Both CPF and motor vehicle prices/COE dropped 3 points this month. Despite this drop, motor vehicle prices/is still up 6 points YOY.
Satisfaction with the environment and health insurance/protection both rose 3 points this month.
Cost of living issues again fell sharply this month (6 points), followed by Jobs and Unemployment (4 points), highlighting rising economic pressures and a softening job market. There are clear indications that Singaporeans are worrying more and this may be why the Government has been slow to announce an early election that some had predicted […]
May saw a two-point drop in the GSI, the first for some months. Declines were recorded in 16/19 policy areas after a less than stellar news month for the Government – weak economic data, the US-China trade war headwinds and the debate over the controversial Online Falsehoods (Fake News) Bill.
Government accountability gained 6 points over the last month, while civil rights and CPF/pensions both rose by 4 points. However, CPF/pensions registered a 5 point drop compared to past year. Cost of living also fell by 4 points over the same period.
The latest GSI saw elderly care and health insurance both drop 3 points in advance of February’s Budget announcement. Public transport continued to climb with a rise of 3 points. Singaporeans were also satisfied with the management of the economy, which rose by 3 points as well.
The GSI remained steady in December with public transport picking up another 3 points to take gains to 17% over all of 2018. Overall, the GSI at the end of 2018 was only 1 point down from 2017.
Perceptions of public transport dropped by 4 points compared to the previous month, after many months of steady gains. However, Singaporeans are happier with how the Government is handling the gap between the rich and poor. Satisfaction improved by 4 points this month.
The Government Satisfaction Index rose 1 point in October and is at the same level it was this time last year. Trend wise, perceptions of public transport continue to improve, jumping 4 points since last month. Public transport satisfaction is now up 9% year on year. In contrast, Singaporeans continue to worry about rising inequality. […]
Government satisfaction climbed by one point to 79 points in September. Satisfaction with jobs and unemployment (+4), management of the economy (+3) and level of salaries and wages (+3) rose moderately, possibly due to the announcement of the SG Bonus payouts. Cost of living (-2), however, dipped further to register a new 12-month low at […]
Government satisfaction fell by one point to 78 points in August, with most areas remaining relatively stable. Some of the biggest areas of decline were in jobs and unemployment (-3), level of salaries and wages (-3), management and management of the economy (-2), possibly due to a gloomier economic outlook for the second half of […]
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