PNoy rating dips to ‘good’ from ‘very good’
The number of respondents satisfied with President Aquino fell across the board, says SWS

President Benigno S. Aquino III addresses the Philippine Investment Forum at the Rigodon Ballroom of the The Peninsula Manila in Makati Avenue, Makati City on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Photo by Jay Morales, Malacañang Photo Bureau

MANILA, Philippines – From “very good” to “good. ” And he’s still seen as a leader who serves the interests of the middle class.

The Social Weather Stations said in a new report that 68% of the respondents of a March 10-13 survey it conducted said they were satisfied with the performance of President Benigno Aquino III versus 19% who said they were dissatisfied. The net is a satisfaction rating of +49%, which is 9 points down from December’s “very good” +58% rating, the SWS said.

The number of respondents who said they’re satisfied with the President’s performance fell across the board, the SWS said. The survey results were made exclusive to Businessworld.

SWS also asked the respondents if they believed the President was serving the interests of the rich, the middle class or the poor. At least 52% said they believed he favored the middle class, down slightly from the 55% notched in September 2010 when the question was last raised.

The proportion of those who said the President was serving the poor fell by 13 points to 35% from 48%, while those who said he was serving the rich rose 4 points to 27% from 23%, according to SWS.

Read the full results in Businessworld. –

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