TREND: SA thinks govt failing on economy

2008-02-22 00:00

Fewer South Africans than a year ago believe that government is performing well in terms of controlling inflation, encouraging international investment and managing the economy.

This is according to the latest results from the Government Performance Barometer that Ipsos Markinor conducts bi-annually.

A total of 3 500 respondents were interviewed in the home language of respondents.

Just under half of the respondents (49%) believe that the government is performing very or fairly well in managing the economy.

This is a trend that emerged among all race groups. A similar finding emerged in perceptions of government’s ability to control inflation and encourage international investment.

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