In June Public Opinion Research Centre focused on vaccination against COVID-19. Approximately one-third of respondents (35%) expressed willingness to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Almost a quarter (23 %) of respondents took a negative attitude towards vaccination against COVID-19. More than a third (35 %) has already received at least the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination.
In June 2021 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to health care. Questions focused mainly on satisfaction with health care in the Czech Republic, evaluation of the quality of the health care in the last year and the amount of information provided by the doctors. Respondents evaluated their own health condition and possibilities to decide the ways of their medical treatment. The last comparable research on this topic was conducted in December 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, which should be kept in mind when comparing results over time.
In its research, the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on the coronavirus crisis and citizens' experiences with it. In June, more than three-quarters (77%) of Czech citizens over the age of 15 were interested in the situation regarding the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
In connection with the spread of the new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, approximately three-quarters of Czech citizens concerned about the health of their loved ones (74%) and deteriorating economic situation in the Czech Republic (73%).
In November 2021, respondents had to assess security threats related to selected groups in the Czech Republic and they were also expressing views on threats by war, epidemics, natural disasters, economic crisis or resource crisis. These two questions were amended with an open question trying to find out, which countries represent a security threat for the Czech Republic. The survey also focused on expectations concerning the future of the personal life of citizens, the future of the Czech society and the future of the whole humankind.
In June 2021 the Public Opinion Research Centre included two questions related to the discussed topic of the so-called Instabul Convention. Specifically, we investigated whether the respondents knew what this Convention was concerned and whether, in their opinion, the Czech Parliament should had or had not have approved the Istanbul Convention.
In the June 2021 survey the Public Opinion Research Centre examined two questions related to evaluation of material living conditions of respondent's households, and to expectation of development of these conditions in this year.
A half (51%) of Czechs evaluates material living conditions of their households as good, 39% think they are neither good, nor bad and 10% consider them to be bad.
In June 2021, citizens of the Czech Republic evaluated how satisfied they are with the situation in 30 selected areas of public life.
The best evaluated areas are the selection of goods and services (70% satisfied), healthcare and transport services (both 52%). The worst evaluated items are corruption (65% dissatisfied), political situation (59%), public finances (56%), and economic crime (55%).
In June 2021 the Public Opinion Research Centre of the Institute of Sociology the Czech Academy of Sciences investigated whether respondents trust to selected politicians. They were given a list with 20 names of top politicians who represent political parties present in the Chamber of Deputies.