NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, April 2017

Public attitudes in Georgia, April 2017

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NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, April 2017

Public attitudes in Georgia, April 2017

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Non-Georgians

ETHNOCODE: Ethnicity

Question text: Ethnicity

Values:
  • Georgian settlements
  • Minority settlements

STRATUM: Stratum

Question text: Stratum

Values:
  • Capital
  • Large urban
  • Small urban
  • Rural
  • Non-Georgians

RESPSEX: Respondent's sex

Question text: Respondent's sex

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Respondent's age

Question text: Respondent's age

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

POLDIRN: Which direction is Georgia going in?

Question text: There are different opinions regarding the direction in which Georgia is going. Using this card, please, rate your answer.

Values:
  • Georgia is definitely going in the wrong direction
  • Georgia is mainly going in the wrong direction
  • Georgia is not changing at all
  • Georgia is going mainly in the right direction
  • Georgia is definitely going in the right direction
  • DK/RA

BETPLAC: Is Georgia a better place than 15 years ago?

Question text: Is Georgia a better place than 15 years ago?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GOVCHNG: Current government is making the changes that matter to you

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree that the current government is making the changes that matter to you?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK/RA

DEMNOW: Is Georgia a democracy now?

Question text: In your opinion, is Georgia a democracy now?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

POLDEM: Which statement do you agree with?

Question text: Please tell me, which statement do you agree with the most?

Values:
  • Georgia is not a democracy and never will be
  • Georgia might become a democracy in the future but it is not developing in that direction now
  • Georgia is a democracy for only a specific part of society
  • Georgia is not a democracy yet, but it is developing in that direction
  • Georgia is a democracy already but there is still room for improvement
  • Georgia is a democracy already and no further improvement is needed
  • DK/RA

DEMRUS: Is Russia a democracy?

Question text: In your opinion, is Russia a democracy?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DEMGER: Is Germany a democracy?

Question text: Is Germany a democracy?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DEMUSA: Are the U.S. a democracy?

Question text: Are the U.S. a democracy?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DEMFRA: Is France a democracy?

Question text: Is France a democracy?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DEMPOL: Is Poland a democracy?

Question text: Is Poland a democracy?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEXTGEN: Expect the next generation to be better off, the same or worse off than yours

Question text: Overall, do you expect the next generation to be better off than yours, the same or worse off than yours?

Values:
  • Worse off
  • The same
  • Better off
  • DK/RA

NATSEC: In terms of national security Georgia is a secure country

Question text: How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: In terms of national security Georgia is a secure country?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK/RA

PERFGIKV: How would you rate the performance of Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFGIMA: How would you rate the performance of Giorgi Margvelashvili

Question text: How would you rate the performance of President Giorgi Margvelashvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFSPKR: How would you rate the performance of the Speaker of the Parliament

Question text: How would you rate the performance of The Speaker of the Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERMAYOR: How would you rate the performance of the Mayor of Tbilisi Davit Narmania

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Mayor of Tbilisi Davit Narmania (Tbilisi only)

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFSAKR: How would you rate the performance of Tbilisi Sakrebulo

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Tbilisi Sakrebulo (Tbilisi only)

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFFINM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Finance

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Finance (Dimitri Kumsishvili)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFLABM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Labor, Health & Social Affairs

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry for Labor, Healthcare and Social Affairs (Davit Sergeenko)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFREGD: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Regional Development

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (Zurab Alavidze)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFINTAF: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Internal Affairs

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Internal Affairs (Giorgi Mgebrishvili)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFJUSTM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Justice

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Justice (Thea Tsouloukiani)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFFORAM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Mikheil Janelidze)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFEDUSM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Education and Science

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Education and Science (Aleksandre Jejelava)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFIDPMN: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of IDPs

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of IDPs from Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia (Sozar Subari)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFMODM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Defense

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Defense (Levan Izoria)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFINEGRM: How would you rate the performance of the State Min. for Eur. /Euro-Atl. Integr.

Question text: How would you rate the performance of State Ministry for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration (Viktor Dolidze)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFECONM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Economy

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development (Giorgi Gakharia)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFAGRICM: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Agriculture

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Agriculture (Levan Davitashvili)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFENGMIN: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Energy

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Energy (Kakha Kaladze)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFPARL: How would you rate the performance of the Parliament

Question text: How would you rate the performance of The Parliament

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFCRTS: How would you rate the performance of the Courts

Question text: How would you rate the performance of The Courts

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFARMY: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Army

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian army

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFPOLC: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Police

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian police

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFOMB: How would you rate the performance of Offices of the ombudsman

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Office of the Ombudsman

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFPRO: How would you rate the performance of Office of the Chief Prosecutor

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Office of the Chief Prosecutor

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PERFPSH: How would you rate the performance of Public Service Halls

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Public Service Halls

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

PERFGOC: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Orthodox Church

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Orthodox Church

Values:
  • Very badly
  • Badly
  • Average
  • Well
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYSUPP1: Which party is closest to you? First choice

Question text: Which party is closest to you? First choice

Note: The question was recoded. Free Georgia (Kakha Kukava), New Rights (Mamuka Katsitadze), United Democratic Movement (Nino Burjanadze), Georgian Troupe (Jondi Baghaturia), Left Alliance (Kakhaber Dzagania, Soso Shatberashvili), European Georgia - Movement for Freedom (Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze), National Forum (Gubaz Sanikidze, Kakhaber Shartava, Revaz Shavishvili), Republican Party (Khatuna Samnidze, Tamar Kordzaia), Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists (Zurab Tkemaladze), Georgian Conservative Party (Zviad Dzidziguri), Free Democrats (Shalva Shavgulidze), New Political Center - Girchi (Zurab Japaridze), Movement State for People (Paata Burchuladze), Georgian Party (Irakli Okruashvili), Civic Platform - New Georgia (Giorgi Vashadze), New Christian Democrats (Nikoloz Joglidze), Traditionalists (Akaki Asatiani), Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia (Gia Berdzenidze) were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • No party
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia (Giorgi Kvirikashvili)
  • UNM
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia (Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili)
  • Georgian Labour Party (Shalva Natelashvili)
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYSUPP2: Which party is closest to you? Second choice

Question text: Which party is closest to you? Second choice

Note: The question was not asked to those respondents whose first choice were 'No party', 'Don’t know' or 'Refuse to answer'
The question was recoded. Free Georgia (Kakha Kukava), New Rights (Mamuka Katsitadze), United Democratic Movement (Nino Burjanadze), Georgian Troupe (Jondi Baghaturia), Left Alliance (Kakhaber Dzagania, Soso Shatberashvili), European Georgia - Movement for Freedom (Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze), National Forum (Gubaz Sanikidze, Kakhaber Shartava, Revaz Shavishvili), Republican Party (Khatuna Samnidze, Tamar Kordzaia), Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists (Zurab Tkemaladze), Georgian Conservative Party (Zviad Dzidziguri), Free Democrats (Shalva Shavgulidze), New Political Center - Girchi (Zurab Japaridze), Movement State for People (Paata Burchuladze), Georgian Party (Irakli Okruashvili), Civic Platform - New Georgia (Giorgi Vashadze), New Christian Democrats (Nikoloz Joglidze), Traditionalists (Akaki Asatiani), Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia (Gia Berdzenidze) were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • UNM
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia (Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili)
  • Georgian Labour Party (Shalva Natelashvili)
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia (Giorgi Kvirikashvili)
  • Other
  • No second choice
  • DK,RA or NP in the first choice
  • DK
  • RA

JOINEU: Approve/disapprove - Georgian government’s stated goal to join EU

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join EU?

Note: Half of the respondents was presented with the question Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join the EU? while the other half was presented with the question Do you approve or disapprove of Georgia joining the EU?. Analysis showed no significant differences between the responses on these two questions. These two versions of the question were merged.

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

EUAPPEXT: How much do you approve joining the EU?

Question text: If approve, how much do you approve?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU

Values:
  • Strongly approve
  • Somewhat approve
  • DK

EUAPECON: Why approve joining EU - will improve Georgian economy

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - It will improve Georgian economy

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPSECUR: Why approve joining EU - will provide greater security for Georgia

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - It will provide greater security for Georgia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPTRAV: Why approve joining EU - allows Georgians to travel in EU without visa

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - It allows Georgians to travel in EU without visa

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPSTRDEM: Why approve joining EU - will strengthen democratic development

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - It will strengthen democratic development

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPTERINT: Why approve joining EU - will improve chances to restore territorial integrity

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - It will improve the chances to restore territorial integrity

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPMJOBS: Why approve joining EU - will create more jobs

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - It will create more jobs

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPHIST: Why approve joining EU - Europe is where Georgia belongs historically

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - Europe is where Georgia belongs historically

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUAPOTH: Why approve joining EU - Other

Question text: If Approve, Why do you approve it? - Other

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EUDISEXT: How much do you disapprove joining the EU?

Question text: If disapprove, how much do you disapprove?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU

Values:
  • Strongly disapprove
  • Somewhat disapprove
  • DK/RA

EUDISCONRUS: Why disapprove joining EU - will create conflict with Russia

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It will create conflict with Russia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISUNREAL: Why disapprove joining EU - is unrealistic/will never happen

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It is unrealistic/will never happen

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISREGBUR: Why disapprove joining EU - puts too many regulatory burdens on Georgia

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It puts too many regulatory burdens on Georgia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISCULID: Why disapprove joining EU - will weaken Georgian cultural identity

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It will weaken Georgian cultural identity

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISWESINT: Why disapprove joining EU - allows Western interference in internal politics

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It allows Western interference in Georgia’s internal politics

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISNOHIST: Why disapprove joining EU - Georgia does not historically belong in Europe

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - Georgia does not historically belong in Europe

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISHURTER: Why disapprove joining EU - will hurt chances to restore territorial integrity

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It will hurt the chances to restore territorial integrity

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISHURECO: Why disapprove joining EU - will hurt Georgia's economy

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - It will hurt Georgia’s economy

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUDISOTH: Why disapprove joining EU - Other

Question text: If disapprove, why do you disapprove it? - Other

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the EU
Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

EUMEMTIM: If Georgia applies now when do you think Georgia will be granted EU membership?

Question text: If Georgia applies for EU membership now, when do you think Georgia will be granted EU membership?

Values:
  • Within the next 5 years (2017-2022)
  • After 5 to 10 years (2023-2027)
  • After 10 years ( 2028 and after)
  • Never
  • DK/RA

EUVSEURU: Georgia should join Eurasian Union vs. Georgia should join EU

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: Georgia should join The Eurasian Union established by the Russian Federation, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Statement 2: Georgia should join The European Union (EU) established by western European countries.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1 Georgia should join The Eurasian Union established by the Russian Federation, Belarus, Armenia and Kazakhstan - Strongly agree, 2 Georgia should join The Eurasian Union established by the Russian Federation, Belarus, Armenia and Kazakhstan - Agree, 3 Georgia should join The European Union (EU) established by western European countries - Agree, 4 Georgia should join The European Union (EU) established by western European countries - Strongly agree, 5 Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to 'Georgia should join Eurasian Union', 3 and 4 to 'Georgia should join EU', 5 to DK

Values:
  • Georgia should join The Eurasian Union established by the Russian Federation, Belarus and Kazakhstan
  • Georgia should join The European Union (EU) established by western European countries
  • DK
  • RA

VISLIBHEAR: Have you heard about the visa liberalization for Georgian citizens?

Question text: Have you heard about the visa liberalization for Georgian citizens traveling to most of EU member countries?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ENINFVISLIB: Do you feel you have enough information about the rules of Visa free travel

Question text: If yes, do you feel you have enough information about the procedures/rules of Visa free travel?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who have heard about the visa liberalization for Georgian citizens.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK

INFVISJOUR: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Newspapers/Journals

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Newspapers/Journals

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISPRINT: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Booklets/other print materials

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Booklets/other print materials

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISRADIO: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Radio

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Radio

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISNATV: Would receive information on Visa free travel - National Television

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - National Television

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISREGTV: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Regional Television

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Regional Television

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISONET: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Social networks

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Social networks (for example, Facebook)

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISWEBM: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Web-pages of Ministries

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Web-pages of Ministries

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISNWEB: Would receive information on Visa free travel - News web-pages

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - News web-pages

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISFRIE: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Friends/colleagues

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Friends/colleagues

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

INFVISOTH: Would receive information on Visa free travel - Other

Question text: Where would you like to receive information about Visa free travel from? - Other

Note: Respondents were allowed to name up to 3 answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I don’t want to receive information about Visa free travel
  • DK/RA

VISABEN: Do you agree or disagree that Visa free travel will benefit people like you?

Question text: Do you agree or disagree that Visa free travel will benefit people like you?

Note: Half of the respondents was presented with the question Do you agree or disagree that Visa free travel will benefit people like you? while the other half was presented with the question Do you agree or disagree that Visa free travel will benefit you?. Analysis showed no significant differences between the responses on these two questions. These two versions of the question were merged.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

LOSNATID: As a result of visa free regime we will lose national identity

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - As a result of visa free regime with the EU countries Georgia will lose its national identity.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

GEOECSUFF: As a result of visa free regime Georgian economy will suffer

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - As a result of visa free regime with the EU countries the Georgian economy will suffer.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

AFFEUTRAV: Ordinary people won't be able to afford traveling in the EU

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - Even if we have visa free regime with the EU countries, ordinary people won’t be able to afford traveling in the EU.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

EASYSTUEU: It will be easier for Georgian students to study in EU countries

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - As a result of visa free regime with the EU countries, it will be easier for Georgian students to study in the EU countries.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

EASYMEDEU: It will be easier for Georgians to receive medical care in EU

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - As a result of visa free regime with the EU countries, it will be easier for Georgian citizens to receive medical care in the EU.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

REFUGCOME: Visa free regime will lead to refugees coming from other countries to Georgia

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - Visa free regime with the EU countries will lead to refugees coming from other countries to Georgia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

GEOSEMIGR: After visa free regime enters into force many Georgians will emigrate

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - After visa free regime enters into force many Georgians will emigrate.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NOTSIMPENT: Visa free regime will not simplify process of Georgians entering EU countries

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - Visa liberalization will not simplify the process of Georgians entering EU countries.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

DEGRMOR: Visa free regime with EU will degrade Georgians' morality

Question text: There are different opinions regarding visa free regime. Do you agree or disagree with the following? - Visa free regime with EU will degrade Georgians’ morality.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

GENATO: Approve/disapprove - Georgian government’s stated goal to join NATO

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join NATO?

Note: Half of the respondents was presented with the question Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government’s stated goal to join the NATO? while the other half was presented with the question Do you approve or disapprove of Georgia joining the NATO?. Analysis showed no significant differences between the responses on these two questions. These two versions of the question were merged.

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

NATOAPEXT: How much do you approve joining the NATO?

Question text: If approve, how much do you approve?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO

Values:
  • Strongly approve
  • Somewhat approve
  • DK

NATAPGEOEC: Why approve joining NATO - will improve Georgian economy

Question text: If approve, why? - It will improve Georgian economy

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPSECUR: Why approve joining NATO - will provide greater security for Georgia

Question text: If approve, why? - It will provide greater security for Georgia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPFRTRAV: Why approve joining NATO - will lead to visa free travel in NATO member states

Question text: If approve, why? - It will lead to visa free travel in NATO member states

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPSTRDEM: Why approve joining NATO - will strengthen democratic development

Question text: If approve, why? - It will strengthen democratic development

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPTERINT: Why approve joining NATO - will improve chances to restore territorial integrity

Question text: If approve, why? - It will improve the chances to restore territorial integrity

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPPRRUS: Why approve joining NATO - will protect Georgia from Russia

Question text: If approve, why? - It will protect Georgia from Russia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPSTRMIL: Why approve joining NATO - will strengthen Georgian military system

Question text: If approve, why? - It will strengthen Georgian military system

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATAPOTH: Why approve joining NATO - Other

Question text: If approve, why? - Other

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who approve of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK

NATODISEXT: How much do you disapprove joining the NATO?

Question text: If disapprove, how much do you disapprove?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO

Values:
  • Strongly disapprove
  • Somewhat disapprove
  • DK

NATDISNATID: Why disapprove joining NATO - threatens Georgia's national identity

Question text: If disapprove, why? - It threatens Georgia’s national identity

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISCONRUS: Why disapprove joining NATO - will cause conflict with Russia

Question text: If disapprove, why? - It will cause conflict with Russia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISUNREAL: Why disapprove joining NATO - is unrealistic/will never happen

Question text: If disapprove, why? - It is unrealistic/It will never happen

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISLOSTER: Why disapprove joining NATO - Georgia will lose more territories

Question text: If disapprove, why? - Georgia will lose more territories

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISINDEP: Why disapprove joining NATO - will reduce the independence of Georgia

Question text: If disapprove, why? - It will reduce the independence of Georgia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISINTERV: Why disapprove joining NATO - will lead to intervention into Georgian affairs

Question text: If disapprove, why? - It will lead to intervention by U.S. and other NATO member states into Georgian affairs

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISNALIG: Why disapprove joining NATO - Georgia should not be aligned with any entity

Question text: If disapprove, why? - Georgia should not be aligned with any entity

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISNOPROT: Why disapprove joining NATO - NATO membership would not protect Georgia

Question text: If disapprove, why? - NATO membership would not protect Georgia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATDISOTH: Why disapprove joining NATO - Other

Question text: If disapprove, why? - Other

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who disapprove of Georgian Government's stated goal to join the NATO
Respondents were allowed to name up all answers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

NATOFMEM: When do you think Georgia will be granted full NATO membership?

Question text: When do you think Georgia will be granted full NATO membership?

Values:
  • Within the next 5 years (2017-2022)
  • After 5 to 10 years (2023-2027)
  • After 10 years ( 2028 and after)
  • Never
  • DK/RA

NARUAGGR: If Georgia joins NATO, there will be higher risks of Russia's aggression towards Georgia.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - If Georgia joins NATO, there will be higher risks of Russia's aggression towards Georgia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

NANOTHRRUS: NATO is a threat to Russia.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - NATO is a threat to Russia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NAWESTVAL: NATO dictates member and candidate countries to adopt western values.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - NATO dictates member and candidate countries to adopt western values.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NATHRGCH: NATO poses a threat to the Georgian church.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - NATO poses a threat to the Georgian church.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NAGEOSEC: NATO members are not interested in the security of Georgia.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - NATO members are not interested in the security of Georgia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

NAMILBAS: If Georgia becomes a NATO member, it will lead to the establishment of foreign military bases in Georgia.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - If Georgia becomes a NATO member, it will lead to the establishment of foreign military bases in Georgia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NARTERINT: If Georgia becomes a NATO member, it will help restore territorial integrity of Georgia.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - If Georgia becomes a NATO member, it will help restore territorial integrity of Georgia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NAMOREJOB: If Georgia becomes a NATO member, it will help create more jobs in Georgia.

Question text: There are number of opinions regarding NATO. For the following opinions, please tell me, whether you agree or disagree with them. - If Georgia becomes a NATO member, it will help create more jobs in Georgia.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NATOSUPP: Support from NATO for Georgia has increased, stayed the same or decreased in recent years?

Question text: Over the past years, support from NATO for Georgia has …

Values:
  • Declined
  • Stayed the same
  • Increased
  • DK/RA

GEONATMEM: Currently Georgia is not a member of NATO

Question text: In your opinion, are the following statements correct or wrong? - Currently Georgia is not a member of NATO

Values:
  • Correct
  • Wrong
  • DK/RA

NAT28MEM: Currently there are 28 member countries in NATO

Question text: In your opinion, are the following statements correct or wrong? - Currently there are 28 member countries in NATO

Values:
  • Correct
  • Wrong
  • DK/RA

NATONLYEU: NATO only accepts European countries in the alliance

Question text: In your opinion, are the following statements correct or wrong? - NATO only accepts European countries in the alliance

Values:
  • Correct
  • Wrong
  • DK/RA

NATPOLUN: NATO is primarily political-military union

Question text: In your opinion, are the following statements correct or wrong? - NATO is primarily political-military union

Values:
  • Correct
  • Wrong
  • DK/RA

NATECUN: NATO is primarily economic union

Question text: In your opinion, are the following statements correct or wrong? - NATO is primarily economic union

Values:
  • Correct
  • Wrong
  • DK/RA

CBESTSEC: Which country would offer Georgia best security?

Question text: Which country would offer Georgia best security?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Iran, China and UK were added to other

Values:
  • USA
  • Georgia
  • Russia
  • Azerbaijan
  • France
  • Turkey
  • Germany
  • Armenia
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

CBIGTHREA: Which country poses biggest threat to Georgia?

Question text: Which country poses biggest threat to Georgia?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Azerbaijan, China and Germany were added to other

Values:
  • Russia
  • Turkey
  • USA
  • Georgia
  • Armenia
  • Iran
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

TOPTHREA: What is the top threat to Georgia's national security?

Question text: In your opinion, what is the top threat to Georgia’s national security?

Note: The question was recoded. Option Political tension between Armenia and Azerbaijan was added to other

Values:
  • Russian military aggression
  • Occupation of Abkhazia and South Ossetia
  • Islamic terrorism
  • Russian propaganda
  • Ethnic disputes
  • Religious disputes
  • Economic dependency on Russia
  • Energy dependency on Russia
  • Mass demonstrations on political grounds in Georgia
  • Migration crisis
  • Political tension in Turkey
  • Western Integration
  • Political instability in the North Caucasus
  • Mass demonstrations on social grounds in Georgia
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

TOPSEC: Which would help the most to ensure Georgia's national security?

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following would help the most to ensure Georgia’s national security?

Values:
  • Membership in NATO
  • Georgia strengthening its defense capabilities on its own
  • Membership in the European Union
  • Cooperation with the United States
  • Membership in the Eurasian Economic Union
  • Pursuing pro-Russian orientation
  • NATO military base in Georgia
  • Abandoning Western orientation
  • Refusing membership in military organizations
  • Strengthening democracy in Georgia
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

FUTECSTAB: Georgia will be more economically stable

Question text: Thinking about 15 years from now, do you agree or disagree: Georgia will be more economically stable

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK

FUTPROT: Georgia will be more protected

Question text: Thinking about 15 years from now, do you agree or disagree: Georgia will be more protected

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

FUTLESCONF: There will be less risk of military conflicts in Georgia

Question text: Thinking about 15 years from now, do you agree or disagree: There will be less risk of military conflicts in Georgia

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

FUTLESPOV: Poverty in Georgia will be reduced

Question text: Thinking about 15 years from now, do you agree or disagree: Poverty in Georgia will be reduced

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK

FUTTERINT: Georgia will regain its territorial integrity

Question text: Thinking about 15 years from now, do you agree or disagree: Georgia will regain its territorial integrity

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

RUIMPEC: What kind of impact did relations with Russia since 2012 have on economy

Question text: Thinking about Georgia’s relationship with Russia since 2012, what kind of impact, do you think, this relationship had on Georgian economy?

Values:
  • Negative impact
  • No impact
  • Positive impact
  • DK/RA

RUIMPPOL: What kind of impact did relations with Russia since 2012 have on politics

Question text: Thinking about Georgia’s relationship with Russia since 2012, what kind of impact, do you think, this relationship had on Georgian politics?

Values:
  • Negative impact
  • No impact
  • Positive impact
  • DK/RA

RUIMPSEC: What kind of impact did relations with Russia since 2012 have on nat. security

Question text: Thinking about Georgia’s relationship with Russia since 2012, what kind of impact, do you think, this relationship had on Georgia’s national security?

Values:
  • Negative impact
  • No impact
  • Positive impact
  • DK/RA

RUTHRTNGB: How much of a military threat is Russia to its neighboring countries?

Question text: In your opinion, how much of a military threat, if at all, is Russia to its neighboring countries? A major threat, a minor threat or not a threat at all?

Values:
  • Is not a threat at all
  • Minor threat
  • Major threat
  • DK
  • RA

USSRDISS: Has dissolution of the Soviet Union been a good/bad thing for Georgia?

Question text: In general, do you think the dissolution of the Soviet Union has been a good thing or a bad thing for Georgia?

Values:
  • A good thing
  • A bad thing
  • DK/RA

SANCORUS: Should economic sanctions on Russia stay or be removed?

Question text: EU and USA imposed economic sanctions, freezing assets and travel bans for certain individuals because Russia occupied the Crimea in Ukraine. In your opinion, should these sanctions stay or be removed?

Values:
  • Should stay
  • Should be removed
  • DK
  • RA

SUPUKRGOV: Georgian government should support Ukrainian government more, less, not at all?

Question text: Which of the following statement do you agree with?

Values:
  • Georgian government should support Ukrainian government more
  • Georgian government supports the Ukrainian government just enough
  • Georgian government should support the Ukrainian government less
  • Georgian government should not support Ukrainian government at all
  • DK
  • RA

INFUSGEF: How much influence does USA have in determining Georgia's future?

Question text: Using the following scale how much influence, if any, do the following have in determining Georgia’s future? - USA

Values:
  • A little
  • Some
  • A lot
  • None
  • DK/RA

INFRUSGEF: How much influence does Russia have in determining Georgia's future?

Question text: Using the following scale how much influence, if any, do the following have in determining Georgia’s future? - Russia

Values:
  • A little
  • Some
  • A lot
  • None
  • DK/RA

INFEUGEF: How much influence does EU have in determining Georgia's future?

Question text: Using the following scale how much influence, if any, do the following have in determining Georgia’s future? - EU

Values:
  • A little
  • Some
  • A lot
  • None
  • DK/RA

USINFGOB: Is the influence of USA in determining Georgia's future negative or positive?

Question text: In your opinion is the influence of the following, in determining Georgia’s future, very negative, negative, neither negative nor positive, positive, very positive? - USA

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who think that USA has at least some influence on Georgia's future

Values:
  • Very negative
  • Negative;
  • Neither positive nor negative;
  • Positive;
  • Very positive;
  • DK/RA

RUSINFGOB: Is the influence of Russia in determining Georgia's future negative or positive?

Question text: In your opinion is the influence of the following, in determining Georgia’s future, very negative, negative, neither negative nor positive, positive, very positive? - Russia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who think that Russia has at least some influence on Georgia's future

Values:
  • Very negative
  • Negative;
  • Neither positive nor negative;
  • Positive;
  • Very positive;
  • DK/RA

EUINFGOB: Is the influence of EU in determining Georgia's future negative or positive?

Question text: In your opinion is the influence of the following, in determining Georgia’s future, very negative, negative, neither negative nor positive, positive, very positive? - EU

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who think that EU has at least some influence on Georgia's future

Values:
  • Very negative
  • Negative;
  • Neither positive nor negative;
  • Positive;
  • Very positive;
  • DK/RA

MILSERV: In Georgia military service should be mandatory for men only, both or neither?

Question text: Which statement do you agree with?

Values:
  • Military service should be mandatory for men only
  • Military service should be mandatory for both men and women
  • Military service should not be mandatory at all
  • DK/RA

MILPREST: Military is prestigious

Question text: Do you agree or disagree that in Georgia people choose military career because - Military is prestigious

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

MILPRCO: They want to protect their country

Question text: Do you agree or disagree that in Georgia people choose military career because - They want to protect their country

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

MILSTINC: Soldiers have stable income

Question text: Do you agree or disagree that in Georgia people choose military career because - Soldiers have stable income

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

MILNOALT: They don’t have any other alternative

Question text: Do you agree or disagree that in Georgia people choose military career because - They don’t have any other alternative

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

MILLIKFLD: They like military field

Question text: Do you agree or disagree that in Georgia people choose military career because - They like military field

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

SUPDMIL: Would you support or not daughter's decision to serve in military?

Question text: Imagine you have a daughter and she decides to serve in military. Would you support or not her decision?

Values:
  • Support
  • Do not support
  • DK/RA

SUPSMIL: Would you support or not son's decision to serve in military?

Question text: Imagine you have a son and he decides to serve in military. Would you support or do not support his decision?

Values:
  • Support
  • Do not support
  • DK/RA

DEFBUDG: Georgia should increase, keep the same or decrease spending on national defense?

Question text: Ministry of defense of Georgia receives 670 million GEL from the state budget in 2017. It is 6% of the entire budget of the country. Do you think that Georgia should increase spending on national defense, keep it about the same or decrease it?

Values:
  • Decrease
  • Keep the same
  • Increase
  • DK/RA

AWR2COUR: Are you aware of the verdict giving ownership of R2 to Kibar Khalvashi?

Question text: Are you aware or not of the verdict by the Supreme Court of Georgia giving ownership of R2 to Kibar Khalvashi?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

R2TRFAIR: Rustavi 2 trial was a fair trial

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - Rustavi 2 trial was a fair trial

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who had heard about R2 case.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

R2GOVINT: There was government interference in the Rustavi 2 case

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - There was government interference in the Rustavi 2 case

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who had heard about R2 case.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

R2JUDPRES: Judges were pressured during deliberations

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - Judges were pressured during deliberations

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who had heard about R2 case.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

R2WEAKMED: This verdict will weaken media freedom in Georgia

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - This verdict will weaken media freedom in Georgia

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who had heard about R2 case.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

R2SBUSOWN: Rustavi 2 case was solely a business ownership dispute that was not related to politics

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - Rustavi 2 case was solely a business ownership dispute that was not related to politics

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who had heard about R2 case.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

CHUFINCR: The State should increase or decrease funding for the Church?

Question text: Georgian Orthodox Church receives 25 million Gel annually from the central budget. Which of the following statements do you agree with?

Values:
  • The state should continue funding the Church in the same manner
  • The State should increase funding for the Church
  • The State should decrease funding for the Church
  • The state shouldn’t be funding the Church at all
  • DK
  • RA

STAUCHUF: State should audit spending of these state funds by the Georgian Orthodox Church

Question text: How much do you agree or disagree that the state should audit the spending of these state funds by the Georgian Orthodox Church?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • Somewhat disagree
  • Somewhat agree
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

AWUNMNEW: Aware that part of the UNM leadership formed a new party European Georgia?

Question text: Are you aware that part of the UNM leadership formed a new party European Georgia - Movement for Freedom?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

UNMNEWOPP: Establishment of the new party will make opposition stronger or weaker?

Question text: Do you think that establishment of the new party by the former leaders of the United National Movement will make opposition in Georgia stronger, weaker or nothing will change?

Values:
  • Stronger
  • Weaker
  • Nothing will change
  • DK/RA

PRESELECT: President should be directly elected by Georgian citizens vs. by elected people

Question text: The subject for how Georgia should elect its president has been a topic of recent political discussions. Which statement do you agree with most? Statement 1: The president should be directly elected by Georgian citizens. Statement 2: The president should be elected by those who are elected by people (for example, Sakrebulo members, parliamentarians).

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1 The president should be directly elected by Georgian citizens - Strongly agree, 2 The president should be directly elected by Georgian citizens - Agree, 3 The president should be elected by those who are elected by people (for example, Sakrebulo members, parliamentarians) - Agree, 4 The president should be elected by those who are elected by people (for example, Sakrebulo members, parliamentarians) - Strongly agree, 5 Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to 'Georgia should join Eurasian Union', 3 and 4 to 'Georgia should join EU', 5 to DK.

Values:
  • The president should be directly elected by Georgian citizens.
  • The president should be elected by those who are elected by people (for example, Sakrebulo members, parliamentarians).
  • DK/RA

KEEPMAJ: Should we keep majoritarian candidates in the parliament or not?

Question text: Currently, there are 150 members of the parliament. 77 from 150 are elected by the citizens by voting for political parties and another 73 by voting for individual majoritarian candidates. In your opinion, should we keep majoritarian candidates in the parliament or not?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

UNDPPMOP: Who understands the needs of people better?

Question text: In your opinion, who understands the needs of people better, majoritarian MPs or MPs elected by the party list?

Values:
  • Majoritarian MP
  • MP elected by the party list
  • Both equally
  • Neither
  • DK/RA

CONTRMOP: Who contributes more to the work of the parliament?

Question text: In your opinion, who contributes more to the work of the parliament, majoritarian MPs or MPs elected by the party list?

Values:
  • Majoritarian MP
  • MP elected by the party list
  • Both equally
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

DEALGAZPR: Aware that recently Georgian government signed a new deal with Gazprom?

Question text: Are you aware that recently Georgian government signed a new deal with Gazprom?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ENINFGAZPR: Have enough information about the deal between Gazprom and Government of Georgia?

Question text: Do you think that you have enough information about this deal between Gazprom and Government of Georgia?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who are aware that Georgian government signed a new deal with Gazprom

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GAZPRNOPIMP: Deal between GG and Gazprom will have vs. will have no political implications

Question text: Which of the following statements do you agree with?

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who are aware that Georgian government signed a new deal with Gazprom

Values:
  • Deal between Georgian government and Gazprom is a commercial deal that will have no political implications for Georgia
  • Deal between Georgian government and Gazprom is a commercial deal that will have political implications for Georgia
  • Agree with neither
  • DK/RA

RUPROPAG: Do you agree or disagree that there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia?

Question text: Propaganda is an attempt to spread information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, to promote a positive image of a specific country, justify its actions and create a negative image of the opposing countries. Do you agree or disagree that there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia?

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

PROPGTV: Channels of Russian propaganda - Georgian TV channels

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Georgian TV channels

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPNONGTV: Channels of Russian propaganda - Non-Georgian TV channels

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Non-Georgian TV channels

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPSOCM: Channels of Russian propaganda - Social media

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Social media

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPCHRCH: Channels of Russian propaganda - Church

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Church

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPPLPRT: Channels of Russian propaganda - Political parties

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Political parties

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPCVLST: Channels of Russian propaganda - Civil society

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Civil society

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPNEWSP: Channels of Russian propaganda - Newspapers

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Newspapers

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPFRNB: Channels of Russian propaganda - Friends/Neighbors

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Friends/Neighbors

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PROPOTHR: Channels of Russian propaganda - Other

Question text: If agree, what do you believe are the channels of this propaganda? - Channels of Russian propaganda - Other

Note: The question was asked only to respondents who agree there is a Russian propaganda in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFSOU1: Main sources of information - First source

Question text: What are your main sources of information for receiving news about Georgian politics and current events? Please tell me, which is your first main source of information.

Note: Options 'Colleagues' and 'Radio' were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • TV
  • 4 Internet
  • Neighbors, friends
  • Family members
  • Newspapers, news magazines
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

INFSOU2: Main sources of information - Second source

Question text: And what is your second main source of information about Georgian politics and current events?

Values:
  • Internet
  • Neighbors, friends
  • TV
  • Newspapers, news magazines
  • Family members
  • Radio
  • Colleagues
  • Other
  • Receive information only from one source
  • DK/RA

NGEOWATCH: Do you watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian TV channels?

Question text: Do you watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian TV channels?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FTVCNBC: Watch non-Georgian channel - CNBC

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - CNBC

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FTVCNN: Watch non-Georgian channel - CNN

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - CNN

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FTWEURO: Watch non-Georgian channel - Euronews

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Euronews

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FTWFOX: Watch non-Georgian channel - Fox News

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Fox News

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FTWRTL: Watch non-Georgian channel - RTL

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - RTL

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRT: Watch non-Georgian channel - Russia Today

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Russia Today

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWBLOM: Watch non-Georgian channel - Bloomberg

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Bloomberg

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWBBCWN: Watch non-Georgian channel - BBC World News

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - BBC World News

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWDW: Watch non-Georgian channel - Deutche Welle

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Deutche Welle

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWSKY: Watch non-Georgian channel - Sky News

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Sky News

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRCO: Watch non-Georgian channel - Russia Channel One

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Russia Channel One

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRTR: Watch non-Georgian channel - RTR

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - RTR

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRENTV: Watch non-Georgian channel - REN TV

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - REN TV

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRUS1: Watch non-Georgian channel - Russia 1

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Russia 1

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRUS24: Watch non-Georgian channel - Russia 24

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Russia 24

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWTVC: Watch non-Georgian channel - TV Center

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - TV Center

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWRTVI: Watch non-Georgian channel - RTVi

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - RTVi

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

FRWOTHR: Watch non-Georgian channel - Other

Question text: If you watch coverage on news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels, on which? - Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who watch coverage of news and current affairs on non-Georgian channels

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

TRTVFRP: Which TV channel do you trust most for accurate info on foreign policy?

Question text: Which TV channel do you trust the most for accurate information on foreign policy?

Note: The question was recoded. Options GPB 2, GDS, Kavkasia, Euronews, Adjara TV, Russia 1, CNBC ,Russia 24, RTR, Tabula TV, RTVi and Sky News were added to other

Values:
  • Rustavi 2
  • Imedi
  • GPB 1
  • Obiektivi
  • Maestro
  • CNN
  • Palitra TV
  • Russia Channel One
  • TV Pirveli
  • BBC World News
  • Other
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

RLGIOUS: Overall, how religious would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how religious would you say you are? Please use this card, where ‘1’ means “Not at all religious” and ‘10’ means “Very religious”?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale

Values:
  • Not religious at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very Religious
  • DK/RA

RELSERV: Frequency of attendance of religious services

Question text: Using this card, apart from special occasions such as weddings and funerals, about how often do you attend religious services?

Values:
  • Every day
  • More than once a week
  • Once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special holidays
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

RUSWORK: Would you approve or disapprove of your family member going to work to Russia?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of your family member going to work to Russia?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

RESPEDU: What is the highest level of education you have achieved to date?

Question text: What is the highest level of education you have achieved to date?

Note: Did not obtain a nine year diploma', 'Nine year diploma', 'High school diploma (11 or 12 years)' were grouped to 'Secondary or lower', 'Vocational/technical degree' was coded as 'Secondary technical', 'Bachelor's degree/5 years diploma' and 'Any degree above bachelor's' were grouped to 'Higher than secondary'.

Values:
  • Secondary or lower
  • Secondary technical
  • Higher than secondary
  • DK/RA

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

Question text: How often do you use the Internet? Do you use the Internet every day, at least once a week, at least once a month, less often, or never?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • I do not know what the Internet is
  • DK/RA

SPENDMO: Household's spending last month

Question text: Using the same CARD, please tell me your household's spending last month?

Values:
  • More than GEL 1600
  • GEL 1201 – 1600
  • GEL 801 –1200
  • GEL 401 –800
  • GEL 261 – 400
  • GEL 151 – 260
  • Up to GEL 150
  • 0
  • DK
  • RA

HAVEJOB: Do you consider yourself to be employed?

Question text: Do you consider yourself to be employed? This employment may be part-time or full-time, you may be officially employed, informally employed, or self-employed, but it brings you monetary income.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

UNEMTYP: Which of the following best describes your situation?

Question text: Which of the following best describes your situation?

Note: The question was asked only to the unemployed respondents

Values:
  • Unemployed and looking for a job
  • Unemployed and interested in job, but currently NOT looking
  • Unemployed and not interested in looking for a job
  • Student
  • Housewife
  • Retired and looking for a job
  • Retired and interested in a job, but currently NOT looking
  • Retired and NOT interested in looking for a job
  • Disabled
  • Other
  • RA

KNOWRUS:  Knowledge of Russian

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Russian

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

KNOWENG: Knowledge of English

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: English

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

KNOWTUR: Knowledge of Turkish

Question text: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Turkish

Values:
  • No basic knowledge
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • DK/RA

OWNFRDG: HH owns - Refrigerator

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Refrigerator

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCOTV: HH owns - Color television

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Color TV

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNSPHN: HH owns - Smartphone (a phone with color display and with internet connection)

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Smartphone (a phone with color display and with internet connection)

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNTBLT: HH owns -Tablet computer (e.g. iPad, Galaxy Tab, Lenovo etc.)

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Tablet computer (e.g. iPad, Galaxy Tab, Lenovo etc.)

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCARS: HH owns - Car

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Car

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNAIRC: HH owns - Air conditioner

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Air conditioner

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNWASH: HH owns - Automatic washing machine

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCOMP: HH owns - Personal computer

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNHWT: HH owns - Hot water

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Hot water

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

OWNCHTG: HH owns - Central heating

Question text: Now, I will read you a series of household items. Please note that we are only interested in items that your household owns and that are in normal working order. Please tell me whether or not your household owns …? - Central heating

Values:
  • Owns
  • Does not own
  • DK/RA

MONYTOT: HH income last month

Question text: Speaking about a monetary income last month, to which of the following groups does your household belong? Please think of all sources of income that your household had last month.

Values:
  • More than GEL 1600
  • GEL 1201 – 1600
  • GEL 801 –1200
  • GEL 401 –800
  • GEL 261 – 400
  • GEL 151 – 260
  • Up to GEL 150
  • 0
  • DK
  • RA

HHSIZE: Number of all household members

Question text: Number of all household members

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 or more

HHASIZE: Number of adult household members

Question text: Number of adult household members

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6 or more

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