SWS: 3.4 million hungry Filipino families in 2nd quarter of 2021

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 3.4 million Filipino families experienced hunger in the second quarter of 2021, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. According to the SWS survey conducted from June 23 to 26 and…

Duterte casts out ‘lame duck’ spell, retains popularity unseen before

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines—While many Filipino presidents’ final few months in office were hounded by the “lame duck” curse, President Rodrigo Duterte seems to have cast the spell out through record-high approval ratings—a feat not seen since polling started…

65% of Filipinos believe it’s ‘dangerous’ to publish anything critical of administration — SWS

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 03/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Majority of Filipinos believe it is “dangerous” to publish anything that is critical of the administration, even if it is the truth, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. According to the fourth…

SWS: 31% of families with distance learners have weak internet connection

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 03/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Thirty-one percent of Filipino families with members studying through online distance learning have weak internet connection, according to survey results released by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) on Friday. Based on the survey conducted by…

40% of Pinoys still want to celebrate Valentine’s Day – SWS

Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The past few months may have been tough due to the pandemic, but Filipinos are not forgetting Valentine’s Day, with two out of five saying they will still celebrate the special day, the latest…

Got no date on Valentine’s Day? SWS says Pinoys without love live at record-high

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - Reporter / @GabrielLaluINQ 02/13/2021

MANILA, Philippines — If you are spending this coming Valentine’s Day alone, then a recent survey would indicate that you’re actually not alone because the number of adult Filipinos without love life is at a record high.…

7.6 million families hungry in past 3 months, highest hunger rate since 2014 — SWS

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 09/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Some 7.6 million Filipino households experienced involuntary hunger in the past three months, the highest hunger incidence since 2014, results of a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed Sunday. Of 1,249 adult Filipinos surveyed…

Palace looking at SWS joblessness survey half-full: ‘Glad it’s not 100%’

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 08/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday appears to be choosing to look at the glass half-full, saying it was “glad” that adult joblessness is not at 100 percent based on a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey that…

Adult unemployment reaches record-high 45.5% in July — SWS

Darryl John Esguerra 08/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Nearly half of the country’s adult labor force was jobless in July 2020, a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed Sunday. According to the National Mobile Phone Survey conducted by SWS…

SWS: 55% of Filipinos comfortable in going to work in case quarantine ends

Katrina Hallare - Reporter / @KHallareINQ 07/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Fifty-five percent of Filipinos expressed that they would feel comfortable in going to work in case the community quarantine has been put to an end next month, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey…

85% of Filipinos still worried about getting coronavirus – SWS

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 07/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — An estimated 85 percent of Filipinos are still worried about catching COVID-19, according to a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), the results of which it released on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.…

Filipinos have ‘poor’ trust for China, ‘excellent’ for US — SWS survey

07/19/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos’ trust for China is now described as “poor,” while the United States gets “excellent,” the recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed Friday. From -6 percent or “neutral” rating in March, Filipinos’ trust rating…

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