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15 April 2016

7 News - National Poll - 14 April 2016

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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 2,415 residents across Australia during the evening of 14th April 2016

 

7 News

Question 1:

If a Federal election were to be held today, which of the following would receive your first preference vote? If you are undecided to which do you even have a slight leaning?

 

 

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

21st Mar

14th April

 

2013 Election

Liberal

36.5%

39.3%

42.3%

44.6%

44.4%

43.6%

42.4% 

40.3% 

 

41.3%

The Nationals

3.8%

4.0%

4.4%

4.2%

4.1%

4.5%

4.2%

3.2% 

 

4.3%

Labor

37.5%

35.9%

33.0%

31.1%

31.8%

32.8%

34.4%

35.8% 

 

33.4%

The Greens

13.4%

11.9%

11.3%

11.2%

10.8%

10.1%

10.5%

9.8% 

 

8.6%

Xenophon Team

n/a

n/a

n/a 

n/a 

n/a 

n/a

n/a 

3.8% 

 

n/a

Other

7.6%

8.1%

8.2%

7.9%

8.3%

8.3%

8.1%

7.1% 

 

6.9%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

 

 

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

21st Mar

14th April 

Lib/Nat

47%

50%

53%

55%

55%

54%

52%

50% 

Labor

53%

50%

47%

45%

45%

46%

48%

50% 

  •  'Nick Xenophon Team' preferences distributed 52% to Labor and 48% to Liberal / National.

 

 Question 2:

Who of the following do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

 

 

21st Jan

11th Feb

21st Mar

14th April 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

 

Female

Male

Malcolm Turnbull

80.8%

74.9%

60.0%

58.4%

93.7%

20.1%

40.4%

 

58.6%

58.2%

Bill Shorten

19.2%

25.1%

40.0%

41.6%

6.3%

79.9%

59.6%

 

41.4%

41.8%

 

 

28th Aug

Tony Abbott

42.1%

Bill Shorten

57.9%

 

Question 3:

Please rate the performance of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister?

 

 

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

21st Mar

14th April

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

14.4%

20.5%

22.1%

24.2%

14.8%

10.3%

9.7%

25.5%

 

18.5%

2.2%

6.4%

Good

13.4%

27.1%

26.1%

29.4%

24.4%

19.3%

15.8%

 

29.1%

3.6%

7.2%

Satisfactory

18.8%

36.3%

37.0%

33.8%

36.9%

36.4%

37.8%

37.8%

 

38.4%

38.5%

39.0%

Poor

16.9%

7.7%

8.0%

7.3%

12.9%

19.7%

20.9%

36.6%

 

10.2%

29.5%

29.2%

Very poor

36.5%

8.4%

6.8%

5.2%

11.0%

14.4%

15.7%

 

3.8%

26.2%

18.2%

 

*Abbott

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 4:

Please rate the performance of Bill Shorten as Leader of the Opposition?

 

 

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

21st Mar

14th April

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

7.1%

8.7%

6.4%

4.0%

6.1%

6.3%

7.7%

23.4%

 

2.5%

15.5%

4.7%

Good

11.8%

14.2%

14.2%

9.8%

12.5%

13.8%

15.7%

 

5.7%

29.8%

17.8%

Satisfactory

32.5%

30.8%

31.9%

28.8%

31.1%

32.6%

34.2%

34.2%

 

25.1%

44.8%

42.4%

Poor

25.5%

24.0%

23.5%

27.8%

23.8%

22.2%

21.0%

42.4%

 

30.7%

7.2%

25.8%

Very poor

23.2%

22.3%

24.0%

29.6%

26.5%

25.1%

21.4%

 

36.1%

2.7%

9.3%

 

 

Question 5:

How would you rate the performance of Scott Morrison as Treasurer?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very good

5.8%

4.9%

6.6%

5.1%

4.4%

5.6%

9.4%

Good

15.7%

15.5%

15.8%

10.4%

16.3%

16.9%

22.2%

Average

37.0%

39.3%

34.7%

40.2%

35.6%

37.0%

34.0%

Poor

18.5%

18.5%

18.5%

18.8%

18.4%

20.2%

15.9%

Very poor

18.7%

16.4%

21.1%

18.6%

19.5%

19.5%

16.1%

Never heard of him before

4.3%

5.4%

3.2%

6.8%

5.8%

0.7%

2.4%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Very good

5.8%

12.5%

0.3%

0.9%

0.6%

Good

15.7%

28.4%

3.9%

6.4%

14.0%

Average

37.0%

43.5%

30.4%

35.3%

35.5%

Poor

18.5%

9.4%

27.2%

26.4%

13.4%

Very poor

18.7%

2.6%

33.2%

26.0%

30.2%

Never heard of him before

4.3%

3.6%

4.9%

5.1%

6.4%

 

Question 6:

Do you think Malcolm Turnbull is doing a better or worse job as Prime Minister than Tony Abbott?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Better

53.0%

54.2%

51.7%

62.4%

49.4%

50.4%

46.5%

Worse

18.3%

16.2%

20.4%

16.8%

20.3%

17.3%

18.6%

About the same

28.8%

29.6%

28.0%

20.7%

30.4%

32.4%

34.9%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Better

53.0%

54.7%

50.8%

66.1%

36.3%

Worse

18.3%

20.7%

14.7%

8.5%

30.4%

About the same

28.8%

24.6%

34.5%

25.4%

33.3%

 

Question 7:

Would you support or oppose Malcolm Turnbull setting up a Royal Commission into the banks?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

54.1%

51.2%

57.1%

47.4%

56.6%

61.7%

51.0%

Oppose

18.3%

16.1%

20.6%

18.2%

18.5%

17.1%

19.2%

Undecided

27.7%

32.7%

22.3%

34.4%

24.9%

21.2%

29.8%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

54.1%

46.7%

61.3%

57.2%

53.8%

Oppose

18.3%

25.0%

13.5%

12.7%

9.4%

Undecided

27.7%

28.3%

25.1%

30.1%

36.8%

 

Question 8:

Thinking about your financial situation, do you think you are better or worse off than you were at the same time last year?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Better off

17.2%

14.8%

19.6%

26.4%

16.0%

13.1%

8.9%

Worse off

37.7%

38.5%

36.9%

39.2%

38.1%

39.2%

32.7%

About the same

45.1%

46.7%

43.5%

34.4%

45.9%

47.8%

58.4%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Better off

17.2%

24.3%

8.8%

16.9%

19.8%

Worse off

37.7%

24.0%

52.3%

41.1%

41.3%

About the same

45.1%

51.6%

38.9%

41.9%

39.0%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 2,415 voters. Telephone numbers and the person within the household were selected at random. The results have been weighted by gender and age to reflect the population according to ABS figures. Please note that due to rounding, not all tables necessarily total 100% and subtotals may also vary. Copyright ReachTEL Pty Ltd.