Survey on protest and politics in Georgia

The survey intended collecting up-to-date data on the perceptions of the population in Georgia regarding the ongoing protests, as well as broader political and social situation in the country.

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Survey on protest and politics in Georgia

The survey intended collecting up-to-date data on the perceptions of the population in Georgia regarding the ongoing protests, as well as broader political and social situation in the country.

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Urban
  • Rural

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text: Respondent's gender

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Age groups

Question text: Age groups

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

NATCORR: Most important issue: corruption

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Corruption

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATNATO: Most important issue: NATO membership

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - NATO membership

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPENS: Most important issue: pensions

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Pensions

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATRU: Most important issue: relation with Russia

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Realtion with Russia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATROP: Most important issue: property rights

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Property rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATELECT: Most important issue: fairness of elections

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Fairness of elections

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATJOBS: Most important issue: jobs

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Jobs

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATCOURT: Most important issue: court system

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Court system

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATSPEECH: Most important issue: freedom of speech

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Freedom of speech/human rights

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPOV: Most important issue: poverty

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Poverty

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATTERR: Most important issue: territorial integrity

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Territorial integrity

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPRICE: Most important issue: rising prices

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - Rising prices or infaltion

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATPROT: Most important national issues: current protests

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - current protests

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATHCARE: Most important issue: affordable healthcare

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - affordable healthcare

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATWAGES: Most important issue: salaries

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - wages

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NATOTHER: Most important issue: other

Question text: Which national issues are most important to you and your family? - other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

FAMISS: Most important national issue

Question text: Which of the named issues is the most important one for you or your family?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Corruption, Property rights, Rising prices/inflation and Other were grouped with Other

Values:
  • NATO membership
  • Pensions
  • Relations with Russia
  • Fair elections
  • Jobs
  • Court system
  • Freedom of speech/human rights
  • Poverty
  • Territorial integriry
  • Current rallies
  • Affordable healthcare
  • Wages
  • Other
  • DK/RA

POLDIRN: Direction of national politics in Georgia

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

Values:
  • Definitely wrong direction
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Definitely in the right direction
  • DK
  • RA

CPRESEL: Acceptable way of change of the president: elections

Question text: In various countries in the world, the presidency changes hands in different ways. When it comes to Georgia, which of the following is acceptable to you? - elections

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CPRESSTR: Acceptable way of change of the president: protests leading to revolution

Question text: In various countries in the world, the presidency changes hands in different ways. When it comes to Georgia, which of the following is acceptable to you?- street protests leading to revolution

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

CPRESCOUP: Acceptable way of change of the president: military coup

Question text: In various countries in the world, the presidency changes hands in different ways. When it comes to Georgia, which of the following is acceptable to you? - military coup d'etat

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CPRESFGI: Acceptable way of change of the president: foreign government appointing a president

Question text: In various countries in the world, the presidency changes hands in different ways. When it comes to Georgia, which of the following is acceptable to you? - foreign government installing a president

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

CPRESAPP: Acceptable way of change of the president: current president leaving a successor

Question text: In various countries in the world, the presidency changes hands in different ways. When it comes to Georgia, which of the following is acceptable to you? - the current president appointing a successor

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NATPINTR: Interest in national politics

Question text: How interested would you say you are in national politics?

Values:
  • Not at all interested
  • Hardly interested
  • Quite interested
  • Very interested
  • DK/RA

FEELRLY: There are plenty of people I can rely on

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

Values:
  • Does not describe at all
  • Somewhat does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Fully describes
  • DK/RA

FEELEMP: I experience a general sense of emptyness

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

Values:
  • Does not describe at all
  • Somewhat does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Fully describes
  • DK/RA

FEELTRU: There are many people I can trust completely

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

Values:
  • Does not describe at all
  • Somewhat does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Fully describes
  • DK/RA

FEELCLS: There are enough people I feel close to

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

Values:
  • Does not describe at all
  • Somewhat does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Fully describes
  • DK/RA

FEELMSS: I miss having people around

Question text: For each of the following statements, please tell me whether it describes your feelings, more or less describes your feelings, or does not describe your feelings - I miss having people around.

Values:
  • Does not describe at all
  • Somewhat does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Fully describes
  • DK/RA

FEELREJ: I often feel rejected

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

Values:
  • Does not describe at all
  • Somewhat does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Fully describes
  • DK/RA

FRQCLSE: How often do you see close people

Question text: Usually, how often do you meet people you feel close to outside of your family?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option. The question was recoded. Options Less often and Never were grouped with Less often or never

Values:
  • Once a month or more frequently
  • Once every 2-6 months
  • Once every 7-12 months
  • Once every 1-3 years
  • Less often or never
  • DK/RA

DISCEVCL: Discuss the current events

Question text: Do you discuss the current events reported in the news with your friends or family members? If yes, do you discuss them sometimes or often?

Values:
  • No
  • DK/RA

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

Question text: In Georgia today, do you completely agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree or completely disagree that people like yourself have the right to openly say what they think?

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

FAIRTRT: People are treated fairly by the government?

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

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

GOVTROL: People are like children or employee

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

Note: The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to Yes, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to No.

Values:
  • Parent
  • Employee
  • DK
  • RA

WERUCHO: Choose West over Russia

Question text: Some people say that over the long term, it's impossible to achieve any real security or economic development without aid, military support, and cooperation from the West. We might not be able to simultaneously ally with the West and Russia, and clearly we should choose the former. Do you agree?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

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

Question text: Do you think that the current government is making the changes that matter to you?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NPOPPCHNG: Non-parliamentary opposition making changes that matter to you

Question text: If any of the opposition parties outside parliament was in charge, do you think they would make the changes that matter to you?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

OPPCHNG: Parliamentary opposition making changes that matter to you

Question text: If any of the opposition parties inside Parliament in charge, do you think they would make the changes that matter to you?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEMNOW: Georgia is a democratic country

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEMIMP: Georgia is a democracy already but there is still room for improvement

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Georgia is a democracy already but there is still room for improvement

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEMFUTY: Georgia is not a democracy yet, but it is developing in that direction

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Georgia is not a democracy yet, but it is developing in that direction

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEMFUTN: Georgia might become a democracy but is not developing in that direction

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Georgia might become a democracy in the future but it is not developing in that direction now

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DEMNO: Georgia is not a democracy and never will be

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Georgia is not a democracy and never will be

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NXTPRESEL: When should the next presidential elections be conducted?

Question text: In your opinion, when should the next presidential elections in Georgia be conducted?

Values:
  • Now
  • January 2013 as stated by the constitution
  • Between Fall 2009 and January 2013
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

NXTPAREL: When should the next parliamentary elections be conducted?

Question text: In your opinion, when should the next parliamentary elections in Georgia be conducted?

Values:
  • Now
  • January 2012 as stated by the constitution
  • Between Fall 2009 and January 2012
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

NXTLCLEL: When should the next self-government elections be conducted?

Question text: In your opinion, when should the next local self-government elections in Georgia be conducted?

Values:
  • Now
  • Fall 2010 as stated by the constitution
  • Between Fall 2009 and Fall 2010
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

FEELUNM: Attitude towards the United National Movement

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - United National Movement (Mikheil Saakashvili)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELDMUG: Attitude towards Democratic Movement - United Georgia

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Democratic Movement-United Georgia (Nino Burjanadze)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELGW: Attitude towards Georgia's Way

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Georgia's Way (Salome Zourabishvili)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELFUG: Attitude towards For United Georgia

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - For United Georgia (Irakli Okruashvili)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELCP: Attitude towards Conservative Party

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Conservative Party (Zviad Dzidziguri)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELLB: Attitude towards Labor Party

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Labour Party (Shalva Natelashvili)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELCDM: Attitude towards Christian-Democratic Movement

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Christian-Democrats (Giorgi Targamadze)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELGT: Attitude towards Georgian Group

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Georgian Troupe (Jondi Baghaturia)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELIWSG: Attitude towards Industry will save Georgia

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Industry Will Save Georgia (Zurab Tkemaladze)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELAFG: Attitude towards Alliance for Georgia

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Alliance for Georgia (Irakli Alasania, Davit Usupashvili, Davit Gamkrelidze)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELAFF: Attitude towards Alliance for Freedom

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Alliance for Freedom (Gia Maisashvili, Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Akaki Asatiani, and Guguli Magradze )

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELWO: Attitude towards We Ourselves

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - We Ourselves (Paata Davitaia)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELGDP: Attitude towards Democratic Party of Georgia

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - Democratic Party of Georgia (Gia Tortladze)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

FEELNF: Attitude towards National Forum

Question text: On a scale of 1 to 5 how do you feel about the following parties with '1' meaning very negatively and '5' being very positively - National Forum (Kakha Shartava, Irakli Melashvili, Gubaz Sanikidze)

Values:
  • Very negative
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very positive
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYSUPP1: Party closest to you: First choice

Question text: Which party of these parties is closest to you?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Georgia's Way, Conservative Party, Industry Will Save Georgia, Alliance for Freedom, We Ourselves and Democratic Party of Georgia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • United National Movement
  • Democratic Movement-United Georgia
  • For United Georgia
  • Labor Party
  • Christian-Democrats
  • Alliance for Georgia
  • National Forum
  • No party
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYSUPP2: Party closest to you: Second choice

Question text: What is your second choice?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Georgia's Way, Georgian Troupe, Industry Will Save Georgia, Alliance for Freedom, We Ourselves and Democratic Party of Georgia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • United National Movement
  • Democratic Movement-United Georgia
  • For United Georgia
  • Conservative Party
  • Labor Party
  • Christian-Democrats
  • Alliance for Georgia
  • National Forum
  • No party
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PASTPRES: Participated in the last presidential election

Question text: Did you participate in the last presidential election?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PASTCAND: Voted for in the last presidential elections

Question text: Which candidate did you support in the last presidential elections?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who participated in the last presidential elections

Values:
  • Levan Gachechiladze
  • Shalva Natelashvili
  • Davit Gamkrelidze
  • Arkadi (Badri) Patarkatsishvili
  • Mikheil Saakashvili
  • Giorgi Maisashvili
  • Irina Sarishvili
  • Crossed out all
  • DK
  • RA

PASTPARL: Participated in the May parliamentary election

Question text: Did you participate in the May 2008 parliamentary election?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PASTPARTY: Voted for in the May parliamentary election

Question text: Which candidate did you support in the May 2008 parliamentary election?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who participated in the last parliamentary elections
The question was recoded. Options Georgian Politics, Union of Georgian Sportsmen and Radical Democrats Nationalist Party were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Republican Party
  • Rightist Alliance - Topadze-Industrials
  • Labor Party
  • United National Movement
  • United Opposition
  • Christian-Democratic Alliance
  • Giorgi Targamadze - Christian-Democrats
  • Traditionalists - Our Georgia - Womens Party
  • Our Country
  • Crossed out all
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

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

Question text: If Parliamentary elections were held tomorrow, would you vote? Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' is absolutely not vote and '10' means absolutely will vote.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Georgias Way, Conservative Party, Georgian Troupe, Industry Will Save Georgia, Alliance for Freedom and Democratic Party of Georgia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Definitely not vote
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Definitely vote
  • DK/RA

VOTPARL1: First choice for the party if there were parliamentary elections

Question text: How you would vote if parliamentary elections were tomorrow? Please tell me your first choice.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Democratic Movement-United Georgia, Georgia's Way, Conservative Party, Georgian Troupe, Industry Will Save Georgia, We Ourselves, Democratic Party of Georgia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • United National Movement
  • Democratic Movement-United Georgia
  • For United Georgia
  • Labor Party
  • Christian-Democrats
  • Alliance for Georgia
  • National Forum
  • No party
  • Other
  • I would not participate
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPARL2: Second choice for the party if there were parliamentary elections

Question text: What is your second choice?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Democratic Movement-United Georgia, Georgia's Way, Conservative Party, Georgian Troupe, Industry Will Save Georgia, We Ourselves and Democratic Party of Georgia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • United National Movement
  • For United Georgia
  • Labor Party
  • Christian-Democrats
  • Alliance for Georgia
  • Alliance for Freedom
  • National Forum
  • No party
  • Other
  • Would not participate
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPRES: If presidential elections were held tomorrow, would you vote?

Question text: If presidential elections were held tomorrow, would you vote? Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' is absolutely not vote and '10' means absolutely will vote.

Values:
  • Definitely not vote
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Definitely vote
  • DK/RA

VOTPRES1: Who would you like to see as the next president: First choice

Question text: Which of the following people would you most like to see as the next president of Georgia?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Davit Gamkrelidze, Davit Usupashvili and Zviad Dzidziguri were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Irakli Alasania
  • David Bakradze
  • Nino Burjanadze
  • Levan Gachechiladze
  • Giorgi Targamadze
  • Shalva Natelashvili
  • Irakli Okruashvili
  • Sozar Subari
  • Gigi Ugulava
  • None of the above
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

VOTPRES2: Who would you like to see as the next president: Second choice

Question text: Please tell me your second choice.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Sozar Subari, Davit Usupashvili and Zviad Dzidziguri were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Irakli Alasania
  • David Bakradze
  • Nino Burjanadze
  • Davit Gamkrelidze
  • Levan Gachechiladze
  • Giorgi Targamadze
  • Shalva Natelashvili
  • Irakli Okruashvili
  • Gigi Ugulava
  • None of the above
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PLISTLOTO: Political party forming election lists by lottotron

Question text: Imagine, that the political party decided to build its electoral list for party members according to the lottery. How do you like this idea?

Values:
  • Against - only professional politicians should be in the parliament
  • Against - party leaders will be decision-makers
  • In favour - all members should have equal chance
  • In favour - randomly selected people are not worse
  • DK
  • RA

PDISCMON: Discussion issues: Making Georgia a constitutional monarchy

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Making Georgia a constitutional monarchy.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISPARL: Discussion issues: Making Georgia a parliamentary republic

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Making Georgia a parliamentary republic.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISELEC: Discussion issues: Legislative reform to guarantee free and fair elections

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Legislative reform to guarantee free and fair elections.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISDMAY: Discussion issues: Direct election of mayors

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Direct election of mayors.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISMIAR: Discussion issues: Resignation of the Minister of Internal Affairs

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Resignation of the Minister of Internal Affairs.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISFREM: Discussion issues: Media freedom

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Independence of Media.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISJUDI: Discussion issues: Judicial independence

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Judicial independence.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISIMDP: Discussion issues: Return Imedi TV to Patarkatsishvili's family

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Return Imedi TV to Patarkatsishvili's family.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISGPBR: Discussion issues: The resignation of the head of GPB

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - The resignation of the head of the Georgian Public Broadcaster.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISCOGV: Discussion issues: The formation of a coalition government

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - The formation of a coalition government.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISPRSE: Discussion issues: Early presidential elections

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Early presidential elections.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISPRLE: Discussion issues: Early parliamentary elections

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Early parliamentary elections.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISPRLL: Discussion issues: Early local elections

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Early local elections.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISPRSR: Discussion issues: The resignation of President Saakashvili

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - The resignation of President Saakashvili.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISREFC: Discussion issues: Referendum on constitutional changes followed by elections

Question text: Both the government and the leaders of the protest have suggested dialogue in recent days. Which issues do you think should be discussed between the government and protestors? - Referendum on constitutional changes followed by elections.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PDISIMPI: Most important discussion Issue

Question text: Of the above, which issue is most important to you?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who named any issue to be discussed between the government and protestors
The question was recoded. Options Making Georgia a constitutional monarchy, Direct election of mayors, The resignation of the head of the Georgian Public Broadcast, Early parliamentary elections and Early local elections were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Making Georgia a parliamentary republic
  • Legislative reform to guarantee free and fair elections
  • Resignation of the Minister of Internal Affairs
  • Media freedom
  • Judicial independence
  • Return Imedi TV to Patarkatsishvili's family
  • The formation of a coalition government
  • Early presidential elections
  • The resignation of President Saakashvili
  • Referendum on constitutional changes followed by elections
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PROTWFIN: How do you want the current protests to end?

Question text: How do you want the current protests to end?

Values:
  • Protest continues and government is forced to do major chang
  • Peacefully: government and rally leaders reach agreement
  • Peacefully: rallies end without an agreement
  • The government disperses rallies
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PROTEFIN: How do you expect the current protests to end?

Question text: How do you expect the current protests to end?

Values:
  • Protest continues and government is forced to do major chang
  • Peacefully: government and rally leaders reach agreement
  • Peacefully: rallies end without an agreement
  • The government disperses rallies
  • Other
  • DK/RA

PROTPOLR: What eventual political outcome would you like to see?

Question text: What eventual political outcome would you like to see?

Values:
  • Resignation of the president followed early presidential ele
  • Ousting the president and regime change without elections
  • DK
  • RA

PROTMISA: Mikheil Saakashvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Mikheil Saakashvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTNIBU: Nino Burjanadze's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Nino Burjanadze

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTLEGA: Levan Gachecheladze's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Levan Gachecheladze

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTUTSN: Gia Gachecheladze's (Utsnobi) performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Gia Gachecheladze (Utsnobi)

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTIRAL: Irakli Alasania's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Irakli Alasania

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTVAME: Vano Merabishvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Vano Merabishvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTILII: Ilia II's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Ilia II

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTGIUG: Gigi Ugulava's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Gigi Ugulava

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTSHNA: Shalva Natelashvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Shalva Natelashvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTKASH: Kakha Shartava's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Kakha Shartava

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTEKBE: Eka Beselia's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Eka Beselia

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTKAKU: Kakha Kukava's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Kakha Kukava

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTGIMA: Gia Maisashvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Gia Maisashvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTGOKH: Goga Khaindrava's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Goga Khaindrava

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTSOSU: Sozar Subari's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Sozar Subari

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTGITA: Giorgi Targamadze's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Giorgi Targamadze

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTSAZO: Salome Zourabishvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Salome Zourabishvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTDAUS: David Usupashvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - David Usupashvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTGUSA: Gubaz Sanikidze's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Gubaz Sanikidze

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTDABE: David Berdzenishvili's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - David Berdzenishvili

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTKOGA: Konstantine Gamsakhurdia's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Konstantine Gamsakhurdia

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTTIKH: Tina Khidasheli's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Tina Khidasheli

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTZVDZ: Zviad Dzidziguri's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Zviad Dzidziguri

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTARMY: Georgian army's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Georgian army

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PROTPOLC: Georgian police's performance during the recent protests

Question text: In your opinion, how have the following performed during the recent protests? - Georgian police

Values:
  • Very badly
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very well
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHLEAD: Current protests have benefited or harmed Protest leaders

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Protest leaders

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHTBSC: Current protests have benefited or harmed Citizens of Tbilisi

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Tbilisi Residents

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHGEOC: Current protests have benefited or harmed Citizens of Georgia

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Georgian Citizens

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHYOUS: Current protests have benefited or harmed You personally

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Personally you

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHPRES: Current protests have benefited or harmed the President of Georgia

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - The President of Georgia

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHGPB: Current protests have benefited or harmed Georgian Public Broadcaster

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Georgian Public Broadcaster

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHPARL: Current protests have benefited or harmed the Parliament of Georgia

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - The Parliament of Georgia

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHECON: Current protests have benefited or harmed Georgia's Economy

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Georgia's Economy

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTHDEMG: Current protests have benefited or harmed Georgia's Democracy

Question text: How do you think the current protests have benefited or harmed the following? - Georgia's Democracy

Values:
  • Harmed a lot
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Benefited a lot
  • DK
  • RA

PRTRUFIN: Russia finances current political protests

Question text: Some people believe that Russia is behind all anti-government activities in Georgia. How much do you believe that Russia - finances current political protests?

Values:
  • Do not believe at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely believe
  • DK
  • RA

PRTRUDSS: Russia pays journalists to blackmail Saakashvili

Question text: Some people believe that Russia is behind all anti-government activities in Georgia. How much do you believe that Russia - pays journalists to blackmail Saakashvili?

Values:
  • Do not believe at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely believe
  • DK
  • RA

PRTRUARM: Russia has agents in the Georgian military

Question text: Some people believe that Russia is behind all anti-government activities in Georgia. How much do you believe that Russia - has agents in the Georgian military?

Values:
  • Do not believe at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely believe
  • DK
  • RA

PRTRUGOV: Russia has agents in the Georgian government

Question text: Some people believe that Russia is behind all anti-government activities in Georgia. How much do you believe that Russia - has agents in the Georgian government?

Values:
  • Do not believe at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely believe
  • DK
  • RA

PRTRUOPP: Russia has agents in the Georgian opposition

Question text: Some people believe that Russia is behind all anti-government activities in Georgia. How much do you believe that Russia - has agents in the Georgian opposition?

Values:
  • Do not believe at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely believe
  • DK
  • RA

PRTRUCHR: Russia has supporters in the church

Question text: Some people believe that Russia is behind all anti-government activities in Georgia. How much do you believe that Russia - has supporters in the church?

Values:
  • Do not believe at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely believe
  • DK
  • RA

GOVRUSPK: Government generally talking about Russian activity in Georgia

Question text: Do you think the Georgian Government generally talks too much, the right amount, or too little about Russian activity in Georgia?

Values:
  • Talks far too little
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Talks far too much
  • DK
  • RA

RUCRSUPP: Impact of Russia criticizing on support towards Saakashvili

Question text: Do you think that the Russian Government's criticism of Saakashvili impacts on the support he receives from the Georgian population?

Values:
  • Strongly reduces
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Strongly increases
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJCELL: Opposition putting up cells justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Putting up cells.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJBLOC: Opposition blocking streets justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Blocking streets.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJMRCH: Opposition's peaceful Marches justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Peaceful Marches.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJMIAB: Opposition attempting to break into MIA building justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Attempting to break into MIA building in Digomi.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJPRSP: Opposition picketing of the Presidential Administration justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Picketing of the Presidential Administration.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJSHAM: Opposition creating corridors of shame justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Creating corridors of shame for journalists and others.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJHIGW: The planned picketing of cross-country highways by opposition justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - The planned picketing of cross-country highways.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTJDIAL: Opposition calling for dialogue justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the protesters are justified? - Calling for dialogue.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GOVJBLOC: Government allowing the central streets to be blocked justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Allowing the Rustaveli, Kostava and Freedom Square to be blocked.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVJPRLC: Government closing the parliament building justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Closing the parliament building.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVJCLEA: Government stopping street cleaning justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Stopping street cleaning.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVJDATJ: Detention of people charged with attacking the journalists justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Detention of people charged with attacking the journalists.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVJRATJ: Releasing the people charged with attacking the journalist justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Releasing the people charged with attacking the journalist.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVJHIGW: Government allowing the picketing of highways justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Allowing the picketing of highways (if it happens).

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GOVJDIAL: Govrnment calling for dialogue justified?

Question text: Do you think the following tactics pursued by the government are justified? - Calling for dialogue.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

SRESPGOV: Share of responsibility for ending protests: Government

Question text: What is the share of responsibility for bringing these protests to an end? Please allocate respective percentages, so that the total adds up to 100%. - Government

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

Values:
  • 1%-25%
  • 26%-50%
  • 51%-75%
  • 76%-100%
  • No responsibility
  • DK
  • RA

SRESPPRT: Share of responsibility for ending protests: Protesters

Question text: What is the share of responsibility for bringing these protests to an end? Please allocate respective percentages, so that the total adds up to 100%. - Protestors

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

Values:
  • 1%-25%
  • 26%-50%
  • 51%-75%
  • 76%-100%
  • No responsibility
  • DK
  • RA

SRESPCHR: Share of responsibility for ending protests: Church

Question text: What is the share of responsibility for bringing these protests to an end? Please allocate respective percentages, so that the total adds up to 100%. - Church

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

Values:
  • 1%-25%
  • 26%-50%
  • 51%-75%
  • 76%-100%
  • No responsibility
  • DK
  • RA

SRESPFMD: Share of responsibility for ending protests: Foreign mediators

Question text: What is the share of responsibility for bringing these protests to an end? Please allocate respective percentages, so that the total adds up to 100%. - Foreign Mediators

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

Values:
  • 1%-25%
  • 26%-50%
  • 51%-75%
  • 76%-100%
  • No responsibility
  • DK
  • RA

SRESPMED: Share of responsibility for ending protests: Media

Question text: What is the share of responsibility for bringing these protests to an end? Please allocate respective percentages, so that the total adds up to 100%. - Media

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

Values:
  • 1%-25%
  • 26%-50%
  • 51%-75%
  • 76%-100%
  • No responsibility
  • DK
  • RA

MISATFIN: Saakashvili will still be president of Georgia in October 2011

Question text: The next presidential elections are to be held in 2013 according to the Constitution. Now I'm going to read several statements and please tell which one do you think is most possible?

Values:
  • Confident that Saakashvili will be president till the end of
  • Not surprised if Saakashvili will be president till the end
  • Not surprised if Saakashvili will not end his term
  • Confident that Saakashvili will not end his term
  • DK
  • RA

MUKHRUPH: What happened on May 5 at the Mukhrovani military base

Question text: What do you believe happened on May 5 at the Mukhrovani military base?

Values:
  • Russian planned military coup was avoided
  • Georgian government staged a fake coup
  • Opposition planned a military coup attempt
  • Soldiers refused to disperse protesters
  • Soldiers refused to participate in NATO trainings
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PROTINFO: Access to sufficient information during the Spring 2009 protests?

Question text: Did you have access to sufficient information to understand what was happening during the 2009 protests?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PRTINFADJ: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Ajara TV

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Ajara TV

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIALN: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Alania

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Alania

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIIMD: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Imedi

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Imedi

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIKAVK: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Kavkasia

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Kavkasia

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIR2: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Rustavi2

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Rustavi 2

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIGPB1: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: GPB

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - GPB

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIMAES: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Maestro

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Maestro

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK
  • RA

PRTINTV: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: NTV

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - NTV

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIORT: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: ORT

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - ORT

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIRTVI: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: RTVI

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - RTVI

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIBBC: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: BBC

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - BBC

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTICNN: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: CNN

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - CNN

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTIOTHR: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: Other

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - Other

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTINONE: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests did you watch: None

Question text: Which television coverage of the 2009 protests did you watch on TV? - None

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

PRTTVTRU: Which TV coverage of the Spring 2009 protests do you trust the most

Question text: Which TV Channel do you trust the most when it concerns the 2009 protests?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Adjara, Alania, NTV, ORT, BBC and CNN were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Imedi
  • Kavkasia
  • Rustavi 2
  • GPB First channel
  • Maestro
  • RTVI
  • None
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLADJ: Evaluate coverage of Ajara TV

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Ajara TV?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLALN: Evaluate coverage of Alania

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Alania?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLIMD: Evaluate coverage of Imedi

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Imedi?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLKAVK: Evaluate coverage of Kavkasia

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Kavkasia?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLR2: Evaluate coverage of Rustavi2

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Rustavi 2?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLGPB1: Evaluate coverage of GPB

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on GPB?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLMAES: Evaluate coverage of Maestro

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Maestro?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLNTV: Evaluate coverage of NTV

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on NTV?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLORT: Evaluate coverage of ORT

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on ORT?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLRTVI: Evaluate coverage of RTVI

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on RTVI?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLBBC: Evaluate coverage of BBC

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on BBC?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLCNN: Evaluate coverage of CNN

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on CNN?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

PEVLOTHR: Evaluate coverage of Other

Question text: How would you evaluate coverage of 2009 protest actions on Other?

Values:
  • Favors protesters
  • Balanced
  • Favors government
  • DK
  • RA

WACTMISA: Saakashvili acted in the foreign policy crisis and conflict during August War

Question text: How do you think the president Saakashvili acted in the foreign policy crisis and conflict in the summer of 2008?

Values:
  • Completely wrong way
  • Wrong way
  • Right way
  • Completely right way
  • DK
  • RA

WMISAPAT: The president acted in a right way during August War. How you feel about him?

Question text: You say that the president acted in a completely right way in the August 2008 foreign policy crisis. Which of these three statements best captures how you feel about Saakashvili?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who said that Saakashvili acted in a right way in the foreign policy during August 2008 conflict

Values:
  • Saakashvili is a strong leader deserving voters' support
  • Saakashvili is a strong leader proving that he should rule Georgia
  • Saakashvili will stay in Georgian history as one of the greatest leaders
  • DK
  • RA

WMISANAT: The president acted in a wrong way during Augus War. How you feel about him?

Question text: You say that the president acted in a completely wrong way in the August 2008 foreign policy crisis. Which of these three statements best captures how you feel about Saakashvili?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who said that Saakashvili acted in a wrong way in the foreign policy during August 2008 conflict

Values:
  • Saakashvili made huge mistakes but sometimes I can forgive
  • Saakashvili made huge mistakes and I lost confidence in him
  • Saakashvili will stay in Georgian history as one of the worst leaders
  • DK
  • RA

ABSOLOST: Georgia has lost control of Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Question text: Some people think that Georgia has lost control of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Do you agree?

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

MILSPEND: Keep spending money on the army or redirect funds to public services

Question text: Which of these two statements you most agree with? - Statement 1: Georgian government should keep spending money on the army so that country could be defended effectively in the future. Statement 2: Georgian government should redirect expenditures from the army to other public services, since our army will not be able to defend the country from the Russians anyway.

Note: The question was recoded. Options Strongly agree to the first statement and Agree to the first statement were recoded to Spend on military, Options Strongly agree to the second statement and Agree to the second statement were recoded to Spend on public services.

Values:
  • Spend on military
  • Spend on public services
  • DK
  • RA

WESTBFAI: Do you agree that the US and Europe acted in bad faith towards Georgia?

Question text: Some people say that the United States and Europe acted in bad faith towards Georgia, suggesting that they would come to Georgia's aid if it were attacked by Russia but failing to act when the time came. Do you agree?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEGIBO: Like or dislike Giga Bokeria

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Giga Bokeria

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEGIUG: Like or dislike Gigi Ugulava

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Gigi Ugulava

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEGITA: Like or dislike Giorgi Targamadze

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Giorgi Targamadze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEDAGA: Like or dislike Davit Gamkrelidze

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Davit Gamkrelidze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEDAUS: Like or dislike Davit Usupashvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Davit Usupashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEVAME: Like or dislike Vano Merabishvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Vano Merabishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEIROK: Like or dislike Irakli Okruashvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Irakli Okruashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKELEKU: Like or dislike Levan Kubaneishvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Levan Kubaneishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKELEGA: Like or dislike Levan Gachechiladze

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Levan Gachechiladze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKELETA: Like or dislike Levan Tarkhnishvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Levan Tarkhnishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEMISA: Like or dislike Mikheil Saakashvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Mikheil Saakashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKENIRU: Like or dislike Nika Rurua

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Nika Rurua

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKENIBU: Like or dislike Nino Burjanadze

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Nino Burjanadze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKESAZO: Like or dislike Salome Zourabichvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Salome Zourabishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKESOZU: Like or dislike Sozar Subari

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Sozar Subari

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKESHNA: Like or dislike Shalva Natelashvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Shalva Natelashvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEZUNO: Like or dislike Zurab Noghaideli

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Zurab Noghaideli

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEGITO: Like or dislike Gia Tortladze

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Gia Tortladze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEIRAL: Like or dislike Irakli Alasania

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Irakli Alasania

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEDABA: Like or dislike Davit Bakradze

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Davit Bakradze

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEKASH: Like or dislike Kakha Shartava

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Kakha Shartava

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEGITS: Like or dislike Giorgi Tsagareishvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Giorgi Tsagareishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEPADA: Like or dislike Paata Davitaia

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Paata Davitaia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEZUAD: Like or dislike Zurab Adeishvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Zurab Adeishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEJOBA: Like or dislike Jondi Baghaturia

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Jondi Baghaturia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEGHNO: Like or dislike Ghia Nodia

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Ghia Nodia

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

LIKEERKI: Like or dislike Erosi Kitsmarishvili

Question text: Of the following people, please tell me whether you like them or dislike them? - Erosi Kitsmarishvili

Values:
  • Like
  • Dislike
  • DK
  • RA

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job?

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

REDCLEIS: Had to reduce spending on leisure activities

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I had to reduce my spending on leisure activities: vacations, concerts, eating out, etc.

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

REDCBEXP: Had to reduce daily spending on basic expenditures

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I had to reduce my daily spending on basic expenditures: food, clothes, medicine, etc.

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

SALDELAY: Getting salary with delays

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I was getting my salary with delays.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

REDNTJOB: Was made redundant from my job

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I was made redundant from my job.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

FAMILRLY: Had to rely more on financial support from family members

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I had to rely more on financial support from family members.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

SELLHOME: Was forced to sell home, car, or dacha

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I was forced to sell my home, car, or dacha.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

CLOBUSIN: Had to close business

Question text: In respect to each of these issues please tell me whether it describes your situation, more or less describes your situation or does not describe your situation since September 2008. - I had to close my business.

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Does not describe
  • Somewhat describes
  • Describes
  • DK
  • RA

HHEXP: Household's average monthly family spending in GEL

Question text: Could you tell us in Lari, what is your household's average monthly family spending?

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

Values:
  • Less than 100 GEL
  • GEL 101-250
  • GEL 251-400
  • GEL 401-800
  • GEL 800+
  • DK
  • RA

OWNCOTV: Does HH own Color TV?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNDVDP: Does HH own DVD player?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNWASH: Does HH own Automatic washing machine?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNFRDG: Does HH own Refrigerator?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNAIRC: Does HH own air conditioner?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCARS: Does HH own Car?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCELL: Does HH own Cell phone?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWNCOMP: Does HH own Personal computer?

Question text: Please tell me whether your household owns personal computer or not.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

WEBHOME: HH has Internet access

Question text: Does your household have internet connection?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who owned computer

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

OPGOVDLG: What do you think about dialogue between opposition and government?

Question text: In mid May the government and the opposition started a dialogue. What is your opinion on this dialogue?

Values:
  • Do not support at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully support
  • DK
  • RA

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