Threat of terrorism

Sep 23, 2014

Q. Do you think that sending military forces to Iraq will make Australia more or less safe from the threat of terrorism?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total more safe

15%

11%

25%

5%

11%

Total less safe

51%

54%

41%

73%

58%

A lot more safe

5%

4%

8%

2%

3%

A little more safe

10%

7%

17%

3%

8%

Make no difference

25%

27%

28%

18%

23%

A little less safe

27%

28%

25%

41%

22%

A lot less safe

24%

26%

16%

32%

36%

Don’t know

9%

7%

6%

3%

8%

Only 15% think that sending military forces to Iraq will make Australia more safe from the threat of terrorism and 51% think it will make Australia less safe.

Those most likely to think it will make Australia less safe from the threat of terrorism were Greens voters (73%), other party voters (58%) and women (57%)

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