SWS: Duterte admin's satisfaction rating in first three months 'very good'


Amid criticisms on its controversial campaign against illegal drugs, the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte posted an initial satisfaction rating of “very good” in the first three months in office, according to Social Weather Stations (SWS)

The survey conducted from September 24 to 27, showed that the Duterte administration received a +66 percent net satisfaction rating, besting the initial scores of previous administrations.

The administration of former President Benigno Aquino got a +64 initial satisfaction rating while the others received less than 40 percent ratings.

BusinessWorld, the media partner of SWS, reported that 1,200 adults were polled for the survey which had a sampling error margin of  ±3 points.

The national administration of Duterte received a 75 percent satisfaction rating, 8 percent dissatisfied, and 17 percent undecided.

The survey also showed that Duterte’s administration bagged a +78 rating or excellent in the campaign against illegal drugs and +63 percent for promoting human rights.

The Duterte administration also got very good marks on helping the poor (+63), promoting the welfare of overseas Filipino workers (+62), fighting crimes (+58), eradicating  graft and corruption (+57), fighting terrorism (+55), defending the country’s territorial rights (+53), and distributing lands to deserving tillers (+53).

It received good marks on developing science and technology (+49), providing jobs (+46), foreign relations (+39), ensuring an efficient  transportation system (+39), ensuring that no family will ever be hungry (+37), and fighting inflation (+33).

The administration’s efforts to reconcile with Moro rebels and communist rebels also received “good” satisfaction ratings with +42 and +39, respectively.

Source: GMA News

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