Two thirds (68%) of people believe that for the income of their household they can buy or pay less than a year ago, 26% believe that the real income of their households is about the same as a year before, and only 4% of respondents said that their real income during the last year has increased.
According to November 2012 survey 11 % 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 48 % of respondents, adequate by 44 % and low by 4 % of citizens. Taxation on low-income earners was supposed to be high by 75 %, adequate by 19 % and low by 1 %. 74 % of respondents think that tax rate should be higher for high-income earners than for low-income earners.