Three of four Moldovans are not provided with decent living conditions, while each fourth Moldovan has debts, according to the Public Opinion Barometer released on May 15, Info-Prim Neo reports.
Thus, 28% of those polled said their incomes do not cover at least the basic necessities, while 46% manage to cover only the bare essentials. Only 1% of the respondents said they lack nothing.
Almost 70% of those surveyed consider things in Moldova go in the wrong direction, but this figure decreased by 15% compared with the similar poll conducted last November.
60% of the population is not satisfied with the economic situation in the country. Almost half of the respondents consider that it remained the same as one year ago, while about 40% think it will be the same next year too.
Approximately 90% of those questioned said they are dissatisfied with the measures taken by the authorities in such areas as workplaces, living conditions, and salaries. 67% of the responds are concerned about the rising prices, 57% about poverty, by 47% about unemployment and children’s future, while 2% about possible natural disasters or the establishment of dictatorship.
About 25% of those polled said they have debts. Almost half of these debts are for public utilities and food products. Only 18% said their families have savings. 6% of the respondents said they intend to take a loan during the next six months, especially for the repair of dwellings.
As to the intention to change the name of the History course in schools, 64% of those surveyed said they would like this course to be named History of Moldova, 15% - History of Romanians, while 14% - Integrated History.
Commissioned by the Public Policy Institute, the Public Opinion Barometer was carried out between April 10 and May 10. It covered a sample of 1,055 persons. The margin of sampling error is 3%.