Nicaragua: Most people think the economy has grown worse

83.5% of Nicaraguans think that in the months that Daniel Ortega has been governing the economy of the country has not improved.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Similarly, 70.5% think that Ortega has no interest in resolving their problems.
This information was obtained in a survey by M&R Consultants of some 1,600 individuals, carried out between August 14 and 19.
82.4% of those surveyed by M&R think that the quality of living of Nicaraguans has worsened, in contrast to a few (14.5%) who think otherwise.

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Survey on Costa Rican Household's Income and Expenditure

April 2014

10% of households with higher incomes make up 34% of total household income, with a monthly average of $5,269 per household.

From a statement by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC)

Growth in household income and expenditure

- In urban areas the average current net household income is $1,657 per month, while in rural areas it is $862 a month.

Voting Intentions in Nicaragua: Ortega 56%

July 2011

With 56.5% of the voters intending to support him, according to a poll by M & R Consultants, President Daniel Ortega, is looking as the winner of the presidential election of November 6, 2011.

These numbers, which come from from a survey taken in June, would allow the current president, Daniel Ortega, to win the election in the first round and "would open the door for complete control of their political party in the National Assembly", reported

Funes and Lobo the Best Rated

March 2010

CID/Gallup published their presidential approval survey for March 2010, which includes the presidents of Central America and the Dominican Republic.

Mauricio Funes, president of El Salvador, is still enjoys the highest approval.

He is followed by Porfirio ‘Pepe’ Lobo, who recently become the president of Honduras.

Funes and Martinelli, the Most Popular

August 2009

The presidents of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, and Panama, Ricardo Martinelly, have 86% popularity.

According to the regional survey by Cid-Gallup, which interviewed 1.200 people, Oscar Arias from Costa Rica is in the third place, with a 70% popularity.

He is followed by Alvaro Colom, from Guatemala, with 55%; Leonel Fernández, from Dominican Republic with 47%; deposed Honduran president Manuel Zelaya with 46% and Daniel Ortega, Nicaraguan president, with 42%.

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