From all social conditions included in the survey people evaluate mostly positively only the accessibility of education (80 % positively, 13 % critically) and the health care (63 % : 35 %). All other monitored areas of social conditions - i.e. a chance to get a flat (24 % positively, 73 % critically), financial situation to start a family with children (24 % : 72 %), social security for the elderly (14 % : 76 %), life conditions for the handicapped (18 % : 68 %) and a chance to get a job (44 % : 53 %) - are evaluated largely critically.
In October survey CVVM SOÚ AV ČR 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. 6 % of citizens indicated their household to be rich, whilst 28 % consider it to be poor. Almost two thirds of respondents (65 %) regard their household as neither rich nor poor.
In its regular survey ‘Our society’ in June 2008 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 and a teacher on basic school. Among the most prestigious occupations we can find a nurse as well.
In June survey CVVM investigated opinions of Czech citizens on the level of unemployment in Czech Republic. Then respondents evaluated situation on labor-market in the place of their living and we also wanted to know their behavior in the course of finding of new job in the case of unemployment.
In April survey CVVM SOÚ AV ČR 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. The survey also investigated whether it is difficult to meet some life requirements such as foodstuff, clothes and shoes, housing, water and energy, furniture, common non-food products, cultural and sport activities, health care and education.
In October survey CVVM SOÚ AV ČR probed, how Czech citizens view the financial situation of their households. They particularly evaluated, whether it is difficult to manage with their earnings, but also talked about attitudinal feeling of poverty. Then we wanted to know which from the given needs it is difficult to satisfy for Czechs. Finally respondents made noises about situation concerning some social conditions.
In June survey Centre for Public Opinion Research investigated what aspects of work life are supposed to be important or not for Czechs. Respondents were shown a list with 8 statements concerning employment and they were asked to say whether any of these aspects is “very important”, “rather important”, rather unimportant”, totally unimportant” for them. Economically active people also said whether any of these aspects concerns their current job.
In June survey CVVM investigated problems of unemployment. We were interested in how Czech citizens evaluate current and future level of unemployment, their attitudes to difficulty of finding employment in a case of unemployment or the probability of job loss. Comparison with the results from previous surveys and sorting according to sociodemographic indicators are part of report as well.
In June survey CVVM focused on prestige of some professions in eyes of Czech public. All respondents were shown a list with 26 professions and they were instructed: „There are some professions on a list. Please choose a profession you respect the most and write there 99 points, then choose the one you respect the least a write there 1 point. Afterwards add to other profession points from 02 to 98 according to you opinion.
In April survey CVVM investigated subjective opinions of Czechs about living standard of their households. First questions were focused on objective evaluation of this topic, respondents were asked to say whether they suppose their household to be rich or poor and whether they had problems to live on from their salaries and whether their household was in financial crisis last year. Following question was used to investigate whether it is difficult to meet some life requirements such as foodstuff, clothes and shoes, housing, water and energy, furniture, common non-food products, cultural and sport activities, health care and education.