German chancellor approval rating sinks to 38%: Poll
A survey done by INSA indicates that the approval rate of the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has hit its lowest since he took office.
According to a study conducted by INSA pollsters at the request of Bild am Sonntag and published on Sunday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's popularity rating has reached its lowest point since he took office on December 8, with over half of the people dissatisfied with his policies.
The survey included a total of 1,002 participants. According to the study, 49 percent of German citizens interviewed were dissatisfied with the chancellor's performance. Only 38% of those polled answered the contrary. According to the pollster, moreover half of German residents (55%) disapprove of the federal government's job, with just 35% happy with its performance.
Experts say that Germans are angry at Scholz's advice to citizens to economize energy in order to fight Russia.
Another poll shows that Germany's Social Democratic Party's rating is at 25%, while the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU/CSU) bloc's rating is at 26%.
The poll was conducted from April 11 to 14 with the participation of 1,402 citizens.