Half of Indonesians Satisfied with Jokowi

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 , 12:00:00 WIB -

President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi (second left), with Minsit of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono (left); Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani (third left); Minister of Youth and Sports, Imam Nahrawi (fourth right); Jakarta Vice Governor, Sandiaga Uno (third right) and INASGOC Acting Chairman, Erick Thohir, is seen inaugurating four Asian Games venues at the Gelora Bung Karno Complex, Jakarta, Saturday (2/12).(ANTARA)

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – A survey by the People’s Welfare Organization (Orkesta) has revealed that 52.1 percent Indonesians are satisfied with Jokowi-JK Administration while only 18.3 percent are still unsatisfied.

The survey was conducted from 6 to 20 November 2017 on 1,300 respondents aged at least 17 years in 34 provinces across the country.

"Last year only 38.3 percent were satisfied with their performance. Now, the figure has increased to 52.1 percent. Therefore, the people view that Jokowi-JK Administration’s performance is improving," said Poempida Hidayatulloh, Chairman, Orkestra, Jakarta Pusat, Sunday (3/12).

Infrastructure developments are the achievement that the public praise the most, gaining 37 percent votes.

Poempida explained that the public’s view on the government was assessed based on given positive and negative issues. Eleventh percent of the respondents say they view the administration positively for meeting their promises, 37 percent say it was the evenly spread infrastructure projects that gave them a positive view on the administration. Seven percent say it was President Jokowi’s and Jusuf Kalla’s leadership and 15 percent say the administration is pro to the people.

"The number of respondents that view the administration positively is quite high, but they must still consider the negative issues," he said.

The votes for the positive issues on the Jokowi-JK Administration:
1. Jokowi has met almost all its promises, 11 percent
2. Infrastructure development, 37 percent
3. Good leadership, 7 percent
4. Pro to the People, 15 percent
5. Other reasons, 30 percent

The negative issues:

1. No changes, 16 percent
2. Prices are Still High, 6 percent
3. Oppressive against the People, 2 percent
4. Being Dictated by Foreign Parties, 8 percent
5. National Debt is Increasing, 15 percent
6. Not Meeting Campaign Promises, 21 percent
7. Economic Performance Worsening, 17 percent
8. Other reasons, 15 percent. (dtc/rm)