Caucasus Survey: Caucasus Barometer Research Pre-Acceptance Special Issue

Volunteering and civic participation in Georgia, 2011

The study investigated the level and attitudes of people to volunteerism and civic participation in Georgia

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SETTYPE: Settlement type

Question text: Settlement type

Values:
  • Capital
  • Major cities
  • Other urban
  • Rural

RESPSEX: Gender of the respondent

Question text: Gender of the respondent

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Age group

Question text: Age group

Values:
  • 18-35
  • 36-55
  • 56+

ATTPUBMT: Attended a public meeting during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you attended a public meeting?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTPOLRL: Attended a political rally during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you attended a political rally?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTCLMED: Wrote a letter or called TV/radio during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you written a letter / made a phone call to a newspaper, TV or radio program?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTCHSMS: Made a contribution to a charity during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you made a contribution to charity, including sending a charity SMS?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTREADB: Read a book during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you read the book?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTSPOEV: Went out to a sports event during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you gone out to watch a sports event?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTSPOPL: Played a team sport during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you played a team sport?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTENTEV: Went to a theatre/movie/disco during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you gone to a theatre / movie / disco or other place of entertainment?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTGIVBG: Gave money to a beggar during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you given money to a beggar?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ATTSTROA: Helped a stranger on a road during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you helped a stranger on a road (except giving money)?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTNEIHL: Helped a neighbor/ a friend with HH chores/childcare in the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you helped a neighbor or a friend with some HH chores or childcare?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTTRIPS: Went to another place for 2 days or longer during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you gone to another settlement for 2 days or longer?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTCLPUB: Helped clean public space during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you helped cleaning public space (e.g. entrance of your building, school or church yard)?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTDISPR: Helped someone resolve a dispute during the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you helped someone to resolve a dispute?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTPLATR: Planted a tree outside your property in the past 6 months

Question text: During the past 6 months, have you planted a tree outside your property?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOTRAIN: Participated in an NGO sponsored training during the last 2 years

Question text: Over the last 2 years, have you participated in a training sponsored by an NGO?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOMEETN: Attended an NGO organized meeting during the last 2 years

Question text: Over the last 2 years, have you attended a meeting organized by an NGO?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOOFFIC: Called/went to the office of an NGO during the last 2 years

Question text: Over the last 2 years, have you called or went to the office of an NGO?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOCAMEH: Had someone from an NGO come to your door during the last 2 years

Question text: Over the last 2 years, have you had someone from an NGO come to your door?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOCOLLT: Signed a petition addressing a specific issue during the last 2 years

Question text: Over the last 2 years, have you signed a collective letter addressing a specific issue?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RATEHAP: Overall feeling of happiness

Question text: Overall, how happy would you say you are? Please rate on a five point scale

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

Values:
  • Extremely unhappy
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Extremely happy
  • DK
  • RA

FEELRLY: There are plenty of people I can rely on when I have problems

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

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

FEELPPO: I feel I am helpful to many people outside my family

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 feel I am helpful to many people outside my family.

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

FEELSETB: Setbacks discourage me

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 - Setbacks discourage me.

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

GALLTRU: General trust to most people in Georgia

Question text: Generally speaking, would you say that most people in Georgia can be trusted, or that you can't be too careful in dealing with people? Please rate on a five point scale

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

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

TIMEALON: Time spent alone during the day

Question text: Please tell me, on average, how much time do you spend alone during the day? Rate on a five point scale

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

Values:
  • Never alone
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Alone all the time
  • DK/RA

MANYTHI: I have so many things to do at home that I have no time for anything else

Question text: Please tell me, how much the following statement corresponds to your situation: I have so many things to do at home that I don't have time to do anything else.

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

Values:
  • Does not correspond at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Fully corresponds
  • DK
  • RA

YOUNGLO: Youth should look after their own lives, then take care of parents

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent you agree or disagree with the following statement: Young people should look after their own lives in first place and then take care of their parents.

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

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

HLPBENEF: Generally, people helping others expect some benefit in return

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent you agree or disagree with the following statement: In general, when people help others, they expect some kind of benefit in return.

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

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

DONATBLO: Do you know anyone who donated blood during the last year?

Question text: Do you personally know anybody who has donated blood during the last year?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RESNODON: Main reason why people do not donate blood

Question text: What do you think is the main reason why people do not donate blood?

Note: The question was recoded. Option People do not trust the medical personnel was grouped with Other

Values:
  • People don't know they can donate blood
  • People are afraid of infections
  • People don't know where to go to donate blood
  • People are afraid of needle pricks
  • People don't have time
  • People think donating blood is not necessary
  • People are indifferent towards problems of others
  • People are preoccupied with their own problems
  • Other
  • DK/RA

GETCLREL: How often do you get together with your close relatives?

Question text: Please tell me, how often do you get together with your close relatives who do not live in your house?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special occasions,
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DISCPRIR: How often do you discuss private problems with close relatives?

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives, how often do you discuss each other's private problems? Please rate on a ten point scale

Note: The question was asked to those respondents who get together with close relatives
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale

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

DISCPOLR: How often do you discuss politics with close relatives?

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives, how often do you discuss politics?

Note: The question was asked to those respondents who get together with close relatives
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale

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

DISCPOLG: Who of your close relatives discuss politics more often - men or women?

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives, who of your close relatives discuss politics more - men or women?

Note: The question was asked to those respondents who get together with close relatives

Values:
  • Men
  • Women
  • Equally
  • DK
  • RA

DISCPOLA: Close relatives of what age discuss politics more often?

Question text: When you get together with your close relatives, who of your close relatives discuss politics more - youngsters, middle aged, or elderly?

Note: The question was asked to those respondents who get together with close relatives

Values:
  • Youngsters (in their 20s and 30s)
  • Middle aged (in their 40s and 50s)
  • Elderly (over 60)
  • People of any age
  • DK
  • RA

FARELDEM: Your family and relatives demand too much from you

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the opinion that your family and relatives demand too much of you? Please rate on a ten point scale

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

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

FAMINSUR: Do you/your family members have any kind of insurance?

Question text: Do you or any of your family members have any kind of insurance (medical, car, life or property)?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CARDAMPY: How would you pay for damage in a car accident?

Question text: Imagine that you or someone in your family has caused a minor car accident, damaging another person's expensive car. How would you pay for the damages?

Note: The question was recoded. Options My friends would pay for the damages, I would borrow money from a wealthy relative/friend, I would use connections to avoid paying, My insurance would pay and I would simply not pay were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Would pay from my savings
  • My family would pay for the damages
  • Would borrow money from a wealthy relative/friend
  • Would borrow money from the bank
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

NUMCFRD: Do you have close friends?

Question text: Do you have close friends?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GETCLFRD: How often do you get together with your close friends?

Question text: How often do you get together with your close friends?

Note: The question was asked to those respondents who have close friends

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special occasions
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

DISFPOLT: How often do you discuss politics with your close friends?

Question text: When you get together with your close friends, how often do you discuss politics? Please rate on a ten point scale

Note: The question was asked to those respondents who have close friends
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale

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

FRDENOUG: I already have many friends and do not need to make new ones

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: I already have many friends and do not need to make new friends.

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

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

FRDENJOY: I enjoy meeting new people

Question text: To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: I enjoy meeting new people.

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

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

GAINFREL: Gained new friends during the last 12 months through relatives

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - Through relatives

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFFRN: Gained new friends during the last 12 months through friends

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - Through friends

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFCWO: Gained new friends during the last 12 months through co-workers

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - Through co-workers

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFNEI: Gained new friends during the last 12 months through neighbors

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - Through neighbors

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFINT: Gained new friends during the last 12 months through Internet

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - Through the Internet

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFCHU: Gained new friends during the last 12 months in at church

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - In a church

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFSCH: Gained new friends during the last 12 months at work/school/university

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - At work/school/university

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFOTH: Gained new friends during the last 12 months through other means

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - Other

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

GAINFNON: I have not gained new friends during the last 12 months

Question text: If you have gained new friends during the last 12 months, how did you meet them? - I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PPLLOKAF: Are there people who would look after you without compensation?

Question text: If you were ill, are there people besides those in your immediate household, who would look after you without expecting any compensation?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

POLVPERS: Do you try to persuade friends/relatives to share your political view?

Question text: When you hold a strong opinion about a political issue, how often do you try to persuade your friends, relatives or fellow workers to share your views?

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

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

FAMCLAB: Do you have a close relative/friend currently living abroad?

Question text: Do you have a family member, close relative or close friend currently living abroad, outside the borders of Georgia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FMEMBFOR: Do you have a family member who is a foreigner?

Question text: Are any of the following people around you foreigners? - A family member

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CLFRDFOR: Do you have a close friend who is a foreigner?

Question text: Are any of the following people around you foreigners? - A close friend

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CWORKFOR: Do you have a co-worker who is a foreigner?

Question text: Are any of the following people around you foreigners? - A co-worker

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEIGHYRS: Have lived in this neighborhood for...

Question text: How long have you lived in this neighborhood?

Values:
  • Up to 5 years
  • 6-15 years
  • 16-25 years
  • 26-35 years
  • 36-45 years
  • more than 45 years
  • DK/RA

NEIGHNUM: How many families do you know in your neighborhood?

Question text: Approximately, how many families do you know in your neighborhood?

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

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

NEIGHTAL: How often do you talk with your neighbors?

Question text: Please tell me, generally how often do you talk with your neighbors?

Values:
  • Every day
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Only on special occasions
  • Less often
  • Never
  • DK/RA

NEIGDISC: How often do you discuss common problems with your neighbors?

Question text: How often do you discuss common problems in the neighborhood like noise, littering, or rising utility prices with your neighbors?

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

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

NEIGDISP: How often do you discuss politics with neighbors?

Question text: How often do you discuss politics with your neighbors?

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

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

REGCLEAN: Does common space in your neighborhood get regularly cleaned?

Question text: Is the common space in your neighborhood cleaned regularly?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

COMCLLOG: Common space cleaned by local government

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - Local government

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMCLNEC: Common space cleaned by neighbors, collectively

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - Neighbors clean it, collectively

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMCLNER: Common space cleaned by neighbors, rotating

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - Neighbors clean it, alternately

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMCLCOM: Common space cleaned by person/company hired by neighbors

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - We collect money and hire a person/company to clean it

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMCLNEI: Common space cleaned by one neighbor

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - Only one neighbor cleans it

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMCLME: Common space cleaned by me/my family

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - I/my family clean it

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

COMCLSOM: Common space cleaned by someone else

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? - Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents whose common space is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEIORGPR: Is there a neighbor who will organize people or solve a problem him/herself?

Question text: In the event of a neighborhood problem, is there a neighbor who is most likely to organize people to resolve it or take care of it himself/herself?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEIORGAT: What is the attitude of the majority of neighbors toward this neighbor?

Question text: Please tell me, what attitude do the majority of the neighbors have toward this neighbor?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have neighbor solving neighborhood problems

Values:
  • Negative
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • DK/RA

NEIORGEL: Is this neighbor elected by neighbors for handling neighborhood problems?

Question text: Is this person elected by the neighbors for handling such issues?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have neighbor solving neighborhood problems

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ELECBHIG: What would you do if your electricity bill were higher than expected?

Question text: If you receive your monthly electricity bill and it would be much more than expected, what would you do first:

Values:
  • Ask a relative
  • Ask a friend
  • Ask a neighbor
  • Contact the company directly
  • Pay the bill without checking
  • Other
  • DK/RA

TREEBLPR: If a tree blocked your neighborhood entrance who would solve the problem?

Question text: If a tree falls in your neighborhood and blocks a road or an entrance, who would most likely solve the problem?

Note: The question was recoded. Options An NGO and Police were grouped with Other

Values:
  • I would do it myself
  • Condominium association leader
  • Neighbor(s) most affected by the problem
  • Active neighbor who always solves similar problems
  • A small group of active neighbors
  • All neighbors together
  • Neighbor(s) who have time
  • Local government
  • Other
  • DK/RA

NEIMONAT: Attitude towards people who collect money in the neighborhood

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. I am suspicious of people who collect money in the neighborhood to fix problems because they make a profit out of it. 2. I very much respect those people who collect money in the neighborhood because they spend energy to solve problems, which concern all of us.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. I am suspicious of people who collect money in the neighborhood to fix problems because they make a profit out of it. - Strongly agree 2. Government as parent - Agree 3. CloGovernment as employee - Agree 4. Government as employee - Strongly agree 5. Agreement with neither. Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Parent, 3 and 4 to Employee, 5 - DK

Values:
  • Suspicious
  • Respect
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

NGOUSAID: NGO or not: USAID

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - USAID

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGONATO: NGO or not: NATO

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - NATO

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOBP: NGO or not: BP

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - BP

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOGYLA: NGO or not: GYLA

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - GYLA

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPARL: NGO or not: Parliament

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - Parliament

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOISFED: NGO or not: ISFED

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - ISFED

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOLB: NGO or not: Labor Party

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - Labor Party

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOLIBIN: NGO or not: Liberty Institute

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - Liberty Institute

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOALDAG: NGO or not: Aldagi

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - Aldagi

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAUP: NGO or not: Association of Unemployed People

Question text: I will name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. - Association of Unemployed People

Values:
  • NGO
  • Not an NGO
  • Never heard
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAELEC: Issues NGOs address most: elections

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Elections

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAMEDI: Issues NGOs address most: media/freedom of speech

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Media/Freedom of speech

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOACOUR: Issues NGOs address most: courts

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Courts

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOACORR: Issues NGOs address most: corruption or government accountability

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Corruption or government accountability

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAECON: Issues NGOs address most: increasing prices, poverty or unemployment

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Increasing prices, poverty or unemployment

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOASOCI: Issues NGOs address most: education, healthcare or social assistance

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Education, healthcare or social assistance

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAENVI: Issues NGOs address most: protection of environment

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Protection of environment

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOASECR: Issues NGOs address most: security, defense, conflicts in Abkhazia and Ossetia

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Security, defense or conflicts in Abkhazia and Ossetia

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAMINR: Issues NGOs address most: minority rights

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Minority rights

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAIDPS: Issues NGOs address most: IDP issues

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - IDP issues

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOACULT: Issues NGOs address most: arts and culture

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Arts and culture

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOALENF: Issues NGOs address most: law enforcement bodies

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Law enforcement (e.g. police, judicature, etc.)

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAWOMI: Issues NGOs address most: women's issues or domestic violence

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Women's issues or domestic violence

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAREGD: Issues NGOs address most: regional development, municipal services, local issues

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Regional development, municipal services and local issues

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAFORP: Issues NGOs address most: foreign policy, EU and NATO integration

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Foreign policy, EU and NATO integration

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOADRUG: Issues NGOs address most: drug addiction and alcoholism

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Drug addiction and alcoholism

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOADEMG: Issues NGOs address most: demographic issues

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Demographic issues

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOAOTHR: Issues NGOs address most: other

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs address the most frequently? - Other

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOACTCH: Change in the level of NGO activeness in Georgia since the Rose Revolution in 20

Question text: In your opinion, how has the activeness of NGOs in Georgia changed since the Rose Revolution in 2003? Please rate on a ten point scale

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

Values:
  • Significantly diminished
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Significantly increased
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMOTIV: What is the main motivation of Georgian NGOs?

Question text: In your opinion, overall, what is the main motivation of NGOs in Georgia?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Representing opposition's interests and Representing government's interests were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Helping Georgian citizens to solve their problems
  • Promoting Georgia's integration into EU and NATO
  • Receiving funding and employing themselves
  • Representing their funders' interests in Georgia
  • Raising awareness of citizens
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIPPLY: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: People like you

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of people like you?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIEMPL: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: People who directly work for NGOs

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of people who directly work for NGOs?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIGOVT: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: The government

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of the government?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIOPPS: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: The opposition

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of the opposition?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIUS: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: The United States

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of the United States?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIEU: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: Europe

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of Europe?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOIRU: NGOs in Georgia support the interests of: Russia

Question text: In your opinion, do NGOs in Georgia mainly support the interests of Russia?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOFINGE: Who finances NGOs mostly in Georgia?

Question text: Who do you think provides most of the funding for NGOs in Georgia?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Russia, The opposition and Citizens were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Georgian government
  • US
  • Europe
  • Businesses
  • Members of the NGO
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWFORC: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Foreign citizens

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - Foreign citizens

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWGEBS: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Georgian businessmen

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - Georgian businessmen

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWGOVT: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Georgian government

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - The Georgian government

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWFGOV: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Governments of foreign countries

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - Governments of foreign countries

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWDONM: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Ordinary citizens by donating money/time

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - Ordinary citizens by donating money or time

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWNOMT: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Does not matter where funding comes from

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - It does not matter where the funding comes from

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOWOTHR: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Other

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? - Other

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

PPLTYACT: What type of person is most likely to be active in NGOs?

Question text: In your opinion, what type of a person is most likely to be active in NGO activities?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Someone who pokes nose in other people's business, Modern day Komsomol and An intriguer were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Someone who wants to help people
  • Grant-eater
  • Someone trying to improve the situation in the country
  • An opposition supporter
  • A government supporter
  • Someone who speaks English and can work with computers
  • Someone who wants to solveown problems
  • A careerist
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PPLTRACT: To what extent can a person actively involved in NGO work be trusted?

Question text: In your opinion, to what extent can a person who is actively involved in NGO work be trusted? Please rate on a ten point scale

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

Values:
  • Cannot be trusted at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Can be trusted completely
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPARTP: I will only participate in NGO activities if they pay me

Question text: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: I would only participate in NGO activities if they paid me?

Values:
  • Agree
  • Disagree
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPARTA: Attitude towards people's involvement in NGOs: Pointless vs. Meaningfull

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? 1. There is no point to participate in activities of NGOs, because the government will not take their requests into consideration no matter how many people participate. 2. The more people participate in NGO activities, the more will the government be forced to take their requests into consideration.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. I am suspicious of people who collect money in the neighborhood to fix problems because they make a profit out of it. - Strongly agree 2. I am suspicious of people who collect money in the neighborhood to fix problems because they make a profit out of it. 3. I very much respect those people who collect money in the neighborhood because they spend energy to solve problems, which concern all of us. 4. I very much respect those people who collect money in the neighborhood because they spend energy to solve problems, which concern all of us. 5. Agreement with neither Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Suspicious, 3 and 4 to Respect, 5 - Neither

Values:
  • Pointless
  • Meaningful
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMELEC: Issues NGOs should address more: elections

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Elections

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMMEDI: Issues NGOs should address more: media/freedom of speech

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Media/Freedom of speech

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMCOUR: Issues NGOs should address more: courts

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Courts

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMCORR: Issues NGOs should address more: corruption or government accountability

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Corruption or government accountability

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMECON: Issues NGOs should address more: increasing prices, poverty or unemployment

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Increasing prices, poverty or unemployment

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMSOCI: Issues NGOs should address more: education, healthcare or social assistance

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Education, healthcare or social assistance

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMENVI: Issues NGOs should address more: protection of environment

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Protection of environment

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMSECR: Issues NGOs should address more: security, defense, conflicts in Abkh., Osset.

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Security, defense or conflicts in Abkhazia and Ossetia

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMMINR: Issues NGOs should address more: minority rights

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Minority rights

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMIDPS: Issues NGOs should address more: IDP issues

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - IDP issues

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMCULT: Issues NGOs should address more: arts and culture

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Arts and culture

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMLENF: Issues NGOs should address more: law enforcement bodies

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Law enforcement (e.g. police, judicature, etc.)

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMWOMI: Issues NGOs should address more: women's issues or domestic violence

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Women's issues or domestic violence

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMREGD: Issues NGOs should address more: regional develop., munic. services, local iss.

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Regional development, municipal services and local issues

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMFORP: Issues NGOs should address more: foreign policy, EU and NATO integration

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Foreign policy, EU and NATO integration

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMDRUG: Issues NGOs should address more: drug addiction and alcoholism

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Drug addiction and alcoholism

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMDEMG: Issues NGOs should address more: demographic issues

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Demographic issues

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOMOTHR: Issues NGOs should address more: other

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? - Other

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOFPLAC: What should NGOs in Georgia do in the first place?

Question text: What should NGOs in Georgia do in the first place?

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Evaluate government's activities
  • Organize street campaigns to protect citizens' rights
  • Provide free legal consultations to citizens
  • Conduct information campaigns on TV about citizens' rights
  • Organize meetings between the government and the citizens
  • Consult with citizens about the important issues
  • Provide various services to people, such as vocational education
  • Nothing
  • DK
  • RA

NGOUNPT: NGO raises awareness about unemployment: would you sign a petition?

Question text: A: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The policy pursued by the government is not solving the problem. The government needs to adopt new policies that help generate more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is currently taking up the issue of unemployment and is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem.Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Sign a petition B: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The reason to it is the economic situation in Georgia. These economic problems need to be fixed at once to create more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Sign a petition

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOUNRL: NGO raises awareness about unemployment: would you attend a rally?

Question text: A: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The policy pursued by the government is not solving the problem. The government needs to adopt new policies that help generate more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is currently taking up the issue of unemployment and is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Attend a rally B: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The reason to it is the economic situation in Georgia. These economic problems need to be fixed at once to create more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Attend a rally

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOUNDT: NGO raises awareness about unemployment: would you go door-to-door?

Question text: A: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The policy pursued by the government is not solving the problem. The government needs to adopt new policies that help generate more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is currently taking up the issue of unemployment and is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem B: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The reason to it is the economic situation in Georgia. These economic problems need to be fixed at once to create more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOUNDM: NGO raises awareness about unemployment: would you donate money?

Question text: A: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The policy pursued by the government is not solving the problem. The government needs to adopt new policies that help generate more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is currently taking up the issue of unemployment and is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Donate money to help resolve this issue B: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The reason to it is the economic situation in Georgia. These economic problems need to be fixed at once to create more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Donate money to help resolve this issue

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOUNDS: NGO raises awareness about unemployment: would you discuss with family/friends?

Question text: A: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The policy pursued by the government is not solving the problem. The government needs to adopt new policies that help generate more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is currently taking up the issue of unemployment and is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends B: Unemployment is the most important problem in Georgia. The reason to it is the economic situation in Georgia. These economic problems need to be fixed at once to create more jobs in Georgia. An NGO called The Economic Policy Research Center is planning several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by The Economic Policy Research Center? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NUSAIDPT: USAID funded NGO raises awareness about health: would you sign a petition?

Question text: A: The provision of quality, low-cost healthcare has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by a grant by USAID, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Sign a petition B: The provision of quality, low-cost health care has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by private donations of time and money from Georgian citizens, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Sign a petition

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NUSAIDRL: USAID funded NGO raises awareness about health: would you attend a rally?

Question text: A: The provision of quality, low-cost healthcare has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by a grant by USAID, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Attend a rally B: The provision of quality, low-cost health care has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by private donations of time and money from Georgian citizens, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Attend a rally

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NUSAIDDT: USAID funded NGO raises awareness about health: would you go door-to-door?

Question text: A: The provision of quality, low-cost healthcare has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by a grant by USAID, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem B: The provision of quality, low-cost health care has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by private donations of time and money from Georgian citizens, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO?

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NUSAIDDM: USAID funded NGO raises awareness about health: would you donate money?

Question text: A: The provision of quality, low-cost healthcare has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by a grant by USAID, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Donate money to help resolve this issue B: The provision of quality, low-cost health care has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by private donations of time and money from Georgian citizens, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Donate money to help resolve this issue

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NUSAIDDS: USAID funded NGO raises awareness about health: would you discuss with family?

Question text: A: The provision of quality, low-cost healthcare has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by a grant by USAID, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends B: The provision of quality, low-cost health care has become a major issue for many citizens of Georgia. An NGO working on the issues, funded by private donations of time and money from Georgian citizens, plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by this NGO? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGYLAPT: GYLA raises awareness about social protection: would you sign a petition?

Question text: Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. Therefore, GYLA is currently taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. During the last 5 years this association has achieved great success, including winning a court case against the Georgian government in the European Court of Human Rights. Now the association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Sign a petition Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. GYLA is taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. The association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Sign a petition

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGYLARL: GYLA raises awareness about social protection: would you attend a rally?

Question text: Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. Therefore, GYLA is currently taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. During the last 5 years this association has achieved great success, including winning a court case against the Georgian government in the European Court of Human Rights. Now the association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Attend a rally Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. GYLA is taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. The association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Attend a rally

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGYLADT: GYLA raises awareness about social protection: would you go door-to-door?

Question text: Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. Therefore, GYLA is currently taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. During the last 5 years this association has achieved great success, including winning a court case against the Georgian government in the European Court of Human Rights. Now the association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. GYLA is taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. The association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGYLADM: GYLA raises awareness about social protection: would you donate money?

Question text: Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. Therefore, GYLA is currently taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. During the last 5 years this association has achieved great success, including winning a court case against the Georgian government in the European Court of Human Rights. Now the association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Donate money to help resolve this issue Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. GYLA is taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. The association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Donate money to help resolve this issue

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGYLADS: GYLA raises awareness about social protection: would you discuss with family?

Question text: Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. Therefore, GYLA is currently taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. During the last 5 years this association has achieved great success, including winning a court case against the Georgian government in the European Court of Human Rights. Now the association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends Recently, the food prices have significantly increased in Georgia. GYLA is taking up the issue of social aid to pensioners. The association plans several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by GYLA? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPRPT: NGO raises awareness about rising prices: would you sign a petition?

Question text: Nino, a 6 year old girl living in Tbilisi, has gone to bed hungry every night for the last 3 months. Her parents are unemployed and even with the help from their relatives they are very poor. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Sign a petition According to statistics, over the past year food prices around the world have risen by 40%. In Georgia, food prices have risen even more, with the price of meat rising by 80%. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Sign a petition

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPRRL: NGO raises awareness about rising prices: would you attend a rally?

Question text: Nino, a 6 year old girl living in Tbilisi, has gone to bed hungry every night for the last 3 months. Her parents are unemployed and even with the help from their relatives they are very poor. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Attend a rally According to statistics, over the past year food prices around the world have risen by 40%. In Georgia, food prices have risen even more, with the price of meat rising by 80%. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Attend a rally

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPRDT: NGO raises awareness about rising prices: would you go door-to-door?

Question text: Nino, a 6 year old girl living in Tbilisi, has gone to bed hungry every night for the last 3 months. Her parents are unemployed and even with the help from their relatives they are very poor. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem According to statistics, over the past year food prices around the world have risen by 40%. In Georgia, food prices have risen even more, with the price of meat rising by 80%. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Go door-to-door informing neighbors about this problem

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPRDM: NGO raises awareness about rising prices: would you donate money?

Question text: Nino, a 6 year old girl living in Tbilisi, has gone to bed hungry every night for the last 3 months. Her parents are unemployed and even with the help from their relatives they are very poor. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Donate money to help resolve this issue According to statistics, over the past year food prices around the world have risen by 40%. In Georgia, food prices have risen even more, with the price of meat rising by 80%. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Donate money to help resolve this issue

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NGOPRDS: NGO raises awareness about rising prices: would you discuss with family/friends?

Question text: Nino, a 6 year old girl living in Tbilisi, has gone to bed hungry every night for the last 3 months. Her parents are unemployed and even with the help from their relatives they are very poor. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends According to statistics, over the past year food prices around the world have risen by 40%. In Georgia, food prices have risen even more, with the price of meat rising by 80%. The NGO Human Rights House is taking up the issue of rising food prices in Georgia. They plan several activities to raise the government's awareness of the scope of this problem. Would you participate in the following activities organized by the Human Rights House? - Discuss this campaign with family and friends

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

POLUNDIF: Difficult to understand what is going on in Georgia's politics

Question text: How much do you agree or disagree with the opinion that it is difficult to understand what is going on in Georgia's politics. Please use a 5-point scale, where '1' means Completely disagree and '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

NATHCARE: Most important issue: affordability of healthcare

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATCORR: Most important issue: corruption

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATCOURT: Most important issue: fairness of the court system

Question text: What do you think is the most important issue facing Georgia at the moment? - Fairness of the court system

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATELECT: Most important issue: fairness of elections

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATHRSPE: Most important issue: protection of human rights

Question text: What do you think is the most important issue facing Georgia at the moment? - Protection of human rights/Freedom of speech

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATJOBS: Most important issue: jobs

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATNATO: Most important issue: NATO membership

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATEU: Most important issue: EU membership

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATPEACE: Most important issue: peace

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATPENS: Most important issue: pensions

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATINST: Most important issue: political instability

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATPOV: Most important issue: poverty

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATROP: Most important issue: property rights

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATENUQ: Most important issue: quality of education

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATRU: Most important issue: relations with Russia

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATPRICE: Most important issue: rising prices/inflation

Question text: What do you think is the most important issue facing Georgia at the moment? - Rising prices / Inflation

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATTERR: Most important issue: territorial integrity

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATWAGES: Most important issue: wages

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NATOTHER: Most important issue: other

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GOVTROL: Government as a parent vs. Government as an employee

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

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

Values:
  • Parent
  • Employee
  • DK/RA

VOTPARL: Would you vote if parliamentary elections were held next Sunday?

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held next Sunday, would you vote or not? Please use 10-point scale, where code '1' means I certainly will not vote and code '10' means I will certainly vote.

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

Values:
  • I certainly will not vote
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • I will certainly vote
  • DK
  • RA

TRUARMY: Trust: army

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust army?

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

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

TRUCRTS: Trust: courts

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust courts?

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

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

TRUNGOS: Trust: NGOs

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust NGOs?

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

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

TRUPRES: Trust: president

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust president?

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

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

TRUPARL: Trust: parliament

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust parliament?

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

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

TRUPARTY: Trust: political parties

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust political parties?

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

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

TRUPOL: Trust: police

Question text: I will now name a number of governmental and social organizations and political unions. Please indicate your trust toward each of these using a 10-point scale, where '1' means Fully distrust, and '10' means Fully Trust. Please tell me how much you trust or distrust police?

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

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

ATTGOVFO: Government will do what it wants vs. Government will consider people's demands

Question text: Version A: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: For me, actions like holding peaceful demonstrations to demand something from the government are pointless because the government will do whatever it wants anyway. Statement 2: I think that holding peaceful demonstrations is important because this way the government is forced to take into consideration people's demands. Version B:Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: For me, actions like signing petitions to demand something from the government are pointless because the government will do whatever it wants anyway. Statement 2: I think that taking part in actions like signing petitions is important because this way the government is forced to take into consideration people's demands.

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Pointless
  • Meaningful
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

ATTGOVKE: Government keeps eye on everything vs. Citizens can express their opinion

Question text: Version A: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: I think that taking part in actions like attending peaceful demonstrations is dangerous because the Government is keeping an eye on everything. Statement 2: I think that taking part in actions like attending peaceful demonstrations is completely safe because the Constitution guarantees citizens the right to express their opinions., Version B: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: I think that taking part in actions like signing petitions is dangerous because the Government is keeping an eye on everything. Statement 2: I think that taking part in actions like signing petitions is completely safe because the Constitution guarantees citizens the right to express their opinions.

Note: The question was phrased differently in the two types of the quetionnaire

Values:
  • Dangerous
  • Safe
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

GOVDINFL: Who influences important government decisions the most?

Question text: When the Georgian government makes an important decision, whose opinion do you think most influences that decision? The opinion of ...

Note: The question was recoded. Options Top officials and their relatives, Businessmen and wealthy people, Ordinary people and Russia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • MPs and other elected officials
  • The president
  • Advisors close to the president
  • The US
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

ATTPOLTC: Attitude towards politics: Dirty business vs. Civic duty

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: Politics is a dirty business and I do not participate in politics because I do not want to get dirty hands myself. Statement 2: It is the civic duty of every Georgian citizen to participate in politics to make it a better country.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Politics is a dirty business and I do not participate in politics because I do not want to get dirty hands myself. - Strongly agree 2. Politics is a dirty business and I do not participate in politics because I do not want to get dirty hands myself. 3. It is the civic duty of every Georgian citizen to participate in politics to make it a better country. 4. It is the civic duty of every Georgian citizen to participate in politics to make it a better country. 5. Agreement with neither Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Dirty business, 3 and 4 to Civic duty, 5 - Neither

Values:
  • Dirty business
  • Civic duty
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

ATTSHABT: Attitude to Shabatoba

Question text: In the Soviet Union there were Subbotniki, where everyone helped to clean up public spaces. What do you think about having similar events in Georgia now? Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' means We are lucky that the government does not force us to volunteer and '10' means Georgia would be better off today if the government still forced us to volunteer.

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

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

PROTINFL: Effectiveness of people's protest to influence government

Question text: Suppose the Government made a decision that you considered to be unjust and people decided to protest against it, how effective do you think their actions would be in reversing the decision? Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' means The government will not change its decision no matter how many people protest, and '10' means The government will change its decision only if enough people protest.

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

Values:
  • Will not change decision
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Will change decision
  • DK
  • RA

ATTGOVDC: Attitude towards government's decisions: Quick vs. Deliberative

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: Right now the Georgian Government needs to take quick decisions to strengthen the state and asking people's opinions may slow this process down. Statement 2: The Georgian state will only get stronger if the Government takes into consideration people's opinions, even if this process takes more time.

Note: The question was recoded. Original options are as follows: 1. Right now the Georgian Government needs to take quick decisions to strengthen the state and asking people's opinions may slow this process down. - Strongly agree 2. Right now the Georgian Government needs to take quick decisions to strengthen the state and asking people's opinions may slow this process down. 3. The Georgian state will only get stronger if the Government takes into consideration people's opinions, even if this process takes more time. 4. The Georgian state will only get stronger if the Government takes into consideration people's opinions, even if this process takes more time. 5. Agreement with neither Options 1 and 2 were grouped to Quick, 3 and 4 to Deliberative, 5 - Neither

Values:
  • Quick
  • Deliberative
  • Neither
  • DK
  • RA

ATTPOLCH: I do not want to press for political change, things may get worse

Question text: Please tell me, to what extent you agree or disagree with the following statement: I do not want to press for any kind of political change because things could always get worse. Please, use a 10-point scale, where code '1' means Completely disagree and code '10' means Completely agree.

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

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

TAXINFRA: Tax money: government builds roads, schools and parks

Question text: What do you think happens to the money collected through taxes paid by the citizens? - The government uses the money to build roads, schools and parks, as stated by the law

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

TAXBUYVT: Tax money: government buys votes

Question text: What do you think happens to the money collected through taxes paid by the citizens? - The government uses this money to buy votes

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

TAXFINAN: Tax money: government gives salaries, pensions, social aid

Question text: What do you think happens to the money collected through taxes paid by the citizens? - The government is giving salaries, pensions and social assistance out of this money

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

TAXGOVPC: Tax money: government pockets

Question text: What do you think happens to the money collected through taxes paid by the citizens? - The money goes to the pockets of government representatives

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

TAXOTHR: Tax money: other

Question text: What do you think happens to the money collected through taxes paid by the citizens? - Other

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

JOBFIRAD: Who should one first address if fired from a state job unfairly?

Question text: Imagine your friend has been fired from a state job unfairly. Who do you think he/she should address in the first place?

Note: The question was recoded. Options An NGO ,Television ,Parliament ,United National Movement ,An oppositional party ,International organization ,President and Professional Union were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Private lawyer
  • Influential friend or relative
  • Government
  • Court
  • Ombudsman
  • There is no point in addressing anyone
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

FEELNDP: Attitude: National-Democratic Party

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - National-Democrtic Party (Bachuki Kardava)

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

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

FEELOGFD: Attitude: Our Georgia-Free Democrats

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Our Georgia-Free Democrats (Irakli Alasania)

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

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

FEELCP: Attitude: Conservative Party

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Conservative Party (Zviad Dzidziguri)

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

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

FEELNR: Attitude: New Rights

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - New Rights (Davit Gamkrelidze)

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

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

FEELDMUG: Attitude: Democratic Movement-United Georgia

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Democratic Movement-United Gerogia (Nino Burjanadze)

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

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

FEELREP: Attitude: Republican Party

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Republican Party (Davit Usupashvili)

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

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

FEELUNM: Attitude: United National Movement

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - United National Movement (Mikheil Saakashvili)

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

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

FEELNF: Attitude: National Forum

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - National Forum (Gubaz Sanikidze)

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

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

FEELLB: Attitude: Labor Party

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Labour Party (Shalva Natelashvili)

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

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

FEELPP: Attitude: People's Party

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - People's Party (Koba Davitashvili)

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

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

FEELCDM: Attitude: Christian-Democratic Movement

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Christian-Democratic Movement (Giorgi Targamadze)

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

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

FEELIWSG: Attitude: Industry Will Save Georgia

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Industry Will Save Georgia (Gogi Topadze, Zurab Tkemaladze)

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

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

FEELGP: Attitude: Georgian Party

Question text: Please tell me what your attitude is towards the following political parties using this scale, where '1' means Very negative nad '10' means Very positive. - Georgian Party (Levan Gachechiladze, Irakli Okruashvili, Sozar Subari)

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

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

PARTYSUP: Party closest to you

Question text: Which of the parties on the card is closest to you?

Note: The question was recoded. Options National-Democratic Party ,Conservative Party ,New Rights ,Democratic Movement-United Georgia ,Republican Party ,People's Party ,Industry Will Save Georgia and Georgian Party were grouped with Other

Values:
  • Our Georgia-Free Democrats
  • United National Movement
  • National Forum
  • Labor Party
  • Christian-Democratic Movement
  • None of the above
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

PARTYNOV: Party you would NOT vote for if parliamentary elections were next week

Question text: If parliamentary elections were held next week, which party would you NOT vote for in any case?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Our Georgia-Free Democrats ,Conservative Party ,New Rights ,Republican Party ,National Forum ,People's Party ,Christian-Democratic Movement and Industry Will Save Georgia were grouped with Other

Values:
  • National-Democratic Party
  • Democratic Movement-United Georgia
  • United National Movement
  • Labor Party
  • Georgian Party
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

FCORBUSP: Georgian government fighting corruption amongst: influential businessmen

Question text: According to you, is the Georgian government putting serious efforts in averting corruption amongst influential business people

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

FCORHPOF: Georgian government fighting corruption amongst: high-rank officials

Question text: According to you, is the Georgian government putting serious efforts in averting corruption amongst high-rank public officials

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

FCORLPOF: Georgian government fighting corruption amongst: low-rank officials

Question text: According to you, is the Georgian government putting serious efforts in averting corruption amongst low-rank officials in direct contact with ordinary people

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECORRNGO: Personal effort against corruption: report corrupt behavior to NGOs

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - Report corrupt behavior of public officials to NGOs

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECORLAWS: Personal effort against corruption: lawsuit against corrupt officials

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - File a lawsuit against the corrupt officials

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECORRCOM: Personal effort against corruption: report corrupion to competent bodies

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - Report corrupt officials' behavior to competent authorities

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECORPCAM: Personal effort against corruption: participate in awareness campaigns

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - Participate in awareness campaigns against corruption

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECORRPAY: Personal effort against corruption: refuse to pay bribes

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - Abstain from paying bribes for public services

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECORNOTH: Personal effort against corruption: I would do nothing

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - I would not do anything

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ECOROTHR: Personal effort against corruption: other

Question text: The government has introduced a number of major reforms over the last eight years to reduce corruption in Georgia. What would you personally do to prevent corruption? - Other

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORPJUD: Corruption: paying a judge to receive favorable treatment?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Paying a judge to achieve favorable treatment

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORPPOL: Corruption: giving a cash to a police officer to avoid fine?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Giving cash to a police officer to avoid paying a fine

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORGIFE: Corruption: giving a gift to a professor on exam day?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - A student or a student's parent giving a professor a gift on the day of exams

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORMILT: Corruption: using connections to avoid military service?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Using connections to exempt someone close to you from military service

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORPENS: Corruption: making small unofficial payments to get a pension?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Making small unofficial payments for receiving pensions

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORAUNI: Corruption: official helping a relative get accepted into a university?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - A public official helping a relative get accepted into a university

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORPRIB: Corruption: abuse of official position for private business purposes?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Abuse of official position for private business purposes

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORJMIN: Corruption: official recommending a relative for a job in a ministry?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - A public official recommending a relative for a position in a ministry

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORDOCG: Corruption: giving a gift to a doctor to receive special care?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Giving a gift to a doctor to grant you special care

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORCARP: Corruption: using an office car for private purposes?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Using an office car by a government employee for private purposes

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ICORGARP: Corruption: picking flowers/fruit from a neighbor's garden without permission?

Question text: Please, tell me whether you would consider the following as an act of corruption. - Picking flowers or fruit from a neighbor's garden without permission

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

BRIBSHEV: During the Shevardnadze era did you/your family have to pay bribes?

Question text: During the Shevardnadze era, did you/your family have to pay bribes?

Note: The question was asked only in Tbilisi

Values:
  • Yes, regularly
  • Yes, sometimes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

MEMNGO: Are you a member of an NGO or a professional union?

Question text: Are you a member of any officially registered union at the moment? - NGO or Professional Union

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MEMUNI: Are you a member of a cultural or sports union?

Question text: Are you a member of any officially registered union at the moment? - Cultural or Sports Union

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

MEMPOLP: Are you a member of a political party?

Question text: Are you a member of any officially registered union at the moment? - Political Party

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ORGMJOB: Is this organization your main job?

Question text: Please tell me if this organization is your main job, from which you have an income?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any registered organization

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ORGMJOI: Why did you join this organization?

Question text: What is the main reason you joined this union?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any registered organization
The question was recoded. Option It helps me to make useful connections was grouped with Other

Values:
  • I feel good when I do useful work
  • Friends are members of this union
  • I want to gain experience
  • I want to improve the situation in Georgia
  • Issues the organization works on concern me
  • My friend/relative led me to the union
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

ORGJWORK: How many days a month do you work for this organization?

Question text: Please tell me, approximately how many days in a month do you work for this organization?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any registered organization
The question was changed from open-ended and recoded

Values:
  • More than 5 days
  • 5 days
  • Less than 5 days
  • None
  • DK
  • RA

ORGJPAYM: Have you received any payment from this organization?

Question text: Have you received any payment from this organization?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any registered organization

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

ORGJNONM: Received a non-monetary benefit from this organization?

Question text: Have you ever received a non-monetary benefit from this organization? (For example: a trip, an excursion, a present).

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any registered organization

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOINIMPI: Would you join an organization working on important issues?

Question text: Would you join an organization which, upon its own initiative, works on issues important for the society?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

NOTJOINW: Why would you not join this kind of organization?

Question text: Why would you not join this kind of organization?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who would not join organizations working on important issues for the society
The question was recoded. Options I do not trust people who are connected to this kind of organizations ,I will have no benefit from this work ,This kind of organizations do the same things as government and I don't know how to get in touch with this kind of organizations were grouped with Other

Values:
  • I prefer taking care of family's affairs
  • I think it is a waste of time
  • I won't be able to change anything
  • I do not have time
  • Other
  • DK
  • RA

CLUBASME: Are you a member of any club or association?

Question text: Are you a member of any club or association? This may be a book readers' club, union of writers or artists, club of sports or dance lovers, an online union of people having the same interests.

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

FILMCLME: How interested would you be to join a club of film lovers?

Question text: How interested would you be to join a club of film lovers, where you could watch films regularly and then discuss them in a group. Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' means Not interested at all and '10' means Very interested.

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

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

MEETARTF: Interested to attend meetings with famous writers/artists?

Question text: How interested would you be to attend regularly the meetings where famous writers, painters and other artists would talk about their work and answer people's questions. Please use a 10-point, where '1' means Not interested at all and '10' means Very interested.

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

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

HAVEJOB: Do you have a job?

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOBPRIVL: How often do you feel job interferes with your private life?

Question text: How often do you feel that your job interferes with your private life? Please use a 1-0-point, where code '1' means Never and code '10' means Always.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale

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

JOBFAMI: How often do you feel family affairs interfere with your job?

Question text: How often do you feel that your family affairs interfere with your job? Please use a 10-point, where code '1' means Never and code '10' means Always.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were employed
The question was recoded from 10-point scale to 5-point scale

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

UNEMTYP: Unemployment status

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

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who were unemployed

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

MEMBADV: Is membership of a union/club an advantage for getting a job?

Question text: If you or someone in your family were looking for a job, do you think it would be better for his/her CV to have membership of a union or club?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

CNTECON: How much control do you feel over your economic situation?

Question text: Using a 10-point scale, where '1' means No control at all and '10' means Complete control, please tell me how much control you feel you have over your economic situation?

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

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

PERSINC: Personal monetary income last month

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

Values:
  • More than 800 GEL
  • 401-800 GEL
  • 251-400 GEL
  • 141-250 GEL
  • Up to 140 GEL
  • No income
  • DK
  • RA

DEBTSRE: Do you have any debts?

Question text: Do you currently have any debts?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

SAVINGR: Do you have any savings?

Question text: Do you currently have any savings?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

OWEMON: Does anyone owe you money?

Question text: Does anyone owe you money?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

GETJOBN: Most important factor for getting a job in Georgia?

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

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

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

EDUDGR: Respondent's highest level of education completed

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

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

KNOWRUS: Respondent's ability in Russian

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

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

KNOWENG: Respondent's ability in English

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

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

COMPABL: Respondent's ability in computer

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

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

FRQINTR: How often do you use the internet?

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

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

HHSIZE: Number of people currently living in the household

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

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

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

MONYTOT: Household income last month

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

Values:
  • More than 800 GEL
  • 401-800 GEL
  • 251-400 GEL
  • 141-250 GEL
  • Up to 140 GEL
  • No income
  • DK
  • RA

RESPMAR: Respondent's marital status

Question text: What is your marital status?

Note: The question was recoded. Options Divorced and Separated were merged into Divorced/Separated

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

HAVEBAC: Do you have a personal bank account?

Question text: Do you have a personal bank account?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RELIMP: How important is religion in your daily life?

Question text: How important is religion in your daily life? Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' means Not important at all and '10' means Very important.

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

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

RLGIOUS: How religious would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how religious would you say you are? Please use a 10-point scale, where '1' means Not at all religious and '10' means Very religious.

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

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

PRCHCHOI: During the past year how often have you participated in a church choir?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Participated in a church choir

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHCHCL: During the past year how often have you helped to clean a church?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Helped to clean a church or churchyard

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHSIDE: During the past year how often have you participated as a sideman in a church?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Participated as a sideman in a church

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHFOCL: During the past year how often have you helped a church to collect food/clothes

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Helped the church to collect food, clothes and other necessary things

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHPILG: During the past year how often have you gone on pilgrimage

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Gone on a pilgrimage with people from church

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHMONY: During the past year how often have you donated money to a church?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Donated money to a church

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHCONF: During the past year how often have you made a confession to a priest?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Made a confession to a priest

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK/RA

PRCHCHPR: During the past year how often have you prayed in a church?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Prayed in a church

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK
  • RA

PRCHHOPR: During the past year how often have you prayed at home?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past year? - Prayed at home

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • At least once a week
  • At least once a month
  • Once or twice during the past year
  • Not at all in the past year
  • DK
  • RA

RELSERV: How often do you attend religious services?

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

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

RELFAST: How often do you fast when required by your religion?

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

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

CHURCHDO: Have you/your family/close friends received any donations from church?

Question text: Have you or any of your close family or friends ever received donations from the church during difficult times?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DIFTFAML: In a difficult time would you turn to family for help?

Question text: If you were having a very difficult time in life, would you turn to the following people/entities to ask for help? - Family

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DIFTFRND: In a difficult time would you turn to friends for help?

Question text: If you were having a very difficult time in life, would you turn to the following people/entities to ask for help? - Friends

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DIFTPRIE: In a difficult time would you turn to a priest for help?

Question text: If you were having a very difficult time in life, would you turn to the following people/entities to ask for help? - Your priest

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DIFTNGOS: In a difficult time would you turn to NGOs for help?

Question text: If you were having a very difficult time in life, would you turn to the following people/entities to ask for help? - NGOs

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DIFTSTAT: In a difficult time would you turn to state agencies for help?

Question text: If you were having a very difficult time in life, would you turn to the following people/entities to ask for help? - State services

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

DIFTLOCG: In a difficult time would you turn to local government for help?

Question text: If you were having a very difficult time in life, would you turn to the following people/entities to ask for help? - Local government

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

FORTRIP: Number of visits abroad for the last 5 years

Question text: How many times have you been outside Georgia during the last 5 years?

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

Values:
  • Once
  • Twice or more
  • Never
  • DK/RA

ECONSTN: Household's current economic situation

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

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

OWNCELL: Household owns: cell phone

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Cell phone

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

OWNWASH: Household owns: automatic washing machine

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Automatic washing machine

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

OWNAIRC: Household owns: air conditioner

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Air conditioner

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

OWNCARS: Household owns: car

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Car

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

OWNCAM: Household owns: digital photo camera

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Digital photo camera

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

OWNDISH: Household owns: satellite dish

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Satellite dish

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

OWNCOMP: Household owns: personal computer

Question text: Please tell me, whether your household owns the following items: Personal Computer

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

CURRUNG: Household's current economic rung

Question text: Let's imagine there is a 10-step ladder reflecting the economic standing of all households in Georgia today. The first rung of this ladder corresponds to the lowest possible economic position in society, while the 10th rung corresponds to the highest possible position. On which rung of this ladder do you think your household currently stands?

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

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

ECONREL: Household's realtive economic condition

Question text: Relative to most of the households around you, would you describe the current economic condition of your household as. . .

Values:
  • Very poor
  • Poor
  • Fair
  • Good
  • Very good
  • DK
  • RA

INTLANG: Interview language

Question text: Interview language

Values:
  • Georgian
  • Other language
  • RA

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