Caucasus Survey: Caucasus Barometer Research Pre-Acceptance Special Issue

Volunteering and civic participation in Georgia, 2014

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

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Volunteering and civic participation in Georgia, 2014

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STRATUM: Stratum

Question text: Stratum

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

RESPSEX: Respondent's gender

Question text: Respondent's gender

Values:
  • Male
  • Female

AGEGROUP: Respondent's age

Question text: Respondent's age

Note: The variable was generated from the open-ended question

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: Sent a letter/called to newspaper, TV/radio program during the past 6 months

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTCHSMS: Made a contribution to charity (including SMS) 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 a book?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTSPOEV: Gone out to watch 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 or childcare during 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? (excluding financial help)

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ATTTRIPS: Went to another settlement 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 during the past 6 months

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

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOCOLLT: Signed a collective letter addressing a specific issue during last 2 years

Question text: Signed a collective letter addressing a specific issue?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

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

Question text: Participated in a training sponsored by an NGO?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOMEETN: Attended a meeting organized by an NGO during last 2 years

Question text: Attended a meeting organized by an NGO?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

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

Question text: 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 last 2 years

Question text: Had someone from an NGO come to your door?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

RATEHAP: Overall feeling of happiness

Question text: Overall, how happy would you say you are? Please use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to “Extremely unhappy” and code ‘10’ corresponds to “Extremely happy,” please choose any number between 1 and 10, which best reflects your opinion.

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 no t 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 can be 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 no t describe your feelings: I feel I can be 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 no t 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 use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to answer “You can’t be too careful” and code ‘10’ corresponds to answer “Most people can be trusted.”

Values:
  • You can't be too carefull
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Most people can be trusted
  • 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”. Please, use this CARD, where code ‘1’ means “Does not correspond at all” and code ‘10’ means “Fully corresponds”.

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

HLPBENEF: Generally, when people help others, they expect some kind of 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”. Please, use this CARD, where code ‘1’ means “Completely disagree” and code ‘10’ means “Completely agree”.

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

DONATBLO: Personally know anybody who has donated blood during the last 12 months?

Question text: Do you personally know anybody who has donated blood during the last 12 months?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

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: Option People do not trust the medical personnel was coded to Other

Values:
  • People do not know that they can donate blood
  • People are afraid of infections
  • People do not know where to go to donate blood
  • People are afraid of needle pricks
  • People do not have time
  • People think that 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 use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Never” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Always”.

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who at some point get together with close relatives

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 the respondents who at some point get together with close relatives

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 often – men or women?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who at some point get together with close relatives and those who discuss politics

Values:
  • Men
  • Women
  • Men and 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 often – youngsters, middle aged, or elderly?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who at some point get together with close relatives and those who discuss politics

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

FARELDEM: Your family and relatives demand too much of 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 use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Completely disagree” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Completely agree”.

Values:
  • Completely disagree
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Completely agree
  • 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 the 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 use this CARD with a 10-point scale, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Never” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Always”

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who have close friends and get together with them

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

POLVPERS: How often 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? Please use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Never” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Always”.

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

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

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”. Please use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Completely disagree” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Completely agree”

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”

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

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

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without option I have not gained new friends

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

FAMCLAB: Do you have a family member/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 option 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 option 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 option Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NEIGHYRS: Have lived in this neighborhood since …

Question text: Please, tell, me since which year 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 - greet or talk to in your neighborhood?

Question text: Approximately, how many families do you know in your neighb orhood? – Count the ones you greet and/or talk to

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 in the neighborhood with neighbors?

Question text: How often do you discuss common problems in the neighborhood like noise, littering, or rising utility prices with your neighbors? Please use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Never” and code ‘10’ corresponds to answer “Always”

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? Please use the same CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Never” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Always”

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 who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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 who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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 who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

COMCLCOM: Common space cleaned by person/company hired through collected money

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 who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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 who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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 who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

COMCLSOM: Common space cleaned by other

Question text: Who cleans the common space usually? Other

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who mentioned that the common space in their neighborhood is regularly cleaned

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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 – a positive or a negative attitude?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who mention that there is a neighbor who organizes people to resolve common 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 mention that there is a neighbor who organizes people to resolve common problems

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ELECBHIG: What would you do first 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 if the same had happened to him/her
  • Ask a friend if the same had happened to him/her
  • Ask a neighbor if the same had happened to him/her
  • Contact the company directly
  • Contact the local government
  • 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: Option Police was grouped with Other

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

NEIMONAT: Suspicious vs. respect people who collect money in the neighborhood

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 1: I am suspicious of people who collect money in the neighborhood to fix problems because they make a profit out of it. Statement 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.

Values:
  • Agree very strongly: suspcious of people who collect money
  • Agree: suspcious of people who collect money
  • Agree: respect people who collect money
  • Agree very strongly: respect people who collect money
  • Agree with neither
  • DK/RA

NGOFIRST: NGO which first comes to your mind

Question text: Please name an NGO which first comes to your mind

Note: Answer options with small frequencies were grouped to other

Values:
  • None
  • GYLA
  • Other
  • DK/RA

NGOUSAID: NGO or not: USAID

Question text: I will now 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 now 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 now 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 now 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 of Georgia

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

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

NGOISFED: NGO or not: ISFED

Question text: I will now 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 now 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 now 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 now 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 now 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

NGOMOKA: NGO or not: Organization 'Moqalaqe' ('Citizen')

Question text: I will now name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. Organization ‘Moqalaqe’ (‘Citizen’)

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

NGOIDENT: NGO or not: Organization ‘Identoba’ (‘Identity’)

Question text: I will now name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. Organization ‘Identoba’ (‘Identity’)

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

NGOTRANSP: NGO or not: Transparency International - Georgia

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

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

NGOSOROS: NGO or not: Soros Foundation

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

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

NGOOSGF: NGO or not: Open Society Georgia Foundation

Question text: I will now name several organizations you may know. Please tell me which of these, in your opinion, is an NGO, and which is not. Open Society Georgia Foundation

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

NGOAELEC: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Elections

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAMEDI: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Media/Freedom of speech

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOACOUR: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Courts

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOACORR: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Corruption

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Corruption

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAGOVA: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Government accountability

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Government accountability

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAECON: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Increasing prices, poverty or unemployment

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAEDUC: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Education

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Education

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOHCARE: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Healthcare or social assistance

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Healthcare or social assistance

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAENVI: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Protection of environment

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGODVIOL: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Domestic violence

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Domestic violence

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOASECR: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Security, defense/conflicts in Abkh.&Osse.

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAMINR: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Minority rights

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAIDPS: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - IDP issues

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOALENF: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Law enforcement

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAWOMI: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Women’s issues

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Women’s issues

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAREGD: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Regional dev., municipal serv.&local issue

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAFORP: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Foreign policy, EU and NATO integration

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOADRUG: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Drug addiction or alcoholism

Question text: In your opinion, what issues do the NGOs in Georgia address most frequently? Drug addiction or alcoholism

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOADEMG: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Demographic issues

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOAOTHR: Issues NGOs in Georgia address most - Other

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOACTV12: NGOs more active in Georgia – before or after the 2012 parliamentary elections?

Question text: In your opinion, when were the NGOs more active in Georgia – before or after the 2012 parliamentary elections?

Values:
  • Before the 2012 parliamentary elections
  • After the 2012 parliamentary elections
  • Equally active
  • Neither before nor after the elections
  • DK/RA

NGOITAFFU: Have you heard of the new campaign “It affects you”?

Question text: Have you heard of the new campaign “It affects you”?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOKHUDO: Have you heard about the campaign against the Khudonhesi construction project?

Question text: Have you heard about the campaign against the Khudonhesi construction project ?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOMAY17: Have you heard about the demonstration held in Tbilisi on May 17, 2013?

Question text: Have you heard about the demonstration held in Tbilisi on May 17, 2013?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

NGOUAINT: Nec./unnecessary to attend a demonstration supporting Ukraine’s ter. integrity?

Question text: In your opinion, how necessary or unnecessary is it that Georgian citizens attend a demonstration supporting Ukraine’s territorial integrity (in Georgia)?

Values:
  • Necessary
  • Unnecessary
  • DK/RA

NGOMOTIV: What is the main motivation of Georgian NGOs?

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

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
  • Representing opposition’s interests
  • Representing government’s interests
  • Other
  • DK/RA

NGOBENFW: People like you benefit more from work of NGOs - in Tbilisi or in the regions?

Question text: In your opinion, where do people like you be nefit more from the work of NGOs – in Tbilisi or in the regions?

Values:
  • In Tbilisi
  • In regions
  • Nowhere
  • 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: Currently who finances NGOs mostly in Georgia?

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

Note: Options The opposition, Ordinary citizens, Russia, Members of the NGO, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Other were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Georgian government
  • Georgian businessmen
  • The US
  • Europe
  • Other
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWOPP: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Opposition

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWDONM: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Ordinary citizens

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWUSA: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - The US

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWEUR: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Europe

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWRUS: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Russia

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWNM: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Members of the NGO

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? Members of the NGO

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWBIIV: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Bidzina Ivanishvili

Question text: Who do you think should provide funding for NGOs in Georgia? Bidzina Ivanishvili

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOWOTHR: Who should finance NGOs in Georgia? - Other

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

Note: Frequencies are calculated without It does not matter where the funding comes from option

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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: Options An opposition supporter, A government supporter, Someone who pokes his/her nose in other people’s business, Someone who speaks English and can work with computers, Modern day Komsomolets, An intriguer were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Someone who wants to help people like me
  • Grant-eater
  • Someone trying to improve the situation in the country
  • Someone who wants to solve his/her own problems
  • Careerist
  • 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 use this CARD, where code ‘1’ corresponds to the answer “Cannot be trusted at all” and code ‘10’ corresponds to the answer “Can be trusted completely”.

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

NGOPARTP: I would 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: Participation in activities of NGOs pointless vs. meaningful

Question text: Please tell me which of the following statements you agree with? Statement 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. Statement 2: The more people participate in NGO activities, the more will the government be forced to take their requests into consideration.

Values:
  • No point in participating
  • More people more pressure
  • DK/RA

NGOMELEC: Issues NGOs should address more: elections

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

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

NGOMCOUR: Issues NGOs should address more: courts

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMCORR: Issues NGOs should address more: corruption

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMGVAC: Issues NGOs should address more: government accountibility

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? Government accountability

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMEDU: Issues NGOs should address more: education

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMHCARE: Issues NGOs should address more: healthcare or social assistance

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? Healthcare or social assistance

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

NGOMDEMV: Issues NGOs should address more: domestic violence

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? Domestic violence

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMSECR: Issues NGOs should address more: security, defence or conflicts in Abkhazia&SO

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

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

NGOMIDPS: Issues NGOs should address more: IDPs

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMLENF: Issues NGOs should address more: law enforcement

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMREGD: Issues NGOs should address more: women's issues

Question text: What issues would you like to see NGOs addressing more often? Women’s issues

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMFORP: 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:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMDRUG: 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:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMDEMG: Issues NGOs should address more: drug addiction or alcoholism

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMOTHR: Issues NGOs should address more: demographic issues

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

NGOMOTHS: Issues NGOs should address more: other

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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?

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 how to address the important iss
  • Provide various services to people, such as voc. education
  • Other
  • Nothing
  • DK/RA

NGOHELP: Do you have a close acquaintance, who has received help from an NGO?

Question text: Do you have a close acquaintance, who has received help from an NGO?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

POLUNDIF: It is 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 this CARD, where ‘1’ means “Completely disagree” and ‘10’ means “Completely agree”

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

ISSIMPNOW: Most important issues at the moment

Question text: Which issue is most important for you, personally, at the moment?

Note: Options Corruption, Fairness of the court system, Fairness of elections, Protection of human rights/Freedom of speech, NATO membership, EU membership, Political instability, Property rights, Quality of education, Relations with Russia, Rising prices / Inflation, Wages, Restoring justice were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Affordability of healthcare
  • Jobs
  • Peace
  • Pensions
  • Poverty
  • Territorial integrity
  • Other
  • DK/RA

GOVTROL: Government as parent vs. government as 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.

Values:
  • Government is like a parent
  • Government is like an employee
  • DK/RA

VOTLOCL: Would you vote if local elections were held next Sunday?

Question text: If local elections were held next Sunday, would you vote or not? Please use this CARD, where code ‘1’ means “I certainly will not vote” and code ‘10’ means “I certainly will vote”.

Values:
  • I certainly will not vote
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • I will certainly vote
  • 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 the same CARD, where code ‘1’ means “I certainly will not vote” and code ‘10’ means “I certainly will vote”.

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?

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?

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?

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

TRUPRES: Trust: president Giorgi Margvelashvili

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 Giorgi Margvelashvili?

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

TRUPRMI: Trust: prime minister

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 prime minister?

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?

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?

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?

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

TRULOCG: Trust: local government

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 local government

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

ATTGOVFO: Attending peaceful demonstrations: pointless vs. important

Question text: 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.

Values:
  • Attending peaceful demonstrations is pointless
  • Attending peaceful demonstrations is impotant
  • DK/RA

ATTGOVKE: Attending peaceful demonstrations: dangerous vs. safe

Question text: 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.

Values:
  • Attending peaceful demonstrations is dangerous
  • Attending peaceful demonstrations is safe
  • 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?

Note: Options NGOs, Advisors close to the President, Relatives of top officials, Businessmen and wealthy people, Ordinary people, EU, Russia were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Members of the Parliament and other elected officials
  • The President
  • The Government (The prime minister and ministers)
  • Bidzina Ivanishvili
  • United States
  • Other
  • DK/RA

ATTPOLTC: Politics as dirty business vs. politics as 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.

Values:
  • Politics as dirty business
  • Politics as civic duty
  • 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 this CARD 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 forced us to volunteer”

Values:
  • We are lucky the government doesn't force us to volunteer
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Georgia would be better off if gov. forced us to volunteer
  • DK/RA

PROTINFL: Effectiveness of people's protest to influence government decisions

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? Using this CARD 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”.

Values:
  • Gov. will not change its decision no matter how many people
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Gov. will change its decision only if enough people protest
  • DK/RA

ATTGOVDC: Government's quick decisions vs. government considering public opinion

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.

Values:
  • Government's quick decisions
  • Government considering public opinion
  • DK/RA

ATTPOLCH: I do not want to press for political change because 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 this CARD, where code ‘1’ means “Completely disagree” and code ‘10’ means “Completely agree”.

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 Georgian citizens? The government uses the money to build roads, schools and parks

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TAXBUYVT: Tax money: government buys votes

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

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

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TAXGOVPC: Tax money: government pockets

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • DK/RA

TAXOTHR: Tax money: other

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

Values:
  • Mentioned
  • Not mentioned
  • 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: Options Television, Parliament, Executive government (ministers), Georgian Dream Coalition, United National Movement, International organization, President, Prime minister, Professional Union were grouped to Other

Values:
  • Private lawyer
  • An NGO
  • Influential friend or acquaintance
  • Local government
  • Court
  • Ombudsman
  • Other
  • There is no point in addressing anyone
  • DK/RA

MEMBRUNI: Are you a member of any union, club or association at the moment?

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

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 union, club or association

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

ORGMJOI: Why did you join this organization?

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

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any union, club or association

Values:
  • I feel good when I do something useful
  • My friends are members of this organization
  • I want to gain experience
  • I want to improve the situation in Georgia
  • This is good for my reputation
  • It helps me to make useful connections
  • Issues the organization works on concern me/my family direct
  • I became a member for fun
  • Other

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 union, club or association and whose main job is this organization

Values:
  • One week or less
  • More than week
  • DK/RA

ORGJPAYM: Have you ever received any payment from this organization?

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

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who are members of any union, club or association and whose main job is this organization

Values:
  • Yes
  • No

ORGJNONM: Have you 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 union, club or association and whose main job is this organization

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK
  • RA

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

Question text: Would you become a member of 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 become a member of this kind of organization?

Note: The question was asked to the respondents who would not become a member of the civil society organization

Values:
  • I prefer to stick to my personal/family’s affairs
  • I think it is a waste of time
  • I will have no benefit from this work
  • I won’t be able to change anything anyway
  • I do not have time
  • Other
  • 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 this card, where ‘1’ means “Not interested at all” and ‘10’ means “Very interested”

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

FOODSAFT: How interested would you be to join an organization working om food safety?

Question text: How interested would you be to become a member of an organization that works on ensuring food safety in Georgia?. Please use the same card, where ‘1’ means “Not interested at all” and ‘10’ means “Very interested”

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

INFPPARTY: Influence of actions on Georgian politics: Being active in a political party

Question text: In your opinion, how large or small of an influence can the following actions of the citizens have on Georgian politics? Being active in a political party

Values:
  • No influence at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very big influence
  • DK/RA

INFPDEMON: Influence of actions on Georgian politics: Taking part in demonstrations

Question text: In your opinion, how large or small of an influence can the following actions of the citizens have on Georgian politics? Taking part in demonstrations

Values:
  • No influence at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very big influence
  • DK/RA

INFPELECTN: Influence of actions on Georgian politics: Taking part in pres.&parl. elections

Question text: In your opinion, how large or small of an influence can the following actions of the citizens have on Georgian politics? Taking part in presidential and parliamentary elections

Values:
  • No influence at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very big influence
  • DK/RA

INFPELECTL: Influence of actions on Georgian politics: Taking part in local elections

Question text: In your opinion, how large or small of an influence can the following actions of the citizens have on Georgian politics? Taking part in local elections

Values:
  • No influence at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very big influence
  • DK/RA

INFPNGOAC: Influence of actions on Georgian politics: Being active in an NGO

Question text: In your opinion, how large or small of an influence can the following actions of the citizens have on Georgian politics? Being active in an NGO

Values:
  • No influence at all
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Very big influence
  • 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

JOBSUPRV: Are you in charge of supervising/directing other employees at your work place?

Question text: Are you in charge of supervising or directing other employees at your main place of work?

Note: The question was asked to the employed respondents

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

EMPLSEC: Sector of employment

Question text: Which of the following best describes the job you do?

Note: The question was asked to the employed respondents

Values:
  • Armed forces occupation
  • Elementary occupation
  • Plant and machine operator / assembler
  • Craft and related trades worker
  • Skilled agricultural / forestry / fishery worker
  • Service / sales worker
  • Clerical support worker
  • Technician / Associate professional
  • Professional
  • Manager
  • Other
  • DK/RA

JOBINTR: Are you currently interested in a job, or not?

Question text: Are you currently interested in a job, or not?

Note: The question was asked to the unemployed respondents

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

JOBSTART: Able to start working within the next 14 days

Question text: If a suitable job were available, would you be able to start working within the next 14 days?

Note: The question was asked to the unemployed respondents

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

ECONCNTRL: How much control you feel you have over your economic situation?

Question text: Using this CARD, where ‘1’ means “No control at all” and ‘10’ means “Complete control,” please tell me how much c ontrol you feel you have over your economic situation?

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

HAVEBNK: Do you have a personal bank account currently?

Question text: Do you currently have a personal bank account?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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 personal 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: What is the 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?

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

RESPMAR: Respondent's marital status

Question text: What is your marital status?

Values:
  • Single
  • Married or cohabiting
  • Divorced or separated
  • Widowed
  • DK/RA

RESPEDU: 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
  • DK/RA

RFAEDUC: Respondent's father's highest level of education completed

Question text: What is the highest level of education your father has achieved?

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

RMOEDUC: Respondent's mother's highest level of education completed

Question text: What is the highest level of education your mother has achieved?

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

KNOWRUS: Respondent's ability in Russian

Question text: Using this CARD, 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: Using this CARD, please tell me which one of these levels best describes your ability in the following: English

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

COMPABL: Respondent's ability in computer

Question text: Using this CARD, 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

INFSOU1: First most important source of information

Question text: What are your main sources of information fo r receiving news about current events in Georgia? Please tell me which one is your first main source of information

Values:
  • Colleagues
  • Family members
  • Neighbours, friends
  • Internet
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INSFOU2: Second most important source of information

Question text: And which one is your second main source of information about current events in Georgia?

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Colleagues
  • Family members
  • Neighbours, friends
  • Internet
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Other
  • DK/RA

FRQINTR: How often do you use the internet?

Question text: How often 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

INTRPLAC: From which place have you accessed the internet most frequently in last 2 months

Question text: Talking about the last two months, from which place have you accessed the internet most frequently?

Note: The question was asked to the internet users

Values:
  • From home
  • From work
  • From a café/bar
  • From street/transport
  • Other
  • DK/RA

INTRDEVC: Which device have you used most frequently to access internet in last 2 months?

Question text: Talking about the last two months, which device have you used most frequently to access the internet?

Note: The question was asked to the internet users

Values:
  • Mobile phone
  • Computer (including laptop)
  • iPad
  • Other
  • 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

RLGIOUS: How religious would you say you are?

Question text: Overall, how religious would you say you are? Please use this CARD, where ‘1’ means “Not at all religious” and ‘10’ means “Very religious.”

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

CHRCHOI: During past 12 months how often have you chanted in a church choir?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past 12 months? Chanted 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

CHRCLEA: During past 12 months how often have you helped to clean a church or churchyard?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

CHRFOOD: During past 12 months how often have you helped church to collect food/clothes?

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

CHRPILGR: During past 12 months how often have you gone on pilgrimage with church people

Question text: Please, tell me, how often have you been involved in the following activities during the past 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

CHRMONY: During past 12 months 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 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

CHRCONFS: During past 12 months 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 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

CHRPRAY: During past 12 months 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 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • DK/RA

PRAYHOM: During past 12 months 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 12 months? 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 last 12 months
  • Not at all in the past 12 months
  • 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 Fasting is not required in my religion 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 members

Note: Frequencies are calculated without Not applicable option

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • DK/RA

DIFTRLT: In a difficult time would you turn to relatives 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? Relatives

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

GOABRD: Have you been outside Georgia during the last 5 years?

Question text: Have you been outside Georgia during the last 5 years?

Values:
  • Yes
  • No
  • 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:
  • Money is not enough for food
  • Money is enough for food, not for clothes
  • Money is enough for food and clothes, not for expensive dura
  • Can afford to buy some expensive durables
  • Can afford to buy anything we need
  • 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

OWNCOMP: Household owns: personal computer

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

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

CURRUNG: Household's current economic rung

Question text: Using this CARD, 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?

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

RELCOND: Household's economic condition relative to most of households around

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

HHSIZE: Number of all household members

Question text: Number of all household members

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

HHASIZE: Number of adult household members

Question text: Number of adult household members

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

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