According to the Social Weather Stations (SWS), happiness is at a “record high” for happy and satisfied Filipinos.
Based on a survey conducted using face-to-face interviews of 1,200 adults, aged 18 years old and above, nationwide, 94% of Filipino adults said they were “very/fairly happy,” while 92% said they were “very/fairly satisfied.”
The results show that it is four points higher than the survey conducted in September 2017 and three points higher than the previous record of 92% in June 1996.
In terms of regions, Mindanao has the highest number of happy Filipinos at 96%, followed by Luzon at 95%, Visayas at 94%, and Metro Manila at 90%. In terms of satisfaction, Luzon scored the highest at 94%, followed by followed by Metro Manila at 93%, Mindanao at 91%, and Visayas at 89%.
The survey has a margin of error of ±3% nationwide, ±4% for Luzon, and ±6% each for Metro Manila, Visayas, and Mindanao.