Essential Report

Threats to global stability

Apr 19, 2017

Q. Which of the following do you think is the biggest threat to global stability and world peace?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Terrorism 49%   48% 59% 22% 55%
US aggression 15%   18% 8% 32% 14%
Climate change 11%   13% 7% 33% 5%
Russian aggression 8%   7% 11% 7% 10%
China aggression 5%   4% 7% 1% 9%
Don’t know 11%   10% 8% 4% 6%

 

49% think that terrorism is the biggest threat to global stability and world peace, 15% think the biggest threat is US aggression and 11% climate change.

Terrorism was thought to be the biggest threat by a majority of Liberal/National voters (59%), other party voters (55%) and aged over 65 (60%).

US aggression was thought to be the biggest threat by 32% of Greens voters and 19% of those aged 18-34.

Climate change was thought to be the biggest threat by 33% of Greens voters and 15% of university educated.

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