S. Korean president's approval rating rises to 34.4 pct: poll-Xinhua

S. Korean president's approval rating rises to 34.4 pct: poll

Source: Xinhua| 2022-09-19 13:30:00|Editor: huaxia

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating rose 1.8 percentage points over the week to 34.4 percent last week, a weekly poll showed Monday.

The negative assessment on Yoon's conduct of state affairs shrank 1.4 percentage points to 63.2 percent, according to local pollster Realmeter.

Support for the ruling conservative People Power Party came to 38.3 percent last week, up 3.1 percentage points from a week earlier.

The main liberal opposition Democratic Party's approval rating slipped 2.2 percentage points to 46.2 percent.

The minor progressive Justice Party won 3.2 percent of support score last week, down 0.5 percentage points from the previous week.

The results were based on a survey of 2,015 voters conducted from last Tuesday to Friday. It had plus and minus 2.2 percentage points in margin of error with a 95-percent confidence level.