Essential Report

Trust to deal with GFC

May 7, 2012

Q. If there was another Global Financial Crisis, which party would you trust most to deal with it?

 

15 Aug 11

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

The Labor Party

31%

25%

68%

2%

42%

The Liberal Party

40%

42%

5%

83%

5%

No difference

20%

23%

19%

11%

39%

Don’t know

9%

10%

8%

4%

14%

If there was another GFC, 42% would trust the Liberal Party more to handle it and 25% would trust the Labor Party more. This represents a shift to the Liberal Party from net +9% to net +17%

The Liberal Party was rated higher than Labor with all demographic groups. Those most likely to trust the Liberal Party more were men (47%), aged 55+ (48%), full-time workers (50%) and income over $1,600 pw (50%).

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