The results of “Caucasus Barometer” research conducted in the region of the program Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC) of Eurasia Partnership Foundation indicate this, Mediamax reports.
Director of CRRC-Armenia Heghine Manasyan said today that as compared to 2012, the number of people who are for various demonstrations went up by 10% (from 56% up to 66%).
At the same time, 70% of the surveyed in Armenia think that they are free to say what they think.
The index in Georgia makes 66% and in Azerbaijan – 49%.
Heghine Manasyan also noted that Armenia is the first in terms of mastering Russian, English and computer and internet skills this year.
13% of polled in Armenia gave a positive answer to the question whether their country develops in right path, the same index making 40% in Azerbaijan and 51% in Georgia.
People consider unemployment (46% and 51% respectively) and poverty (16% and 11%) as priority issues in Armenia and Georgia, and 49% of the polled in Azerbaijan consider the unsettled regional conflicts as such.
Of all the Armenian institutions, people have more trust in religious organizations (75%) and army (about 66%) while less trust is demonstrated to parties, National Assembly, NGOs, media outlets, Police etc. The largest index in Azerbaijan makes the trust toward the President.
The research was conducted about 6 000 households in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan in 2012. 2384 adults took part in tête-à-tête interviews across whole Armenia in 2012.
The main questionnaire contains about 100 questions on demographic, social, political and economic developments in South Caucasus countries.