Hot issues Filipinos support, leading into the 2022 national elections
July 29, 2021, PUBLiCUS Asia Inc has just released its second quarter poll, conducted from 13-19 July 2021. It is a nationwide purposive sampling survey comprised of 1,500 respondents drawn from a research panel of approximately 100,000 Filipino registered voters maintained by a Singapore-based firm.
Majority of Filipinos expressed numerous issues that they would like the administration to focus on – ranging from economy, COVID-19 vaccine to transportation and constitutional reform. Health-related such as catching COVID-19 or other diseases are the top personal concern. This is followed by job-related issues such as losing a job or difficulty finding employment.
The top seven issues raised were about the economy at 60%, COVID-19 vaccine at 51% and jobs at 42%, followed by education, corruption, poverty, and crime with a percentage range of 24% to 13%.
The survey is an independent, non-commissioned, national poll covering eight (8) modules measured: state of the economy and economic prospects, COVID-19 vaccine tracker, national issues, scorecard for national leaders and institutions emotional quotient of incumbent and prospective leaders, media consumption habits and responses to media campaigns, predisposition, and the Duterte administration scorecard.