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Q. Once a vaccine for Covid-19 becomes available in Australia, how long would you wait before taking it?
|I’d get vaccinated as soon as possible||42%||43%||56%|
|I’d get vaccinated, but wouldn’t do it straight away||47%||46%||35%|
|I’d never get vaccinated||11%||10%||8%|
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|I’d get vaccinated as soon as possible||42%||51%||34%||30%||42%||54%||48%||49%||34%||33%|
|I’d get vaccinated, but wouldn’t do it straight away||47%||38%||55%||57%||46%||39%||44%||44%||57%||42%|
|I’d never get vaccinated||11%||11%||11%||14%||13%||7%||8%||7%||9%||25%|
- Fewer people say they would get a Covid-19 vaccine immediately than mid last year. 42% would get a vaccine as soon as possible, down from 56% last August. 47% would get vaccinated, but just not straight away (up from 35% in August) and 11% say they would never get vaccinated.
- Those most likely to get the vaccine immediately include men (51%) and those aged over 55 (54%).
- Those voting for independent or minor parties are the most likely to say they would never get vaccinated (25%).
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