8 of 10 Filipinos aware of peace talks will support reforms — IBON Survey

October 6, 2016

by IBON Media & Communications

Asked whether they would support the political and economic reforms that will be discussed during the peace talks, almost 85% said yes

As the second round of peace negotiations between the Philippine government (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) begin, research group IBON’s new survey shows that most Filipinos aware of the talks will support the political and economic reforms that it will yield.

Asked if they are familiar with the peace talks between the NDFP and the government, 1,170 survey respondents or 77.7% answered yes while only 333 or 22.1% answered no.

Asked whether or not they would support the political and economic reforms that will be discussed during the peace talks, almost 85% said yes and only 8% answered otherwise.

The latest IBON Nationwide Opinion Survey was conducted among 1,505 respondents from September 1-12, 2016. This round  employed field interviews and a multi-stage probability sampling scheme with a plus or minus 3% margin of error.

 

Are you familiar with the peace talks between the NDFP and the GRP?
Yes 1,170 77.7%
No 333 22.1%
No answer 2 0.1%
Total 1,505 100%

 

 

Comprehensive agreements on political and economic reforms will be discussed between the two sides during the peace talks. Would you support these reforms?
Yes 992 84.8%
No 92 7.9%
Don’t know 68 5.8%
No answer 18 1.5%
Total 1,170 100%