The People's Party is losing some support in Austria

In Austria christian democrats are down by 0.5 points in two months, in keeping with a slight weakening of parties belonging to the EPP across Europe.

In Austria nine polls were recorded between January 1 and February 28, 2019. Parties belonging to Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) and Greens/EFA have gained support in the polls, while the party belonging to the European People's Party (EPP) has lost support. The most recent poll included in this analysis is from February 28, 2019.

Polling support for parties in Austria

EP group Parties Support 2-month change
ALDE NEOS – The New Austria 7.7% +0.2 points
ENF Freedom Party of Austria 23.4% +0.3 points
EPP Austrian People's Party 33.8% -0.5 points
Greens/EFA The Greens 5.8% +0.4 points
S&D Social Democratic Party of Austria 26.1% 0 points
new or uncategorized Now - Pilz List 1.1% -0.9 points

This analysis is part of a study based on 298 polls conducted in the EU member states between January 1 and February 28, 2019. The polls were gathered by the Poll of Polls , which has more has more in-depth polling data for Hungary.

What are the trends at the European level?

At the European level, the European United Left-Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) is the group that seems to be taking the biggest hit. It is down by 0.7 points to 7.5 percent. Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) and the European People's Party (EPP) are also down in the latest polls by 0.7 and 0.2 points.

The EP group with the biggest increase across the continent is the social democratic S&D. The national parties of this group is up by 0.4 points. Parties that are currently not in the European Parliament and are yet to choose an EP group, are also gaining support, now sitting at 8.1 percent across the union.

To know more about European trends and the methodology that we used for this analysis, you can have a look at this page.