Chosun Ilbo/Gallup Korea 2009 End-of-Year Telephone Opinion Poll (09-36)

Key Issues
  • Support for Lee administration
  • Domestic issues including Four Rivers Project
  • Mayor/governor elections
  • Attitudes toward Japan
Dates Conducted

December 26 and 27, 2009

Methodology

The poll was conducted by a telephone interview of 509 South Korean adults aged 19 and older. The 509 interviewees were selected based on the general population’s ratio of sex, age group, occupation, and area of origin.

Background

Link to original source: http://image.chosun.com/news/2010/20100102_01.pdf

Survey

*All numbers are percentages

*Numbers in parentheses are the total number of respondents

Poll Summary

Sample of survey 19 or older male/female in Seoul
Size of sample 509
Sampling error 95% Confidence Interval ±4.3% point
Method of survey Telephone interview
Term of survey December 26-27, 2009
Requested by Chosun Ilbo
Conducted by GallupKorea

 

Respondents’ Profile

Number of Responses %
Total (509) 100
Sex
-Male (250) 49.1
-Female (259) 50.9
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 21.6
- From 30 to 39 (117) 23
- From 40 to 49 (108) 21.2
- From 50 to 59 (87) 17.1
- From 60 to 69 (87) 17.1
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 10.8
- From 30 to 39 (60) 11.8
- From 40 to 49 (54) 10.6
- From 50 to 59 (42) 8.3
- From 60 to 69 (39) 7.7
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 10.8
- From 30 to 39 (57) 11.2
- From 40 to 49 (54) 10.6
- From 50 to 59 (45) 8.8
- From 60 to 69 (48) 9.4
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 10.6
-Blue collar (42) 8.2
-White collar (169) 33.3
-Housewife (136) 26.7
-Student (54) 10.6
-Unemployed/other (54) 10.6
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 11.9
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 9.2
-Kangwon (31) 6.1
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 18.7
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 24.1
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 12.8
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 9.7
-Jeju (2) 0.4
-North Korea/other (36) 7.1

 

Survey

Q1.  Do you think President Lee Myung-bak is performing his duties as president well? (n=509)

Number of Responses He is doing a good job. He is not doing a good job. He is doing an average job. No opinion. Total
% % % % %
Total (509) 48 42.1 5.9 4.1 100
Sex
-Male (250) 48.5 45.4 3.4 2.6 100
-Female (259) 47.4 38.9 8.2 5.5 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 31.3 59.6 5 4.2 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 38.2 52.4 7.3 2.1 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 44.7 42.7 7.1 5.5 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 56.1 32.4 6.1 5.3 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 78.2 14.9 3.3 3.5 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 42.5 52.5 0 5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 35.3 58.8 5.9 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 46.5 44.2 4.7 4.7 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 51.6 43.5 3.2 1.6 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 76.9 18.5 3.1 1.5 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 66.7 10 3.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 41.3 45.7 8.7 4.3 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 42.9 41.3 9.5 6.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 60.3 22.1 8.8 8.8 100
-60 and higher (48) 79.3 12.1 3.4 5.2 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 59.1 32 4.1 4.8 100
-Blue collar (42) 32.3 51.4 8.2 8 100
-White collar (169) 39.5 52.3 5.7 2.6 100
-Housewife (136) 54.9 32 8.4 4.7 100
-Student (54) 39 55.1 3.4 2.5 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 67.3 25.5 2.2 5 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 49.8 38.6 10.5 1.1 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 64.1 24.8 2.6 8.5 100
-Kangwon (31) 41.3 53.2 0 5.4 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 39.7 52.8 4.9 2.6 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 40.1 48.6 4.1 7.2 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 56.5 34.3 9.2 0 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 57.8 29.7 7.8 4.7 100
-Jeju (2) 0 100 0 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 52.1 38.7 7.4 1.8 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 83.5 9.9 4.6 2 100
-Democratic Party (133) 27.8 61.5 7.6 3 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 9.2 30.6 42.8 17.4 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 14.8 79.3 5.9 0 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 35.9 46.6 4.5 12.9 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 100 0 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 22.5 77.5 0 0 100
-Other party (3) 41.3 58.7 0 0 100
-No opinion (113) 31 55.3 4.9 8.8 100
Political Affiliation
-Conservative (202) 58.6 29.2 8.1 4.2 100
-Moderate (152) 48.7 41.7 6.6 3 100
-Progressive (142) 32.3 62.1 2.5 3.1 100
-No opinion (14) 44.7 30 0 25.4 100

 

Q2.  Political parties in Korea today include the Grand National Party, Democratic Party, Liberty Forward Party, Democratic Labor Party, Pro-Park Coalition, Creative Korea Party, New Progressive Party, etc. Of these parties, which do you support? (n=509)

Number of Responses Grand National Party Democratic Party Liberty Forward Party Democratic Labor Party Pro-Park Coalition Creative Korea Party New Progressive Party Other No opinion Total
% % % % % % % % % %
Total (509) 36.8 25.1 1.4 5.8 2.6 0.3 4.2 0.6 22.2 100
Sex
-Male (250) 34.7 27 1.6 6 1.2 0.6 4.6 0.7 23.6 100
-Female (259) 38.9 25.2 1.3 5.6 3.9 0 3.8 0.5 20.7 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 15 32.9 2.9 12.1 1.7 1.3 7.1 0 27.1 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 25.8 32 0 7.7 2.6 0 6.2 2.6 23.1 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 29.8 28.2 2.3 5.1 4.8 0 4.7 0 25.1 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 53.8 19.3 0.8 0.8 3.1 0 1.6 0 20.8 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 71 13.6 1 1.4 0.7 0 0 0 12.4 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 32.5 2.5 7.5 0 2.5 7.5 0 27.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 23.5 29.4 0 8.8 2.9 0 5.9 2.9 26.5 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 27.9 27.9 4.7 7 0 0 4.7 0 27.9 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 46.8 25.8 0 1.6 1.6 0 3.2 0 21 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 69.2 15.4 0 3.1 1.5 0 0 0 10.8 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 10 33.3 3.3 16.7 3.3 0 6.7 0 26.7 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 28.3 34.8 0 6.5 2.2 0 6.5 2.2 19.6 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 31.7 28.6 0 3.2 9.5 0 4.8 0 22.2 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 60.3 13.2 1.5 0 4.4 0 0 0 20.6 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 72.4 12.1 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 13.8 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 45.3 25.1 0 2.4 1.6 0 1.3 0 24.3 100
-Blue collar (42) 26.9 33.3 0 6 3 0 4.2 0 26.6 100
-White collar (169) 28.9 27.4 1.1 7.2 2.3 0.8 5 1.8 25.4 100
-Housewife (136) 47.4 23.3 0.6 2.6 3.5 0 4.4 0 18.2 100
-Student (54) 16.1 29.7 5.9 12.7 3.4 0 8.5 0 23.7 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 55.2 20.7 2.3 6 1.1 0 0 0 14.7 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 32.4 25 4.1 5.7 1.4 0 2.5 0 28.9 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 52.9 14.4 0 0 0 0 9.5 0 23.1 100
-Kangwon (31) 35.3 13.9 0 5.9 4 0 0 0 40.9 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 33.9 18.9 5 7.7 5.3 0 4.2 1.9 23.2 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 17.1 50.4 0 4.6 2.2 1.1 4.4 1 19.3 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 57.8 15.9 0 6.9 1.3 0 5.3 0 12.7 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 47.9 15.5 0 7.3 3.5 0 2.5 0 23.4 100
-Jeju (2) 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 48.6 19.1 0 9.2 2.4 0 3.8 0 16.9 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. -244 64.1 15.1 0.3 1.8 1.9 0 2 0.5 14.3 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 8.6 38.1 1 11 2.9 0.6 7.8 0.8 29.1 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 29 34 10.4 5.9 2 0 0 0 18.7 100
-No opinion. (21) 18.3 19.5 6.1 0 8.3 0 0 0 47.9 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 55.5 23.7 2 2.2 2.1 0 1.3 0 13.3 100
-Moderate (152) 33.2 21.2 1.2 4.7 3.1 0.9 5.2 0 30.6 100
-Progressive (142) 15 36.2 1 11.9 3 0 7.8 2.1 23 100
-No opinion (14) 28.7 10.4 0 10 0 0 0 0 51 100

 

Q3.  Do you support or oppose the Four Rivers Project? (n=509)

Number of Responses Support Oppose No opinion Total
% % % %
Total (509) 37.3 54 8.8 100
Sex
-Male (250) 39.1 55.3 5.6 100
-Female (259) 35.5 52.7 11.8 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 17.5 70.4 12.1 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 29.5 66.9 3.6 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 34.5 56.1 9.4 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 52.3 44.7 3.1 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 61.2 22.4 16.3 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 25 67.5 7.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 26.5 70.6 2.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 37.2 53.5 9.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 48.4 48.4 3.2 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 70.8 24.6 4.6 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 10 73.3 16.7 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 32.6 63 4.3 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 31.7 58.7 9.5 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 55.9 41.2 2.9 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 53.4 20.7 25.9 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 52.6 42.6 4.8 100
-Blue collar (42) 27.8 64.8 7.4 100
-White collar (169) 30.7 64.9 4.5 100
-Housewife (136) 41.3 44.8 13.9 100
-Student (54) 24.6 66.9 8.5 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 52.4 33 14.7 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 35.4 56.4 8.2 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 49.3 41.8 8.9 100
-Kangwon (31) 36.6 52 11.3 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 33.2 57.7 9.1 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 25.6 65.1 9.3 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 47.9 46.8 5.3 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 55.9 34.6 9.5 100
-Jeju (2) 0 100 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 32.8 57 10.3 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 71.6 18 10.4 100
-Democratic Party (133) 15.7 76.9 7.3 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 9.2 73.4 17.4 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 0 95.4 4.6 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 21.1 78.9 0 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 5.8 94.2 0 100
-Other party (3) 41.3 58.7 0 100
-No opinion (113) 25.3 63.4 11.3 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 66.3 23.9 9.8 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 7.8 86.8 5.4 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 21.1 64.1 14.8 100
-No opinion. (21) 22.4 54.7 22.9 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 54.3 38.9 6.8 100
-Moderate (152) 32 59.5 8.5 100
-Progressive (142) 20 71.6 8.4 100
-No opinion (14) 22.6 33.9 43.4 100

 

Q4.  Do you think the Sejong City Project should be carried forward according to the original plan or according to the government’s revised plan? (n=509)

Number of Responses According to the original plan According to the revised plan No opinion Total
% % % %
Total (509) 27.9 55 17.1 100
Sex
-Male (250) 33.5 55.7 10.8 100
-Female (259) 22.6 54.3 23.2 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 36.7 41.3 22.1 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 35.9 48.3 15.7 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 26.2 58.1 15.7 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 22.4 68.4 9.2 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 13.7 64.1 22.2 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 40 42.5 17.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 41.2 52.9 5.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 30.2 55.8 14 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 30.6 62.9 6.5 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 20 70.8 9.2 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 33.3 40 26.7 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 30.4 43.5 26.1 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 22.2 60.3 17.5 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 14.7 73.5 11.8 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 8.6 58.6 32.8 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 27.6 66.1 6.2 100
-Blue collar (42) 30.3 38.7 30.9 100
-White collar (169) 29.7 57.5 12.7 100
-Housewife (136) 19.8 57.8 22.4 100
-Student (54) 44.9 39.8 15.3 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 24 56.6 19.4 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 34.2 53.6 12.2 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 23.9 59.3 16.8 100
-Kangwon (31) 30.4 50.4 19.2 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 34.1 49.6 16.4 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 33.5 45 21.5 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 18.5 62.3 19.2 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 17.2 73.7 9.2 100
-Jeju (2) 100 0 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 13.2 68 18.8 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 6.9 79.3 13.8 100
-Democratic Party (133) 46.5 37.2 16.3 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 36.9 63.1 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 49.1 37.9 13 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 22.7 59.4 17.9 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 100 0 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 64.6 11.7 23.7 100
-Other party (3) 58.7 41.3 0 100
-No opinion (113) 26.9 48.3 24.8 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 12.5 71.8 15.7 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 45.8 35.9 18.3 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 27.5 63.2 9.2 100
-No opinion. (21) 26.1 41.6 32.3 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 23.5 66 10.6 100
-Moderate (152) 24.3 56.1 19.6 100
-Progressive (142) 40.8 40.7 18.4 100
-No opinion (14) 0 28.7 71.3 100

 

Q5.  Would you support or oppose an amendment to the constitution that would change the current five-year, single-term presidency into a four-year, multiple-term presidency, parliamentary cabinet system, or other? (n=509)

Number of Responses Support Oppose No opinion Total
% % % %
Total (509) 58.1 35.6 6.2 100
Sex
-Male (250) 67.9 27.6 4.6 100
-Female (259) 48.7 43.4 7.9 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 53.3 41.3 5.4 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 47 49 4.1 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 68.1 25.5 6.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 63.2 29.9 6.9 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 61.6 28.9 9.4 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 50 42.5 7.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 64.7 29.4 5.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 79.1 20.9 0 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 75.8 21 3.2 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 73.8 20 6.2 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 56.7 40 3.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 28.3 69.6 2.2 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 57.1 30.2 12.7 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 51.5 38.2 10.3 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 51.7 36.2 12.1 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 71.3 27.5 1.2 100
-Blue collar (42) 63.9 34.6 1.6 100
-White collar (169) 57.7 36.6 5.7 100
-Housewife (136) 47.1 42.9 10 100
-Student (54) 56.8 38.1 5.1 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 70.8 21 8.2 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 57.1 41.8 1.1 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 62.6 34.4 2.9 100
-Kangwon (31) 56.4 41.7 1.9 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 62.5 31.7 5.8 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 56 37.2 6.8 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 55.5 31.9 12.6 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 50.2 40 9.8 100
-Jeju (2) 64.5 0 35.5 100
-North Korea/other (36) 66.4 29.4 4.3 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 56.9 36.4 6.7 100
-Democratic Party (133) 58.9 36 5.1 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 61.9 38.1 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 47.6 46.2 6.2 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 26.1 41.1 32.7 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 79.8 16.2 4 100
-Other party (3) 58.7 41.3 0 100
-No opinion (113) 62.1 33.2 4.8 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 59.1 34.2 6.7 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 59.5 34.9 5.5 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 47.4 52.6 0 100
-No opinion. (21) 47 35.4 17.5 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 64.1 30.7 5.2 100
-Moderate (152) 51.2 42.2 6.6 100
-Progressive (142) 59.1 34.7 6.2 100
-No opinion (14) 36 46 18.1 100

 

Q6.  Then, which system of government do you think is the most appropriate? (n=328)

Number of Responses Multiple-term presidential system Parliamentary cabinet system Presidential system with distributed power No opinion Total
% % % % %
Total (328) 53.9 15.9 24.8 5.3 100
Sex
-Male (181) 68.6 11.2 17.3 2.8 100
-Female (146) 35.7 21.7 34.1 8.5 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (65) 43.3 15.6 39 2.1 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 71.6 14.2 14.2 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (80) 51.9 18 23.2 6.9 100
- From 50 to 59 (61) 55 18.7 24.2 2.2 100
- From 60 to 69 (62) 49.4 12.5 23.1 15 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (32) 65.2 8.7 21.7 4.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (42) 83.3 8.3 8.3 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (43) 67.6 11.8 17.6 2.9 100
- From 50 to 59 (33) 59.2 16.3 22.4 2 100
- From 60 to 69 (31) 63.5 11.5 19.2 5.8 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (33) 22.2 22.2 55.6 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (17) 42.9 28.6 28.6 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (38) 34.1 25 29.5 11.4 100
- From 50 to 59 (28) 50 21.4 26.2 2.4 100
- From 60 to 69 (31) 35.1 13.5 27 24.3 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (39) 53.8 23.9 20.1 2.2 100
-Blue collar (27) 67.3 9.6 23.1 0 100
-White collar (107) 61.4 14.2 23.6 0.8 100
-Housewife (78) 39.6 21.3 25.3 13.8 100
-Student (33) 42.5 9.6 43.8 4.1 100
-Unemployed/other (43) 61.5 12.1 17.6 8.7 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (35) 50.8 14.4 27.6 7.2 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (31) 56.7 14.4 26.2 2.7 100
-Kangwon (18) 41.4 18.1 29.6 10.9 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (65) 61.2 9.4 23.9 5.5 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (77) 46.7 25.6 22.8 4.9 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (44) 52.8 17.8 27.6 1.9 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (30) 57.9 18.8 17.7 5.6 100
-Jeju (2) 100 0 0 0 100
-North Korea/other (25) 60.7 0 30 9.3 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (119) 57.4 14.5 20.9 7.3 100
-Democratic Party (85) 47.3 23.7 25.6 3.4 100
-Liberty Forward Party (4) 30.8 0 41.1 28.1 100
-Democratic Labor Party (16) 52.3 0 42.3 5.4 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (8) 47.3 0 30.7 22 100
-Creative Korea Party (18) 57.3 21.9 20.8 0 100
-New Progressive Party (2) 100 0 0 0 100
-Other party (75) 56.3 14.4 26.6 2.8 100
-No opinion
Support for President (161) 57.7 15.3 18.9 8.1 100
-He is doing a good job. (139) 52.6 15.7 30 1.7 100
-He is not doing a good job. (14) 45.4 15.4 39.2 0 100
-He is doing an average job. (13) 31 25.7 27.6 15.8 100
-No opinion.
Political affiliation (140) 50.4 22.1 22.4 5.2 100
-Conservative (88) 61.6 12.2 20.8 5.4 100
-Moderate (93) 51.8 11.4 34.4 2.4 100
-Progressive (7) 55 0 0 45 100

 

Q7.  If the constitution is amended, when do you think the amendment should take place? Please choose among “within the next year,” “during this current administration,” and “does not matter even after the current administration.” (n=509)

Number of Responses Within the next year (2010) During this current administration Does not matter even after current administration No opinion Total
% % % % %
Total (509) 15.1 34.7 43.8 6.3 100
Sex
-Male (250) 19.1 38.3 38 4.6 100
-Female (259) 11.3 31.2 49.5 8 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 15 31.3 51.3 2.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 12.2 34.9 48.4 4.5 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 16 39.2 42.4 2.4 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 13.2 32.4 42.9 11.5 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 20 35.6 31.1 13.3 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 10 32.5 52.5 5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 17.6 41.2 32.4 8.8 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 20.9 41.9 37.2 0 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 22.6 38.7 30.6 8.1 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 27.7 36.9 35.4 0 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 30 50 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 6.5 28.3 65.2 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 11.1 36.5 47.6 4.8 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 4.4 26.5 54.4 14.7 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 13.8 34.5 27.6 24.1 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 16.1 43.9 37.4 2.5 100
-Blue collar (42) 36.9 25.8 33.7 3.6 100
-White collar (169) 11.6 44.9 37.5 6 100
-Housewife (136) 8.2 28.1 51 12.6 100
-Student (54) 15.3 25.4 56.8 2.5 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 25.5 26.2 47.1 1.2 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 12 27 50.2 10.8 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 12 43.3 40.9 3.8 100
-Kangwon (31) 15.7 32.6 51.7 0 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 16.8 46.6 31.9 4.7 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 19.6 26.5 48.7 5.2 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 12.4 40.9 37.7 9 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 14.7 26.3 48.7 10.2 100
-Jeju (2) 0 32.2 67.8 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 10.8 35.2 48.4 5.6 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 16.2 42.5 34.4 6.9 100
-Democratic Party (133) 13.3 26.3 56.4 4 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 0 36.5 63.5 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 16.5 25.3 52.2 5.9 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 19 11 63.6 6.5 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 29 30.5 40.5 0 100
-Other party (3) 0 58.7 41.3 0 100
-No opinion (113) 13.7 37.3 38.9 10.1 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 14.5 37.8 40.7 7 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 16.4 32.1 47.9 3.6 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 12.9 35.6 39 12.6 100
-No opinion. (21) 13.5 23 45.7 17.8 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 16.9 37.5 39.1 6.5 100
-Moderate (152) 10.4 34.5 47.3 7.8 100
-Progressive (142) 18.6 33.1 46.2 2.1 100
-No opinion (14) 6 12.3 51.6 30.1 100

 

Q8. How much affinity do you have for Japan ? (n=509)

Number of Responses (1) A lot (2) A little (1) + (2) (3) Not much (4) Not at all (3) + (4) No opinion Total
% % % % % % % %
Total (509) 12.3 32.4 44.7 38.1 16.4 54.4 0.9 100
Sex
-Male (250) 14.2 34.6 48.8 32.6 18 50.6 0.5 100
-Female (259) 10.5 30.2 40.8 43.3 14.8 58.1 1.2 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 18.8 41.7 60.4 29.2 10.4 39.6 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 10.7 31.3 42 42.9 15.1 58 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 9.5 31.4 40.9 41.6 16.8 58.3 0.8 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 9.3 35.4 44.7 36 16.2 52.2 3.1 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 13 20.3 33.3 40.4 25.3 65.7 1 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 17.5 40 57.5 25 17.5 42.5 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 14.7 38.2 52.9 38.2 8.8 47.1 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 4.7 27.9 32.6 41.9 25.6 67.4 0 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 17.7 38.7 56.5 24.2 16.1 40.3 3.2 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 18.5 26.2 44.6 30.8 24.6 55.4 0 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 43.3 63.3 33.3 3.3 36.7 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 6.5 23.9 30.4 47.8 21.7 69.6 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 14.3 34.9 49.2 41.3 7.9 49.2 1.6 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 1.5 32.4 33.8 47.1 16.2 63.2 2.9 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 8.6 15.5 24.1 48.3 25.9 74.1 1.7 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 15.5 25.2 40.8 34.8 23.2 58 1.3 100
-Blue collar (42) 15.9 40.6 56.6 37.2 6.2 43.4 0 100
-White collar (169) 11.1 35.7 46.7 39.9 12.4 52.4 0.9 100
-Housewife (136) 6.5 27.8 34.4 45.4 19.1 64.6 1.1 100
-Student (54) 24.6 39.8 64.4 16.9 18.6 35.6 0 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 12.8 26.8 39.5 38.6 20.6 59.2 1.3 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 18.5 22.5 40.9 45.4 12.5 58 1.1 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 10.2 36.2 46.4 42.7 10.9 53.6 0 100
-Kangwon (31) 20 13.5 33.5 53.6 12.9 66.5 0 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 10 29.3 39.3 38.7 21.3 60 0.7 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 15.2 38.2 53.3 27.3 19.4 46.7 0 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 6.5 36 42.4 41.2 13.8 55 2.6 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 13 26.5 39.5 42.7 16.4 59.1 1.3 100
-Jeju (2) 0 0 0 100 0 100 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 5.2 52.1 57.2 25.8 15.1 40.9 1.9 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 13.6 30.6 44.2 39.7 15 54.7 1.1 100
-Democratic Party (133) 11.2 35.3 46.5 33.7 19.3 53 0.5 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 0 0 0 38.1 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 12.4 33.8 46.2 37.4 16.4 53.8 0 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 0 31.9 31.9 63.1 5 68.1 0 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 0 0 100 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 8.2 36.3 44.5 40.1 11.4 51.5 4 100
-Other party (3) 0 0 0 58.7 41.3 100 0 100
-No opinion (113) 15.1 34.2 49.3 35.9 14.1 50 0.7 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 14.6 33.6 48.3 35.6 14.9 50.5 1.2 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 12 30.6 42.6 40 16.7 56.7 0.7 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 4.9 36.8 41.6 30.8 27.5 58.4 0 100
-No opinion. (21) 0 29.2 29.2 57 13.8 70.8 0 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 11.5 34.7 46.2 37 16.1 53.1 0.7 100
-Moderate (152) 10.3 33.1 43.4 44.7 10.5 55.1 1.4 100
-Progressive (142) 15.7 29.1 44.8 33.4 21.8 55.2 0 100
-No opinion (14) 13.3 23.3 36.7 28.9 28.4 57.3 6 100

 

Q9. Next year, 2010, marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the Japan-Korea annexation. In the past one hundred years, how much do you think Korea has helped with Japan ’s development? (n=509)

Number of Responses (1) A lot (2) A little (1) + (2) (3) Not much (4) Not at all (3) + (4) No opinion Total
% % % % % % % %
Total (509) 32.9 43.3 76.2 15.3 2.4 17.7 6.1 100
Sex
-Male (250) 40.5 41.3 81.8 10.9 3.2 14 4.2 100
-Female (259) 25.6 45.2 70.7 19.5 1.8 21.2 8 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 20 55 75 20.4 0 20.4 4.6 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 39.7 40.1 79.7 11.5 4.7 16.2 4.1 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 35.7 40.8 76.5 13 2.3 15.3 8.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 34 42.3 76.3 19.9 0 19.9 3.8 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 35.3 37 72.3 12 5.1 17.1 10.6 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 60 80 17.5 0 17.5 2.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 58.8 26.5 85.3 5.9 2.9 8.8 5.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 34.9 41.9 76.7 11.6 4.7 16.3 7 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 50 38.7 88.7 11.3 0 11.3 0 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 38.5 40 78.5 7.7 9.2 16.9 4.6 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 50 70 23.3 0 23.3 6.7 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 19.6 54.3 73.9 17.4 6.5 23.9 2.2 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 36.5 39.7 76.2 14.3 0 14.3 9.5 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 19.1 45.6 64.7 27.9 0 27.9 7.4 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 32.8 34.5 67.2 15.5 1.7 17.2 15.5 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 43.7 36 79.7 11.2 2.3 13.5 6.7 100
-Blue collar (42) 38.2 42.2 80.4 17.5 0 17.5 2 100
-White collar (169) 35.5 45.1 80.5 11.7 3.2 14.9 4.5 100
-Housewife (136) 28.4 40.7 69.1 18.6 2.4 21 9.9 100
-Student (54) 22 48.3 70.3 26.3 0 26.3 3.4 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 31.9 47.2 79.1 9.3 4.4 13.7 7.2 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 31.5 38.5 70 22.3 2.1 24.3 5.7 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 30.1 50.9 81 8.3 3.9 12.3 6.7 100
-Kangwon (31) 39.7 47.6 87.3 0 1.9 1.9 10.8 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 41.6 37.8 79.3 13.8 2 15.8 4.9 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 26.5 43.3 69.9 21.6 3 24.6 5.6 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 34.7 47.6 82.3 12.3 0 12.3 5.4 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 23.6 50.3 73.9 16.1 4.8 20.9 5.2 100
-Jeju (2) 0 67.8 67.8 0 0 0 32.2 100
-North Korea/other (36) 42.8 33.5 76.3 12.6 2.3 14.9 8.8 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 34 45.4 79.5 14.1 1.6 15.7 4.8 100
-Democratic Party (133) 24.8 49.3 74.2 17 2.3 19.3 6.5 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 0 61.9 61.9 20.7 0 20.7 17.4 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 33.2 40.9 74.1 9.5 10.2 19.7 6.2 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 36.4 52.1 88.5 11.5 0 11.5 0 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 100 100 0 0 0 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 63.1 22.6 85.7 8.5 5.8 14.3 0 100
-Other party (3) 100 0 100 0 0 0 0 100
-No opinion (113) 34.9 35.4 70.3 18.7 1.8 20.4 9.3 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 30.9 45.2 76.1 17.2 2.2 19.4 4.5 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 35.8 44.1 80 11.2 2.4 13.6 6.4 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 39 32.8 71.8 19.4 5.9 25.3 2.9 100
-No opinion. (21) 17.1 26.9 44 28.8 0 28.8 27.2 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 32.9 45.8 78.7 15.1 2.4 17.4 3.8 100
-Moderate (152) 29.1 43 72.1 20 1.6 21.6 6.3 100
-Progressive (142) 38.2 41.6 79.8 10.6 3.6 14.3 5.9 100
-No opinion (14) 19.4 26.4 45.8 13.3 0 13.3 40.9 100

 

Q10. Then, in the past one hundred years how much do you think Japan has helped with Korea ’s development? (n=509)

Number of Responses (1) A lot (2) A little (1) + (2) (3) Not much (4) Not at all (3) + (4) No opinion Total
% % % % % % % %
Total (509) 15.6 48 63.6 24.4 8.9 33.2 3.2 100
Sex
-Male (250) 20.5 48.2 68.7 19.5 10.9 30.4 1 100
-Female (259) 10.9 47.8 58.7 29.1 6.9 36 5.3 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 10.8 47.5 58.3 30.8 9.2 40 1.7 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 19.8 44 63.7 28.1 6.6 34.8 1.5 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 16.9 49.4 66.3 21.9 10.2 32.1 1.6 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 15.5 58.5 74 18.3 4.6 22.9 3.1 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 14.7 41.6 56.3 20.1 14.1 34.2 9.5 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 15 45 60 25 15 40 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 32.4 38.2 70.6 17.6 8.8 26.5 2.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 11.6 51.2 62.8 23.3 14 37.2 0 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 22.6 64.5 87.1 8.1 3.2 11.3 1.6 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 20 46.2 66.2 21.5 12.3 33.8 0 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 6.7 50 56.7 36.7 3.3 40 3.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 6.5 50 56.5 39.1 4.3 43.5 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 22.2 47.6 69.8 20.6 6.3 27 3.2 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 8.8 52.9 61.8 27.9 5.9 33.8 4.4 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 10.3 37.9 48.3 19 15.5 34.5 17.2 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 19.6 51 70.6 22 7.3 29.4 0 100
-Blue collar (42) 28.8 36.3 65.1 25.9 7 32.8 2 100
-White collar (169) 12.7 52.7 65.3 24 9.6 33.6 1 100
-Housewife (136) 15 46.1 61.1 22.1 9.3 31.3 7.6 100
-Student (54) 11.9 41.5 53.4 33.1 10.2 43.2 3.4 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 16 50.4 66.4 23.7 7.1 30.8 2.8 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 20.1 42.2 62.4 28.1 8.2 36.3 1.4 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 10.5 49.4 59.9 22.8 12.4 35.2 4.9 100
-Kangwon (31) 28.4 26.7 55.1 31.4 4.8 36.2 8.7 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 18.6 50.3 69 20.9 9.2 30.2 0.9 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 15.6 49.8 65.4 21.8 8.8 30.7 3.9 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 14.1 39.3 53.5 29.8 14.4 44.3 2.3 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 8.5 57.9 66.4 23.3 5.1 28.3 5.2 100
-Jeju (2) 0 64.5 64.5 35.5 0 35.5 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 9.3 62.7 71.9 22.8 3.5 26.2 1.8 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 18.1 53.1 71.2 19.5 6.8 26.3 2.5 100
-Democratic Party (133) 12.8 48.2 61.1 26.5 9.5 36.1 2.9 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 0 36.5 36.5 63.5 0 63.5 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 19.7 40.1 59.7 34 6.3 40.3 0 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 9.5 69.6 79.2 20.8 0 20.8 0 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 0 0 100 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 17.2 35.1 52.3 12.9 34.8 47.7 0 100
-Other party (3) 0 58.7 58.7 41.3 0 41.3 0 100
-No opinion (113) 15.8 42.1 57.9 26.1 9.1 35.2 6.9 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 15.9 51.2 67.1 21.5 8.9 30.4 2.6 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 15.3 42.9 58.3 28 10.5 38.6 3.2 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 24.4 53.1 77.5 19.6 2.9 22.5 0 100
-No opinion. (21) 2.9 55 57.9 26.8 0 26.8 15.3 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 15.6 53.8 69.4 22.5 6.6 29.1 1.5 100
-Moderate (152) 14.2 44.8 59 29.1 9.1 38.2 2.8 100
-Progressive (142) 17.4 44.4 61.8 23.9 11.5 35.4 2.8 100
-No opinion (14) 13.3 33.9 47.3 4.4 12 16.4 36.6 100

 

Q11. Do you think your current area of residence is overall a good or bad place to live? (n=509)

Number of Responses (1) It is a very good place to live. (2) It is a good place to live. (1) + (2) (3) It is a bad place to live. (4) It is a very bad place to live. (3) + (4) No opinion Total
% % % % % % % %
Total (509) 10.8 68.2 79 17.3 2.2 19.5 1.5 100
Sex
-Male (250) 8.5 65.8 74.3 20.6 3 23.6 2 100
-Female (259) 13 70.6 83.6 14.2 1.3 15.5 0.9 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 12.9 64.2 77.1 20.4 1.3 21.7 1.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 10 63.2 73.4 22.5 4.1 26.6 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 4 74.5 78.5 20.4 0 20.4 1.2 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 11.5 70 81.5 12.4 4.6 17 1.5 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 16.7 70.7 87.4 7.7 1 8.6 4 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 12.5 65 77.5 17.5 2.5 20 2.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 11.8 52.9 64.7 29.4 5.9 35.3 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 0 74.4 74.4 23.3 0 23.3 2.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 4.8 69.4 74.2 17.7 6.5 24.2 1.6 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 13.8 70.8 84.6 10.8 0 10.8 4.6 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 13.3 63.3 76.7 23.3 0 23.3 0 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 8.7 73.9 82.6 15.2 2.2 17.4 0001.53.4 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 7.9 74.6 82.5 17.5 0 17.5 0 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 17.6 70.6 88.2 7.4 2.9 10.3 1.5 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 19 70.7 89.7 5.2 1.7 6.9 3.4 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 9 72.9 82 16.9 0 16.9 1.1 100
-Blue collar (42) 4.9 78 82.9 7.9 4.6 12.5 4.6 100
-White collar (169) 13 58.1 71 25.7 2.9 28.6 0.4 100
-Housewife (136) 10.8 76.2 86.9 10.3 1.6 11.8 1.2 100
-Student (54) 11 60.2 71.2 23.7 2.5 26.3 2.5 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 10.2 76 86.3 10.1 1.3 11.3 2.4 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 16.8 67.8 84.6 10.9 4.5 15.4 0 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 9.7 64.6 74.3 23.9 1.8 25.7 0 100
-Kangwon (31) 14.3 73 87.3 12.7 0 12.7 0 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 12.8 71.9 84.8 10.7 3.2 13.8 1.4 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 5.6 64.9 70.5 24.7 2.5 27.2 2.3 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 8.8 66.8 75.6 21.5 0 21.5 2.8 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 10.3 71.2 81.4 17.3 0 17.3 1.2 100
-Jeju (2) 0 100 100 0 0 0 0001.53.4 100
-North Korea/other (36) 16.6 68.1 84.8 9.2 3.7 12.9 2.3 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 15.5 76.5 92 5.8 0.4 6.3 1.8 100
-Democratic Party (133) 7.3 63.7 71 25.9 2.5 28.4 0.5 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 30.6 60.3 90.8 9.2 0 9.2 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 12.1 54.1 66.2 23.7 10.1 33.8 0 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 15.1 78.4 93.5 6.5 0 6.5 0 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 0 0 100 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 0 62.3 62.3 26.4 11.4 37.7 0 100
-Other party (3) 0 100 100 0 0 0 0 100
-No opinion (113) 7.4 64.1 71.5 24.2 1.2 25.4 3.1 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 12.9 73.7 86.6 11.4 0.6 12 1.3 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 8.4 61.5 69.9 24.6 4.1 28.7 1.3 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 14.3 64.8 79.1 16.7 0 16.7 4.2 100
-No opinion. (21) 6.1 78 84.1 12.7 3.2 15.9 0 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 13.2 73.3 86.5 11.8 0.7 12.6 0.9 100
-Moderate (152) 6.8 70.4 77.1 20.3 1.3 21.6 1.2 100
-Progressive (142) 10.3 59.7 70.1 22.6 5.3 27.9 2 100
-No opinion (14) 25.6 57.8 83.4 10.6 0 10.6 6 100

 

Q12. The mayor/governor race will be held next year (2010). Do you think it would be good for the current mayor/governor of your district to be reelected? (n=509)

Number of Responses It is good for the current mayor/governor to be reelected. It is good for another person to be reelcted. No opinion. Total
% % % %
Total (509) 31.2 57.6 11.2 100
Sex
-Male (250) 28.6 60 11.4 100
-Female (259) 33.7 55.2 11.1 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 21.3 68.8 10 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 22.8 71 6.2 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 30.6 58.1 11.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 39.2 50.1 10.8 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 47.8 32.3 20 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 22.5 67.5 10 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 17.6 76.5 5.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 27.9 55.8 16.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 33.9 56.5 9.7 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 49.2 33.8 16.9 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 20 70 10 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 28.3 65.2 6.5 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 33.3 60.3 6.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 44.1 44.1 11.8 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 46.6 31 22.4 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 41.3 52.5 6.3 100
-Blue collar (42) 25.7 54.4 19.9 100
-White collar (169) 25.3 64 10.7 100
-Housewife (136) 36.5 53.1 10.4 100
-Student (54) 18.6 72.9 8.5 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 43.2 40.7 16.1 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 18.8 69.5 11.7 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 40.2 51 8.9 100
-Kangwon (31) 36.5 41.3 22.2 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 32.2 57.6 10.2 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 26.7 62.6 10.7 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 29.6 58.6 11.8 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 42.6 47.3 10.1 100
-Jeju (2) 32.2 67.8 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 35.8 54.5 9.7 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 47.3 38.6 14.1 100
-Democratic Party (133) 23.2 70.6 6.3 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 38.1 61.9 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 21.7 74.1 4.2 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 47.9 36.3 15.8 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 100 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 0 100 0 100
-Other party (3) 41.3 58.7 0 100
-No opinion (113) 19.9 63.1 17 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 43.7 44 12.4 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 16.4 75.4 8.2 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 39.3 51.9 8.8 100
-No opinion. (21) 25.4 41.5 33.1 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 44.2 42.6 13.2 100
-Moderate (152) 24.8 64.3 11 100
-Progressive (142) 19.4 75.2 5.4 100
-No opinion 31.6 22.3 46.1 100

Q13. Which of the following political affiliations do you identify with? (n=509)

Number of Responses (1) Very conservative (2) Kind of conservative (1)+(2) (3) Moderate (4) Kind of progressive (5) Very progressive (4)+(5) No opinion Total
% % % % % % % % %
Total (509) 4.4 35.3 39.7 29.8 23.2 4.6 27.8 2.7 100
Sex
-Male (250) 5.9 35.8 41.6 29.6 23.9 3.8 27.7 1 100
-Female (259) 3 34.8 37.8 29.9 22.5 5.4 28 4.3 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 1.3 22.1 23.3 32.5 32.1 7.5 39.6 4.6 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 2.1 31.4 33.5 32.6 28.7 5.1 33.8 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 2 39.6 41.6 36.4 17.7 2.8 20.4 1.6 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 8.5 44.5 53 25.4 17.7 3.8 21.5 0 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 42.6 53 18.6 17.1 3.3 20.4 8 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 2.5 27.5 30 35 27.5 5 32.5 2.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 0 32.4 32.4 26.5 35.3 5.9 41.2 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 2.3 39.5 41.9 39.5 16.3 2.3 18.6 0 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 12.9 37.1 50 29 19.4 1.6 21 0 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 16.9 46.2 63.1 13.8 16.9 3.1 20 3.1 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 0 16.7 16.7 30 36.7 10 46.7 6.7 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 4.3 30.4 34.8 39.1 21.7 4.3 26.1 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 1.6 39.7 41.3 33.3 19 3.2 22.2 3.2 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 4.4 51.5 55.9 22.1 16.2 5.9 22.1 0 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 5.2 39.7 44.8 22.4 17.2 3.4 20.7 12.1 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 6.3 42 48.3 35.8 10.9 3.4 14.3 1.6 100
-Blue collar (42) 6.5 37.4 43.9 35.3 13.4 3 16.4 4.4 100
-White collar (169) 2.6 32.7 35.3 35.8 25.6 3.3 28.8 0 100
-Housewife (136) 4.8 38.3 43.2 22.6 25.5 4.4 29.9 4.3 100
-Student (54) 0 21.2 21.2 34.7 31.4 9.3 40.7 3.4 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 10 41.4 51.4 13.5 21.9 7 28.9 6.3 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 7.3 19.2 26.5 44.9 27.2 0 27.2 1.4 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 1.3 46.2 47.5 25.5 22.6 1.4 24 3 100
-Kangwon (31) 1.9 42 43.9 13 31.2 5.9 37.2 5.9 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 2.8 28.3 31 32.6 28.2 6.7 34.9 1.5 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 2.1 29.9 32 33 23.5 7.3 30.8 4.2 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 8.7 47.3 56 21.4 15 6.4 21.3 1.3 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 1.2 45.4 46.6 34.3 17.4 0 17.4 1.7 100
-Jeju (2) 0 67.8 67.8 0 32.2 0 32.2 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 42.1 56.8 16.6 18.6 4.1 22.8 3.8 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 9 50.8 59.8 26.8 8.2 3.1 11.3 2.1 100
-Democratic Party (133) 1.5 34.5 36.1 24.2 35.1 3.5 38.6 1.1 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 0 55.5 55.5 25.4 19.1 0 19.1 0 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 0 14.8 14.8 23.8 38.2 18.6 56.7 4.6 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 6.5 25.4 31.8 35.9 32.3 0 32.3 0 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 0 12.2 12.2 36.4 51.4 0 51.4 0 100
-Other party (3) 0 0 0 0 41.3 58.7 100 0 100
-No opinion (113) 2.3 21.5 23.8 41.1 23.9 5 28.9 6.2 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 13.2 73.3 86.5 11.8 0.7 12.6 0.9 2.5 100
-Moderate (152) 6.8 70.4 77.1 20.3 1.3 21.6 1.2 1.9 100
-Progressive (142) 10.3 59.7 70.1 22.6 5.3 27.9 2 0 100
-No opinion (14) 25.6 57.8 83.4 10.6 0 10.6 6 16.8 100

 

Q14. This coming June the election for Seoul ’s mayor will be held. Which of the following candidates do you think will be even at least a little better as Seoul ’s next mayor? (n=509)

Number of Responses Oh Se-hoon Han Myeong-sook Rhyu Si-min Roh Hee-chan Won Hee-ryong Son Seok-hee Nah Kyong-one Kwon Young-se Lee Kye-man Choo Mi-ae Kim Sung-soon No opinion Total
% % % % % % % % % % % % %
Total (509) 23.3 9.5 5.4 3.2 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 55.5 100
Sex
-Male (250) 21.2 11.7 5.1 1.3 2 1.8 0.6 0.3 0.5 0 0.3 55.4 100
-Female (259) 25.2 7.3 5.7 5 0.3 0 0.3 0.3 0 0.5 0 55.6 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 12.5 11.3 9.2 1.7 0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 62.9 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 14.1 12.8 9.7 3.2 0 1.5 0 0 0 1.1 0 57.7 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 21.6 11.7 1.6 7.1 2.3 1.2 0 0 1.2 0 0 53.4 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 29.2 7 0.8 2.3 2.3 0 1.5 1.5 0 0 0.8 55.4 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 45.4 2.3 4.2 1 1.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 45.7 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 15 12.5 5 0 0 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 62.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 8.8 14.7 14.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 58.8 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 20.9 14 0 4.7 4.7 0 0 0 2.3 0 0 51.2 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 24.2 11.3 4.7 1.6 3.2 0 1.6 1.6 0 0 1.6 56.5 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 46.2 3.1 1.6 0 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 44.6 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 10 10 13.3 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 19.6 10.9 4.3 6.5 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 0 56.5 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 22.2 9.5 3.2 9.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55.6 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 33.8 2.9 1.5 2.9 1.5 2.5 1.5 1.5 0 0 0 54.4 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 44.8 1.7 5.2 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 46.6 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 32.9 8.3 4.4 2.3 2.5 2.3 0 1.3 2.3 0 1.3 42.4 100
-Blue collar (42) 17 10.9 12.8 4.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54.9 100
-White collar (169) 16.6 10.6 6.3 3.6 1.5 1.9 0 0.4 0 0 0 59.1 100
-Housewife (136) 27.7 10.2 3.9 5 0.5 0 0.5 0 0 0.9 0 51.3 100
-Student (54) 11.9 7.6 5.9 0 0 0 2.5 0 0 0 0 72 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 39.5 5.9 1.1 0 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 51.2 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 14.8 8.8 2.3 7.3 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 65.7 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 25.9 6.8 3.9 0 0 6.7 4.3 0 0 0 0 52.3 100
-Kangwon (31) 31.8 7.1 5.9 6.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48.4 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 22 13.2 2.8 1.3 2.7 1.3 0 0.7 0 0 0 55.9 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 17.5 10.8 13.1 4.4 0.5 0 0 0 0 1 0.6 52.1 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 21.7 7.6 3.4 4.2 1.9 0 0 0 1.9 0 0 59.2 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 39.5 8.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52.3 100
-Jeju (2) 32.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67.8 100
-North Korea/other (36) 29.6 7.3 4.1 0 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 55.4 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 39.8 1.7 0 0.4 1.4 0 0.4 0.7 0.7 0 0 54.9 100
-Democratic Party (133) 12.6 25 14.7 2.2 0 2 1 0 0 0.9 0.5 41 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 11.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 88.5 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 10.6 8 6.2 7.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 66.1 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 46.4 13.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40.2
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 5.8 28.5 14 16.9 5.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 28.9 100
-Other party (3) 41.3 0 58.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100
-No opinion (113) 12.7 1.3 1.2 5.8 1.1 1.6 0 0 0 0 0 76.3 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 37 4.3 3.1 1.2 0.8 13.6 0.8 0.5 0.5 0 0 50.4 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 9.7 16.7 8.5 4.6 1.8 0.6 0 0 0 0.6 0.3 57.3 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 17.2 7 2.8 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 70.7 100
-No opinion. (21) 10.1 0 3.2 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73.7 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 33.4 8.1 2.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0 0.3 0.6 0 0.3 52.6 100
-Moderate (152) 18.8 6.4 3.3 3.6 1.3 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 65.5 100
-Progressive (142) 13.3 15.5 12.1 5.1 1.7 1 1.4 0.5 0 0.9 0 48.4 100
-No opinion (14) 25.6 0 0 13.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61.1 100

Q15.  Do you think Mayor Oh Se-hoon has done a good job of administering Seoul during the past three and a half year? (n=509)

Number of Responses He has done a good job. He has done an average job. He has not done a good job. No opinion. Total
% % % % %
Total (509) 56.4 28.6 8.8 6.2 100
Sex
-Male (250) 55.6 32.7 5.6 6.1 100
-Female (259) 57.2 24.6 12 6.2 100
Age
- From 19 to 29 (110) 44.2 36.3 9.2 10.4 100
- From 30 to 39 (117) 54.1 34 8.9 3 100
- From 40 to 49 (108) 51.4 33.3 8.6 6.7 100
- From 50 to 59 (87) 60.7 24.7 9.9 4.6 100
- From 60 to 69 (87) 77 9.6 7.5 5.9 100
1) Male
- From 19 to 29 (55) 45 42.5 5 7.5 100
- From 30 to 39 (60) 55.9 35.3 2.9 5.9 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 48.8 34.9 9.3 7 100
- From 50 to 59 (42) 56.5 33.9 4.8 4.8 100
- From 60 to 69 (39) 78.5 10.8 6.2 4.6 100
2) Female
- From 19 to 29 (55) 43.3 30 13.3 13.3 100
- From 30 to 39 (57) 52.2 32.6 15.2 0 100
- From 40 to 49 (54) 54 31.7 7.9 6.3 100
- From 50 to 59 (45) 64.7 16.2 14.7 4.4 100
- From 60 to 69 (48) 75.9 8.6 8.6 6.9 100
Occupation
-Self-employed (54) 50.9 32.2 10.6 6.2 100
-Blue collar (42) 56.2 21.2 16.2 6.4 100
-White collar (169) 56.5 32.5 7.3 3.6 100
-Housewife (136) 59.9 24.4 11.2 4.6 100
-Student (54) 40.7 41.5 5.9 11.9 100
-Unemployed/other (54) 68.9 15.9 3.3 11.9 100
Area of Origin
-Seoul (61) 56.2 28.5 12.8 2.5 100
-Incheon/Kyonggi (47) 64 19.6 11.4 5 100
-Kangwon (31) 44.8 40.6 5.9 8.7 100
-Daejeon/Chungcheong (95) 61.6 25.9 4.3 8.2 100
-Kwangju/Jeolla (123) 48.7 36.5 7.9 6.8 100
-Taegu/Kyungbuk (65) 50.7 26.6 16.8 5.9 100
-Pusan/Ulsan/Kyungnam (50) 71.3 22.3 1.3 5.1 100
-Jeju (2) 67.8 32.2 0 0 100
-North Korea/other (36) 58.9 22.3 12.7 6.1 100
Party Affiliation
-Grand National Party (187) 74.8 12.5 10.4 2.3 100
-Democratic Party (133) 50.2 38.9 5.1 5.8 100
-Liberty Forward Party (7) 39.7 0 42.8 17.4 100
-Democratic Labor Party (30) 40.7 59.3 0 0 100
-Pro-Park Coalition (13) 52.9 19.8 15.8 11.5 100
-Creative Korea Party (1) 0 100 0 0 100
-New Progressive Party (21) 18.4 62 8.2 11.4 100
-Other party (3) 41.3 58.7 0 0 100
-No opinion (113) 47.3 29.9 10.4 12.5 100
Support for President
-He is doing a good job. (244) 76.2 14.3 6.1 3.4 100
-He is not doing a good job. (214) 39.5 45.2 7.1 8.2 100
-He is doing an average job. (30) 31.5 25.1 43.4 0 100
-No opinion. (21) 34 29.7 10.1 26.2 100
Political affiliation
-Conservative (202) 68.4 19.1 9.2 3.2 100
-Moderate (152) 52.3 28.2 13.2 6.4 100
-Progressive (142) 43.5 45.3 4 7.2 100
-No opinion (14) 58 0 6 36 100

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