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NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, June 2017

Public attitudes in Georgia, June 2017

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NDI: Public attitudes in Georgia, June 2017

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

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

ETHNOCODE: Ethnicity

Question text: Ethnicity

Values:
  • Georgian settlements
  • Minority settlements

STRATUM: Stratum

Question text: Stratum

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

RESPSEX: Respondent's sex

Question text: Respondent's sex

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Respondent's age

Question text: Respondent's age

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

NATCORR: Most important national issues - Corruption

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - Minority rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATREJUST: Most important national issues - Restoration of justice

Question text: What are the most important national issues facing you and your family? Please name up to three - 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? Please name up to three - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

RATEGOV: How would you rate the performance of the current government

Question text: Using this card, please tell me, how would you rate the performance of the current government?

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

RATLGOV: How would you rate the performance of the current local government?

Question text: Using this card, please tell me, how would you rate the performance of the current local government?

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

LOCCOR: There is a problem of corruption in my local government

Question text: Thinking about your local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor's office, Gamgeoba), for each of the following please tell me whether you or agree or disagree: There is a problem of corruption in my local government.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

LOCNEP: There is a problem of nepotism in my local government

Question text: Thinking about your local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor's office, Gamgeoba), for each of the following please tell me whether you or agree or disagree: There is a problem of nepotism in my local government.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

LOCLPR: There is lack of professionalism in my local government

Question text: Thinking about your local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor's office, Gamgeoba), for each of the following please tell me whether you or agree or disagree: There is lack of professionalism in my local government.

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

POLDIRN: Which direction is Georgia going in?

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

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

LIVCND14: Since June 2014 living conditions in your city/village got worse/improved?

Question text: Since June 2014, taking everything into account, living conditions in your city/village ….

Values:
  • Got worse
  • Stayed the same
  • Improved
  • DK/RA

INFRISSTC: Most important infrastructural issues - Trash collection

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Trash collection

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSCL: Most important infrastructural issues - Clean streets

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Clean streets

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSAC: Most important infrastructural issues - Availability of cultural facilities

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Availability of cultural facilities (libraries, museums)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSPL: Most important infrastructural issues - Playgrounds

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Playgrounds

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSPE: Most important infrastructural issues - Pollution of environment

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Pollution of environment

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSTR: Most important infrastructural issues - Traffic

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Traffic

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSPG: Most important infrastructural issues - Parks and green spaces

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Parks and green spaces

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSPT: Most important infrastructural issues - Public transport

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Public transport

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSRD: Most important infrastructural issues - Roads

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Roads

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSSL: Most important infrastructural issues - Sports and leisure facilities

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Sports and leisure facilities

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSLG: Most important infrastructural issues - Street lights

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Street lights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSWS: Most important infrastructural issues - Water supply

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Water supply

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSGS: Most important infrastructural issues - Gas Supply

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Gas Supply

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSES: Most important infrastructural issues - Electricity supply

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Electricity supply

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSSW: Most important infrastructural issues - Sewage

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Sewage

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSSI: Most important infrastructural issues - School infrastructure

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - School infrastructure

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSAK: Most important infrastructural issues - Availability of kindergartens

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Availability of kindergartens

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSCK: Most important infrastructural issues - Conditions in Kindergartens

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Conditions in Kindergartens

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSHA: Most important infrastructural issues - Homeless animals

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Homeless animals

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSPA: Most important infrastructural issues - Parking

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Parking

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

INFRISSOT: Most important infrastructural issues - Other

Question text: What are the most important infrastructural issues in your city/village? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

EXPECON: Expectations regarding economic situation for 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

INTSAKR: Interaction with the following institutions - Sakrebulo

Question text: In the past 12 months have you interacted with the following institutions? This means any kind of interaction - Sakrebulo

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable / not available in my city/village
  • DK/RA

INTMAYOR: Interaction with the following institutions - Mayor's office

Question text: In the past 12 months have you interacted with the following institutions? This means any kind of interaction - Mayor's office

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable / not available in my city/village
  • DK/RA

SATFSAKR: How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the performance - Sakrebulo

Question text: Please tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the performance of the following institutions? - Sakrebulo

Values:
  • Completely dissatisfied
  • Dissatisfied
  • Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied
  • Satisfied
  • Completely satisfied
  • DK
  • RA

SATFMAYOR: How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the performance - Mayor's office

Question text: Please tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with the performance of the following institutions? - Mayor's office

Note: The question was asked only to those respondents living in cities with Mayor's office

Values:
  • Completely dissatisfied
  • Dissatisfied
  • Neither dissatisfied nor satisfied
  • Satisfied
  • Completely satisfied
  • DK
  • RA

PEOPCOMP: People working in the local government - Were competent

Question text: Based on your interactions with the local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor's office) overall would you agree or not with the following? - People working in the local government were competent

Note: The question was asked only to those respondents who have interacted with Sakrebulo or Mayor's office

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

PEOPRESP: People working in the local government - Treated you with respect

Question text: Based on your interactions with the local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor's office) overall would you agree or not with the following? - People working in the local government treated you with respect

Note: The question was asked only to those respondents who have interacted with Sakrebulo or Mayor's office

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

PEOPSOLPRO: People working in the local government - Helped you to solve the problem

Question text: Based on your interactions with the local government (Sakrebulo, Mayor's office) overall would you agree or not with the following? - People working in the local government helped you to solve the problem

Note: The question was asked only to those respondents who have interacted with Sakrebulo or Mayor's office

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

GEOSTFP: How would you assess the condition of Freedom of speech in Georgia

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Freedom of speech

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

GEOSTLAW: How would you assess the condition of Rule of law

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Rule of law

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

GEOSTCITC: How would you assess the condition of Government responding to citizen concerns

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Government responding to citizen concerns

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

GEOSTCCOR: How would you assess the condition of Curbing corruption

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Curbing corruption

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

EOSTHRGH: How would you assess the condition of Protection of human rights

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Protection of human rights

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

GEOSTFRE: How would you assess the condition of Free and fair elections

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Free and fair elections

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

GEOSTCITP: How would you assess the condition of Citizens' participation in public life

Question text: Where does Georgia stand on each of the following issues? - Citizens' participation in public life

Values:
  • Very bad
  • Somewhat bad
  • Neither good nor bad
  • Somewhat good
  • Very good
  • DK/RA

BIIVDECMAK: Which statement do 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 do 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

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

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

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

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

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

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • 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 the Eurasian Union
  • Georgia should join the EU
  • DK
  • RA

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

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

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

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

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

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

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

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • 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. United Democratic Movement, Free Democrats, New Political Center - Girchi, Georgian Conservative Party, Republican Party, Civic Platform - New Georgia, Free Georgia, Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia, Traditionalists, National Forum, Movement State for People, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Georgian Party, New Christian Democrats, New Rights, Left Alliance and Georgian Troupe were grouped to 'Other'.

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

PARTYSUPP2: Which party is closest to you? Second choice

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

Note: The question was not asked to those respondents whose first choice were 'No party', 'Don't know' or 'Refuse to answer'
The question was recoded: United Democratic Movement, Free Democrats, New Political Center - Girchi, Georgian Conservative Party, Republican Party, Civic Platform - New Georgia, Free Georgia, Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia, Traditionalists, National Forum, Movement State for People, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Georgian Party, New Christian Democrats, New Rights, Left Alliance and Georgian Troupe were grouped to 'Other'.

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

PARTYLWIN1: Which party would win if local government elections were held tomorrow?

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

Note: The question was recoded. United Democratic Movement, Georgian Labour Party, Bloc 'Free Democrats, Republicans', Civic Platform - New Georgia, Georgian Conservative Party, Georgian Party, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Movement State for People, Free Georgia, New Political Center - Girchi, Left Alliance, Georgian Troupe, National Forum, Traditionalists and Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia (Giorgi Kvirikashvili)
  • No party
  • UNM
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia (Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze)
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia (Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili)
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYLWIN2: Who would be the second runner if local government elections were held tomorrow?

Question text: If local government elections were held tomorrow, which party do you think would be Second runner?

Note: The question was recoded. United Democratic Movement, Georgian Labour Party, Bloc 'Free Democrats, Republicans', Civic Platform - New Georgia, Georgian Conservative Party, Georgian Party, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Movement State for People, Free Georgia, New Political Center - Girchi, Left Alliance, Georgian Troupe, National Forum, Traditionalists and Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia were grouped to 'Other'.

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

ELECLTDIC: If self-government elections were held tomorrow would you say you are decided/undecided?

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

Values:
  • Decided
  • Undecided
  • DK
  • RA

VOTLOC: If self-government elections were held tomorrow, would you vote?

Question text: If local self-government elections were held tomorrow, would you vote? Please use the 10-point scale where “1” means “I absolutely will not vote” and “10” means “I absolutely will vote”

Values:
  • Absolutely will not vote
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • Absolutely will vote
  • DK/RA

VOTMODEL: Voter Model

Question text: Voter Model

Note: The variable was computed using following methods - Respondents were given one point for each question they answered in a way consistent with voting, resulting in overall likelihood of voting scores ranging from 0 to 5: VOTLOC - Likelihood of voting on a 10-point scale: From 7 to 10 = 1 point, anything else 0 point THGLOCEL - Thought given to election: quite a lot and some = 1 point, anything else 0 point. VOTENGH - Know where people in neighborhood go to vote: Yes = 1 point, anything else 0 point. VOTFREQ - How often vote: Always, nearly always = 1 point, anything else 0 point. PARLEL - Voted in last local election: Yes = 1 point. , anything else 0 point. 5 and 4 from the Voter Model were grouped together and labeled as Likely voters. 0, 1, 2 and 3 from the Voter Model were grouped together and labeled as Likely abstainers.

Values:
  • Likely voters
  • Likely abstainers

VOTLOC1: Which party would you vote for? First choice

Question text: If local self-government elections were held tomorrow, which party would you vote for? First choice

Note: The question was asked to the likely voters
The question was recoded. Georgian Labour Party, Alliance of Patriots of Georgia, New Political Center - Girchi, United Democratic Movement, Bloc 'Free Democrats, Republicans', Georgian Conservative Party, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Free Georgia, Georgian Party, Movement State for People, Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia, Civic Platform - New Georgia, New Rights, Georgian Troupe, Left Alliance, National Forum, New Christian Democrats and Traditionalists were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia (Giorgi Kvirikashvili)
  • UNM
  • No party
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia (Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze)
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

VOTLOC2: Which party would you vote for? Second choice

Question text: If local self-government elections were held tomorrow, which party would you vote for? Second choice

Note: The question was asked to the likely voters
The question was recoded. Georgian Labour Party, Alliance of Patriots of Georgia, New Political Center - Girchi, United Democratic Movement, Bloc 'Free Democrats, Republicans', Georgian Conservative Party, Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists, Free Georgia, Georgian Party, Movement State for People, Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia, Civic Platform - New Georgia, New Rights, Georgian Troupe, Left Alliance, National Forum, New Christian Democrats and Traditionalists were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • UNM
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia (Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze)
  • Other
  • No second choice
  • DK,RA or NP in the first choice
  • DK/RA

PARTYLSTRNG: How would you describe your support for your first choice?

Question text: Using this card, how would you describe your support for your first choice?

Note: The question was asked only to those who plan to vote and named a specific party they would vote for in the first choice

Values:
  • Very weak
  • Weak
  • Average
  • Strong
  • Very strong
  • DK/RA

TBLMAYRV1: If Tbilisi Mayor elections were tomorrow, who would you vote for?

Question text: If Tbilisi Mayor elections were tomorrow, who would you vote for? Who would be your second choice?

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi
The question was recoded. Giorgi Vashadze, Alliance of Patriots of Georgia Candidate, New Political Center - Girchi Candidate and United Democratic Candidate were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Kakha Kaladze (Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia)
  • Aleko Elisashvili (Independent candidate)
  • Zaal Udumashvili (United National Movement)
  • Helene Khostaria (Bakradze-Ugulava-European Georgia)
  • Georgian Labour Party Candidate
  • Neither
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

TBLMAYRV2: If Tbilisi Mayor elections were tomorrow, who would be your second choice?

Question text: If Tbilisi Mayor elections were tomorrow, who would be your second choice?

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi
The question was recoded. Giorgi Vashadze, Alliance of Patriots of Georgia Candidate, New Political Center - Girchi Candidate and United Democratic Candidate were grouped to 'Other'.

Values:
  • Zaal Udumashvili (United National Movement)
  • Aleko Elisashvili (Independent candidate)
  • Helene Khostaria (Bakradze-Ugulava-European Georgia)
  • Kakha Kaladze (Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia)
  • Georgian Labour Party Candidate
  • Other
  • No second choice
  • DK,RA or Neither in the first choice
  • DK

VOTLOCL: Did you vote in the last local elections?

Question text: Did you vote in the last local elections?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

THGLOCEL: How much thought have you given to the upcoming local self-government elections?

Question text: How much thought have you given to the upcoming local self-government elections - quite a lot, some, or only a little?

Values:
  • None
  • Only a little
  • Some
  • Quite a lot
  • DK/RA

VOTENGH: Do you happen to know where people who live in your neighborhood go to vote?

Question text: Do you happen to know where people who live in your neighborhood go to vote?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

VOTFREQ: How often would you say you vote?

Question text: How often would you say you vote - always, nearly always, part of the time, or seldom?

Values:
  • Never
  • Seldom
  • Part of the time
  • Nearly always
  • Always
  • DK/RA

PARLEL: Did things come up that kept you from voting in the previous local government elections ?

Question text: In the election for previous local government elections, did things come up that kept you from voting, or did you happen to vote?

Values:
  • Yes, voted
  • No, did not vote
  • DK/RA

WPECDEV: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Economic development

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Economic development

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPHEAL: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Healthcare

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Healthcare

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPEDUC: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Education

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Education

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPRLEU: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with EU

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with EU

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPRLRUS: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with Russia

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with Russia

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPDMDEV: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Democratic development

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Democratic development

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPMLDCP: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Military/defense capabilities

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Military/defense capabilities

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPRLNATO: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with NATO

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with NATO

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPRLUSA: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with USA

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Relations with USA

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

WPRSTINT: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Restoring territorial integrity

Question text: Which political party do you trust most to manage the following issues? - Restoring territorial integrity

Values:
  • Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia
  • Other party
  • No party
  • DK/RA

VOTNEVR: Which party/bloc you would never vote for?

Question text: Which party you would never vote for?

Note: The question was recoded: Answer options National Forum, Traditionalists, New Christian Democrats, Bloc 'Free Democrats, Republicans', Free Georgia, Left Alliance, Political Movement of Veterans and Patriots of Georgia, Civic Platform - New Georgia, Georgian Conservative Party were grouped to 'Other'

Values:
  • United National Movement
  • Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia (Giorgi Kvirikashvili)
  • Alliance of Patriots of Georgia (Davit Tarkhan-Mouravi, Irma Inashvili)
  • Georgian Labour Party (Shalva Natelashvili)
  • United Democratic Movement (Nino Burjanadze)
  • New Political Center - Girchi (Zurab Japaridze)
  • Bakradze-Ugulava - European Georgia - (Gigi Ugulava, Davit Bakradze)
  • Industry will save Georgia/Industrialists (Zurab Tkemaladze)
  • Georgian Troupe (Jondi Baghaturia)
  • Movement State for People (Paata Burchuladze)
  • New Rights (Mamuka Katsitadze)
  • Georgian Party (Irakli Okruashvili)
  • Other
  • No such party
  • DK
  • RA

LIMPPROMIS: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Electoral platforms and promises

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next local government 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

LIMPPLEADTR: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Trust towards specific members of political parties

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

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

LIMPPEOPOP: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Political opinion of the people close to me (family, friends)

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

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

LIMPPROP: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Parish and priests' political opinions

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

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

LIMPPARPAST: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Parties' past performance

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next local government elections, how important are the factors in making your decision? - Parties' past performance

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

LIMPPARTWIN: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -The likelihood of a party winning

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next local government 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

LIMPCOLLOP: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Political opinion of people you work for and colleagues

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

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

LIMPPOPPEOP: Important factors when making decision at next local elections -Political opinion of popular people

Question text: There are different reasons which influence people's political choice. Thinking about next local government 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

IMPBAL: Importance of balanced representation of male & female candidates for your party

Question text: How important or unimportant do you think it is for the party you support to have balanced representation of male and female candidates?

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

BTRMAYO: Who will do a better job as a mayor

Question text: Who will do a better job in the following positions: a man, a woman or both a man or a woman equally? - Mayor

Values:
  • Women
  • Man
  • Both equally
  • Neither
  • DK/RA

BTRGOVR: Who will do a better job as a governor

Question text: Who will do a better job in the following positions: a man, a woman or both a man or a woman equally? - Governor

Values:
  • Women
  • Man
  • Both equally
  • Neither
  • DK/RA

BTRMEMP: Who will do a better job as a member of Parliament

Question text: Who will do a better job in the following positions: a man, a woman or both a man or a woman equally? - Member of Parliament

Values:
  • Women
  • Man
  • Both equally
  • Neither
  • DK/RA

BTRSKMEMB: Who will do a better job as a sakrebulo member

Question text: Who will do a better job in the following positions: a man, a woman or both a man or a woman equally? - Sakrebulo member

Values:
  • Women
  • Man
  • Both equally
  • Neither
  • DK/RA

INCWMLIM: What kind of impact would increasing the number of women Sakrebulo members have on Georgia?

Question text: What kind of impact would increasing the number of women Sakrebulo members have on Georgia? Would it have …

Values:
  • A negative impact
  • No Impact
  • A positive impact
  • DK/RA

BARRMACC: Barriers to elections - Unequal access to media for parties

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Unequal media coverage of some candidates and parties

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRCAMP: Barriers to elections - Public officials campaign on behalf of one party

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Public officials campaign on behalf of one party

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRACTIV: Barriers to elections - Harassment of party activists

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Harassment of party activists

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRMONEY: Barriers to elections - Budget money is used unfairly in the election

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Budget money is used unfairly in the election

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRBRB: Barriers to elections - Bribing of voters

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Bribing of voters

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRHARASS: Barriers to elections - Harassment of voters

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Harassment of voters

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRJOBS: Barriers to elections - Vote a specific way to keep job

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Voters feeling they have to vote a specific way to keep their jobs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRVL: Barriers to elections - Problems with voters' list

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Problems related with voters' lists

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRFOTHR: Barriers to elections - One person voting for others

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - One person voting for other people

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRMVOTE: Barriers to elections - People voting more than once

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - People voting more than once (including Carousel voting)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARREMPL: Barriers to elections - Employers forcing employees to participate in a campaign

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Employers forcing employees to take part in a campaign

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRSTUFF: Barriers to elections - Ballot stuffing

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Ballot stuffing

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRUFUND: Barriers to elections - Unequal access to funding

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Unequal funding for some candidates or parties

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRCARD: Barriers to elections - ID cards not protecting from falsification

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Identification cards that do not protect against falsification

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRTRANS: Barriers to elections - Lack of transparency of political party finances

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Lack of transparency of political party finances

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARRINCP: Barriers to elections - Incompetency of polling officials

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Incompetency of polling officials

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

BARROTH: Barriers to elections - Other

Question text: Looking at the list on the card, what, if any, do you think are the three biggest barriers to free and fair elections in Georgia? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • There are no barriers
  • DK/RA

OPPARTY: Opinion matters most - The political party I support

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - The political party I support

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPOBSGE: Opinion matters most - Georgian observer NGOs

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Georgian observer NGOs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPONSINT: Opinion matters most - Foreign observers

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Foreign observers

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPGOVFO: Opinion matters most - Foreign governments

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Foreign governments

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPGOVGE: Opinion matters most - Government of Georgia

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Government of Georgia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPCEC: Opinion matters most - Central Election Commission (CEC)

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Central Election Commission (CEC)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPOWN: Opinion matters most - My own opinion

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - My own opinion

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPPEOP: Opinion matters most - Opinion of the people around me

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Opinion of the people around me (friends, neighbors, relatives, coworkers)

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPCHUR: Opinion matters most - Church

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Church

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPJRN: Opinion matters most - Media / journalists

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Media / journalists

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

OPOTH: Opinion matters most - Other

Question text: Whose opinion do you think matters most, when it comes to deciding whether elections have been run well? Please pick up to three. - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

TRUOBSGE: Trust towards Georgian election observers

Question text: Using this card how would you assess your trust towards Georgian election observers?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Distrust
  • Neutral
  • Trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK/RA

TRUOBSINT: Trust towards international election observers

Question text: Using this card how would you assess your trust towards international election observers?

Values:
  • Fully distrust
  • Distrust
  • Neutral
  • Trust
  • Fully trust
  • DK

CECMNGL: How the coming local government election will be conducted/managed by CEC?

Question text: Using this card, how do you think the coming local government election will be conducted/managed by Central Election Commission (CEC)?

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

CNDVSPRT: The most important factor in my decision: the candidate himself/herself VS the party which promotes the candidate

Question text: Speaking about voting for Mayoral candidate in the upcoming elections which statement do you agree with? - Statement 1: The most important factor in my decision will be the candidate himself/herself. Statement 2: The most important factor in my decision will be the party which promotes the candidate

Note: The question was asked only in self-governing cities
The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. The most important factor in my decision will be the candidate himself/herself. - Strongly agree 2.The most important factor in my decision will be the candidate himself/herself. - Agree 3. The most important factor in my decision will be the party which promotes the candidate - Agree 4. The most important factor in my decision will be the party which promotes the candidate - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Candidate himself/herself, 3 and 4 to Party which promotes the candidate, 5 to DK & RA

Values:
  • The candidate himself/herself
  • The party which promotes the candidate
  • DK
  • RA

LBRGPR: Agree/disagree: Labor rights are well protected in the private sector

Question text: Thinking about labor rights in Georgia, do you agree or disagree with that generally speaking, in Georgia …? - Labor rights are well protected in the private sector

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

LBRGSA: Agree/disagree: Labor rights are well protected in the state agencies

Question text: Thinking about labor rights in Georgia, do you agree or disagree with that generally speaking, in Georgia …? - Labor rights are well protected in the state agencies

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

LBRGCRF: Agree/disagree: Most of the time the courts favor employers interests over employee rights in disputes between the citizen and the employer

Question text: Thinking about labor rights in Georgia, do you agree or disagree with that generally speaking, in Georgia …? - Most of the time the courts favor employers interests over employee rights in disputes between the citizen and the employer

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

LBRGMWR: Agree/disagree: Labor conditions of manual workers are safe

Question text: Thinking about labor rights in Georgia, do you agree or disagree with that generally speaking, in Georgia …? - Labor conditions of manual workers are safe

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

NWCNIMP: Opinions about recent constructions: They are important for the development of your district

Question text: Thinking about recent constructions in your neighborhood, do you agree or disagree that …? - These constructions are important for the development of your district

Note: The question was asked only in the Large Urban areas, Small Urban areas and Tbilisi

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Not applicable/No constructions
  • DK/RA

NWCNWSF: Opinions about recent constructions: The construction processes are/were safe

Question text: Thinking about recent constructions in your neighborhood, do you agree or disagree that …? - These construction processes are/were safe

Note: The question was asked only in the Large Urban areas, Small Urban areas and Tbilisi

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Not applicable/No constructions
  • DK/RA

NWCNWFT: Opinions about recent constructions: They fit well in your district's landscape

Question text: Thinking about recent constructions in your neighborhood, do you agree or disagree that …? - These constructions fit well in your district's landscape

Note: The question was asked only in the Large Urban areas, Small Urban areas and Tbilisi

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Not applicable/No constructions
  • DK/RA

NWCNWPP: Opinions about recent constructions: They will/are causing parking problems in your district

Question text: Thinking about recent constructions in your neighborhood, do you agree or disagree that …? - New constructions will/are causing parking problems in your district

Note: The question was asked only in the Large Urban areas, Small Urban areas and Tbilisi

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • Not applicable/No constructions
  • DK/RA

REVSLFGOV: Aware of revocation of self-governing status from Seven Georgian cities?

Question text: Seven cities throughout Georgia - Ambrolauri, Akhaltsikhe, Gori, Zugdidi, Telavi, Mtskheta and Ozurgeti - will have their self-governance status revoked. Were you aware?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

APRRVMRG: Approve/disapprove: after changes city and village municipalities will be merged and governed by one body

Question text: Among other things this means that city and village municipalities will be merged which means that village and city will be governed by one body. Do you approve or disapprove of this change?

Values:
  • Approve
  • Disapprove
  • DK/RA

REVPSNG: Assessment of revocation of self-governing status from six Georgian cities

Question text: Overall, do you believe that these changes will have positive, negative or no impact on the country?

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

DRFCONS: Aware about draft of Revision of the Constitution adopted by the State Constitutional Commission?

Question text: Last December, the Parliament of Georgia created the State Constitutional Commission to draft the Constitutional changes. In April the Commission adopted the Draft of Revision of the Constitution. Were you aware about this process?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CONSKNW: Do you feel you have enough information about the constitutional changes?

Question text: Do you feel you have enough information about the constitutional changes?

Note: The question was asked only to the respondents, who were aware about the draft of Revision of the Constitution

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CNSPART: Did you participate in any meetings on constitutional changes?

Question text: The members of the Parliament held public meetings to discuss proposed changes. Did you participate in any meetings on constitutional changes?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CNREFPEP: Do the changes in the constitution reflect or do not citizens' opinions?

Question text: Do you believe the changes in the constitution fully reflect, partially reflect or do not reflect at all the citizens' opinions?

Values:
  • Do not reflect at all
  • Partially reflect
  • Fully reflect
  • DK/RA

DRGPRSN: Should a person go to prison for personal use of any kind of drug?

Question text: Should a person go to prison for personal use of any kind of drug (marihuana, intravenous, pills etc.)?

Values:
  • Yes, s/he should go to prison
  • No, s/he should not go to prison
  • DK/RA

AZJRKDN: Aware of kidnapping Azerbaijani journalist Afghan Mukhtari?

Question text: Azerbaijani journalist Afghan Mukhtari was kidnapped from the center of Tbilisi and currently is in prison in Azerbaijan. Were you aware?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

AZJRRSP: Georgian government should take responsibility on this because it could not stop the kidnapping.

Question text: If yes, do you agree or disagree with the following: Georgian government should take responsibility on this because it could not stop the kidnapping.

Note: The question was asked only to the respondents, who were aware about the kidnapping Azerbaijani journalist Afghan Mukhtari

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

AZJRPHR: Georgian government should take responsibility on this because it has the obligation to protect human rights

Question text: If yes, do you agree or disagree with the following: Georgian government should take responsibility on this because it has the obligation to protect human rights

Note: The question was asked only to the respondents, who were aware about the kidnapping Azerbaijani journalist Afghan Mukhtari

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

AZRJNRS: Georgian government should not be responsible for this.

Question text: If yes, do you agree or disagree with the following: Georgian government should not be responsible for this.

Note: The question was asked only to the respondents, who were aware about the kidnapping Azerbaijani journalist Afghan Mukhtari

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK/RA

AZJRINF: What kind of impact will Afghan Mukhtari's case have on Georgia's reputation as a regional leader on human rights and media freedom?

Question text: In your opinion, what kind of impact will Afghan Mukhtari's case have on Georgia's reputation as a regional leader on human rights and media freedom? Positive impact, negative impact, or no impact at all?

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

INFSOU1: Main sources of information - First source

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

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

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

INFSOU2: Main sources of information - Second source

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

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

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

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

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

Values:
  • Rustavi 2
  • Imedi
  • GPB 1
  • Obiektivi
  • Palitra TV
  • TV Pirveli
  • Maestro
  • Russia Channel One
  • GDS
  • Other
  • None
  • DK/RA

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

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

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

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

FRQINTR: Frequency of internet usage

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

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

SPENDMO17: Household's spending last month

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

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

HAVEJOB: Do you consider yourself to be employed?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

UNEMTYP: Which of the following best describes your situation?

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

Note: The question was asked only to the unemployed respondents

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

OWNFRDG: HH owns - Refrigerator

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

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

OWNCOTV: HH owns - Color television

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OWNCARS: HH owns - Car

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

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

OWNAIRC: HH owns - Air conditioner

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

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

OWNWASH: HH owns - Automatic washing machine

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

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

OWNCOMP: HH owns - Personal computer

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

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

OWNHWT: HH owns - Hot water

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

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

OWNCHTG: HH owns - Central heating

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

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

MONYTOT: HH income last month

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

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

HHSIZE: Number of all household members

Question text: Number of all household members

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

HHASIZE: Number of adult household members

Question text: Number of adult household members

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

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