In July 2021 within the regular survey, the Public Opinion Research Centre (CVVM) questioned respondents about their confidence in some institutions including the Ombudsman, the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Audit Office, the Supreme State Prosecutor, the Security information service (BIS), and the National Office for Information and Cyber Security (NÚKIB).
The press release presents some results of the July 2021 survey, which focused on Czech public opinion on EU membership. More than a third (34%) of Czech citizens are satisfied with our country's EU membership, almost two-fifths (38 %) are neither satisfied nor unsatisfied and a quarter is unsatisfied. Respondents were also asked about their views on economic, political, cultural, defense, and ecological integration in the European Union.
In July 2021 of this year, respondents of the Public Opinion Research Centre evaluated the urgency of solving in some areas of public life. The most urgent problems are supposed to be public finance, health care, and COVID-19.
In July 2020 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to confidence in European Union and international institutions. Questions focused mainly on trust in European Union in general and its concrete authorities. In connection to international institutions respondents evaluated their trust in United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
In July 2021 the Public Opinion Researcch Centre investigated whether respondents trust to selected top politicians. They were given a list with 29 names of top politicians. In a survey there were included names of membres of government, president, chairmen of Senate and Chamber of Deputies, chairmen of parliamentary clubs of political parties in the Chamber of Deputies, chairman of Constitutional Court, governor of the Czech National Bank, and ombudsman.
In July 2021 within the regular survey the Public Opinion Research Centre questioned respondents about their confidence in constitutional institutions. In this month there was a question about their trust to the Chambers of Parliament, the President, the Government, and Local and Regional Councils.
In a survey conducted by Public Opinion Research Centre in July 2021, we investigated how people trust political Parties and whether they are willing to take part in elections to the Chamber of Deputies. In the press release, there are two different types of information: the likely voter model and the party preferences.
The likely voter model indicates the anticipated result of hypothetical elections to the Chamber of Deputies at the time of conducting the survey.
The party preferences give us information about public sympathy for political parties in the group of citizens who have voting right, and there is also included a part of citizens who will not take part in elections, or they do not know who to vote for.
In June 2021 the Public Opinion Research Centre included two questions related to the discussed topic of the so-called Instabul Convention. Specifically, we investigated whether the respondents knew what this Convention was concerned and whether, in their opinion, the Czech Parliament should had or had not have approved the Istanbul Convention.
In June 2021, citizens of the Czech Republic evaluated how satisfied they are with the situation in 30 selected areas of public life.
The best evaluated areas are the selection of goods and services (70% satisfied), healthcare and transport services (both 52%). The worst evaluated items are corruption (65% dissatisfied), political situation (59%), public finances (56%), and economic crime (55%).
In June 2021 the Public Opinion Research Centre of the Institute of Sociology the Czech Academy of Sciences investigated whether respondents trust to selected politicians. They were given a list with 20 names of top politicians who represent political parties present in the Chamber of Deputies.