Following yesterday's (17th), SBS's poll is delivered.

Today is the result of a survey on various issues. When asked what they thought about the operation of THAAD, which China is opposed to, more than half answered that the THAAD base should be normalized because it is essential for security. 

Reporter Hak-Hwi Kim reports.


Recently, China is raising the level of pressure by referring to the so-called 'Three Dollars of THAAD' and even 'one Han', meaning that it will limit the already deployed THAAD.

I asked the government how to respond.

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More than half (55.3%) answered that the THAAD base should be normalized because it is essential for security.

23.8% said, 'We need to maintain the 'three dollars' stance on THAAD in order to maintain relations with China,' and 12.2% said 'We should stop using THAAD because of concerns about additional sanctions from China.'

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The response to normalizing the THAAD base exceeded 60% not only in the conservative class but also in the middle class.

President Yoon Seok-yeol's Liberation Day congratulatory speech and yesterday's press conference, we asked about the desired policy direction in relation to the will to improve relations between Korea and Japan.

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'We should actively improve relations' with 43.2 and 'strong policy toward Japan' at 45.4%.

Regarding the decision by President Yoon to grant special pardons and reinstatement of four businessmen, including Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong,

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'Appropriate' accounted for 68.3%, more than twice as many as 'not appropriate' (27.6%).

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As for the forecast for house prices for the next one year, 49.8% answered that it will be lower than now, and only 17.2% answered that it will rise.

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Regarding the current government's corona prevention measures, the majority (55.4%) were negative.

This survey was commissioned by Next Research by SBS and received responses from 15 voters nationwide on the 15th and 16th, and the sampling error is ±3.1 percentage points at the 95% confidence level.

(Video coverage: Yang Doo-won, video editing: Kim Jin-won, CG: Ban So-hee, Seo Seung-hyun)

<Survey Overview>

Investigation Request: SBS

Research Agency: Next Research

Date and Time: August 15-16, 2022

Survey Target: 15 men and women aged 18 and over nationwide (wired RDD and wireless Virtual number extraction)

Survey method: Wired/wireless phone interview survey (wireless 86%, landline 14%)

Response rate: 17% (1,5 people were contacted by 5,923 people, and 1,5 people succeeded)

Weighting method: Weighted values ​​by gender, age, and region Buyeo (cell weighted/based on the resident registration population of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security at the end of July 2022)

Sample error: ±3.1% points (95% confidence level)

For more information, see the National Election Opinion Survey Deliberation Committee or SBS News website.

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