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Robredo’s satisfaction rating falls in December 2021 survey – SWS

Jairo Bolledo
Robredo’s satisfaction rating falls in December 2021 survey – SWS

VP LENI. A cheering crowd welcome presidential candidate Vice President Leni Robredo in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental early Friday morning, March 11. Photo courtesy of VP Leni Media Bureau

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The vice president’s net satisfaction rating also dived from +24 to +1

MANILA, Philippines – The satisfaction rate of presidential candidate Vice President Leni Robredo dipped in the survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations for the last quarter of 2021. 

In the survey results presented during the SWS Survey Review on February 7, Robredo’s satisfaction rate posed a 10% decrease, from 51% in September 2021 to 41% in December 2021. In terms of net satisfaction rating (percent satisfied minus percent dissatisfied), Robredo’s rating fell from +24 to +1.

This meant that Robredo’s rating fell from “good” to “neutral.”

The survey, conducted from December 12 to 16 last year, showed 40% were dissatisfied with the vice president’s performance. Robredo’s net satisfaction rating in key areas in the country had fallen, except for Balance Luzon. 

In Metro Manila, Robredo’s rating dipped from +1 to -16 (neutral to poor). In Visayas, the rating fell from +47 to +27 (good to moderate), then +20 to -27 in Mindanao (moderate to poor). 

Only in Balance Luzon that Robredo’s rating remained within the same bracket. Although her net satisfaction rating fell from +24 to +10, her rating remained moderate. 

Robredo’s urban net satisfaction rating also dipped from +13 to -13 (moderate to poor). Meanwhile, her rural net satisfaction also fell from +34 to +14 (good to moderate). 

In terms of satisfaction rate among men and women, Robredo’s rating also fell. For men, Robredo’s rating dipped from +17 to -4 (moderate to neutral), then from +32 to +6 for women (good to neutral). 

By education level, Robredo’s rating fell from +42 to +5 (good to neutral) for non-elementary graduates, while +36 to +4 (good to neutral) among elementary graduates. The vice president’s rating also fell from +15 to -1 (moderate to neutral) among junior high school graduates, then +20 to +1 (moderate to neutral) among college graduates. 

The SWS survey was conducted two months before the official campaign period started in February 2022. The filing of candidacies (October 2021) was done within the four month difference.

Robredo’s satisfaction rating falls in December 2021 survey – SWS

Other top officials’ rating 

A total of 65% of respondents said they are satisfied with vice presidential candidate and Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III. His net satisfaction rating rose from +46 to +52. 

Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s net satisfaction rating was at 29%, while Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo’s satisfaction rating was 26%. Velasco’s net satisfaction rating slightly fell from +8 to +5, while Gesmundo’s rating rose from +2 to +7. 

The SWS used face-to-face interviews for their 1,440 adult participants all over the country. At least 360 each were interviewed in Balance Luzon, Metro Manila, Visayas, and Mindanao. – Rappler.com 

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Jairo Bolledo

Jairo Bolledo is a multimedia reporter at Rappler covering the police, crime, military, and security.