The beginning of the third government of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) is considered optimal or good by 41% of the two Brazilians, according to the Ipec investigation released this Sunday (19).
Or lift obtained peel CNN, commissioned by the newspaper O Globo, also shows that 30% of the Brazilians consider the administration of the petista to be regular, and 24% affirm that they are poor or lousy. Only 5% do not know or prefer not to answer.
For the research, 2 thousand people were heard, from 128 municipalities of the country, between the 2nd and 6th of March of this year. The confidence level is 95% and the margin of error is two percentage points for more or less.
Among the regions of Brazil, the highest approval of the Lula government is the Northeast, where 53% two Brazilians rate the administration as optimal or good. The greatest rejection is in the Center-West, with 31% considering the government to be poor or lousy.
Comparison with other governments
The evaluation of the beginning of Lula’s third term is better than that of Jair Bolsonaro (PL), his predecessor. In March 2019, Bolsonaro was positively evaluated by 34% of the population, seven percentage points less than Lula – 24% disapproved of the current president and 34% considered regular – 8% had no opinion.
Compared to the beginning of the two previous Lula governments, the current numbers are lower. In 2003, Lula’s approval was 51%. In 2007 (second government), the PT had 49% approval.
In comparison with the beginning of Dilma, Lula’s current numbers are less than his first government. In 2011, Dilma was approved by 56%. Still, at the beginning of the second government, in 2015, the PT had approval of 12%.
Approval of two presidents for the first three months of government – given by Ibope and Ipec:
- Lula 2003 – 51% approval
- Lula 2007 – 49% approval
- Dilma 2011 – 56% approval
- Dilma 2015 – 12% approval
- Bolsonaro 2019 – 34% approval
- Lula 2023 – 41% approval
Highlights of the evaluation of Lula in the 2023 investigation
Considering the sociodemographic variables of the two interviewees, it is noted that the positive assessment of the Lula government (best or good) is higher between:
- those who are 60 years old or older: 48%;
- those who possess fundamental teaching: 47%;
- the residents of the Northeast region: 53%;
- Catholics: 45%;
- I buy family income at 1 minimum wage: 49%.
On the other hand, the segments that stand out the most in the negative evaluation (poor or very poor) are:
- those who fear higher education (29%);
- those who have a family income greater than 5 minimum wages: 37%;
- the inhabitants of the North and Central West regions: 31% and South (28%);
- evangelicals (33%).
In relation to the approval of President Lula, when the question presents only two options, the absolute majority approves of the way the PT is ruling Brazil (57%). Totalizing 35% who disapprove and 8% who do not know or do not respond.
When asked about trust in Lula, few more than the average of the population (53%) say they trust the president, while 43% say they do not trust the current president and 4% prefer not to give their opinion.
Source: CNN Espanol