One of the most striking findings in our history of polling has been about the value Australians place on democracy. Since our 2012 Poll first included a question about democracy, Australians, particularly young Australians, have consistently indicated a surprising ambivalence about democracy as a system of government.
2014: Reasons for not preferring democracy
Still on democracy, you just said that [in some circumstances, a non-democratic government can be preferable] OR [for someone like me, it doesn’t matter what kind of government we have]. For each of the following, please say whether it is a major reason, a minor reason or not a reason why you personally think that.
2014: Democracy vs. prosperity
On democracy, if you had to choose between a good democracy or a strong economy for Australia, which ONE would you personally choose?