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36.3% ‘approved’ of President Yong’s performance of state affairs vs 60.7% ‘disapproved’

President Yoon Seok-yeol is giving a commemorative speech at the opening ceremony of the Suseo-Dongtan section of the Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit (GTX) Line A held at Suseo Station in Gangnam-gu, Seoul on the 29th. 2024.3.29

The results of a public opinion poll were announced on the 1st, showing that negative evaluations of President Yoon Seok-yeol’s state administration rose 0.6 percentage points (p) from last week, while positive evaluations fell 0.2 percentage points, remaining in the mid-30% range.

In the metropolitan area, which is considered the biggest battleground in this general election, the approval rating for state administration has fallen. In addition, negative evaluations were recorded in the majority of all generations except for those in their 70s or older. 9 days ahead of the April 10 general election, the trend of criticizing the regime appears to be continuing.

In the 4th week of March, a public opinion poll conducted by Realmeter, a public opinion polling company, on 2,509 voters aged 18 or older across the country from the 25th to the 29th at the request of the Energy Economy Newspaper, the approval rating (positive rating) for President Yoon Seok-yeol’s state administration decreased by 0.2 percentage points compared to the previous week. The survey found that it fell to 36.3%.

On the other hand, the negative evaluation that ‘government affairs are being carried out incorrectly’ recorded 60.7%, up 0.6 percentage points from the previous week. The difference between positive and negative evaluations is 24.4%p. In this survey, ‘I don’t know’ was calculated to be 3.1%.

After recording 41.9% in the fourth week of February, positive evaluations continued to decline for five consecutive weeks, falling to the mid-30% range. During the same period, negative evaluations recorded 54.8% and have risen for five consecutive weeks.

Compared to last week. Approval ratings in the metropolitan area, the biggest battleground in this general election, have fallen. In Seoul, positive evaluations fell 2.5 percentage points to 35.1%. The negative evaluation was 62.4%. In Gyeonggi and Incheon, positive evaluations decreased by 1.6 percentage points to 33.3%. The negative evaluation is 64%.

Negative evaluations were recorded in the majority of all generations except for those over 70 years old. In particular, the negative evaluation rate was high among people in their 40s (24.7% positive, 72.3% negative) and those in their 20s (29.4% positive, 66.2% negative). However, among those aged 70 or older, 58.8% had a positive evaluation and 37.5% had a negative evaluation.

By ideology, negative evaluations were ahead among progressives and positive evaluations among conservatives, while positive evaluations among moderates were 29.9%, down 1.4 percentage points from the previous week. The negative evaluation of the moderate class was 67.5%.

A Real Meter official said, “The recession has continued since March,” and “As the majority of people in most classes have a negative evaluation of state administration, the burden is expected to increase on the ruling party, which is struggling to change the situation by criticizing the regime.” and analyzed.

Meanwhile, this survey was conducted using a wireless (97%) and wired (3%) automated response telephone (ARS) survey method. The response rate was 4.1%. The sampling error is ±2%p at the 95% confidence level. For more information, please refer to the National Election Opinion Survey Deliberation Committee website.

Reporter Kim Jeong-hyun photo provided by the Presidential Office


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