Political Efficacy and Community Well-being of the Residents in Davao City, Philippines

Rico B. Maghuyop, Melanie R. Bonita, Alily Grace M. Sardeñola, Ivanne M. Lumain


Recently, community well-being had been the new trend in identifying good governance and progress of certain areas. It can be affected by different factors and highly reflects not only well-being of the people living in the community but also the performance of the local government unit in the area as perceived by the citizens. The research trust of this study was to determine the level of political efficacy and community well-being of the residents in Davao City, Philippines. Using descriptive correlational method, results of the study revealed a high level of political efficacy contributed by internal and external efficacy of the residents. While the other findings of the study revealed high level of community well-being with respect to healthy, safe and inclusive community; culturally rich and vibrant community; dynamic resilient community; and sustainable and democratic environment. Also, the study further revealed a significant relationship between political efficacy and community well-being which implies that the feeling of an individual towards his or her political action affects the political system and the perception of the living conditions of the residents in the area.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/ijsss.v3i5.1011


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