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SWS: Number of Filipinos satisfied with Duterte’s performance increases

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 03:22 PM September 29, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte. INQUIRER file photo

More Filipinos are satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s performance as shown in the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey for the third quarter of 2018.

In survey conducted from Sept. 15 to 23, about 70 percent of adult Filipinos were satisfied, 16 percent were dissatisfied while 14 percent were undecided.

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This was five points higher than the June 2018 survey result showing only 65 percent were satisfied. Meanwhile, 20 percent were dissatisfied and 15 percent were undecided last June 2018.

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Duterte’s net satisfaction rating was “good” in Balance Luzon with +49 (67 percent Filipinos satisfied and 18 percent were dissatisfied) compared with 57 percent Filipinos satisfied and 24 percent were dissatisfied in June 2018.

It also remained “good” in Visayas at +49 with 69 percent were satisfied and 20 percent were dissatisfied, higher than June 2018’s rating of +47 with 67 percent were satisfied and 20 percent were dissatisfied.

Meanwhile, the rating stayed excellent in Mindanao at +77 (82 percent satisfied, 5 percent dissatisfied), one point higher from June 2018’s rating of +76 (84 percent satisfied, 8 percent dissatisfied).

SWS said Duterte’s net satisfaction rating increased among all age groups except in the 18 – 24 age group.

Duterte’s satisfaction rating among 18 to 24 age group fell at +49 with 68 percent satisfied and 19 percent dissatisfied from June 2018 at +50 with 68 percent satisfied and 18 percent dissatisfied.

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Among 25 to 34 year olds, Duterte’s satisfaction rating climbed up at +59 with 72 percent satisfied and 14 percent dissatisfied compared with June 2018’s +43 with 65 percent satisfied and 22 percent dissatisfied.

It also rose to 8 points among 35 to 44 year olds at +54 with 70 percent satisfied and 16 percent dissatisfied compared with June 2018’s +46 with 65 percent satisfied and 19 percent dissatisfied.

For 45 to 54 year olds, the rating was at +56 with 71 percent satisfied and 15 percent dissatisfied compared with June 2018’s +47 with 64 percent satisfied and 17 percent dissatisfied.

For the 55 and older age group, rating was at +50 with 68 percent satisfied and 18 percent dissatisfied while in June 2018 the rating was from +44 with 65 percent satisfied and 22 percent dissatisfied.

A face-to-face interview with 1,500 adults of 18 years old and above was conducted for the September 2018 survey. There were 600 adults interviewed in Balance Luzon, 300 each in Metro Manila, Visayas and Mindanao.

It has a sampling error margins of ±3% for national percentages, ±4% for Balance Luzon and ±6% each for Metro Manila, Visayas and Mindanao. /jpv

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