Next survey highlights downturn in assistance for the Dutch king

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A second study has highlighted the downturn in support for king Willem-Alexander and the criticism of the way he acted throughout the coronavirus disaster.

Final 7 days, a poll involving 26,000 men and women for television present EenVandaag confirmed just 54% have faith in the monarch and now an Ipsos study for information channel NOS paints a equivalent picture.

Just 47% of people in the NOS survey have assurance in the way the king does his career and only identical percentage believe he performed effectively during the earlier two many years. In advance of coronavirus hit, 75% thought the king was doing nicely.

The two several years of coronavirus have been particularly damning for the royals, next a string of blunders in excess of holiday seasons, and culminating in a little party for oldest daughter Amalia when she turned 18 for the duration of the lockdown at the finish of past year.

The Ipsos survey gave the king a own score of 6.7 out of 10, which is very well down on the 7.7 he scored in 2020. Queen Máxima’s score of 7.6 is just about unchanged on 2021 but down on her 2020 score of 8. 7 in 10 of survey respondents mentioned they assumed she was doing a superior job.

Despite the criticism, 58% even now assist the monarchy as an institution, about in line with the EenVandaag figure.

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