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S. Korean president's approval rating rises to 34.7 pct: poll

Apr 19, 2021

Seoul (South Korea), April 19: South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating rose 1.3 percentage points over the week to 34.7 percent last week, a weekly poll showed Monday.
It was the first rebound in two weeks, according to the Realmeter survey.
The negative assessment on Moon's conduct of state affairs declined 1.4 percentage points to 61.5 percent.
Support for Moon's ruling Democratic Party slipped 0.4 percentage points from a week earlier to 30.0 percent last week.
The main conservative opposition People Power Party garnered 37.1 percent of approval score last week, down 2.3 percentage points from the previous week.
The minor center-right People's Party won 8.0 percent of support, trailed by the minor center-left Open Democratic Party with 5.4 percent and the minor progressive Justice Party with 4.0 percent each.
The results were based on a survey of 2,517 voters conducted from Monday to Friday. It had plus and minus 2.0 percentage points in margin of error with a 95 percent confidence level.
Source: Xinhua