On the 7th, it was found that the approval rating for President Yoon Seok-yeol’s performance of duties, which had fallen to the low 20s level due to the diplomatic tour controversy, surged on the 7th.
As a result of a poll conducted by Gallup Korea on October 4-6, 2022, on the evaluation of President Yoon Seok-yeol’s job performance from 1,02 people aged 18 and over nationwide, the positive evaluation was 29%, up 5%p from last week, and the negative evaluation was 29%. The evaluation was found to have decreased by 2 percentage points to 63%. Others withheld opinions (Neither 2%, Don’t know/Refuse to answer 6%).
Compared with the previous survey, there was a big change in those in their 60s or older who were less interested in politics.
As a result of asking the positive evaluators of the president’s job performance the reason (289 people, free responses), ‘Diplomacy’ (12%), ‘Work hard/do your best’ (9%), ‘Overcome the previous administration’ (8%) , ‘generally well’ (6%), ‘subject/belief’, ‘defense/security’ (more than 5%), and ‘fairness/justice/principle’ (4%).
The negative evaluators of job performance (631 people, free responses) were ‘diplomacy’ (15%), ‘lack of experience/qualification/incompetence’ (14%), ‘generally wrong’ (9%), ‘inattentive speech’, ‘ Inadequate communication’ (7% or more), ‘Not looking at the economy and people’s livelihood’ (6%), ‘Not sincere/Lack of trust’ (5%), ‘Work attitude’, ‘Arrogant/one-sided’ (4% or more), They cited ‘personnel affairs’ (3%) as the reason.
Regarding the controversy over President Yoon’s remarks during his diplomatic tour, 63% said that ‘the president caused controversy due to his careless speech’, while only 25% said ‘the media caused controversy with reports that were not true’. 12% withheld their opinion.
Most of the respondents were inclined to say that this incident was caused by the president himself, but the supporters of the People’s Power, those in their 70s and older, and those who positively evaluate the president’s job, were more concerned about the media reports. There was no significant difference in opinion among those in their 60s, conservatives, and Daegu and Gyeongbuk.
Party support was 33% People’s Power, 32% Democratic Party, and 4% Justice Party, and 30% of the non-partisan group did not support a party.
The power of the people rose by 2 percentage points, while the Democratic Party decreased by 4 percentage points.
In terms of age, people in their 60s or older support around 50% of the people’s power, and in their 40s, the Democratic Party is 49%. There was no significant difference between the two groups in other age groups. 49% of those in their 20s are shamans. The rate of unsweetened people recorded 30% for the first time this year, the largest of the year.
This survey was conducted by random sampling (including 10% of landline RDD) from a sample frame of wireless phone RDD and interviewed by a phone surveyor. The sampling error is ±3.1%p, 95% confidence level, and the response rate is 11.9% (1,002 out of 8,435 total calls completed). For details of the survey, see the website of the National Election Opinion Survey Deliberation Committee.