Hollande’s Approval Rating Drops to 46%, Ifop Survey Reports

French President Francois Hollande’s approval rating fell one point to 46 percent in January, an Ifop institute poll released today showed.

The survey for Paris Match magazine was conducted Jan. 10 and 11 among 1,018 people age 18 or older.

The Paris-based Ifop poll was taken before Hollande announced France’s military intervention in Mali on Jan.11 and has a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points