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First posted at 4:46pm Oct. 8: Duterte’s rating falls by 11 points at Sept. 23-27 survey of SWS
from the SWS website posted today: “Compared to June 2017, gross satisfaction with Pres. Duterte fell by 11 points from 78%, gross undecided rose by 4 points from 10%, and gross dissatisfaction rose by 7 points from 12% .
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(“The Third Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey, conducted from September 23-27, 2017, found 67% of adult Filipinos satisfied, 14% undecided, and 19% dissatisfied with President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s performance.”)
“This gives a net satisfaction rating of +48 (%satisfied minus % dissatisfied), classified by SWS as good. This is 18 points below the very good +66 (78% satisfied, 12% dissatisfied) in June 2017.
xxx “The September 2017 survey also found 73%of Filipinos with much trust, 15% undecided, and 12% with little trust in Pres. Duterte.
“This gives a net trust rating of +60 (% much trust minus % little trust, correctly rounded), classified by SWSas very good xxx
“This is a 15-point decline, and one grade below, the excellent +75 (82% much trust, 7% little trust) in June 2017.
“Pres. Duterte’s net trust rating was a moderate +16 when SWS first asked about it in December 2015. It stayed moderate from January 2016 to March 30-April 2, 2016, ranging from +13 to +29, before it went to a good +30 in April 18-20, 2016. xxx
“The 18-point decline in Pres. Duterte’s net satisfaction rating amid the 15-point decline in his net trust rating, between June and September 2017, resulted from the declines in his net satisfaction ratings among both those with much trust and those with little trust in him.
“Pres. Duterte’s net satisfaction rating fell by one grade from excellent to very good among those with much trust in him, at +69 in September 2017, down by 10 points from +79 in June 2017 xxx .
“It fell by one grade from neutral to poor among those with little trust in him, at -38 in September, down sharply by 41 points from +3 (correctly rounded) in June.
“It stayed moderate among those undecided about their trust or distrust in him, at +14 in September, up by 4 points from +10 in June.
“The September 2017 Social Weather Survey was conducted from September 23-27, 2017 using face-to-face interviews of 1,500 adults (18 years old and above) nationwide: 600 in Balance Luzon, and 300 each in Metro Manila, Visayas, and Mindanao (sampling error margins of ±2.5% for national percentages, ±4% for Balance Luzon, and ±6% each for Metro Manila, Visayas, and Mindanao).”