Q. Overall, from what you have read and heard, do you think the Australian economy is heading in the right direction or the wrong direction?
|17 May 10
(Post 2010 budget)
|9 May 11
(Post 2011 budget)
|4 Jul 11||Vote Labor||Vote Liberal/ National||Vote Greens|
|The right direction||51%||45%||37%||66%||21%||49%|
|The wrong direction||25%||29%||43%||15%||65%||20%|
37% of respondents think that Australia’s economy is heading in the right direction – 43% think it is heading in the wrong direction. Since this question was asked just after the 2011 budget, “right direction” has dropped 8% and “wrong direction” increased 14%.
66% of Labor voters, 21% of Liberal/National voters and 49% of Greens voters think the economy is heading in the right direction.
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