- Australian satisfaction with democracy declines, lagging behind Vietnam, Cambodia and Taiwan.
- Study reveals declining confidence in Australian government since COVID-19.
- Education levels strongly influence Australians’ political system satisfaction.
Australia lagged in fourth position behind Vietnam, Cambodia, and Taiwan in being happy with the system of governance.
Education was found to be the clearest predictor of a person’s satisfaction with the political system.
Biddle said researchers looked at the perceptions of Australia’s income distribution and how it related to democratic attitudes.
The study’s findings were sourced from the ANU Australian Electoral Study, the Asian Barometer Survey and ANUPoll, a series of three polls conducted by ANU every year.
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/people-in-vietnam-and-cambodia-have-more-faith-in-democracy-than-australians-study-shows/a2a8dsmjh People in Vietnam and Cambodia have more faith in democracy than Australians, study shows