The press release presents some results of July 2020 survey, which focused on Czech public opinion on the EU membership. The topics presented here are the satisfaction with EU membership and evaluation of pros and cons of the EU membership. The report contains also comparison with previous surveys.
In the opinion poll carried out in July 2020 by the Public Opinion Research Centre, questions regarding attitudes of Czech citizens towards integration in the EU were included. More specifically, the questionnaire asked surveyors about their opinion on values of democracy, equality, collaboration, tolerance, fairness, and solidarity being successfully exercised in the EU. Furthermore, respondents were asked about their views on economic, political, cultural, defense and ecological integration in the European Union. Lastly, attention was given to the belief that the EU decisions are in the interest of the Czech Republic and of the people like themselves.
In July 2020 Public Opinion Research Centre focused on opinion to the level of integration of EU a the role of Czech Republic in this process. We were also interested about Czech public's opinions to the future of the of the united Europe. The part of this survey was also question about adoption of the euro.
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 2020 survey we enquired a question in which respondents on a scale corresponding to school grades evaluated activity of individual ministries, the Government Office and the Office of the President over the past twelve months.
In July 2020 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.
43% of Czechs trust the president, 41% trust the government.
The Chamber of Deputies has the confidence of 32% and the Senate of 36% of the public.
18% of Czech citizens declare satisfaction with political situation, 43% are dissatisfied.
In a survey conducted by Public Opinion Research Centre in July 2020, we investigated how people trust to 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 in 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.