Do Australians support nuclear power?



Polling consistently suggests that a majority of Australians support nuclear energy.

Recent Polling Examples:

  • 31/10/23 Guardian Essential

Question: "To what extent do you support or oppose Australia developing nuclear power plants for the generation of electricity?"


  • 18/09/23 Qanda:

Question: "Should Australia drop its ban on nuclear energy" 

  • 12/05/23 Compass Polling: 

Question: "How would you describe your attitude to nuclear energy?"

Question: "Do you think Australia should explore nuclear power as an option for meeting our energy security and emissions targets?"

  • 5/06/23 Qanda:

Question: "Should Australia invest in nuclear power" 


Essential Report, ABC Q+A, Compass Polling