The number of Filipinos who see themselves as poor increased in the first four months of the year, according to the results of the latest IBON nationwide survey.
The IBON April 2008 survey showed that 79.3% of 1,495 respondents thought of themselves as poor, an increase from 71.7% in January 2008.
The latest IBON survey was conducted across various sectors nationwide from April 7 to 16, 2008 using a multi-stage probability sampling scheme with a margin of error of plus or minus three percent.
Below is the tabulation of results of the respondents’ self-rated poverty
When you look at your situation today, do you think of yourself as poor?
|January 2008||April 2008|
The full results of the IBON April 2008 Survey may be viewed at www.ibon.org .