Less than half of USCI poll participants satisfied with govt performance

TheEdge Thu, Oct 31, 2019 12:35pm - 1 year ago

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 31): A survey on Malaysian politics by the UCSI Poll Research Centre has found that only 45.4% of their poll participants said they were either very satisfied or satisfied with the government's performance.

In a statement today, the centre's chief executive officer (CEO) assistant professor Dr Noppadon Kannika revealed that 39.4% of respondents were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, while 15.2% stated they were dissatisfied and strongly dissatisfied.

Meanwhile, about 42.7% of respondents said they were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied with the state of the country's politics, while 39.5% of respondents answered that they were satisfied, followed by 17.8% saying they were dissatisfied and strongly dissatisfied.

However, when asked if they would want to work in a political campaign, only 10.3% said yes, 50.8% said no while 38.9% were unsure.

On the foreign policy front, an overwhelming 85% agreed that Malaysia's present foreign policy should be based on its specific economic interest, while 15% disagreed.

Additionally, 90.5% of respondents agreed that Malaysia's foreign policy should be based on international power interests while 9.5% disagreed.

Politics, said Noppadon, was an important factor affecting the country's home security and prosperity.

The survey — which was carried out with qualitative and quantitative methods — was conducted from Oct 20-30 and involved 846 people including 428 men and 418 women.

The target population was general people living in Kuala Lumpur.


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