The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

Majority in Azerbaijan consider Nagorno-Karabakh conflict main problem - POLL

Majority in Azerbaijan consider Nagorno-Karabakh conflict main problem - POLL

19.10.2015

APA: "Opinionway", French research company, conducted a public opinion survey in Azerbaijan on the eve of 2015 Parliamentary elections. The survey was based on 1200 registered voters.

58% of respondents noted that the things in Azerbaijan were going on in the right direction, and 22.9% answered that things were going in the wrong direction. 19.1% didn't want to answer the question.

As for question on "How does the economic situation change recently in Azerbaijan?", the answers were as following: 54.1% respondents – "getting better", 28.2% - "doesn’t' change", and 9.3% - "getting worse". And 8.4% of the respondents couldn't answer.

As regards the question on "To what extent are you satisfied with current situation of the following spheres?", the answers were as following:

- Ensuring national security: 71.4% - "very satisfied", 10.8% - "not satisfied", 17.8% -"I don't know".

- Fight against crime: 68.4% - "very satisfied", 16.9% - "not satisfied", 14.7% - "I don't know".

- Human rights record: 69.8% - "very satisfied", 12.5% - "not satisfied", 17.7% - "I don't know".

- Level of education: 48.8% - "very satisfied", 41.3% - "not satisfied", 9.9% - "I don't know".

- Fight against corruption: 71.2% - "very satisfied", 18.1% - "not satisfied", 10.7% - "I don't know".

- Job opportunities: 51.8% - "very satisfied", 11.8% - "not satisfied", 18.2% - "I don't know".

The answers of the respondents to question on "To what extent are you satisfied with the work of political system in the Azerbaijan Republic?" were as following: 50.8% - "very satisfied", 21.9% - "partly satisfied", 14.7% - "not satisfied", 12.6% - "I don't know".

Answering the question on "To what extent are you satisfied with the implementation of presidential duties by President Ilham Aliyev?", the respondents noted: 78.8% - "very satisfied", 11.8% - "partly satisfied", 5% - "partly not satisfied", 2.9% - "not satisfied at all", and 1.5% - "I don't know".

As for the question on "What are the most important problems in Azerbaijan?", the respondents were allowed to choose 2 variants:

Nagorno-Karabakh – 66.5%

Economy – 30.8%

Education – 23.3%

Human rights - 9%

Environment – 11.7%

Multiple taxes – 8.5%

National security – 1.7%

I don't know – 6.3%

The respondents answered as following to the question on "To what extent are you interested in the pre-electoral campaign on the eve of 1st November Parliamentary elections?"

Very interested – 41.2%

Partly interested – 35.3%

Almost not interested – 9.6%

Not interested – 11.5%

I don't know – 2.4%

63% of the respondents told that they'll certainly participate in the 1st November elections, 12% will probably participate, 7.7% probably will not participate, and 9% will not participate at all. And 8.3% of the respondents haven't decided yet.

As regards the question "Are you satisfied with the activity of Member of Parliament from your constituency?", the answers were: 39.6% - fully satisfied, 33.8% - partly satisfied, 10.8% - partly not satisfied, 9.8% - not satisfied at all, and 6% - I don't know.

Answers to the question on "Which political force do you intend to support during the parliamentary elections?" were as following:

Party in power or candidate from pro-governmental party – 71.7%

Candidate from opposition party – 6%

Neutral candidate – 16.4%

I don't know – 5.9%

71% of the respondents "would like to have the same MP elected, having regarded the last parliamentary elections". 22.3% would like to have another MP elected. And 6.7% of the respondents couldn't answer the question.

The answers to "What are your main sources of information?" were as following:

Pro-governmental newspapers – 31.1%

Opposition newspapers – 11%

Independent newspapers – 28.4%

Azerbaijan State Television (AzTV) – 41.0%

Public Television – 38.3%

Private television channels – 67.9%

State radio channels – 17.4%

Private radio channels – 9.5%

Internet – 35.8%

Different people – 24.4%

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