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Cabinet and political party support rates, NHK public opinion poll

  • September 9, 2019
  • , NHK , Online
  • JMH Translation

 

Cabinet support rate (%)      

 

Jan-19

Feb-19

Mar-19

Apr-19

May-19

Jun-19

Jul-19

Aug-19

Sept-19

Oct-19

Nov-19

Dec-19

Support

43

44

42

47

48

48

45

49

48

 

 

 

Nonsupport

35

37

36

35

32

32

33

31

33

 

 

 

 

Political party support rates (%)

 

Jan-19

Feb-19

Mar-19

Apr-19

May-19

Jun-19

Jul-

19

Aug-19

Sept-19

Oct-19

Nov-19

Dec-19

Liberal Democratic Party (LDP or Jiminto)

35.2

37.1

36.7

37.3

35.2

36.7

33.4

36.1

37.3

 

 

 

Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ or Rikken Minshuto)

6.0

5.7

5.5

5.4

4.8

5.1

6.0

7.2

7.2

 

 

 

Democratic Party for the People (DPFP or Kokumin Minshuto)

1.0

0.6

1.0

0.9

0.7

1.2

1.6

1.5

0.7

 

 

 

Komeito (Komeito)

5.5

3.3

3.4

4.4

3.1

3.1

4.8

4.0

2.6

 

 

 

Japanese Communist Party (JCP or Kyosanto)

2.7

3.1

2.8

2.4

3.2

2.5

2.9

3.8

3.2

 

 

 

Nippon Ishin (Japan Innovation Party) (Nippon Ishin no Kai)

0.8

1.2

1.0

1.0

2.9

2.6

2.3

3.0

3.4

 

 

 

Liberal Party (Jiyuto)*

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

 

 

 

Party of Hope (Kibo no To)

0.0

0.0

0.1

0.0

0.0

 

 

 

Social Democratic Party (SDP or Shaminto)

0.2

0.4

1.1

0.2

0.6

0.2

0.5

0.8

0.2

 

 

 

Reiwa Shinsengumi (Reiwa Shinsengumi)

1.2

0.6

 

 

 

Party to Protect the People from NHK (NHK kara Kokumin wo Mamoru To)

0.2

0.2

 

 

 

Other political parties

0.0

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.6

0.3

1.0

0.2

0.7

 

 

 

None of the above

42.5

41.5

40.6

40.7

40.2

41.2

39.4

34.8

37.1

 

 

 

Don’t know + No answer

5.9

6.7

7.6

7.3

8.8

7.2

8.0

7.1

6.9

 

 

 

* The Liberal Party disbanded in April 2019 and merged with the DPFP.

* The Party of Hope failed to fulfill the necessary conditions for a political party in June 2019.

 

Polling methodology

 

Sample: Men and women aged 18 or over nationwide.

Method: Landline and mobile telephones (random digit dialing [RDD])

Note: From April 2017, the polling methodology was changed to include both landline and mobile phones.

 

 

Dates of poll

No. of pollees

No. of valid responses

Valid response rate (%)

January 2019

Jan. 12–14

(Sat.–Mon./National Holiday)

2,166

1,206

55.7

February 2019

Feb. 9–11

(Sat.–Mon./National Holiday)

2,180

1,236

56.7

March 2019

March 8–10

(Fri.–Sun.)

2.094

1,132

54.1

April 2019

April 5–7

(Fri.–Sun.)

2,292

1,250

54.5

May 2019

May 10–12

(Fri.–Sun.)

2,333

1,260

54.0

June 2019

June 7-9

(Fri.-Sun.)

2,244

1,214

54.1

July 2019

July 5–7

(Fri.–Sun.)

3,756

2,060

54.8

August 2019

Aug.2-4

(Fri.–Sun.)

2,254

1,214

53.9

September 2019

Sept. 6–8

(Fri.–Sun.)

2,368

1,216

51.4

October 2019

 

 

 

 

November 2019

 

 

 

 

December 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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