nominated terrorism as one of the biggest threats.
38% think climate change is one of the two biggest threats and 36% nominated the Chinese economic slowdown.
Labor voters think global economic instability, terrorism and climate change represent similar levels of threat while Liberal/National voters were more likely to think the Chinese economic slowdown was a threat. Only 18% of Liberal/National voters thought climate change was one of the two biggest threats to Australia.
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