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Approval Rating Of Kishida Cabinet Rises To 53% In NHK Poll


The approval rating of the Kishida Cabinet increased by 5pp to 53% in the latest NHK survey. The share of respondents who said they disapproved of the administration slipped 2pp to 25%. The previous poll was taken a week before the general election.

  • The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's approval rating rose 0.9pp to 39.5%, with support for the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan standing at 8.2%.
  • This comes after Asahi released the results of their poll over the weekend, which showed that approval of the Kishida Cabinet rose by 4pp to 45%. It was the lowest score of a newly inaugurated administration since the newspaper adopted its current methodology in 2001.

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