In December 2011 Public Opinion Research Centre carried out a survey about the situation in selected areas of public life in the year 2011. The Czech citizens evaluated how the situation developed in these areas and negative evaluation prevailed in most of them, for example, in unemployment, social security, corruption, public finances, economic crime, standard of living, healthcare, education and interpersonal relationships. The best evaluated area was the bid of goods and services. >> Full text is available in Czech only <<
In February 2011, in the research project Our Society there were included questions focused on opinion of Czechs about the reasons for entering public life and politicians' interest in opinion of ordinary citizens.
In February, the Public Opinion Research Centre examined views on the involvement of citizens in decision-making processes. 80 % of Czechs supported a referendum on important societal issues. People would like to make decisions primarily on important local issues. This view is supported by 85% of citizens. On the other hand, decisions on important laws and international treaties should do politicians.
As a part of February survey there were some questions focused on interest of Czech citizens in political events in the country as well as in the world and on involvement of Czech citizens in political and public life.
In February 2010, in the research project Our Society there were included questions focused on opinion of Czech people about the reasons for entering public life and politicians' interest in opinion of ordinary citizens.