Public Opinion on the Austerity Program of the Government

In October 2010 the regular CVVM survey included questions related to austerity program of the government. Respondents should have expressed their opinion on the need for economic changes and declared their awareness of the austerity measures which the government was preparing. People also should have expressed agreement or disagreement with those measures. The CVVM poll asked Czechs to say, whether the impact of the measures will be distributed righteously in the Czech society and how forthcoming changes in the state budget will affect selected areas of life.

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Czech Public on Budget

The October survey of CVVM was focused on budget issues. Respondents were giving their opinion whether a better way of decreasing of current deficit would be reduction of budgetary expenditures, or increase of state’s revenues. Then they picked areas where the cuts in budgetary outlays should be made in preference, and on the other hand areas, which should be spared of any restrictions. The survey also examined people’s views of planned deficit of 135 billion CZK for 2011.

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Evaluation of Economic Situation and Material Living Conditions in Central European Comparison - Summer 2010

In June 2010 CVVM investigated, how Czech citizens evaluate material living conditions of their households and economic situation in our country. Survey on this theme was also carried out in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia.

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Taxation in View of Public Opinion - February 2010

According to February 2010 survey 8 % of citizens regard taxation on high-income earners as high, 21 % say it is adequate and 61 % think it is low. Taxation on average-income earners is considered to be high by 31 % of respondents, adequate by 54 % and low by 5 % of citizens. Taxation on low-income earners was supposed to be high by 63 %, adequate by 25 % and low by 3 %. 74 % of respondents think that tax rate should be higher for high-income earners than for low-income earners.

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Evaluation of Economic Situation and Material Living Conditions in Central European Comparison - December 2009

In December 2009 CVVM investigated, how Czech citizens evaluate material living conditions of their households and economic situation in our country. Survey on this theme was also carried out in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia.

 

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Economic Level of Czech Republic in Context of Some Other Countries - January 2010

The current economic level of the Czech Republic is seen rather negative (64 %) than positive (34 %). In comparison to other nine countries included in the survey, the Czech Republic took the sixth place behind Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia and Poland. Compared to the previous survey from January 2009 the evaluation of the economic level of the Czech Republic as well as of most of other countries included in the survey has got significantky worse.

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Evaluation of Economic Situation of Czech Republic

Within continuous project Czech Society, which implements the Center for Public Opinion Research, were in January this year presented to the respondents questions about the economic situation in the Czech Republic.

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Financial Crisis In View Of Czech Public - December 2009

According to December survey 75 % of Czechs think that economic situation of the Czech Republic became worse in 2009. 38 % of Czechs see as worsened living material conditions of their households. Two thirds of respondents feel that financial crisis afflicted their household and similar share see as affected their job as well. 50 % see the reaction of Czech government to present situation as bad, 33 % expressed opposite view.

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Financial Crisis In View Of Czech Public - June 2009

In June 2009 CVVM investigated, how Czech citizens evaluate material living conditions of their households and economic situation in the Czech Republic. Compared to previous years the expectations towards the future economic situation are quite sceptical. 61 % of informants thought that the economic situation of the Czech Republic would get worse in the next year and 37 % were afraid about...

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Citizens on Economic Situation of the Czech Republic and Material Living Conditions of Their Households

In June 2009 CVVM investigated, how Czech citizens evaluate material living conditions of their households and economic situation in the Czech Republic. Compared to previous years the expectations towards the future economic situation are quite sceptical. 61 % of informants thought that the economic situation of the Czech Republic would get worse in the next year and 37 % were afraid about the future economic situation of their households.

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