On the SWS April 2022 survey on the Quality of Life of Filipinos

The Palace welcomes the April 2022 Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showing a +39 Net Personal Optimism, classified as “very high” by SWS, which is also a few points below the pre-pandemic level of excellent +44 in December 2019.

Indeed, the Duterte Administration has put premium on both health and the economy. Central to the success of our pandemic response is maintaining our vigilance against COVID-19 with strict adherence to minimum public health standards while ensuring the country’s socioeconomic recovery, where livelihood opportunities are availble, hunger is eased, and quality of life is improved.