^

Headlines

Half of Pinoys see better lives in 2016

Ghio Ong, Helen Flores - The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Almost half of Filipinos expect their lives to improve in the next 12 months, the Social Weather Stations (SWS) said in its latest survey.

The survey, conducted from Nov. 26 to 28, found 46 percent expect their quality of life to get better against five percent who expect it to get worse, yielding a net score of +41.

The survey, commissioned by Davao-based businessman William Lima, used face-to-face interviews with 1,200 registered voters nationwide.

Net personal optimism was highest in balance Luzon (+47), followed by the National Capital Region (+42), Mindanao (+36) and the Visayas (+32).

The latest net personal optimism was higher than the +33 recorded in the SWS Sept. 2-5 poll.

In terms of economic class, net optimism was +40 among the ABC, +43 among class D and +31 among class E.

In terms of age groups, respondents 18-24 yielded a net +55, followed by 25-34 (+50); 35-44 (+40); 45-54 (+35) and 55 and above (+33).

The survey has sampling error margins of plus or minus three percentage points nationwide and plus or minus six percentage points each for Metro Manila, balance Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao.

DAVAO LUZON METRO MANILA MINDANAO NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION NET SOCIAL WEATHER STATIONS SURVEY VISAYAS VISAYAS AND MINDANAO WILLIAM LIMA
Philstar
  • Latest
  • Trending
Latest
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

FORGOT PASSWORD?
SIGN IN
or sign in with