In its regular survey ‘Our society’ in June 2012 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 university educator, a nurse and a teacher on basic school.
June's survey of CVVM asked questions regarding the relationship of workers to their jobs. On the one hand, the survey focused on the topics such as job satisfaction, perception of workplace climate and subjective evaluation of adequacy of earnings. On the other hand, the aim was also to determine, what is the proportion of workers considering the possibility of changing their job, what do they think is the probability of job loss and what would be the patterns of searching for a new job opportunities in such a case. The main finding is that the job satisfaction of working people is not changing noticeably and that the concerns about job loss are not raising significantly either. All questions have been responded to only by economically active population.
In June survey CVVM investigated opinions of Czech citizens related to the level and the future trend of unemployment in Czech Republic as well as to the situation on labour-market in the place of their living. 68 % respondents declared that unemployment is too high, which is more that in the last year (61 %) and especially in comparison to the situation before economical crisis (2008: 36 %). Future trend view follows the current situation on the labor market.
In October survey Public Opinion Research Centre examined how Czech citizens see the financial situation of their households. They evaluated whether it is difficult to manage with their earnings, but also talked about attitudinal feeling of poverty.
In June CVVM surveyed satisfaction with employment in the Czech Republic.More than a half of Czech employees are satisfied with their jobs. On the other hand 4 out of 10 economically active Czechs are neither satisfied nor dissatisfied with their jobs, job dissatisfaction was expressed only by 5 % of economically active citizens. 75 % of economically active respondents are satisfied with interpersonal relationships at workplace a more than a third Czechs are satisfied with salary.
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 September survey CVVM investigated opinions of Czech citizens related to the level and future trend of unemployment in Czech Republic as well as to the situation on labour-market in the place of their living. The survey also tried to investigate their eventual behaviour in the course of finding of a new job in the case of being unemployed.