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Duterte gets another 'record-high' satisfaction rating

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PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte gets another “record-high” satisfaction rating from Filipinos, according to the latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Station (SWS) released on Monday, July 8, 2019.

The SWS survey, conducted from June 22 to 26, revealed that around 80 percent of Filipinos have expressed satisfaction over the work performance of President Rodrigo Duterte.

Conducted from June 22 to 26, the survey revealed that only 12 percent were dissatisfied with the President’s performance while nine percent were undecided.

The latest poll results gave the President a new satisfaction score of "very good" +68.

"This is a new personal record-high that surpassed the previous record of 'very good '+66 in March 2019 and June 2017," the SWS said.

Duterte's net satisfaction remained "excellent" in Mindanao (+81), and "very good" in Balance Luzon (+65), Visayas (+66), and Metro Manila (+59).

He also retained "very good" net satisfaction among classes ABC (+58), D (+68), and E (+68); urban (+67) and rural (+68) areas; and women (+69) and men (+67).

The President also earned "excellent" net satisfaction among age groups 25 to 34 (+72), 35 to 44 (+73) and 55 and above (+70).

He posted a net satisfaction score of "very good" among age groups 18 to 24 (+57) and 45 to 54 (+61).

His net satiafaction was "excellent" among high school graduates (+74), and very good" among elementary school graduates (+62), college graduate (+63), and non-elementary school graduates (+68).

Sought for reaction on SWS poll, Duterte said: "I do not go for this kind of things. Basta ako, trabaho lang (I just work). As always, sinabi ko (I said), if you are satisfied with my work, then I'm happy. If you are not satisfied, I will work more."

The SWS interviewed 1,200 adult respondents, using sampling error margins of ±3 percentage points for national percentages, and ±6 percentage points each for Metro Manila, Balance Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao. (SunStar Philippines)


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