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NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, March 2016

Public attitudes in Georgia, March 2016

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STRATUM: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural
  • Ethnic minorities

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text: Respondent's gender

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Respondent's age

Question text: Respondent's age

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

NATCORR: Most important national issues - Corruption

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Corruption

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATNATO: Most important national issues - NATO membership

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - NATO membership

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPENS: Most important national issues - Pensions

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Pensions

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATRU: Most important national issues - Relations with Russia

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Relations with Russia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATROP: Most important national issues - Property rights

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Property rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATELECT: Most important national issues - Fair elections

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Fair elections

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATJOBS: Most important national issues - Jobs

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Jobs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATCOURT: Most important national issues - Court system

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Court system

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATSPEECH: Most important national issues - Freedom of speech

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Freedom of speech

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATHR: Most important national issues - Human Rights

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Human Rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPOV: Most important national issues - Poverty

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Poverty

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATTERR: Most important national issues - Territorial integrity

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Territorial integrity

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPRICE: Most important national issues - Rising prices/inflation

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Rising prices / inflation

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATHCARE: Most important national issues - Affordable healthcare

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Affordable healthcare

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATWAGES: Most important national issues - Wages

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Wages

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATMEDIA: Most important national issues - Media independence

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Media independence

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATEDU: Most important national issues - Education

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Education

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATEU: Most important national issues - EU Membership

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - EU Membership

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATCRM: Most important national issues - Crime

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Crime

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPRS: Most important national issues - Prisons/Prisoners

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Prisons/Prisoners

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATMINR: Most important national issues - Minority rights

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Minority rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATRESJU: Most important national issues - Restoration of justice

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Restoration of justice

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATOTHR: Most important national issues - Other

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

LIFECOND12: Since October 2012 you and your household are. . .

Question text: Generally, taking everything into account, are you and your household... since October 2012?

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

POLDIRN: Which direction is Georgia going in?

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

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

CHACORR: Situation changed - Corruption

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Corruption

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

CHAJOBS: Situation changed - Jobs

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Jobs

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

CHACOURT: Situation changed - Court system

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Court system

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

CHASPEECH: Situation changed - Freedom of speech

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Freedom of speech

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

CHAPOV: Situation changed - Poverty

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Poverty

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

CHATERR: Situation changed - Territorial integrity

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Territorial integrity

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

CHAPRICE: Situation changed - Rising prices / inflation

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Rising prices / inflation

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

CHAHCARE: Situation changed - Affordable healthcare

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Affordable healthcare

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

CHAEDU: Situation changed - Education

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Education

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

CHACRM: Situation changed - Crime

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Crime

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

CHAMNR: Situation changed - Minority rights

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Minority rights

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

CHAWMNR: Situation changed - Rights of women

Question text: For each issue how do you think the situation has changed in Georgia? Compared to October 2012, is worse, the same or better? - Rights of women

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

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

Question text: How much do you agree or disagree that the current government is making the changes that matter to you?

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

BIIVDECMAK: Which statement you agree with? Bidzina Ivanishvili is/isn't decision-maker

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili continues to be a decision-maker in the actions of the government. Statement 2: Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is not a decision-maker in the actions of the government since he stepped down.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili continues to be a decision-maker in the actions of the government - Strongly agree 2. Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili continues to be a decision-maker in the actions of the government - Agree 3. Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is not a decision-maker in the actions of the government since he stepped down - Agree 4. Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is not a decision-maker in the actions of the government since he stepped down - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Bidzina Ivanishvili still is a decision-maker, 3 and 4 to Bidzina Ivanishvili is not a decision-maker, 5 to DK & RA

Values:
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili still is a decision-maker
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili is not a decision-maker
  • DK/RA

BIIVBEDECM: Which statement you agree with? Bidzina Ivanishvili should/shouldn't be decision-maker

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

Values:
  • It's preferable if Bidzina Ivanishvili is a political decision maker in an unofficial capacity
  • It's preferable if Bidzina Ivanishvili is a political decision maker in an official capacity
  • It's preferable if Bidzina Ivanishvili isn't involved in a decision making process
  • DK
  • RA

PERFGIKV: How would you rate the performance of Giorgi Kvirikashvili

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

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

PERFGIMA: How would you rate the performance of Giorgi Margvelashvili

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

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of the The Speaker of the Parliament Davit Usupashvili ?

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

PERFPMIN: How would you rate the performance of Leader of the Parliamentary Minority

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Leader of the Parliamentary Minority Davit Bakradze ?

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

PERFZVKV: How would you rate the performance of Leader of the Parliamentary Majority

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Leader of the Parliamentarian Majority Zviad Kvachantiradze?

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Finance (Nodar Khaduri)?

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

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

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

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (Nodar Javakhishvili)?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Education and Science (Tamar Sanikidze)?

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

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

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

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Defense (Tinatin Khidasheli)?

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

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

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

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance ofMinistry of Economy and Sustainable Development (Dimitri Kumsishvili)?

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Ministry of Agriculture (Otar Danelia)?

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

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

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

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

PERFPARL: How would you rate the performance of the Parliament

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

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

PERFCEC: How would you rate the performance of CEC

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Central Election Commission (CEC) ?

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

PERFCRTS: How would you rate the performance of the Courts

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

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

PERFARMY: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Army

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Army?

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

PERFPOLC: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Police

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Georgian Police?

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

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

Question text: How would you rate the performance of Offices of the ombudsman?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EVAECON: Evaluation of the current situation of Georgia's economy.

Question text: Using this card, please evaluate the current situation of Georgia's economy.

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Bad
  • Average
  • Good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

EPROBGL: Main cause of economic problems in Georgia are problems of global economy

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree the main cause of economic problems in Georgia are problems of global economy?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who rated the situation of Georgian economy as Bad or Very bad.

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Neither disagree nor agree
  • Mostly agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK/RA

EPROBCG: Main causes of economic problems in Georgia are mistakes made by current government

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree that the main causes of economic problems in Georgia are mistakes made by current government?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who rated the situation of Georgian economy as Bad or Very bad.

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Neither disagree nor agree
  • Mostly agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK/RA

EPROBPG: Main causes of economic problems in Georgia are mistakes made by previous government

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree that the main causes of economic problems in Georgia are mistakes made by previous government?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who rated the situation of Georgian economy as Bad or Very bad.

Values:
  • Strongly disagree
  • Mostly disagree
  • Neither disagree nor agree
  • Mostly agree
  • Strongly agree
  • DK/RA

EXPECON: Expectations regarding economic situation of household for the next 12 months

Question text: What are your expectations regarding economic situation of your household for the next twelve months?

Values:
  • Will worsen a lot
  • Will worsen somewhat
  • Will stay the same
  • Will improve somewhat
  • Will improve a lot
  • DK/RA

JOBLOST: Household member lost the job

Question text: In the past 12 months, have you or any HH member lost the job?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEWHHJOB: Household member start the job

Question text: In the past 12 months, have you or any HH member started a job?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

BORRMON: Borrowing money in a sudden need for 300 GEL

Question text: If your household had a sudden need for 300 GEL which you do not have at that moment, would you be able to borrow money without interest rate?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OLDPENS: Providing for yourself in the old age - Fixed pension from the government

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I rely or plan to rely on the fixed pension from the government

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDCHILD: Providing for yourself in the old age - Support of my children

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I rely or plan to rely on the support of my children

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDREL: Providing for yourself in the old age -Support of my relatives

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I rely or plan to rely on the support of my relatives (other than children)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDHRENT: Providing for yourself in the old age - Buy a house/apartment for rent or for sale

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I bought or plan to buy a house/apartment for rent or for sale

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDINVEST: Providing for yourself in the old age - Make other investments

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I made or plan to make other investments

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDBANK: Providing for yourself in the old age - Save money in the bank

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I saved or I plan to save money in the bank

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDMON: Providing for yourself in the old age - Money, but not in the bank

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I saved or plan to save money, but not in the bank

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDWORK: Providing for yourself in the old age - Work when I am old

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - I work or I plan to work when I am old

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

OLDOTH: Providing for yourself in the old age - Other

Question text: Currently, how do you provide or plan to provide for yourself in the old age? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • I have done nothing
  • I have never thought about it/ DK
  • RA

VISAAWAR: Aware of publishing positive assessment of Georgia's commitments under visa liberalization action plan

Question text: On December 15, 2015, EU Commission published positive assessment of Georgia's commitments under visa liberalization action plan, which promises Georgia visa free travel starting from mid-2016. Were you aware?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

APRVISA: Approve/disapprove publishing positive assessment of Georgia's commitments under visa liberalization action plan

Question text: Do you approve or disapprove?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

VISABEN: Visa free travel will benefit people like you

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

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

GELDEVAL: How has the devaluation of Georgian Lari affected your household?

Question text: How has (if at all) the devaluation of Georgian Lari affected your household?

Values:
  • Overall, I spend more on the things I need
  • Overall, I buy less things that I need
  • Has not affected at all
  • DK/RA

PARINFWEB: Receive information about parliament from - Parliament's web-site

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Parliament's web-site

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFPEO: Receive information about parliament from - People around you

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - People around you

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFONL: Receive information about parliament from - Online news agencies

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Online news agencies

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFTW: Receive information about parliament from - Twitter

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Twitter

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFPAP: Receive information about parliament from - Newspapers

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Newspapers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFRAD: Receive information about parliament from - Radio

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Radio

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFTV: Receive information about parliament from - TV

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - TV

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFFB: Receive information about parliament from - Facebook

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Facebook

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFYTB: Receive information about parliament from - Youtube

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Youtube

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARINFOTH: Receive information about parliament from - Other

Question text: How do you receive information about the parliament? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • Not applicable
  • DK/RA

PARLKNOW: Knowledge of the parliament's work

Question text: Which of the following best describes your knowledge of the parliament's work?

Values:
  • I know nothing at all about the parliament's work
  • I know a little about the parliament's work
  • I know quite a lot about the parliament's work
  • DK/RA

MAJNAME: Knowledge of majoritarian MP

Question text: Please tell me who is your majoritarian member in the Parliament of Georgia?

Values:
  • Respondent knows majoriatarian MP correctly
  • Respondent knows majoriatarian MP incorrectly
  • DK
  • RA

MPMYREP: Expect from Parliament member - He/she will represent your interests

Question text: What do you expect from a Member of the Parliament (MP)? - He/she will represent your interests

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MPHEREP: Expect from Parliament member - Will only serve his/her own interests

Question text: What do you expect from a Member of the Parliament (MP)? - Will only serve his/her own interests

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MPDOTELL: Expect from Parliament member - Will do what the party tells him/her to do

Question text: What do you expect from a Member of the Parliament (MP)? - Will do what the party tells him/her to do

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ADDRMP: Have you addressed a member of the Parliament or their bureau/office?

Question text: Have you addressed a member of the Parliament or their bureau/office with any request or concern since the October 2012 parliamentary election?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ADDRMPR: Did you receive a response?

Question text: If you have addressed MP after 2012 elections, did you receive a response?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who addressed any member of Parliament since October 2012

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CTMP2012: Been contacted by any member of Parliament since October 2012 elections?

Question text: Have you personally been contacted by a MP since the October 2012 parliamentary elections?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CONTBEST: If a MP were to contact you, what would be the best form?

Question text: If a MP were to contact you, what would be the best form?

Values:
  • Home visit
  • Public meeting
  • In their office
  • In written communication
  • By phone
  • Email (internet)
  • I don't want to be contacted at all
  • DK/RA

CPCOMM: Current parliament is more, less, the same ... - Communicative with citizens?

Question text: Compared to the previous parliament (acting between 2008-2012), do you agree or disagree that the current parliament is more, less, the same ... - Communicative with citizens?

Values:
  • Less
  • The same
  • More
  • DK/RA

CPEFF: Current parliament is more, less, the same ... - Effective at monitoring government?

Question text: Compared to the previous parliament (acting between 2008-2012), do you agree or disagree that the current parliament is more, less, the same ... - Effective at monitoring government?

Values:
  • Less
  • The same
  • More
  • DK/RA

CPOPPV: Current parliament is more, less, the same ... - Gives more space to opposition voices?

Question text: Compared to the previous parliament (acting between 2008-2012), do you agree or disagree that the current parliament is more, less, the same ... - Gives more space to opposition voices?

Values:
  • Less
  • The same
  • More
  • DK/RA

PARLWORK: Overall, since 2012 do you think the parliament is working better, the same or worse?

Question text: Overall, since 2012 do you think the parliament is working better, the same or worse?

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

PARLCOM: Parliament communicates regularly with citizens

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - Parliament communicates regularly with citizens.

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

PARLGOV: Parliament oversees actions of government

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - Parliament oversees actions of government.

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

PARLEG: Parliament is passing legislation on issues that matter to me

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - Parliament is passing legislation on issues that matter to me.

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

PARLMAJ: If I tell majoritarian in the Parl. about issues in my community, s/he will help

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - If I tell my majoritarian in the Parliament about issues in my community, he/she will take action to help solve the problem.

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

PARLMEMB: Members of parliament take into account opinions of people like you

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - Members of parliament take into account opinions of people like you

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

PARLINF: You have information on how you can reach your majoritarian member of parliament

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - You have information on how you can reach your majoritarian member of parliament.

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

PARLMEET: If you wanted you would be able to easily arrange meeting with majoritarian

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - If you wanted to you would be able to easily arrange a meeting with your majoritarian member of parliament.

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

PARLCITI: It is easy for citizens to access parliament building

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - It is easy for citizens to access parliament building.

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

PARLFORG: Parliament influences foreign policy decisions of the country

Question text: For each statement, tell me whether you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or completely disagree? - Parliament influences foreign policy decisions of the country.

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

PARLWOM: Out of 150 members of Parliament how many do you think are women?

Question text: Out of 150 members of Parliament how many do you think are women?

Values:
  • Up to 10 women
  • 11-20 women
  • 21-30 women
  • 31-40 women
  • 41-50 women
  • More than 50 women
  • DK/RA

BESTPRP: What would be the best proportion of men and women members in parliament?

Question text: In your opinion, what would be the best proportion of men and women members in parliament?

Values:
  • 10% women, 90% men members
  • 30% women, 70% men members
  • 50% women, 50% men members
  • 30% men, 70% women members
  • 10% men, 90% women members
  • Other
  • DK/RA

GENDQTA: How important or unimportant is to introduce gender quota for political parties in Georgia?

Question text: Gender quota is a temporary mechanism, which makes it mandatory for Georgian political parties to include certain number of different gender (mostly women) in their party lists. This mechanism ensures women's better representation in the parliament, as well as at other decision-making levels. Please tell me how important or unimportant is to introduce gender quota?

Values:
  • Not important at all
  • Not important
  • Important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

PARELC: It does not matter how I vote in the next Parliamentary Elections, nothing will change

Question text: Please tell me how much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: 'It does not matter how I vote in the next parliamentary elections

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

VOTELOG: Vote if party leaders - Are related to the logging industry

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party are related to the logging industry which exports the wood abroad. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTEREL: Vote if party leaders - Have close relatives related to doubtable tenders

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party have close relatives whose companies have won governmental tenders many times, though there are some reasonable doubts related to the fairness of the tenders. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTEINFL: Vote if party leaders - Make decisions influenced nonpolitician

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party make decisions that are influenced by an influential person who is not in politics. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTECHUR: Vote if party leaders - Expressed critical opinions about Georgian Orthodox Church

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party expressed critical opinions about the Georgian orthodox church. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTETRAD: Vote if party leaders - Said that many Georgian traditions are outdated

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party said that many Georgian traditions are outdated and should be reassessed. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTESEX: Vote if party leaders - Said people have right to speak about sexual orientation

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party expressed opinion that people have right to openly speak about their sexual orientation. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTELAND: Vote if party leaders - Support the facilitation of selling land to foreigners

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party support the facilitation of selling and registering Georgian land to foreigners. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTECRIM: Vote if party leaders - Were involved in criminal activities in the past

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party were involved in criminal activities in the past. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTERUSUP: Vote if party leaders - Receive financial support from Russia

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party receive financial support from Russia. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTEUSSUP: Vote if party leaders - Receive financial support from USA

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party receive financial support from USA. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTEPOL: Vote if party leaders - Said that Today police is too lenient

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party said that Today police is too lenient towards people who break the law. It should be stricter. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

VOTERUS: Vote if party leaders - Said they'll establish closer ec. relations with Russia

Question text: Imagine that there is a political party that you have a positive attitude toward and plan to vote for, but three weeks before the election you learn from the news stories of leading TV stations that leaders of this political party said they will establish closer economic relations with Russia. It should be stricter. Using this card, where 1 means 'Will absolutely not vote' and 7 means 'Will absolutely vote' please tell me would you vote or not for this party.

Note: The question was recoded from 7 point to 3 point scale. Options From 1 to 3 were groups to 'Will absolutely not vote', 4 to 2 to 'In the middle' and from 5 to 7 to 'Will absolutely vote'.

Values:
  • Will not vote
  • In the middle
  • Will vote
  • DK
  • RA

NGOINFL: Georgian NGOs have positive/negative/no influence on political process?

Question text: Which statement you agree with?

Values:
  • Georgian NGOs have positive influence on political processes
  • Georgian NGOs have negative influence on political processes
  • Georgian NGOs have no influence on political processes
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPINF: If positive influence, why?

Question text: If positive influence, why?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who think that Georgian NGOs have positive influence on political processes in Georgia.

Values:
  • They work on the issues that matter to citizens
  • They efficiently monitor the work of the government in Georgia
  • They successfully play the role of a messenger between people and government
  • They represent people's interests before the government
  • Other
  • DK/RA

NGONINF: If negative influence, why?

Question text: If negative influence, why?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who think that Georgian NGOs have negative influence on political processes in Georgia.

Values:
  • They serve their own interests
  • They serve the interests of political parties
  • They serve the interests of their foreign donors and/or foreign governments
  • Other
  • DK/RA

JOINEU: Do you approve or disapprove of Georgian government's stated goal to join EU?

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

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

EUATLINT: Which statement do you agree with? For/against Euro-Atlantic integration

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: Georgia will benefit more from Euro-Atlantic integration (joining EU and NATO). Statement 2: Georgia will benefit more from abandoning Euro-Atlantic integration in favor of better relations with Russia.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Georgia will benefit more from Euro-Atlantic integration (joining EU and NATO) - Strongly agree 2. Georgia will benefit more from Euro-Atlantic integration (joining EU and NATO) - Agree 3. Georgia will benefit more from abandoning Euro-Atlantic integration in favor of better relations with Russia - Agree 4. Georgia will benefit more from abandoning Euro-Atlantic integration in favor of better relations with Russia - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to 'Benefit more from Euro-Atlantic integration', 3 and 4 to 'Benefit more from relations with Russia', 5 to DK & RA

Values:
  • Benefit more from Euro-Atlantic integration
  • Benefit more from relations with Russia
  • Agree with neither
  • DK
  • RA

GEOSEC: Which country or entity/organization would offer Georgia best security?

Question text: Which country or entity/organization would offer Georgia best security?

Note: Options 'Azerbaijan', 'Turkey', 'Eurasian Economic Union', 'Armenia', 'China' and 'ISIS' were grouped to Other

Values:
  • NATO
  • EU
  • Russia
  • USA
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

GEOTHREAT: Which country or organization poses biggest threat to Georgia?

Question text: Which country or organization poses biggest threat to Georgia?

Note: Options 'NATO', 'Armenia', 'EU', 'Eurasian Economic Union', 'Azerbaijan', 'China' and 'Iran' were grouped to 'Other'

Values:
  • Russia
  • ISIS
  • USA
  • Turkey
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

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

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

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

Values:
  • Georgia should join Eurasian Union
  • Georgia should join EU
  • DK
  • RA

GEFORPOL: Georgia's foreign policy should be pro-Western or pro-Russian

Question text: In your opinion, Georgia's foreign policy should be Pro-Western, Pro-Western, however we should maintain good relations with Russia, Pro-Russian, however we should maintain good relations with EU and NATO or Pro-Russian?

Values:
  • Pro-Western
  • Pro-Western, however we should maintain good relations with Russia
  • Pro-Russian, however we should maintain good relations with EU and NATO
  • Pro-Russian
  • DK
  • RA

GENATO: Approve or disapprove Georgian government's stated goal to join NATO?

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

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

PARTYSUPP1: Which party is closest to you? First choice

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

Note: The question was recoded. Options 'United Democratic Movement', 'Free Georgia', 'Georgian Group', 'National Forum', 'Republican Party', 'Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists', 'Conservative Party', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia', 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'New Rights ', 'Left Alliance' were grouped to 'Other'

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Free Democrats
  • Labour Party
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYSUPP2: Which party is closest to you? Second choice

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

Note: The question was recoded. Options 'United Democratic Movement', 'Free Georgia', 'Georgian Group', 'National Forum', 'Republican Party', 'Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists', 'Conservative Party', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia', 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'New Rights ', 'Left Alliance' were grouped to 'Other'

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Free Democrats
  • Labour Party
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • No second choice
  • DK, RA or NP in first choice
  • DK/RA

PARTYWIN1: Which party would win if parliamentary elections were held tomorrow?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would win?

Note: The question was recoded. Options 'Nino Burjanadze - United Opposition', 'Free Georgia', 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia', 'Georgian group' and 'New Rights' were grouped to 'Other'

Values:
  • Georgian Dream Coalition
  • United National Movement
  • Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Labour Party
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYWIN2: Who would be the second runner if elections were held tomorrow?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would be a second runner?

Note: The question was recoded. Options 'Nino Burjanadze - United Opposition', 'Free Georgia', 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia', 'Georgian group' and 'New Rights' were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream Coalition
  • United National Movement
  • Free Democrats
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Labour Party
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK, RA or NP in first choice
  • DK/RA

ELECTDIC: If elections were held tomorrow would you say you are decided/undecided?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you say you are decided or undecided about how you would vote?

Values:
  • Decided
  • Undecided
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPARL: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you vote?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you vote?

Note: Variable was recoded from 10-point scale. Answer option '10 - Absolutely will vote' was coded into 'Likely voters', other options into 'Likely abstainers'

Values:
  • Likely voters
  • Likely abstainers
  • DK/RA

VOTPARL1: Which party would you vote for? First choice

Question text: Which party would you vote for? First choice

Note: The question was asked to the likely voters
The question was recoded. Answer options 'Nino Burjanadze - United Opposition,, 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'Free Georgia', 'New Rights', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia' were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream Coalition
  • United National Movement
  • Free Democrats
  • Labour Party
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPARL2: Which party would you vote for? Second choice

Question text: Which party would you vote for? Second choice

Note: The question was asked to the likely voters
The question was recoded. Answer options 'Nino Burjanadze - United Opposition,, 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'Free Georgia', 'New Rights', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia' were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream Coalition
  • United National Movement
  • Free Democrats
  • Labour Party
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Other
  • No party
  • DK, RA or NP in first choice
  • DK
  • RA

VOTNEVR: Which party you would never vote for?

Question text: Which party you would never vote for?

Note: The question was asked to the likely voters
The question was recoded. Answer options 'Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists', 'Alliance of Patriots of Georgia', 'Republican Party', 'New Political Center - Girchi', 'Salome Zurabishvili-Way of Georgia', 'Free Georgia', 'Georgian Group', 'Left Alliance', 'Free Democrats', 'New Rights', 'National Forum' and 'Conservative Party' were grouped to 'Other'

Values:
  • United National Movement
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • Labour Party
  • United Democratic Movement
  • Other
  • No such party
  • DK
  • RA

ELIMPELP: Important in voting decisions - Electoral platforms and promises

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Electoral platforms and promises

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

ELIMPTRU: Important in voting decisions - Trust towards specific members of parties

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Trust towards specific members of parties

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

ELIMPCLP: Important in voting decisions - Political opinion of the people close to me

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Political opinion of the people close to me

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

ELIMPPRS: Important in voting decisions - Parish and priests political opinion

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Parish and priests political opinion

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

ELIMPPART: Important in voting decisions - Past performance of the party

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Past performance fo the party

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK/RA

ELIMPLIKLP: Important in voting decisions - The likelihood of a party winning

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - The likelihood of a party winning

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK
  • RA

ELIMPCOLG: Important in voting decisions - Opinion of people you work for&colleagues

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Opinion of people you work for&colleagues

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK
  • RA

ELIMPOPN: Important in voting decisions - Political opinion of popular people

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next parliamentary elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Political opinion of popular people

Values:
  • Very unimportant
  • Somewhat unimportant
  • Neither important nor unimportant
  • Somewhat important
  • Very important
  • DK
  • RA

POLIAPR: Which politician do you approve the most in Georgian politics?

Question text: Which politician do you approve the most in Georgian politics?

Note: The question was recoded. Politician with less than 1% are grouped in 'Other'.

Values:
  • Davit Bakradze UNM
  • Irakli Alasania
  • Shalva Natelashvili
  • Giorgi Kvirikashvili
  • Davit Sergeenko
  • Nino Burjanadze
  • Giorgi Margvelashvili
  • Mikheil Saakashvili
  • Davit Usupashvili
  • Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi
  • Kakha Kaladze
  • Other
  • None
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

POLIDISAPR: Which politician do you disapprove the most in Georgian politics?

Question text: Which politician do you disapprove the most in Georgian politics?

Note: The question was recoded. Politician with less than 1% are grouped in 'Other'.

Values:
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili
  • Eka Beselia
  • Giga Bokeria
  • Gogi Topadze
  • Tinatin Khidasheli
  • None
  • Mikheil Saakashvili
  • Nino Burjanadze
  • Shalva Natelashvili
  • Kakha Kaladze
  • Thea Tsouloukiani
  • Givi Targamadze
  • Other
  • Don't know
  • Refuse to answer

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

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

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

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

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

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

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

SPENDMO: HH income last month

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

Values:
  • More than GEL 1600
  • GEL 1201-1600
  • GEL 801-1200
  • GEL 401-800
  • GEL 261-400
  • GEL 151-260
  • Up to GEL 150
  • No income
  • DK
  • RA

HAVEJOB: Do you consider yourself to be employed?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

UNEMTYP: Which of the following best describes your situation?

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

Note: The question was asked to the unemployed respondents

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

HHSIZE: Number of all household members

Question text: Number of all household members

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

HHASIZE: Number of adult household members

Question text: Number of adult household members

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

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