Threat of terrorism

Sep 2, 2014

Q. Over the last few years, do you think that the threat of terrorism happening in Australia has increased, decreased or stayed much the same?

 

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total increased

57%

56%

69%

25%

55%

Total decreased

6%

5%

3%

27%

6%

Increased a lot

22%

18%

30%

8%

24%

Increased a little

35%

38%

39%

17%

31%

Stayed about the same

33%

38%

26%

45%

33%

Decreased a little

3%

4%

2%

2%

4%

Decreased a lot

3%

1%

1%

25%

2%

Don’t know

4%

2%

2%

4%

5%

57% think that the threat of terrorism happening in Australia has increased, 33% think it has stayed about the same and 6% think it has decreased.

Those most likely to think it has increased were Liberal/National voters (69%), women (62%) and those aged 55+ (77%).

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