PARIS (Sputnik) — According to the YouGov poll for Cnews and Huffington Post outlets, Philippe's approval rating also went down to 37 percent from the 39 percent recorded in July.
The poll went on to show that 33 percent of respondents approved of the policies of the French government, a drop from the 38 percent who felt the same way in July.
More than half of the respondents are dissatisfied with the government's handling of economic issues, with 63 percent believing that the French economy is currently in bad shape.
One in four named unemployment as the most troubling issue. Immigration is second on the list of the respondents' worries, serving as the source of concern for 15 percent of the respondents. Meanwhile, 14 percent are concerned about social policies. Only 1 percent of the respondents chose the European Union's future as their biggest concern.