Prestige of Occupations

According to June survey of the Public Opinion Research Centre, only 21% of Czechs understands our taxation system. 41% of Czech public sees direct taxation of income as a more correct principle, 26% prefer taxation of consumption, and 33% are undecided on this matter. 70% of citizens approves progressive tax on income, 21% oppose it. Only 19% of public supports proposed change of VAT rates,...

In its regular survey ‘Our society’ in June 2011 the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on the reputation of 26 selected occupations. The most prestigious occupation according to the opinion of the Czech population is a medicine doctor, followed by a scholar, a nurse, a university educator and a teacher on basic school.

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