The two houses of Congress, as well as the Supreme Court and President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr.'s Cabinet, all scored "very good" net satisfaction ratings based on a December 2022 survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS).
According to the survey's results released on Thursday, the Senate scored the highest net satisfaction rating of +68, followed by the House of Representatives (+56), the SC (+53), and the Cabinet (+50).
The SWS said the Senate’s net satisfaction rating was anchored on +81 net satisfaction score in Mindanao, followed by +68 in Balance Luzon, +63 in Metro Manila and +59 in the Visayas.
The Senate's net satisfaction rating reached +77, which is classified "excellent" in rural areas. In urban areas, the Senate scored +60.
The Senate’s +77 net satisfaction score in the rural areas is also higher than its October 2022 score of +66, while its +60 net satisfaction score in urban areas, on the other hand, is almost the same as its October 2022 level of +61.
The House of Representatives’ +56 net satisfaction rating, meanwhile, remained unchanged from October 2022. Its net satisfaction rating is highest in Mindanao at +65, followed by Metro Manila at +54, Balance Luzon at +53, and the Visayas at +52.
The House’s net satisfaction score is also higher in the rural areas at +63 compared with the urban areas at +48.
The House’s +63 net satisfaction score in rural areas is higher than the +57 recorded in October 2022. Its net satisfaction score of +48 in urban areas, however, was a decrease from +54 in October 2022.
The SC gained a “very good” net satisfaction rating of +53, scoring the highest in Mindanao at +55, followed by +53 in Balance Luzon, +52 in Metro Manila and +51 in the Visayas.
The high court’s +52 net satisfaction rating in Metro Manila was an increase from +43 in October 2022. Its +53 rating in Balance Luzon was also higher than its +46 score in October 2022.
SC’s net satisfaction ratings, however, fell slightly in Visayas and Mindanao from the October 2022 scores of +54 and +60, respectively.
As for the Cabinet, it scored +53 in Mindanao, +52 in Metro Manila and Balance Luzon, and +43 — which is classified "good" — in the Visayas.
The Cabinet’s +53 and +43 net satisfaction ratings in Mindanao and Visayas were down from October 2022 levels of +64 and +53, respectively. On the other hand, its net satisfaction rating of +52 in Metro Manila is also lower than its October 2022 score of +57.
The survey was conducted from December 10 to 14, 2022, using face-to-face interviews with 1,200 adults nationwide, aged 18 and older. The SWS said there were 300 respondents each in Metro Manila, Balance Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The sampling error margins are ±2.8% for national percentages and ±5.7% each for Metro Manila, Balance Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. —KBK, GMA Integrated News