At the beginning of the year 2008 it passed fifteen years since Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In its regular survey ‘Our society’ in November 2007 the Public Opinion Research Centre examined how this historic event is viewed nowadays. Fifteen years ago, only 25 % of Czech citizens agreed with the break-up, while 52 % were opposed and 23 % do not know according to their current statements.
How is the break-up of Czechoslovakia assessed nowadays? A slight majority of Czech population (55 %) believe it was a good decision, contrary to 33 % who think it was not.