More than seven tenths (71 %) of Czech citiziens over the age 18 agreed in June with the view that Coronavirus has spread because China has kept information about it. Approximately the same share (70 %) of the Czech public also agreed that People who went on holiday to Italy at the turn of February and March, acting recklessly.
Satisfaction with all the examined aspects of life significantly prevails in the population.
The three highest values of satisfaction on an eleven-point scale were chosen for most aspects by about half of the respondents. A lower share was found for future security (40%) and health (45%).
Only 5-11% of respondents were dissatisfied (points 1-4).
Satisfaction is conditioned by the achieved education, the material level of households and the state of health. The level of satisfaction is not related to gender and is not linearly dependent on age.
Concerns about the impact of coronavirus on the household economy are reflected in the level of satisfaction.
In March 2019 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to foreigners. Respondents commented on foreigners who live in the Czech Republic and in their place of residence. Research also included set of questions about general attitudes connected to foreigners such as their impact on Czech culture, unemployment, health risks and economy. Respondents also evaluated whether foreigners are the solution of problem of ageing population in the Czech Republic.
In March 2020 Public Opinion Research Centre focused on social distance among the majority population and different social groups. Social distance was measured by a specific question: people should pick from a list of 15 different groups those, which they would not like to have as neighbours.
In March 2020 CVVM investigated Czech public's views with regard to foreigners who live in the long term or permanently in the Czech Republic. Majority (73 %) claimed that foreigners living in the Czech Republic should become conformed to Czech cultural habits as much as possible, another of informants (24 %) said that foreigners should adapt to czech cultural habits just in some aspects. And 2 % said that foreigners should be allowed to live according to their habits.