SWS Survey Results: 7 Out of 10 Filipinos Have "Much Trust" in Pres. Duterte During the 3rd Quarter of 2018

The tough talking President of the Republic is considered as one of the most trusted leader in the country today according to the latest survey of the Social Weather Station (SWS) which reported that 7 out of 10 Filipinos have "Much Trust" in Duterte during the third quarter of 2018.

In the latest SWS survey conducted from September 15 to 23, 2018 with a total of 1,500 respondents, 74 percent of Flipinos have much trust, 14 percnt undecided, and 12 percent have "little trust" in President Rody Duterte.

The results translated to a net trust rating of +62 (percent much trust minus percent little trust), classified by the SWS as "Very Good."

Pres. Rody Duterte's net trust rating is a five-point increase from the very good +57 in June 2018 according to SWS.

In the nine SWS surveys following his inauguration as President, from September 2016 to September 2018, the President’s net trust rating was excellent in five and very good in four SWS said President Duterte has an average net trust rating of very good +68 so far during his presidency.

According to SWS five-point increase in President Duterte’s overall net trust rating from June 2018 to September 2018 was due to increases in Metro Manila and rest of Luzon, combined with steady scores in Visayas and Mindanao.

Pres. Duterte's net trust rating rose by one grade from good to very good in Metro Manila, it stayed very good in the rest of Luzon, remained good in the Visayas and stayed excellent in Mindanao.

In terms of educational level, the net trust rating of Pres. Duterte stayed very good among elementary graduates, it stayed very good among non-elementary graduates, it also stayed very good among high school graduates, and remained very good at +64 among college graduates.

Source: Manila Bulletin / SWS