DU30 or PNoy: Filipinos make their pick

Michaela Andrea
PUBLISHED January 8, 2018 10:55 am | UPDATED January 8, 2018 11:12 am
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(Inside Manila) The public can’t help but compare the performance of the present and previous administrations.


Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed on Monday, January 8, the pulse of the Filipinos on the question: Kung ikukumpara ang pagganap ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa kanyang tungkulin mula Hulyo 2016 sa pagkaganap ni dating Pangulong Aquino mula Hulyo 2010 hanggang Hulyo 2016, masasabi n'yo ba na PRRD is better, the same, or is PNoy better?


About 70% of Filipinos believe that President Rodrigo Duterte performed better while only 8% believed that it was former President Benigno Aquino III who did better.  


The SWS survey also showed that 22% of Filipinos believe Duterte and Aquino performed the same.


Duterte had the highest approval percentage in Mindanao at 86%, followed by National Capital Region at 73%, Visayas at 64%, and Luzon at 63%.


The national survey was conducted from December 8 to 16 last year.


Pulse Asia Survey


Pulse Asia’s data on Friday, January 5, showed that Duterte remains to be the most approved and trusted government official in the country, garnering an 80% approval rating and 82% trust rating among 1,200 respondents.


Meanwhile, Vice President Leni Robredo got an approval rating of 59% and trust rating of 58% in the same survey.


Senate President Aquilinio Pimentel III, meanwhile received a national approval of 57% and a trust rating of 53%.


House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez garnered a 42% approval rating and 37% trust rating.

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