Four of every 10 Ecuadorians feel happier listening to the President’s moderate speech. The approval of the Transitory Council reaches 49.9%.
Four out of 10 Ecuadorians feel happier today to hear a new tone in presidential speeches. 43.2% of the population of the country considers that the moderate speech of the first president, Lenin Moreno, contributes to the happiness of Ecuador.
According to opinion polls, developed by the company Numma, 60.5% of respondents in Ecuador have a good perception of President Moreno. This variable shows a growing trend, reaching its highest level in June so far in the last quarter.
Variables such as the situation of the country, credibility, presidential management, economic measures, among others, were consulted with Ecuadorians, giving positive results. This also takes into account the latest conjunctural events, such as measures to end corruption, support for small and large companies and adjustments in the public sector, which give 55.6% approval to the management of President.
However, the economic issue is one of the most worrying to Ecuadorians and generates greater interest. Economic situation One of the issues that most worries the Ecuadorian is employment, according to the Numma surveys and according to the data published by the INEC.
The National Institute of Statistics and Census mentions that between June 2017 and June 2018, underemployment went from 20.5% to 19.4%, respectively; while the national unemployment rate stood at 4.1% in June, that is, 0.5% less than what was registered until December 2017.
Numma points out that since March there has been a positive evolution in terms of perception of the personal economic situation, going from 51.7% in March to 59.5% in June due to the measures that favor the economic situation and provide greater stability to the people.
Main objective of the Government
Among the four variables consulted, the population considers that the main objective of the government must be to generate economic stability, while secondly, employment generation is located, with 29.9% in April 2018.
The last factor until March of this year remained low and according to Enrique Cobo, director of Numma, this kind of variables have a lot to do with the conjunctural realities that the country is experiencing.
60.5% of the population has a good opinion of President Moreno, while ex-president Rafael Correa has 29.6% positive opinion and 61.1% negative, a trend that continues to grow in the last months due to corruption problems that are processed in control entities and complaints in the media.
In March, President Moreno had a 47.3% positive opinion and this trend has been growing among Ecuadorians. Credibility When asking the population whether they believe the President or not, the answer is mostly positive, reaching 47.3% in June; growing trend since March, when it had 39.3%. From January to June 2018 the surveys reflect the political processes that took place in the country. (I)