The Australian Survey of Social Attitudes (AuSSA) is Australia’s main source of data for the scientific study of the social attitudes, beliefs and opinions of Australians, how they change over time, and how they compare with other societies.
In 2016, Australians were asked: Do you think Australian Aid should be given primarily for the purpose of helping people living in the poorest parts of the world, or do you think Australian Aid should be given primarily to help advance Australia’s own commercial and strategic interests?
Your choice: Do you want the pie or the pav to explain the results:
Read the Australian National University, Development Policy Centre’s original blog post by Terence Wood and Camilla Burkot here. You can even download the data from the research.