Caucasus Survey: Caucasus Barometer Research Pre-Acceptance Special Issue

Attitudes towards the Judicial System in Georgia, 2014

Attitudes towards the Judicial System in Georgia, 2014

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STRATUM: Stratum

Question text: Stratum

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Kutaisi
  • Batumi

INTLANG: Interview language

Question text: In which language would you like to conduct this interview

Values:
  • Georgian
  • Russian

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text: Respondent's gender

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Age group

Question text: Age group

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

HHSIZE: Household size

Question text: How many people live currently in your household, including you? Please tell me only about those household members who currently live with you.

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

INFSOU1: Main source of information about current events in Georgia

Question text: Which is your main source of information about current events in Georgia? Please name only your main source of information.

Note: Options Colleagues and Radio were grouped to Other.

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

INFSCRT: Main source of information about what is happening in Georgian courts

Question text: Which is your main source of information about what is happening in Georgian courts? Please name only your main source of information.

Note: Options Colleagues and Radio were grouped to Other.

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

INTSTCRT: To what extent at you interested in what is happening in Georgian courts?

Question text: To what extent at you interested in what is happening in Georgian courts? Please use this card, where code '1' means 'Not interested at all,' and code '10' means 'Very interested'.

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

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

DISPUT: The best way to solve a dispute between two neighbors: To take the case to the courts VS An agreement without court intervention.

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: The best way to solve a dispute between two neighbors is to take the case to the courts. Statement 2: The best way to solve a dispute between two neighbors is to come to an agreement without court intervention.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. To take the case to the courts - Strongly agree, 2. To take the case to the courts - Agree, 3. An agreement without court intervention - Strongly agree, 4. An agreement without court intervention - Agree, 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK/RA

Values:
  • To take the case to the courts
  • An agreement without court intervention
  • DK/RA

GEOJUD: What comes to your mind first, when you hear judiciary in Georgia?

Question text: What comes to your mind first, when you hear judiciary in Georgia?

Note: Options Ministry of justice and Life without crime were grouped with Other.

Values:
  • Justice, truth
  • Courts, judges
  • Injustice
  • Crime
  • Restoration of justice
  • Punishment of offenders
  • Rule of law
  • Prosecutor's office
  • Prison
  • Police, law-enforcement bodies
  • Protection of human rights
  • Other
  • DK/RA

ASMINJUS: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Ministry of Justice

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Ministry of Justice

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASOMB: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Ombudsmen

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Ombudsmen

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASBAR: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Bar Association

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Bar Association

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ARPOL: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Police

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Police

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASSUPRM: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Supreme court

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Supreme court

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASHRC: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Human Rights Center

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Human Rights Center

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASGYLA: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Young Lawyers' Association

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Young Lawyers' Association

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASHCJ: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - High Council of Justice

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - High Council of Justice

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASPROS: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Prosecutor's Office

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Prosecutor's Office

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASPARL: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Parliament

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Parliament

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASMININT: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Ministry of Internal Affairs

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Ministry of Internal Affairs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASPRES: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - President

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - President

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASCOURT: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Court

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Court

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ASCONCRT: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Constitutional Court

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Constitutional Court

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ACPATRL: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Patrol Police

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Patrol Police

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

ACOTHER: Institutions you associate with 'judiciary' - Other

Question text: When you think of the Georgian judiciary, which of the institutions comes to your mind most often? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

GCHELP: How to be a good citizen - Help people who are worse off

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Help people who are worse off

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCVOTE: How to be a good citizen - Vote in elections

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Vote in elections

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCPROT: How to be a good citizen - Participate in protest actions

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Participate in protest actions

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCLAW: How to be a good citizen - Always obey laws

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Always obey laws

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCTRAD: How to be a good citizen - Follow the traditions

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Follow the traditions

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCSUPP: How to be a good citizen - Always support the ruling party

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Always support the ruling party

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCOPN: How to be a good citizen - Form their own opinion independently of others

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Form their own opinion independently of others

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

GCVOLUN: How to be a good citizen - Do volunteer work

Question text: In your opinion, which of the following is the most important for a good citizen? - Do volunteer work

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

POLDIRN: Direction in which the country's domestic politics are going

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:
  • Politics is definitely going in the wrong direction
  • Politics is going mainly in the wrong direction
  • Politics does not change at all
  • Politics is going mainly in the right direction
  • Politics is definitely going in the right direction
  • DK/RA

DEMNOW: Is Georgia a democracy now, or not?

Question text: In your opinion, is Georgia a democracy now, or not?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DEMSTAT: Stage of Georgia's democracy

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

Values:
  • Already a democracy but needs some improvements
  • Not a democracy but developing in this direction
  • Might become but not developing in this direction
  • Not a democracy and never will be
  • Democracy for specific people
  • DK/RA

GOVTROL: Government should be like a parent VS Government should be like an employee

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: people are like children, the government should take care of them like a parent. Statement 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. Government 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

TRUARMY: Trust - Army

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Army?

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

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

TRUBANK: Trust - Banks

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust banks?

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

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

TRUTEACH: Trust - Teachers

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust teachers?

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

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

TRUDCTR: Trust - Medical doctors

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust medical doctors?

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

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

TRUJUDG: Trust - Judges

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust judges?

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

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

TRUNGOS: Trust - NGOs

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust NGOs?

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

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

TRUPARL: Trust - Parliament

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Parliament?

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

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

TRUPROS: Trust - Prosecutor's office

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Prosecutor's office?

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

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

TRUPRMN: Trust - Prime Minister

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Prime Minister?

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

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

TRUMNST: Trust - Ministers

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Ministers?

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

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

TRUCRTS: Trust - Courts

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Courts?

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

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

TRUPRES: Trust - President

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust President?

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

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

TRUPOLI: Trust - Police

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Police?

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

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

TRUJURN: Trust - TV journalists

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust TV journalists?

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

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

TRURELI: Trust - Religious institutions respondent belongs to

Question text: lease tell me how much do you trust or distrust Religious institutions to which you belong?

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

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

TRUPATRL: Trust - Patrol Police

Question text: lease tell me how much do you trust or distrust Patrol Police?

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

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

TRUOMB: Trust - Ombudsman

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust Ombudsman?

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

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

TRUSTEU: Trust - EU

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust European Union?

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

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

TRUSTUN: Trust - UN

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust United Nations?

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

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

TRUNATO: Trust - NATO

Question text: Please tell me how much do you trust or distrust NATO?

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

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

IMPNATO: Most important problem: NATO membership

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -NATO membership

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPCORR: Most important problem: Corruption

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Corruption

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPPENS: Most important problem: Low pensions

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Low pensions

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPRUS: Most important problem: Relations with Russia

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Relations with Russia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPPROP: Most important problem: Protection of property rights

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Protection of property rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPELEC: Most important problem: Fairness of elections

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Fairness of elections

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPUNM: Most important problem: Unemployment

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Unemployment

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPCRT: Most important problem: Independence of courts

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Independence of courts

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPFREE: Most important problem: Freedom of speech

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Freedom of speech

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPHR: Most important problem: Protection of human rights

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Protection of human rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPPOV: Most important problem: Poverty

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Poverty

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPTERR: Most important problem: Territorial integrity

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Territorial integrity

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPRICE: Most important problem: Rising prices

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Rising prices

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPHLT: Most important problem: Affordability of healthcare

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Affordability of healthcare

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPWAGE: Most important problem: Low wages

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Low wages

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPMEDIA: Most important problem: Independence of journalists

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Independence of journalists

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPEDU: Most important problem: Quality of education

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Quality of education

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPEU: Most important problem: EU Membership

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -EU Membership

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPSTAB: Most important problem: Political stability in Georgia

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Political stability in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPREST: Most important problem: Restoration of justice

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Restoration of justice in Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

IMPOTH: Most important problem: Other

Question text: Which problem do you think is currently the most important in Georgia? -Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

KNOWPRES: Knowledge: President heads the High Council of Justice?

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, is this statement true or false? - The President of Georgia is the Head of the High Council of Justice.

Values:
  • True
  • False
  • Don't know what the High Council of Justice is
  • DK/RA

KNOWCRT: Knowledge: The Head of the Supreme can overrule lower courts?

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, is this statement true or false? - The Head of the Supreme Court of Georgia is legally allowed to alter decisions of all Georgian courts.

Values:
  • True
  • False
  • DK/RA

KNOWDIS: Knowledge: President can dismiss Supreme Court?

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, is this statement true or false? - The President of Georgia is legally allowed to dismiss the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Values:
  • True
  • False
  • DK/RA

KNOWPRIM: Knowledge: Prime minister can dismiss Supreme Court?

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, is this statement true or false? - Prime minister can dismiss Supreme Court

Values:
  • True
  • False
  • DK/RA

DEALADM: Do courts deal with: administrative cases?

Question text: Besides criminal cases, what other kinds of cases can be addressed by the courts? - Administrative

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEALCIV: Do courts deal with: civil cases?

Question text: Besides criminal cases, what other kinds of cases can be addressed by the courts? - Civil

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

DEALOTH: Do courts deal with: other cases?

Question text: Besides criminal cases, what other kinds of cases can be addressed by the courts? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CRTOLD: How well courts worked since 2003 until 2012 elections

Question text: Please tell me, in your opinion, how did the Georgian courts work between the period of the Rose Revolution in 2003 and the Parliamentary Elections of October 2012?

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

CRTNEW: How well courts work since 2012 parliamentary elections

Question text: In your opinion, after the Parliamentary Elections of October 2012 the Georgian Courts. Work

Values:
  • Much worse
  • Somewhat worse
  • Like they used to work before
  • Somewhat better
  • Much better
  • DK/RA

TRANSOLD: Courts were transparent befroe 2012 elections

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that before the October 2012 Parliamentary Elections the courts' proceedings were transparent in Georgia?

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

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

TRANSNEW: Courts are transparent after 2012 elections

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that after the October 2012 Parliamentary Elections the courts' proceedings are transparent in Georgia?

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

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

JUDGCOMP: Judges are competent

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that Georgian judges are competent? Please use this card, where '1' means 'Completely disagree' and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

JUDGINT: Judges serve your interests

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that Georgian judges serve the interest of people like you? Please use this card, where '1' means 'Completely disagree' and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

JUDGFAIR: Judges are fair

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that Georgian judges are fair? Please use this card, where '1' means 'Completely disagree' and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

JUDGIND: Judges are independent

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that, overall, the judges are independent in Georgia?

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

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

JUDGDEP: Judges are dependent on what?

Question text: In your opinion, whom or what do the Georgian judges depend on most?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who do not agree that judges are independent in Georgia. Options Ministry of Internal Affairs, High Council of Justice, UNM/former government, Ministry of Justice, Members of the Parliament, Large-scale business, European Union and Other Ministries were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Government
  • Supreme Court
  • Prosecutors
  • Higher ranking judges
  • Ruling political party
  • Prime Minister
  • President
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

EQUAL: All are equal before the law in Georgia

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion: In Georgia, everyone is equal before the law. Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

BRIBE: Judges take bribes

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that judges in Georgia take bribes? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

GOVINT: Judges serve government interests

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that the judges in Georgia serve the government's interests? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

CRTWRS: Court case make things worse

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion: Bringing a case to the court will make the problem worse. Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

JUDGPLN: Judges' decisions not determined by political interests

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion: Political interests do not determine judges' decisions in Georgia. Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

PUNREH: Courts should be punitive or courts should rehabilitate?

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: Court should always strictly punish the offenders according to the law, in order to protect the society, Statement 2: Court should sometimes take into consideration the circumstances of the committed crime and evade very strict rulings, in order to give the offenders a chance to rehabilitate.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Court should always be strict - Strongly agree, 2. Court should always be strict - Agree, 3.Court should consider circumstances - Strongly agree, 4. Court should consider circumstances - Agree, 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Yes 3 and 4 to No, 5 - DK/RA

Values:
  • Court should always be strict
  • Court should consider circumstances
  • DK/RA

GUILTFR: How often guilty people go free

Question text: In your opinion, how often do the judges make mistakes that let guilty people go free? Please use this card, where '1' means Never and '10' means Always.

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

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK/RA

INNOPR: How often innocent people go to prison

Question text: In your opinion, how often do the judges make mistakes that lead to non-guilty people's conviction? Please use this card, where '1' means Never and '10' means Always.

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

Values:
  • Never
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Always
  • DK/RA

RICHPOOR: Rich vs. Poor - chance of not guilty verdict

Question text: Suppose two people - one rich, one poor - each appear in court, charged with an identical crime they did not commit. Choose an answer from this card to show who you think would be more likely to be found guilty?

Values:
  • Rich person is more likely to be found guilty
  • Poor person is more likely to be found guilty
  • They have the same chance of being found guilty / not guilty
  • DK/RA

GEONON: Georgian vs. non-Georgian - chance of not-guilty verdict

Question text: Suppose two people

Values:
  • Georgian person is more likely to be found guilty
  • Non-Georgian person is more likely to be found guilty
  • They have the same chance of being found guilty / not guilty
  • DK/RA

ORTHNON: Orthodox vs. non-Orthodox - chance of not-guilty verdict

Question text: Suppose two people - one of them Orthodox, another one representative of another religion living in Georgia - each appear in court, charged with an identical crime they did not commit. Choose an answer from this card to show who you think would be more likely to be found guilty?

Values:
  • The Orthodox person is more likely to be found guilty
  • Representative of another religion is more likely to be found guilty
  • They both have the same chance of being found guilty / not guilty
  • DK/RA

HETERNON: Heterosexual vs. sexual minority - chance of not-guilty verdict

Question text: Suppose two people - one of them heterosexual, another one representative of a sexual minority living in Georgia - each appear in court, charged with an identical crime they did not commit. Choose an answer from this card to show who you think would be more likely to be found guilty?

Values:
  • The heterosexual person is more likely to be found guilty
  • Representative of a sexual minority is more likely to be found guilty
  • They both have the same chance of being found guilty / not guilty
  • DK/RA

FAVBUSN: Judge favours businesses over individuals

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: When a person sues a private business, the judge will generally favor the private business over the person? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

FAVSTAT: Judge favours state bodies over indviduals

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: When a person sues a state body, the judge will generally favor the state body over the person? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

NEIGIND: Neighbor dispute: how independent will the judge be?

Question text: Suppose two neighbors have a dispute over land plot. How independent do you think the judge will be while deciding this case? Please use this card, where '1' means Not at all independent and '10' means Completely independent.

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

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

NEIGFAIR: Neighbor dispute: how fair will the judge be?

Question text: How fair do you think the judge will be in this case? Please use this card, where '1' means Not fair at all and '10' means Completely fair.

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

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

NEIGINF: Neighbor dispute: how fair will informal resolution be?

Question text: In your opinion, how fairly will the dispute between the neighbors be resolved if they do not take the case to courts and bring in a mutual acquaintance to resolve the dispute? Please use this card, where '1' means Fair outcome will be impossible and '10' means The dispute e will be resolved completely fairly.

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

Values:
  • Fair outcome will be impossible
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Dispute will be resolved completely fairly
  • DK/RA

NEIGCRT: Neighbor dispute: will court decision be enforced?

Question text: When the courts makes decision in respect to neighbors' dispute over a land plot, to what extent would you expect that this decision will be enforced? Please use this card, where '1' means I would not expect this at all and '10' means I would expect it.

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

Values:
  • Would not expect this at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Would expect it
  • DK/RA

ADMIND: Administrative dispute: independence of the judge

Question text: Suppose you have a dispute with a state body over a fine that you think you did not deserve. How independent do you think the judge will be while deciding this case? Please use this card, where '1' means Not at all independent and '10' means Completely independent.

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

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

ADMFAIR: Administrative dispute: fairness of the judge

Question text: How fair do you think the judge will be in this case? Please use this card, where '1' means Not fair at all and '10' means Completely fair.

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

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

ADMINF: Administrative dispute: fairness of informal resolution

Question text: How fairly will this case be resolved if you do not take the case to courts and involve someone influential? Please use this card, where '1' means Fair outcome will be impossible and '10' means The dispute e will be resolved completely fairly.

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

Values:
  • Fair outcome will be impossible
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Dispute will be resolved completely fairly
  • DK/RA

CARIND: Car accident: independence of judges

Question text: Suppose your neighbor gets hit by a car and goes to a hospital with serious injuries. How independent do you think the judge will be while deciding this case? Please use this card, where '1' means Not at all independent and '10' means Completely independent.

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

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

CARFAIR: Car accident: fairness of judges

Question text: How fair do you think the judge will be in this case? Please use this card, where '1' means Not fair at all and '10' means Completely fair.

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

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

CARINF: Car accident: fairness of informal resolution

Question text: How fairly will this case be resolved if the parties do not take the case to courts? Please use this card, where '1' means Fair outcome will be impossible and '10' means The dispute e will be resolved completely fairly.

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

Values:
  • Fair outcome will be impossible
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Dispute will be resolved completely fairly
  • DK/RA

KNOWJURY: Knowledge of introduction of jury

Question text: Have you heard about introduction of jury in Georgia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

IMPJURY: Impact of introduction of jury

Question text: What, do you think, will be the result of introduction of jury in Georgia?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about introduction of jury in Georgia.

Values:
  • Will contribute to more fair court rulings
  • Will not contribute to more fair court rulings
  • Nothing will change
  • DK/RA

IMPACRT: Impact of introduction of jury towards court trust

Question text: Please tell me, how the introduction of jury will influence people's trust towards the courts?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about introduction of jury in Georgia.

Values:
  • Contributes to increase people
  • Contributes to decrease people
  • Does not have any influence on people
  • DK/RA

KNOWPLEA: Knowledge of plea bargaining

Question text: Have you heard about 'plea bargaining', i.e. when the defendant collaborates with the investigation, pleas guilty and gets a relatively mild sentence?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

PLEAFAIR: Plea bargaining increases fairness

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that plea bargaining contributes to more fair court rulings? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about 'plea bargaining'.

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

PLEAIMPR: Plea bargaining helps avoid imprisonment

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that plea bargaining lets the defendant pay money and avoid imprisonment? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about 'plea bargaining'.

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

PLEABOLD: Plea bargaining grew the state budget before 2012 elections

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that before the Parliamentary Elections of October 2012 plea bargaining helped to ensure sufficient income in the budget? Please use this card.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about 'plea bargaining'.

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

PLEABNEW: Plea bargaining grows the state budget after 2012 elections

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that after the Parliamentary Elections of October 2012 plea bargaining helps to ensure sufficient income in the budget? Please use this card.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about 'plea bargaining'.

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

PLEAPROC: Plea bargaining speeds up processes

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that plea bargaining helps to ensure fast court decisions? Please use this card, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about 'plea bargaining'.

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

PLEAINT: Whose interests does plea bargaining serve?

Question text: In your opinion, in whose interests is plea bargaining most of all?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about about 'plea bargaining'.

Values:
  • Budget
  • Defendants and their families
  • Government
  • Whole society
  • State
  • Prosecutor's office
  • Judges
  • Other
  • DK/RA

PTRLCALL: Ever called the patrol police?

Question text: Have you ever called patrol police?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CALLHELP: Called patrol police when: I needed help

Question text: Thinking of the cases when you called patrol police, did it happen when you needed help yourself?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have ever called the patrol police.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CALLFRND: Called patrol police when: relative or friend needed help

Question text: Thinking of the cases when you called patrol police, did it happen when your relative or friend needed help?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have ever called the patrol police.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CALLSTRN: Called patrol police when: stranger needed help

Question text: Thinking of the cases when you called patrol police, did it happen when a stranger needed help?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have ever called the patrol police.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CALLOTH: Called patrol police when: other needed help

Question text: Thinking of the cases when you called patrol police, did it happen when other needed help?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have ever called the patrol police.

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CALLREST: Result of calling patrol police

Question text: Speaking about the last case when you called patrol police, what happened as a result of your call?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have ever called the patrol police.

Values:
  • Came timely and helped
  • Came timely but failed to help
  • Came late, but helped
  • Came late and failed to help
  • Did not come
  • Other
  • Don't remember
  • DK/RA

HOODTHFT: Neighborhood problems: theft

Question text: How widespread are the following problems in your neighborhood? - theft

Values:
  • Very widespread
  • Widespread
  • Rare
  • Never happens
  • DK/RA

HOODBULL: Neighborhood problems: bullying

Question text: How widespread are the following problems in your neighborhood? - bullying

Values:
  • Very widespread
  • Widespread
  • Rare
  • Never happens
  • DK/RA

HOODVIOL: Neighborhood problems: family violence

Question text: How widespread are the following problems in your neighborhood? - family violence

Values:
  • Very widespread
  • Widespread
  • Rare
  • Never happens
  • DK/RA

HOODDISP: Neighborhood problems: neighbor disputes

Question text: How widespread are the following problems in your neighborhood? - neighbor disputes

Values:
  • Very widespread
  • Widespread
  • Rare
  • Never happens
  • DK/RA

HOODDOC: Neighborhood problems: documentation issues

Question text: How widespread are the following problems in your neighborhood? - documentation issues

Values:
  • Very widespread
  • Widespread
  • Rare
  • Never happens
  • DK/RA

HOODSTAT: Neighborhood problems: disputes with state bodies

Question text: How widespread are the following problems in your neighborhood? - disputes with state bodies

Values:
  • Very widespread
  • Widespread
  • Rare
  • Never happens
  • DK/RA

CRTME: Court experience over past two years: yes, me

Question text: Have you had any court experience during the last 2 years?

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CRTFAM: Court experience over past two years: yes, family member

Question text: Has your family member had any court experience during the last 2 years?

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CRTREL: Court experience over past two years: yes, close relative

Question text: Has your close relative had any court experience during the last 2 years?

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CRTFRND: Court experience over past two years: yes, close friend

Question text: Has your close friend had any court experience during the last 2 years?

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CRTNO: Court experience over past two years: no

Question text: Court experience over past two years: no

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

CASEEXP: One or several cases experienced in past two years

Question text: Is it one case, or several cases?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had any court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • One case
  • Several cases
  • DK/RA

CASESER: Whose case was most serious?

Question text: Of the cases you are well informed about, who's case was the most important?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • My case
  • Case of a family member
  • Case of a close relative
  • Case of a close friend
  • DK/RA

CASEKIND: What kind of case was this?

Question text: Speaking about this particular case, what kind of case was it?

Note: `Family violence` was grouped to `Other`. Not finished/started and continous cases are excluded.
The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had any court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • A dispute over some property
  • Theft, bullying
  • A dispute with a state body
  • Drugs
  • Legalization of property
  • A dispute over divorce
  • A car accident
  • Issues with taxes / fines
  • Hooliganism
  • A dispute with a private company
  • Murder
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

CASETOOK: Who took the case to court?

Question text: Who took the case to the court

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had any court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • Respondent's side
  • Opposite side
  • A third party
  • DK
  • RA

CASERSN: Main reason for taking case to court

Question text: What was the main reason you/your side decided to take the case to the court?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had any court experience and decided to take the case to the court during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • Because of court's fairness
  • Impossible to decide without court
  • Because of free legal aid
  • Because of no connections
  • No common friend/acquaintance
  • Other
  • DK/RA

PROCLENG: The length of the process

Question text: In your opinion, did the process last shorter than you expected, just about what you expected or longer than you expected?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years. Not finished/started and continous cases are excluded.

Values:
  • Shorter than expected
  • Just about what expected
  • Longer than expected
  • DK
  • RA

PROCEQL: Feeling of equality during the process

Question text: Based on your judgement, how equal did you/your friend or relative feel yourself at the court trial compared to the other side involved in the case?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • Not equal at all
  • Not equal
  • Neutral
  • Equal
  • Fully equal
  • DK
  • RA

LAWREP: Had the lawyer representing you at the courts

Question text: Did you / your friend or relative have a lawyer who represented you/them in court?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

VERDFAV: Whose favour was the verdict?

Question text: Whose favour was the decision made?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • In favor of the respondent's side
  • In favor of the opposed side
  • Agreement between the sides was reached
  • There was no court ruling
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

LAWIMP: Impact of having lawyer on the verdict

Question text: Using this card please tell me how positive or how negative a role did having a lawyer play in the court decision?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience and were were represented by a lawyer in court during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

NOLAWIMP: Impact of not having lawyer on the verdict

Question text: Using this card please tell me how positive or how negative a role did not having a lawyer play in the court decision?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience and were not were represented by a lawyer in court during the last 2 years.

Values:
  • Very negative
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

VERDFAIR: How fair was the verdict?

Question text: How fair do you think the decision of the court was? Please use this card, where code '1' means Not fair at all and '10' means Completely fair.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years.

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

VERDLEGIT: How legitimate was the verdict?

Question text: How legitimage do you think the decision of the court was? Please use this card, where code '1' means Not legitimate at all and '10' means Completely legitimate.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who himself, family member, close relative or close friend had several court experience during the last 2 years.

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

LEGADV: Where would you advise a friend to get legal advice?

Question text: If your friend needed a legal advice, who would you advise him/her to go to first?

Note: Options Center for Human Rights, Ombudsman, Oppositional party, TV, Ministry, Prime minister's office, President, Ruling party, Lawyer, Does not make sense to go anywhere, International organization and Parliament were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Private lawyer
  • Court
  • Free state legal aid
  • GYLA
  • Police
  • Friend of acquaintance working for a state institution
  • NGO
  • Other
  • DK/RA

FIRREF: To whom would you refer your friend in case of his illegal firing?

Question text: If your friend were illegally fired from his/her job in a state institution, who would you advise him/her to go to first?

Note: Options Center for Human Rights, Professional union, Ministry, Police, Oppositional party, TV, Young Lawyers' Association , President, Prime minister's office, Ruling party, International organization, Lawyer and Parliament were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Private lawyer
  • Court
  • Does not make sense to go anywhere
  • Ombudsman
  • Friend of acquaintance working for a state institution
  • Free state legal aid
  • NGO
  • Other
  • DK/RA

DEFAFFR: Defender's services are affordable for people like you?

Question text: To what extent would you agree or disagree with the opinion that defenders' services in Georgia are affordable for people like you? Please use this card, where code '1' means Completely diasgree and code '10' means Completely agree

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

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • Free services also exist, that are affordable for everyone
  • DK/RA

AIDFREE: Heard about free legal aid?

Question text: Have you heard about free legal aid provided by the state?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

AIDSTAT: How helpful is state-provided legal aid?

Question text: Using this card, where code '1' means Is not helping people at all, and code '10' means Is helping people a lot, in your opinion, how much does this service help people like you?

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about free legal aid.

Values:
  • Not helping people at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Helping people a lot
  • DK/RA

AIDNGO: Knowledge of NGO-provided legal aid

Question text: Have you heard about free legal aid provided by NGOs?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

HELPNGO: How helpful is NGO-provided legal aid?

Question text: Using this card, where code '1' means Is not helping people at all, and code '10' means Is helping people a lot, in your opinion, how much do these services help people like you? Please use this CARD.

Note: The question was recoded from 10-point scale into 5-point scale
The question was asked to the respondents, who have heard about free legal aid provided by NGOs.

Values:
  • Not helping people at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Helping people a lot
  • DK/RA

RESPEDU: Education

Question text: What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Note: 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

KNOWRUS: Knowledge of Russian

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in 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 English

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

KNOWOTH: Knowledge of other foreign language

Question text: Please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in Other foreign language

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

RESPMAR: Marital status

Question text: What is your marital status?

Note: Options Divorced and Separated were merged

Values:
  • Single
  • Married
  • Civil marriage
  • Widowed
  • Divorced / Separated
  • DK/RA

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job

Question text: Do you currently 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
  • DK/RA

PERSIN: Personal Income level

Question text: Speaking about your personal monetary income last month, after all taxes were paid, which of the groups on this card does your income belong to?

Note: Options More than GEL 1000, GEL 801 - 1000 and GEL 601 - 800 were grouped to More than GEL 601

Values:
  • No income
  • Up to GEL 100
  • GEL 101 - 200
  • GEL 201 - 400
  • GEL 401 - 600
  • More than GEL 601
  • DK
  • RA

BIGCONC: Biggest concern

Question text: Which of the issues from the list would you say is the biggest concern for you at this point in time?

Values:
  • Reduction of spendings on basic expenditures
  • More rely on the family support
  • Not enough money for sustain myself
  • More rely on the government support
  • Reduction of spendings on leisure activities
  • Job loss
  • Selling property in the near future
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

OWNCOTV: Does your household own color TV

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - color TV

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

OWNDVDP: Does your household own DVD player

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - DVD player

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

OWNWASH: Does your household own automatic washing machine

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - automatic washing machine

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

OWNAIR: Does your household own air conditioner

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - air conditioner

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

OWNCARS: Does your household own car

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - car

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

OWNDIGC: Does your household own digital camera

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - digital camera

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

OWNDISH: Does your household own satellite dish

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - satellite dish

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

OWNCELL: Does your household own cellphone

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns or not the following items - cellphone

Values:
  • Own
  • Does not own
  • Fully agree
  • DK/RA

MONYTO: Household income level

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

Note: Options More than GEL 1000, GEL 801 - 1000 and GEL 601 - 800 were grouped to More than GEL 601

Values:
  • No income
  • Up to GEL 100
  • GEL 101 - 200
  • GEL 201 - 400
  • GEL 401 - 600
  • More than GEL 601
  • DK
  • RA

CHILDLAW: Approval/disapproval of child's decision to be a lawyer

Question text: Imagine your child wants to become a lawyers. Would you approve or disapprove his/her decision?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

APPRSN: Reason for approval

Question text: Please tell me the main reason why you would approve his/her decision?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have children and approve their child's decision to become a lawyer.

Values:
  • It is prestigious
  • Lawyers can do some good things
  • Lawyers serve the society
  • Lawyers have high income
  • People respect lawyers
  • Lawyers have an influence on the country
  • Respects his/her choice
  • Lawyers have good contacts with influencial people
  • Other
  • DK/RA

CHILDPRF: Preference for child's career: defence lawyer, prosecutor, judge

Question text: Please, think of: defense lawyers, prosecutors, and judges. Out of these three professions, which would you prefer as a future profession for your child?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have children and approve their child's decision to become a lawyer.

Values:
  • Defense lawyer
  • Judge
  • Prosecutor
  • It does not matter
  • DK/RA

DISPRSN: Reason for disapproval

Question text: Please tell me the main reason why you would disapprove his/her decision?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents, who have children and dispprove their child's decision to become a lawyer.

Values:
  • Lawyers have to work in complicated conditions
  • It is a dangerous profession
  • My child will find it difficult to find a job
  • Lawyers are often under the pressure of the government
  • People do not respect lawyers
  • Lawyers do not have high income
  • It is not a prestigious profession
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INFADJ: Frequency of getting information from Adjara TV

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Adjara TV

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFIMD: Frequency of getting information from Imedi

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Imedi

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFKAV: Frequency of getting information from Kavkasia

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Kavkasia

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFRUST: Frequency of getting information from Rustavi 2

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Rustavi 2

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFGPB1: Frequency of getting information from Channel 1

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Channel 1

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFGPB2: Frequency of getting information from Channel 2

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Channel 2

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFMAEST: Frequency of getting information from Maestro

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Maestro

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFMAEST24: Frequency of getting information from Maestro 24

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Maestro 24

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFPALITR: Frequency of getting information from Palitra TV

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Palitra TV

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFTAB: Frequency of getting information from Tabula

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Tabula

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFTV3: Frequency of getting information from TV3

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - TV3

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFOBIEK: Frequency of getting information from Obiektivi

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - Obiektivi

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never

INFLOC: Frequency of getting information from local channels

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - local channels

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFNTV: Frequency of getting information from NTV

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - NTV

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFORT: Frequency of getting information from ORT

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - ORT

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFRTVI: Frequency of getting information from RTVI

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - RTVI

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFBBC: Frequency of getting information from BBC

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - BBC

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

INFCNN: Frequency of getting information from CNN

Question text: How often do you get information about politics and current events in Georgia from the following TV channels? - CNN

Values:
  • Daily
  • Several times per week
  • Once a week
  • Once or twice per month
  • Never
  • DK/RA

TRUSOUR: Information source you trust the most

Question text: Which Georgian TV channel's information do you trust most when it comes to politics and information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Maestro 24, Ajara TV, GPB 2, Tabula, TV3 and Palitra TV were grouped to Other.

Values:
  • Imedi
  • Rustavi 2
  • Maestro
  • GPB 1
  • Obiektivi
  • Kavkasia
  • Local TV channel
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

HHASIZE: Number of adulst HH members

Question text: Number of adults HH members

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

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

Found: 207 record(s)