NDI published publi attitudes` survey in Georgia
National Democratic Institute has published the results of the public attitudes` survey conducted in Georgia from November 13th to 27th. 3,915 respondents were interviewed within the survey, the results of which were presented by the NDI mission head in Georgia, Luis Navarro.
According to the survey, the most important national issue is unemployment. 63% of the respondents think that the number of jobs has not changed, while 22% think that this number has been reduced.
The other most important issues in the survey according to the rating are: territorial integrity, available healthcare, poverty, pensions, salaries, relations with Russia, human rights, education, inflation, etc.
20% of the respondents think that the crime has been reduced, while 21% think it has been increased.
73% of the respondents approve the reforms conducted by the government of Georgia.
54% think that there is democracy in Georgia. Luis Navarro defined at the presentation today that this is the highest index ever showed in the surveys conducted in Georgia so far.
35% of the respondents think that there is no democracy; majority thinks that there is a democracy but it needs to be further developed.
89% of the respondents think that 2013 presidential elections were conducted well enough.
72% disapprove current relations with Russia.
85% of the respondents approved the intention of the Georgian government to become the member of the European Union; 68% support Georgia`s membership in EU in difference from those 11%, who think that Georgia should become the member of the Eurasian Union.