SEOUL, July 12 (Xinhua)
South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s approval rating gained 3.1 percentage points over the week to 41.1 percent last week, a weekly poll showed Monday.
It rose above 40 percent in 18 weeks since the first week of March, according to the Realmeter survey. The negative assessment on Moon’s conduct of state affairs declined 3.2 percentage points from a week earlier to 54.9 percent last week. Support for Moon’s ruling Democratic Party advanced 3.3 percentage points to 32.9 percent.
The main conservative opposition People Power Party garnered 37.1 percent of approval score last week, down 0.6 percentage points from the previous week. The minor center-left Open Democratic Party won 7.0 percent of support, trailed by the minor center-right People’s Party with 6.0 percent and the minor progressive Justice Party with 3.5 percent respectively.The result was based on a survey of 2,519 voters conducted from last Monday to Friday. It had plus and minus 2.0 percentage points in margin of error with a 95 percent confidence level.