HKU POP releases the second Budget follow-up survey
- Were satisfied with the Budget
- Satisfied with government’s strategy in monetary arrangement
- Perceived the tax system in HK to be fair
- Perceived the distribution of wealth in Hong Kong to be reasonable
Over the years, we find people’s receptiveness of the government’s Budget drops in our follow-up surveys after it has been debated for some time. The situation this year is that people’s initial appraisal of the Budget was rather positive, its overall satisfaction even registered a record high since 2010. People’s satisfaction did not change much after widespread coverage by the media for a day or two. However, three weeks later, satisfaction drops significantly ...