This rating is higher than the +45 and +46 scores recorded last June and March but is lower than the +64 seen in September and November last year.
The survey also shows net satisfaction improvement in all socio-economic classes: Class ABC (+45 to +62); Class D (+48 to +57); and Class E (+36 to +52) during the period. However, in Metro Manila, net satisfaction rating dropped, from +48 to +44 but improved in all other areas.
This survey also shows that more Filipinos were satisfied with the Aquino government’s response to eradicating graft and corruption (+27) and fighting crime (+25). The government also received high satisfaction ratings in improving the quality of children’s education (+56), helping the poor (+50), foreign relations (+44), promoting welfare of overseas Filipino workers (+41), telling the truth (+37) and reconciliation with Muslim rebels (+34).
However, in so far as resolving the Maguindanao massacre, the government scored a poor -13 rating.
The survey, which was revealed October 17, was conducted and published exclusively by Businessworld. It interviewed 1,200 respondents nationwide. Sampling error margins are ±3% for national percentages and ±6% for area percentages.