Caucasus Barometer 2010 Georgia

Caucasus Barometer is the annual household survey about social economic issues and political attitudes conducted by CRRC.
Country: Georgia
Fieldwork Dates: November 9 2010 to November 30 2010

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Caucasus Barometer 2010 Georgia

Caucasus Barometer is the annual household survey about social economic issues and political attitudes conducted by CRRC.
Country: Georgia
Fieldwork Dates: November 9 2010 to November 30 2010

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text: Respondent's gender

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Age groups

Question text: Age groups

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

FEELTRU: There are many people I can trust completely

Question text: For each of the following statements, please tell me whether it describes your feelings, more or less describes your feelings, or does not describe your feelings - There are many people I can trust completely

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • More or less describes
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

FEELEMP: I experience a general sense of emptyness

Question text: For each of the following statements, please tell me whether it describes your feelings, more or less describes your feelings, or does not describe your feelings - I experience a general feeling of emptiness

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • More or less describes
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

FEELCLS: There are enough people I feel close to

Question text: For each of the following statements, please tell me whether it describes your feelings, more or less describes your feelings, or does not describe your feelings - There are enough people to whom I feel close

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • More or less describes
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

FEELRLY: There are plenty of people I can rely on

Question text: For each of the following statements, please tell me whether it describes your feelings, more or less describes your feelings, or does not describe your feelings - There are plenty of people I can rely on when I have problems

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • More or less describes
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

FEELREJ: I often feel rejected

Question text: For each of the following statements, please tell me whether it describes your feelings, more or less describes your feelings, or does not describe your feelings - I often feel rejected

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • More or less describes
  • Describes
  • DK/RA

RATEHAP: How happy would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how happy would you say you are?

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

Values:
  • Unhappy
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Happy
  • DK/RA

HLTHRAT: How would you rate your health?

Question text: Overall, how would you rate your health?

Values:
  • Very poor
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

FAMCLAB: Family member currently living abroad?

Question text: Do you have a family member or close relative currently living abroad?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CLFRDAB: Close friends living abroad?

Question text: Now, let me ask about your friends. Do you have any close friends currently living abroad?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GALLTRU: Most people can be trusted?

Question text: Generally speaking, would you say that most people in Georgia can be trusted, or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? Please use 5-point scale , where code '1' corresponds to answer You can't be too careful and code '5' corresponds to answer Most people can be trusted.

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

Values:
  • You can't be too careful
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Most people can be trusted
  • DK/RA

TRUTCHR: Trust or distrust public school teachers?

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how much do you trust or distrust public school teachers in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUSOLD: Trust or distrust soldiers?

Question text: Overall, how much do you trust or distrust soldiers in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUPHYS: Trust or distrust medical doctors?

Question text: Overall, how much do you trust or distrust [medical] doctors in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUJUDG: Trust or distrust judges?

Question text: Overall, how much do you trust or distrust judges in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUJOUR: Trust or distrust majority of TV journalists?

Question text: Overall, how much do you trust or distrust majority of TV journalists in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

TRUCLER: Trust or distrust clergy?

Question text: Overall, how much do you trust or distrust clergy of your religious denomination in Georgia?

Values:
  • Completely distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely trust
  • DK/RA

PAYBRIB: Paid bribe?

Question text: Have you or any member of your household been in a situation during the last 12 months when you/they had to pay a bribe in order to get a service or to obtain preferential treatment or consideration?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIFESAT: Overall life satisfaction

Question text: All things considered, how satisfied are you with your own life as a whole nowadays?

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

Values:
  • Not satisfied at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely satisfied
  • DK/RA

BUSINGRE: Approve doing business with Greeks?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Greeks?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINJEW: Approve doing business with Jews?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Jews?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINIRA: Approve doing business with Iranians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Iranians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSININD: Approve doing business with Indians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Indians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINTUR: Approve doing business with Turks?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Turks?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINUKR: Approve doing business with Ukrainians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Ukrainians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINITA: Approve doing business with Italians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Italians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINRUS: Approve doing business with Russians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Russian?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINARM: Approve doing business with Armenians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Armenians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINCHI: Approve doing business with Chinese?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Chinese?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINAZE: Approve doing business with Azerbaijanis?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Azerbaijanis?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINGER: Approve doing businesswith Germans?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Germans?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINGEO: Approve doing business with Georgians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Georgians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

BUSINKUR: Approve doing business with Kurds?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Kurds?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINUSA: Approve doing business with Americans?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Americans?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINABK: Approve doing business with Abkhazians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Abkhazians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BUSINOSS: Approve doing business with Ossetians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of people of your ethnicity doing business with Ossetians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWGRE: Approve women marring Greeks?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Greeks?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWJEW: Approve women marring Jews?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Jews?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWIRA: Approve women marring Iranians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Iranians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWIND: Approve women marring Indians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Indians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWTUR: Approve women marring Turks?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Turks?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWUKR: Approve women marring Ukrainians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Ukrainians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWITA: Approve women marring Italians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Italians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWRUS: Approve women marring Russians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Russians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWARM: Approve women marring Armenians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Armenians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWCHI: Approve women marring Chinese?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Chinese?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWAZE: Approve women marring Azerbaijanis?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Azerbaijanis?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWGER: Approve women marring Germans?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Germans?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWGEO: Approve women marring Georgians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Georgians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MARWKUR: Approve women marring Kurds?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Kurds?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWUSA: Approve women marring Americans?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Americans?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWABK: Approve women marring Abkhazians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Abkhazians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MARWOSS: Approve women marring Ossetians?

Question text: Would you approve or disapprove of women of your ethnicity marrying Ossetians?

Note: Options Approve/Disapprove are present in the original dataset

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job?

Question text: Do you have a job? This job may be part-time or full-time, or you may be officially employed, informally employed, or self-employed, but it brings you monetary income

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

WORKTYP: Status and type of primary workplace

Question text: Speaking about your primary place of employment only, which of the following best describes your status and the type of workplace?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
Following options were grouped to Other: Employee in a foreign or international organization, company, enterprise, or joint venture and Employee in a local or international non-governmental or non-profit organization

Values:
  • Employee in a state organization
  • Own business without employees
  • Employee in a medium / big private organization
  • Employee in small family business
  • Own business with employees
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

WORKSEC: Primary employment sector

Question text: Speaking about your primary place of employment only, which of the following best describes the sector in which you work?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
Following options were grouped to Other: Fishing, Mining, Quarrying, Electricity, gas, water supply, Financial Intermediation / Banking, Real Estate, Property, Renting, Civil society / NGO

Values:
  • Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry
  • Education
  • Trade, Repair of vehicles
  • Healthcare, Social Work
  • Government, Public Administration, Defense
  • Transport, Storage, Communication
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Mining, Quarrying
  • Other
  • DK/RA

JOBSATF: How satisfied are you with your job?

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how satisfied are you with your job?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

Values:
  • Very dissatisfied
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very satisfied
  • DK
  • RA

WORKPOS: I feel positive most of the time I am working

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement: I feel positive most of the time I am working

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

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

WORKVAL: I feel valued at work

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement: I feel valued at work

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

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

TRULEAD: I trust our leadership team

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement: I trust our leadership team

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

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

WORKMYW: I fell free to do things the way I like at work

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement: I feel free to do things the way I like at work.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

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

FAIRCOM: I am fairly compensated

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the statement: I am fairly compensated.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

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

WORKEXT: Worked extra hours during the last 2 months?

Question text: During the last two months, how many times did you have to work more hours than determined by your working arrangement, without getting additional compensation?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
"Frequencies are calculated without "Not applicable" option"

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

UNEMTYP: Type of unemployment

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

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed.
The question was recoded: Unemployed and interested in a job, but NOT currently looking for a job and Unemployed and not interested in looking for a job were grouped to Unemployed, NOT looking. Retired and looking for a job, Retired and interested in a job, but NOT currently looking for one, Retired and NOT interested in looking for a job and Disabled were grouped to Retired.

Values:
  • Unemployed, looking for a job
  • Unemployed, NOT looking
  • Student
  • Housewife
  • Retired
  • DK/RA

UNEMYRS: Years of unemployment

Question text: Respondent's years of unemployment

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option. The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Never had a job
  • Less than 5 years
  • 6-10
  • 11-15
  • 20 years or longer
  • DK
  • RA

CNTECON: Control over econoomic situation

Question text: Please tell me how much control you feel you have over your economic situation?

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

Values:
  • No control at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Complete control
  • DK
  • RA

PERSINC: Personal income last month

Question text: Speaking about your personal monetary income last month, after all taxes are paid, to which of the following groups do you belong? Please think of all sources of income that you had last month.

Note: The question was recoded. Following options were grouped to More than USD 400: USD 401 - 800, USD 801 - 1200, More than USD 1200

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51 - 100
  • USD 101 - 250
  • USD 251 - 400
  • More than USD 400
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

LOANNUM: Number of loans more than USD 100

Question text: How many times have you taken out a loan or had a debt or a line of credit, including instant credit, of more than 100 USD in the last 12 months?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • 1-5
  • Six or more
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

NUMJOBS: Change in the number of jobs available

Question text: Compared to the situation 12 months ago, do you think that the number of jobs available in Georgia has decreased, remained the same, or increased?

Values:
  • Decreased
  • Remained the same
  • Increased
  • DK/RA

JOBLOST: Anybody in HH lost job?

Question text: Has anybody in your household lost his/her job during the last 12 months?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GETJOBF: The most important factor for getting a good job

Question text: Which of the following factors do you consider most important for getting a good job in Georgia?

Note: The question was recoded. Option Appearance was grouped to Other

Values:
  • Connections
  • Education
  • Professional abilities
  • Luck
  • Age
  • Hard work
  • Talent
  • Work experience
  • Doing favors for the right people
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PEWJOBG: Men should have more right to a job

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the following statement: When jobs are scarce, men should have more right to a job.

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

POLDIRN: Direction of national politics in Georgia

Question text: There are different opinions regarding the direction in which Georgia's domestic politics are going. Which of the following would you personally agree with?

Values:
  • Wrong direction
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Right direction
  • DK
  • RA

QUALINF: How well TV journalists inform the population about what is going on?

Question text: Please tell me, overall, how well do you think TV journalists in Georgia inform the population about what is actually going on in the country?

Values:
  • Very poorly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK/RA

TVSRVPP: TV journalists serve interests of people like you?

Question text: How strongly do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, TV journalists in Georgia are serving interests of people like you?

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • DK
  • RA

TRUHLTH: Trust towards Healthcare system

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Healthcare system

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUBANK: Trust towards Banks

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Banks

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUEDUC: Trust towards Educational system

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Educational system

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUARMY: Trust towards Army

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Army

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUCRTS: Trust towards Courts

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Court system

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUNGOS: Trust towards NGOs

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - NGOs

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPARL: Trust towards Parliament

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Parliament

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUEXEC: Trust towards Executive government

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Executive government (Prime minister and ministers)

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPRES: Trust towards President

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - President

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUPOLI: Trust towards Police

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Police

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUMEDI: Trust towards Media

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Media

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRULOCG: Trust towards Local government

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Local government

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRURELI: Trust towards Religious institutions

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Religious institutions to which you belong

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUOMB: Trust towards Ombudsman

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - Ombudsman

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSTEU: Trust towards EU

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - European Union

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

TRUSTUN: Trust towards UN

Question text: I will read out a list of social institutions and political unions. Please assess your level of trust toward each of them on a 5-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '5' means Fully trust - United Nations

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully trust
  • DK
  • RA

PEWGENL: Is Georgia generally liked or disliked?

Question text: How do you think people in other countries of the world feel about Georgia - is Georgia generally liked or disliked?

Values:
  • Generally liked
  • Generally disliked
  • People don't know about Georgia
  • DK/RA

IMPISS1: Most important issue facing Georgia

Question text: What do you think is the most important issue facing Georgia at the moment?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Unemployment
  • Territorial integrity
  • Poverty
  • Affordable healthcare
  • Peace
  • Pensions
  • Relations with Russia
  • Rising prices / Inflation
  • Other
  • DK/RA

IMPISS2: Second most important issue facing Georgia

Question text: What do you think is the second most important issue facing Georgia at the moment?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Poverty
  • Unemployment
  • Territorial integrity
  • Rising prices / Inflation
  • Affordable healthcare
  • Pensions
  • Relations with Russia
  • Peace
  • Wages
  • Other
  • DK/RA

FAIRTRT: People are treated fairly by the government?

Question text: Under the present system of government in Georgia, do you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree that people like yourself are treated fairly by the government?

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

FREESPK: People have the right to openly say what they think?

Question text: In Georgia today, do you think or not that people like yourself have the right to openly say what they think?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVTROL: Government as parent vs government as employee

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. People are like children, the government should take care of them like a parent 2. Government is like an employee, the people should be the bosses who control the government

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Government as parent - Strongly agree 2. Government as parent - Agree 3. CloGovernment as employee - Agree 4. Government as employee - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Parent, 3 and 4 to Employee, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Parent
  • Employee
  • DK/RA

OBJCOUR: Is Georgia's court system partial or impartial?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. The court system in Georgia favors some citizens over others 2. The court system in Georgia treats all citizens equally, rather than favoring some over others

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Court favours some citizens - Strongly agree 2. Court favours some citizens - Agree 3. Court treats everyone equally - Agree 4. Court treats everyone equally - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Partial 3 and 4 to Impartial, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Partial
  • Impartial
  • DK
  • RA

PROTEST: Should people participate in protest actions?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. People should participate in protest actions against the government, as this shows the government that the people are in charge. 2. People should not participate in protest actions against the government, as it threatens stability in our country

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Participation in protests - Strongly agree 2. Participation in protests - Agree 3. Non-participation in protests - Agree 4. Non-participation in protests - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

VOTLELE: Did you vote in the last national elections?

Question text: Did you vote in the 2008 May 21 parliamentary elections?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ELCOND: Fairness of the most recent elections

Question text: Would you say that 2008 May 21 parliamentary elections were conducted completely fairly, to some extent fairly, or not at all fairly?

Values:
  • Not at all fairly
  • To some extent fairly
  • Completely fairly
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPRCP: Would the respondent participate in presidential elections next Sunday?

Question text: If national elections were held next Sunday, would you participate in the elections or not?

Values:
  • Certainly not participate
  • Most probably not participate
  • Most probably participate
  • Certainly participate
  • DK/RA

ELECEQP: All parties have equal possibilities to campaign

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - All parties or candidates have equal possibilities to campaign for elections

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

ELADMBS: Election administration is politically biased

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Election administration is politically biased

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

VOTERFR: Voters are free from pressure

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Voters are free from intimidation and pressure

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

ACMEDIA: Parties do not have equal access to the media

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Parties / candidates do not have equal access to the media during election campaigns

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

POLRLAW: Country is governed by the rule of law

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Georgia is governed by the rule of law

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

COURIMP: Courts handle election disputes impartially

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Courts handle election disputes impartially

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

EXECPUN: High officials are not punished for unlawful actions

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - High officials are not punished for unlawful actions

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

POLMEDI: TV is independent from the government

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Major TV channels are independent from the government

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

COURINF: Courts are under the governmental influence

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Courts are under the governmental influence

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

VOTECNT: Votes are counted correctly

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Votes are counted correctly

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

POLUNIO: Citizens can form or join political parties

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - Citizens can form or join political parties without any restrictions

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

WINNERG: The winner of elections is entitled to govern as s/he feels fit

Question text: Speaking about current political system in Georgia, to what extent would you agree or disagree with each of the following statements - The winner of elections is entitled to govern Georgia as he/she feels fit

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

NATOSUPP: Support of Georgia's membership in NATO

Question text: To what extent would you support Georgia's membership in NATO?

Values:
  • Don't support at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully support
  • DK
  • RA

PEWTHRT: The greatest threat to the world?

Question text: Here is the list of five dangers in the world today. In your opinion, which one of these poses the greatest threat to the world?

Values:
  • Spread of nuclear weapons
  • Religious and ethnic hatred
  • AIDS and other infectious diseases
  • Pollution and other environmental problems
  • Growing gap between the rich and poor
  • DK/RA

PUBDINJ: Injured during the public demonstrations since 1988?

Question text: Were you or any member of your household injured during public demonstrations since 1988 in Georgia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

PUBDKIL: Killed as a result of conflict since 1988?

Question text: Was any member of your household killed as a result of conflict in Georgia since 1988?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MOVECOM: Forced to move or displaced during the Communist regime?

Question text: Were you, any member of your household, or your ancestors forced to move or were displaced during the Communist regime?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GE20101: Most important solution to the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict: First step

Question text: Which of the following activities do you think is the most important for the Georgian government to perform in the next two years in order to find a solution to the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict?

Values:
  • Sign a non-use of force agreement with Abkhazia
  • Sign a non-use of force agreement with Russia
  • Allow civil society a greater role...
  • Establish the fate of missing people
  • Commence negotiations with Russia about Abkhazia's status
  • Commence negotiations with the de-facto Abkhaz authorities
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

GE20102: Most important solution to the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict: Second step

Question text: Which of the following activities do you think is the second most important for the Georgian government to perform in the next two years in order to find a solution to the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict?

Values:
  • Sign a non-use of force agreement with Abkhazia
  • Sign a non-use of force agreement with Russia
  • Allow civil society a greater role...
  • Establish the fate of missing people
  • Commence negotiations with Russia about Abkhazia's status
  • Commence negotiations with the de-facto Abkhaz authorities
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

GE20103: Most important solution to the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict: Third step

Question text: And which of the following activities do you think is the third most important for the Georgian government to perform in the next two years in order to find a solution to the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict?

Values:
  • Sign a non-use of force agreement with Abkhazia
  • Sign a non-use of force agreement with Russia
  • Allow civil society a greater role...
  • Establish the fate of missing people
  • Commence negotiations with Russia about Abkhazia's status
  • Commence negotiations with the de-facto Abkhaz authorities
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

GE20104: Prospects of Abkhazia becoming a part of Georgia proper

Question text: In your opinion, have the prospects of Abkhazia becoming an integral part of Georgia proper increased, stayed the same or decreased since the August 2008 conflict?

Values:
  • Decreased
  • Stayed the same
  • Increased
  • DK
  • RA

GE20105: Injusticies happened in the past: forgotten vs addressed

Question text: Please tell me with which one of the following statements do you agree? 1. In order to resolve the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict, we should leave injustices that happened in the past alone. 2. In order to resolve the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict, we should address the injustices that happened in the past.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Injustices that happened should be left - Strongly agree 2. Injustices that happened should be left - Agree 3. Past injustices should be addressed - Agree 4. Past injustices should be addressed - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Should be forgotten
  • Should be addressed
  • DK
  • RA

ETHNIC: Respondent ethnicity

Question text: There are a number of ethnic groups living in Georgia. Which ethnic group do you consider yourself a part of?

Values:
  • Georgian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Armenian
  • Other ethnicity
  • DK
  • RA

NATLANG: Main language spoken at home as child

Question text: Which language did you mainly speak at home when you were a child?

Values:
  • Georgian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Armenian
  • Russian
  • Other language
  • DK/RA

KNOWRUS: Knowledge of Russian

Question text: 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: 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

COMPABL: Knowledge of computer

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: Computer (Microsoft Office programs, excluding games)

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

FRQINTR: How frequently do you use the Internet?

Question text: How often do you use the Internet? .

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Less often
  • Never
  • I don't know what the Internet is
  • DK
  • RA

FLMANDSC: Which foreign language should be mandatory in schools?

Question text: Which foreign language, if any, do you think should be mandatory in secondary schools of Georgia?

Values:
  • No foreign language should be mandatory
  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Other foreign language
  • DK/RA

QUALESC: Change in quality of secondary education

Question text: In your opinion, has the quality of education in Georgia's secondary schools improved, remained the same, or worsened during the last 5 years?

Values:
  • Worsened
  • Remained the same
  • Improved
  • DK/RA

IDEALNCH: What is the ideal number of children per family?

Question text: What do you think is the ideal number of children per family in Georgia?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5 or more
  • No children
  • DK/RA

GNDPREF: The preferred gender of the child

Question text: If a family has one child, what would be the preferred gender of the child?

Values:
  • A girl
  • A boy
  • Does not matter
  • DK/RA

PEWHEDG: University degree more important for a boy?

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the following statement: A university education is more important for a boy than for a girl.

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

ACCVODK: From what age is it acceptable for a woman to drink strong alcohol?

Question text: Sometimes people are considered too young to do or experience certain things. Could you please tell me, from what age do you think it is acceptable for a woman to drink strong alcohol (vodka, brandy)

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Under 18
  • 18-25
  • 26+
  • Not acceptable at any age
  • DK
  • RA

ACCTOBA: From what age is it acceptable for a woman to smoke tobacco?

Question text: Sometimes people are considered too young to do or experience certain things. Could you please tell me, from what age do you think it is acceptable for a woman to smoke tobacco

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Under 18
  • 18-25
  • 26+
  • Not acceptable at any age
  • DK
  • RA

ACCSEPL: From what age is it acceptable for a woman to live separately from parents?

Question text: Sometimes people are considered too young to do or experience certain things. Could you please tell me, from what age do you think it is acceptable for a woman to live separately from parents before marriage

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Under 18
  • 18-25
  • 26+
  • Not acceptable at any age
  • DK
  • RA

ACCSEBM: From what age is it acceptable for a woman to have sex before marriage?

Question text: Sometimes people are considered too young to do or experience certain things. Could you please tell me, from what age do you think it is acceptable for a woman to have sexual relations before marriage

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Under 18
  • 18-25
  • 26+
  • Not acceptable at any age
  • DK
  • RA

ACCMARR: From what age is it acceptable for a woman to get married?

Question text: Sometimes people are considered too young to do or experience certain things. Could you please tell me, from what age do you think it is acceptable for a woman to get married

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Under 18
  • 18-25
  • 26+
  • Not acceptable at any age
  • DK/RA

ACCCOHB: From what age is it acceptable for a woman to cohabit with a man without marriage

Question text: Sometimes people are considered too young to do or experience certain things. Could you please tell me, from what age do you think it is acceptable for a woman to cohabit with a man without marriage

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Under 18
  • 18-25
  • 26+
  • Not acceptable at any age
  • DK
  • RA

PEWBETL: Who has a better life?

Question text: Generally speaking, in Georgia today, who has a better life - women or men?

Values:
  • Women
  • Men
  • Equal
  • DK
  • RA

GENDECI: Which household member should be the main decision maker in a family?

Question text: In your opinion, which household member should be the main decision maker in a family - a man or a woman?

Values:
  • A man
  • A woman
  • Equally
  • DK/RA

GENBREA: Who should normally be the breadwinner?

Question text: In your opinion, ideally, who should normally be the breadwinner in Georgia's families - a man or a woman?

Values:
  • A man
  • A woman
  • Equally
  • DK/RA

GENBRER: Who is the breadwinner in the majority of Georgia's families?

Question text: Speaking about the majority of the families in Georgia today, who is the breadwinner - a man or a woman?

Values:
  • A man
  • A woman
  • Equally
  • DK/RA

RELGION: Respondent's religion

Question text: Which religion or denomination, if any, do you consider yourself belong to?

Note: The question was recoded. Following options were grouped to Other: Roman Catholic Church, Other Protestant Church, Other Christian Church or Sect, Judaism

Values:
  • Georgian, Russian or Greek Orthodox Church
  • Islam
  • Armenian Apostolic Church
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

RELIMP: How important is religion in your daily life?

Question text: How important is religion in your daily life?

Note: The question was asked to the respondent who identified themselves as the member of any religious denomination

Values:
  • Not at all important
  • Not very important
  • Rather important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

RELSERV: Attendance of religious services

Question text: Apart from special occasions such as weddings and funerals, about how often do you attend religious services nowadays?

Note: The question was asked to the respondent who identified themselves as the member of any religious denomination

Values:
  • Once a week or more often
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special holidays
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

RELFAST: How often do you fast?

Question text: How often do you fast when it is required by your religious traditions?

Note: The question was asked to the respondent who identified themselves as the member of any religious denomination.
Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Always fast
  • Often fast
  • Sometimes fast
  • Rarely fast
  • Never fast
  • DK/RA

RLGIOUS: How religious would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how religious would you say you are?

Note: The question was asked to the respondent who identified themselves as the member of any religious denomination.
Question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale

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

CAPTRIP: Number of trips to the capital

Question text: How many times did you travel to Tbilisi within the last 2 months?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Once
  • Twice or more
  • None
  • DK/RA

FORTRIP: Number of trips outside the country

Question text: How many times have you been outside Georgia in the last five years?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Once
  • Twice or more
  • None
  • DK/RA

MIGSHRT: Would you leave Georgia for a certain period?

Question text: If you had a chance, would you leave Georgia for a certain period of time to live somewhere else?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

EMIGRAT: Would you leave Georgia forever?

Question text: If you had a chance, would you leave Georgia forever to live somewhere else?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMFTRV: How would you feel traveling to a country without knowing its language

Question text: Generally speaking, how comfortable would you feel traveling by yourself to a country in which you did not speak the language?

Values:
  • Completely uncomfortable
  • Somewhat uncomfortable
  • Somewhat comfortable
  • Completely comfortable
  • DK
  • RA

COMFWBS: How would you feel with a woman as your immediate boss?

Question text: How comfortable would you feel with a woman as your immediate boss?

Values:
  • Completely uncomfortable
  • Somewhat uncomfortable
  • Somewhat comfortable
  • Completely comfortable
  • DK
  • RA

COMFYBS: How comfortable would you feel with a 25-years-old as your immediate boss?

Question text: How comfortable would you feel with a 25-year-old recent graduate as your immediate boss?

Values:
  • Completely uncomfortable
  • Somewhat uncomfortable
  • Somewhat comfortable
  • Completely comfortable
  • DK
  • RA

CHICKSL: Feel disturbed if you watch a chicken being slaughtered?

Question text: People sometimes slaughter chicken or home animals, either for food or also as part of their traditions. Would it make you feel disturbed if you watch a chicken being slaughtered?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

HANIMSL: Feel disturbed if you watch a home animal being slaughtered?

Question text: Would it make you feel disturbed if you watch a home animal being slaughtered?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

RSLAUCH: Would the respondent slaughter a chicken?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. I can slaughter a chicken myself, if necessary 2. Even if necessary, I would not slaughter a chicken myself.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Can slaughter a chicken if necessary - Strongly agree 2. Can slaughter a chicken if necessary - Agree 3. Can slaughter a chicken if necessary - Agree 4. Can slaughter a chicken if necessary - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

HEATCCS: Heating with climate control system?

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Climate control system

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATCKS: Heating with coal / kerosene stove?

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Coal / kerosene stove

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATELH: Heating with electric heater?

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Electric heater

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATGS: Heating with gas stove?

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Gas stove

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATGH: Heating with gas heater?

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Gas heater

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATPUCH: Heating with public central heating system

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Public central heating system

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATPRCH: Heating with private central heating system

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? -Private central heating system

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATWBS: Heating with wood burning stove

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Wood-burning stove

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HEATOTH: Heating with other means of heating?

Question text: Please tell me what were the most important means of heating your dwelling last winter? - Other

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No heating option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ECONSTN: HH economic sutation

Question text: Which of the following statements best describes the current economic situation of your household?

Values:
  • Not enough money for food
  • Enough money for food
  • Enough money for food & clothes
  • Enough money for some durables
  • Enough money for everything needed
  • DK
  • RA

OWNCOTV: Does HH own Color TV?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns color television

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNDVDP: Does HH own DVD player?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns DVD player

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNWASH: Does HH own Automatic washing machine?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns automatic washing machine

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNFRDG: Does HH own Refrigerator?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns refrigerator

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNAIRC: Does HH own air conditioner?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns air conditioner

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCARS: Does HH own Car?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns car

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNPHON: Does HH own landline phone?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns landline phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCELL: Does HH own Cell phone?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns cell phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WEBCELL: Does HH own activated internet access from cell phone

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns internet from the cell phone

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCOMP: Does HH own Personal computer?

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household owns personal computer, including laptop

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WEBHOME: HH has Internet access

Question text: Please tell me whether or not your household has Internet access from home computer

Note: The question was asked to only those respondents whose households owned computer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FRQCELL: How frequently did you use a mobile phone?

Question text: In the past 12 months, how frequently did you use a mobile phone?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Once a week, Multiple times per month, Once per month, Multiple times per year were grouped to Once a week or less frequently

Values:
  • Multiple times per day
  • Once a day
  • Multiple times per week
  • Once a week or less frequently
  • Never
  • DK/RA

NUMSMSS: Did you sent sms messages last week?

Question text: Speaking about the last week, approximately how many sms messages have you sent?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NUMSMSR: Did you receive sms messages last week?

Question text: Approximately how many sms messages have you received last week?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

FRQPCUS: How frequently did you use a personal computer in the past 12 months?

Question text: In the past 12 months, how frequently did you use a personal computer?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Multiple times per day and Once a day were grouped to Multiple times or once a day, Multiple times per week and Once a week to Multiple times or once a week, Multiple times per month, Once a month and Multiple times per year to Multiple times or once a month/year

Values:
  • Once or multiple times per day
  • Once or multiple times per week
  • Once or multiple times per month/year
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

LIMBRED: Does HH limit consumption of bread, pasta?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Bread, pasta

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMMILK: Does HH limit consumption of butter, milk?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Butter, milk

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPOUL: Does HH limit consumption of poultry/chicken meat?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Poultry / Chicken Meat

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMMEAT: Does HH limit consumption of meat?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Meat, except poultry

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMFISH: Does HH limit consumption of fish?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Fish

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMVEGS: Does HH limit consumption of fruit, vegetables?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Fruit, vegetables, EXCEPT potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMPOTA: Does HH limit consumption of potatoes?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Potatoes

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMSWEE: Does HH limit consumption of sweets and chocolates?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Sweets and Chocolates

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMELEC: Does HH limit consumption of electricity?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Electricity

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMGASS: Does HH limit consumption of gas?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Gas

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

LIMTRAN: Does HH limit consumption of transportation?

Question text: Households may experience financial difficulties. Please tell me, over the course of a typical month, does your household have to limit consumption or use of the following due to budget difficulties? - Transportation

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NOEATPR: Individual would never eat some products

Question text: Sometimes people decide not to eat certain products, not because of financial difficulties, but because they choose so. Please tell me, is there any product that you never eat?

Note: The variable was generated by merging NOEATBR NOEATBM NOEATCH NOEATMT NOEATFI NOEATFR NOEATVE NOEATPO NOEATSWE variables from original dataset

Values:
  • I eat all products
  • I don't eat some products
  • DK/RA

SAVINGS: Does HH have any savings?

Question text: Does your household currently have any savings?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEBTSHH: Does HH have any debts?

Question text: Does your household currently have any debts?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MONYTOT: HH total monetary income last month

Question text: Speaking about monetary income of all your household members last month, to which of the following groups does your household belong?

Note: The question was recoded. Following options were grouped to More than USD 400: USD 401 - 800, USD 801 - 1200, More than USD 1200

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51 - 100
  • USD 101 - 250
  • USD 251 - 400
  • More than USD 400
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

SPENDMO: HH spending last month

Question text: Please tell me your household's spending last month?

Note: The question was recoded. Following options were grouped to More than USD 400: USD 401 - 800, USD 801 - 1200, More than USD 1200

Values:
  • Up to USD 50
  • USD 51 - 100
  • USD 101 - 250
  • USD 251 - 400
  • More than USD 400
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

FOODDBT: Frequency of borrowing money for food

Question text: In the past 6 months, how often has your household borrowed any money to buy food?

Values:
  • Every month
  • Every other month
  • Less frequently
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

UTILDBT: Frequency of borrowing money for utilities

Question text: In the past 6 months, how often has your household borrowed any money to pay for utilities?

Values:
  • Every month
  • Every other month
  • Less frequently
  • Never
  • DK
  • RA

NYRRLPR: Expected income in 2009 relative to 2008

Question text: Compared to 2009, excluding income from sales of property or vehicles, do you believe your household's income in 2010 will be higher than in 2009, about the same as in 2009, or lower than in 2009?

Values:
  • Lower
  • About the same
  • Higher
  • DK
  • RA

CYRRLPR: 2008 income relative to 2007

Question text: Excluding income from sales of property or vehicles, compared to 2008, was your household's income in 2009 higher than in 2008, about the same as in 2008, or lower than in 2008?

Values:
  • Lower
  • About the same
  • Higher
  • DK
  • RA

CURRUNG: Current perceived economic rung

Question text: Let's imagine there is a 5-step ladder reflecting the economic standing of all households in Georgia today. The first rung of this ladder corresponds to the lowest possible economic position in society, while the 5th rung corresponds to the highest possible position. On which rung of this ladder do you think your household currently stands?

Note: The question was recoded. 10-point scale was used in the original dataset

Values:
  • Lowest
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Highest
  • DK/RA

FUTRUNG: Perceived economic rung in 5 years

Question text: Let's imagine there is a 5-step ladder reflecting the economic standing of all households in Georgia today. The first rung of this ladder corresponds to the lowest possible economic position in society, while the 5th rung corresponds to the highest possible position. On which rung of this ladder do you think your household will be standing 5 years from now?

Note: The question was recoded. 10-point scale was used in the original dataset

Values:
  • Lowest
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Highest
  • DK
  • RA

RELCOND: Perceived relative economic condition

Question text: Relative to most of the households around you, would you describe the current economic condition of your household as very good, good, fair, poor or very poor?

Values:
  • Very poor
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very good
  • DK
  • RA

MININCN: Desired minimal monthly income for normal life

Question text: What is the minimal monthly income that would enable your household live a normal life?

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • 250 or less
  • 251-500
  • 501-1000
  • 1001-2500
  • 2501 or more
  • DK/RA

CHLDFIN: Perceived financial sitation of children

Question text: Do you think your children will be better off or worse off financially than you are when they are your age?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable/No children option.

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

RESPEDU: Respondent's education

Question text: Respondent's education

Note: The question was recoded. Options No primary education, Primary education, Incomplete secondary education, Secondary education were grouped to Secondary or lower, Incomplete higher education, Completed higher education and Post-graduate degree were grouped to Higher than secondary

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

WORKYRS: Year from which employed at primary workplace

Question text: Year from which employed at primary workplace

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed.
Question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • Less than one year
  • 1-5 years
  • 6-10 years
  • 11 or longer
  • DK
  • RA

RESPMAR: Respondent's marital status

Question text: Respondent's marital status

Note: The question was recoded. Options Separated and Divorced were grouped.

Values:
  • Married: official state marriage only, no religious ceremony
  • Never married
  • Married: both religious ceremony and state marriage
  • Widow / Widower
  • Married: religious ceremony only, not registered with state
  • Cohabiting without civil or religious marriage
  • Divorced / Separated
  • DK
  • RA

LISTENO: Anybody able to listen to the answers?

Question text: Anybody able to listen to the answers?

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes, during the entire interview
  • Yes, most of the time
  • Yes, while answering questions of section A/C
  • Yes, for less than half of the interview, except section A/C
  • Yes, for only a few questions, except section A/C
  • No

RESPATT: Respondent's overall attitude

Question text: Respondent's attitude towards interview Indifferent

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPINT: Respondent was interested, involved

Question text: Respondent's attitude towards interview Interested, involved

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPFRN: Respondent was friendly

Question text: Respondent's attitude towards interview Friendly

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPIMP: Respondent was impatient

Question text: Respondent's attitude towards interview Impatient

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPWOR: Respondent was worried, nervous

Question text: Respondent's attitude towards interview Worried, nervous

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPHOS: Respondent was hostile

Question text: Respondent's attitude towards interview Hostile

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

FRQCLAR: Frequency of asking clarifications

Question text: Frequency of asking clarifications

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (less than ten)
  • For some questions
  • For a substantial number of questions
  • Throughout most of the interview

FRQDIST: Frequency of the respondent being distructed

Question text: Frequency of the respondent being distructed

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (less than ten)
  • For some questions
  • For a substantial number of questions
  • Throughout most of the interview

FRQKNOW: Frequency the respondent seemed to lack knowledge

Question text: Frequency the respondent seemed to lack knowledge

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (less than ten)
  • For some questions
  • For a substantial number of questions
  • Throughout most of the interview

FRQRLCT: Frequency of the respondent being reluctant

Question text: Frequency of the respondent being reluctant

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Never
  • Just for a few questions (less than ten)
  • For some questions
  • For a substantial number of questions
  • Throughout most of the interview

RESPSIN: Respondent's honesty

Question text: Respondent's honesty

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Completely honest
  • Mostly honest
  • Mostly dishonest
  • Completely dishonest

RESPCOM: Respondent's behavior

Question text: Respondent's behavior

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Comfortable
  • Neutral
  • Nervous

RESPINL: Respondent's intelligence

Question text: Respondent's intelligence

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Not intelligent at all
  • Not very intelligent
  • Average
  • Intelligent
  • Very intelligent

RESPINF: Respondent indifferent in the end of the interview

Question text: Respondent indifferent in the end of the interview

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPENT: Respondent enthusiastic in the end of the interview

Question text: Respondent enthusiastic in the end of the interview

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPWRT: Respondent worried about the time in the end of the interview

Question text: Respondent worried about the time in the end of the interview

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPBRD: Respondent bored in the end of the interview

Question text: Respondent bored in the end of the interview

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

RESPIRT: Respondent irritated in the end of the interview

Question text: Respondent irritated in the end of the interview

Note: Respondent's assessment by the interviewer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

INTLANG: Interview language

Question text: Interview language

Values:
  • Georgian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Armenian
  • None of these languages / other
  • DK
  • RA

HHSIZE: Number of household members

Question text: Number of household members

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

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

HHASIZE: Number of adult household members

Question text: Number of adult household members

Note: The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

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

Found: 237 record(s)