Duterte scores 64 percent net satisfaction rating in first 100 days

Opinion survey of public satisfaction with the performance of President Rodrigo Duterte during his first 100 days in the office showed that 76 percent of the voting-age Filipino declared themselves satisfied with the president, The Philippine Inquirer Online reported on Thursday.

The survey was conducted by Social Weather Stations during September 24-27 and the results were released through BusinessWord in partnership with SWS.

Duterte’s net satisfaction rating was 64 percent (percent satisfied minus percent dissatisfied). It was described as “very good” in SWS classification system and was the second highest among post-Edsa presidents.

At roughly the same time I their respective terms, four other presidents scored “very good” net satisfaction ratings: Benigno Aquino III at 60 percent, Joseph Estrada also at 60 percent, and Corazon Aquino at 53 percent. Only Fidel Ramos received a higher net rating than Duterte at 66 percent.

SWS survey found that Duterte, the first president from Mindanao, enjoyed excellent support in Mindanao with 88 percent satisfied and only 4 percent dissatisfied, for a net rating of 85 percent.

SWS polling organization noted that another survey conducted during June 24-27 measured Duterte’s net trust rating at excellent 79 percent.

Pulse Asia, the other pollster, estimated Duterte’s trust rating at 91 percent as determined by its survey conducted during July 2-8 – just days after the presidential inauguration.