About 46 p.c of grownup Filipinos imagine that the Philippine economic system will enhance within the subsequent six months, in line with the most recent OCTA Analysis survey. The survey, known as “Tugon ng Masa” (TNM) Nationwide Survey, is an unbiased and non-commissioned ballot carried out usually by OCTA Analysis. It was carried out from July 22 to 26 and confirmed that lower than half of grownup Filipinos stay optimistic in regards to the future. This determine is 4 p.c decrease than the 50 p.c recorded within the first quarter survey carried out in March 2023.
Along with the 46 p.c who imagine the economic system will enhance, the ballot additionally revealed that 43 p.c of grownup Filipinos suppose the economic system will keep the identical, whereas 6 p.c imagine it should worsen. The survey findings additionally confirmed that the proportion of grownup Filipinos who’ve a optimistic outlook on the Philippine economic system within the subsequent six months varies throughout completely different main areas. The very best proportion was recorded in Steadiness Luzon, at 54 p.c, whereas the bottom was in Visayas, at 31 p.c. Conversely, the proportion of grownup Filipinos who suppose the economic system will worsen ranged from 2 p.c to 11 p.c. Visayas had the best proportion of respondents who believed the economic system would worsen, at 11 p.c, whereas Steadiness Luzon had the bottom proportion, at 2 p.c.
Moreover, the survey indicated that 55 p.c of grownup Filipinos imagine their high quality of life will enhance within the subsequent six months, whereas 36 p.c suppose it should stay the identical, and solely 4 p.c imagine it should worsen.