Campaign for Australian Aid commissioned an online survey of 1528 Australian adults. This research has a 3% margin of error at the 95% confidence level.
Among the questions asked and answered are the 2 that appear below:
1. As a percentage of the federal budget, how much international aid do you think Australia gave last year?
The overall average of the answers was: 13.28%
Aid is currently at 0.9% of the federal budget, or 0.25% of Gross National Income (GNI).
19.3% of people estimated 1% or less (this is the correct answer)
18.7% of people estimated more than 1% but less than 5%
20.6% of people estimated more than 5% or more but less than 10%
16.6% of people estimated more than 10% but less than 20%
9.2% of people estimated more than 20% but less than 30%
15.5% of people estimated 30% or more
2. As a percentage of the federal budget, how much international aid would Australia give if it was up to you to decide?
Average result: 10.34%
Join Campaign for Australian Aid in asking Treasurer Scott Morrison to “Stop the Clock” on scheduled aid cuts in Tuesday’s Budget. Learn more here: https://stoptheclock.org.au