Less than a third (30%) of people believe that for the income of their household they can buy or pay less than a year ago, 58% believe that the real income of their households is about the same as a year before, and 12% of respondents said that their real income during the last year has increased.
According to November 2015 survey of the Public Opinion Research Centre 13% of citizens regard taxation on high-income earners as high, 27% say it is adequate and 50% think it is low. Taxation on average-income earners is considered to be high by 39% of respondents, adequate by 50% and low by 3% of citizens.
In November research was CVVM also interested in opinion of citizens about current economic situation in the Czech Republic and evaluation of living standard of their households. According to results 29 % of people evaluate the current economic situation as good, 30 % find it to be bad and 39 % consider it to be neither good nor bad. If evaluating living standard, Czech people are more optimistic and 44 % evaluate it as good, 17 % consider it to be bad and the rest view it as neither good nor bad.
n June 2015 Public Opinion Research centre investigated, how Czech citizens evaluate material living conditions of their households and economic situation in the Czech Republic. During summer of 2015 comparable surveys on this theme were carried out also in Poland, Hungary and Slovakia.