President Moon Jae-in's approval rating continued to rise this week, a poll showed Tuesday.
In a survey conducted by Realmeter on 1,047 adults, 69.5 percent of the respondents said they supported the way the president managed state affairs, up 1.8 percentage points from a week earlier.
The weekly survey was conducted on Sunday and Monday. The latest reading marked a second consecutive week of increase. The poll had a margin of error of 3.0 percentage points and a confidence level of 95 percent.
This photo provided by Cheong Wa Dae shows President Moon Jae-in visiting Andong, southeast South Korea, on Oct. 6, 2017. (Yonhap)
Of all respondents, 25.6 percent said they did not approve of the way Moon managed state affairs, down 0.4 percentage point from a week earlier, according to Realmeter.
The approval rating of the ruling Democratic Party gained 1.4 percentage points from a week earlier to 51.1 percent, while that of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party gained 2.9 percentage points to 20.0 percent.
The approval rating of the splinter Bareun Party remained unchanged at 5.6 percent, with that of the liberal People's Party slipping 1.3 percentage points to 5.3 percent.
The progressive Justice Party scored 5 percent, down 1.0 percentage points from a week earlier. (Yonhap)