High Trust and Performance Ratings for DepEd in Latest National Survey

High Trust and Performance Ratings for DepEd in Latest National Survey

In a remarkable testament to its effectiveness, the Department of Education (DepEd) in the Philippines has achieved the highest trust and performance ratings among government agencies, according to a recent national survey.

Regional Trust Ratings: Strongest in Visayas and Mindanao

  • The DepEd’s trust ratings peaked at an impressive 88% in both the Visayas and Mindanao regions.
  • The lowest rating was observed in Balanced Luzon, where it stood at 70%.

Socio-Economic Class Impact on Trust

  • Remarkably, the DepEd garnered the highest trust among socio-economic Class D and E, with 80% and 78% trust ratings respectively.
  • The lowest trust rating was noted in the higher socio-economic Class ABC, at 69%.

Leading the Pack Among Government Agencies

  • The DepEd leads with an 80% performance rating, setting it apart from other government agencies.
  • Other agencies follow, with the DSWD at 75%, DPWH and DOH at 74%, and CHEd at 73%.
  • The Department of Budget and Management recorded the lowest performance rating at a mere 32%.

Regional Performance Ratings

  • Across the country, the DepEd’s performance ratings varied, spanning from 72% to a high of 91%.
  • The Visayas region recorded the highest rating for the department at 91%, followed by Mindanao at 88% and Balanced Luzon at 72%.

Survey Methodology and Scope

  • The survey involved 1,200 respondents nationwide, providing a broad perspective on the public’s view of government performance.
  • It has a margin of error of ±3% nationwide and ±6% across major regions.

The results of the survey highlight the strong public confidence in the DepEd, especially in the Visayas and Mindanao, and among the lower socio-economic classes. These findings offer critical insights into the regional and socio-economic variations in the perception of government agency performance across the Philippines.