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Peru: President Vizcarra's approval rating up to 43%

00:00 | Lima, Aug. 27.

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra's approval rating increased to 43% in August 2018, the latest GfK poll revealed.

This figure implies an increase of 16 percentage points from July (27%). The disapproval rating dropped from 58% to 46%.

The regions showing the highest approval ratings are located in the east (64%) and Lima (49%).

According to the survey, 37% of those asked believe Vizcarra's job performance is better than Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's, the Inca country's former president, who stepped down amid a political scandal last March.

In fact, 42% of respondents think the country will see economic growth again under the current administration.

Likewise, 44% say Vizcarra is respected, and 41% think he is loved by Peruvian citizens.

On the other hand, Parliament's approval stands at 7%, while its disapproval sits at 87%.

Technical details

Pollster name: GfK Conecta
Published by: La Republica newspaper
Coverage: National level
Sample size: 1,210 respondents in 17 regions, 19 provinces, and 80 districts.
Margin of error: +/- 2.7%.
Fieldwork period: August 18th-22th, 2018

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Published: 8/27/2018
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