China: economic partner or security threat

In your own view, is China more of an economic partner or more of a security threat to Australia?

  1. 0%
  2. 30%
  3. 60%
  4. 90%
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  1. 2015
  2. 2016
  3. 2017
  4. 2018
  5. 2019
  6. 2020
  7. 2021

From 2015–18, the question was phrased: ‘is China more of an economic partner or more of a military threat?’
Dotted line indicates change in mode: see Methodology.

  • More of an economic partner to Australia
  • More of a security threat to Australia
  • Both equally
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