Ipsos Issues Monitor May 2022

Ipsos have published their quarterly poll of what issues are most important to NZers, and who they see as best on them.

The top issues are:

  1. 56% (+29% from a year ago)
  2. Housing 37% (-16%)
  3. Healthcare 29% (+2%)
  4. Petrol Prices 28% (+21%)
  5. 26% (+5%)
  6. 23% (+1%)

The overall Government performance is rated 5.3/10. A year ago it was 6.4 and peaked at 7.6 in May 2020.

In terms of the top five issues, the party ranked as most capable of managing them is:

  1. Inflation National +10% (was Labour +17% a year ago)
  2. Housing National +8% (was Labour +15%)
  3. Healthcare Labour +8% (was Labour +28%)
  4. Petrol Prices National +6% (was Labour +15%)
  5. Crime 26% National +10% (was Labour +13%)

So National is seen as better on four of the top five issues.

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