In October survey CVVM focused on the subject of Czech citizens' relationship to the Czech republic. All respondents were asked about reasons, why they are proud of Czech citizenship and why they are not proud of it.
In October survey CVVM focused on the subject of Czech citizens' relationship to the Czech republic. 53 % of respondents said that they are proud of Czech citizenship. On the contrary only 6 % are ashamed of Czech citizenship and 39 % Czech citizens are niether proud nor ashamed.
In September, the Public Opinion Research Centre asked a set of questions related to attitudes of the Czech citizens towards an amendment of a law about Czech educational system. Simultaneously, the Public Opinion Research Centre probed opinions about standardized secondary school graduation tests and fees for the higher education.
A regular CVVM survey in September 2019 investigated the opinions of the Czech Public on the level of education and the opportunities to receive education in the Czech Republic. More specifically, the questions were focused on the level of education in selected types of schools, the possibility to gain education based on one´s abilities, the evaluation of one´s own education in terms of developing certain skills and competences and how the educational system is able to develop different aspects of pupils and students.
In the Our Society survey of May 2019, the annual battery of questions on energy issues was complemented with some special questions. Also included were questions on nuclear fusion as one of the potential energy sources that has long been in the focus of research by many countries and international groupings. More specifically, the survey inquired whether people have ever heard of nuclear fusion and what, to what extent they feel familiar with the topic, how they perceive the pros and cons of nuclear fusion in terms of continuing or discontinuing research into it, whether they find nuclear fusion to be a good or rather bad option to produce energy, and whether they are in favour or against the development of fusion energy in Europe.
In its May 2019 survey, the Our Society series included a battery of questions on issues of nuclear energy. The survey examined public opinion about whether the proportion of nuclear energy in electricity production should increase or decrease in future, what people think about completing the third and fourth units of the Temelín Nuclear Power Station (TNPS), whether or not they are concerned about the use of nuclear energy in the country, and whether they have confidence in the government’s decisions about the development of nuclear energy.
In the May survey the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on the issue of energetics. The survey dealt with a question of the future development of electricity consumption in the country, and whether or not it is possible to replace the production of electricity from conventional sources with alternative sources.
In the June survey the Public Opinion Research Centre of the Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic posed to all respondents a question: "How satisfied are you with your life? Are you very satisfied, rather satisfied, neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, rather dissatisfied, very dissatisfied?"
In May CVVM survey was focused on environmental issues. Respondents were asked about how satisfied or dissatisfied they are with the state of environment in the Czech Republic and in their place of residence. Next citizens rated the size of their satisfaction with concrete areas of environment in their residence such as cleanness of air, surrounding nature and surface water. Respondents also evaluated traffic density, level of noise and the quality of drinking water.
We also examined whether people are interested about information about the state of the environment and whether they have sufficient information on the state of the environment.