This survey took place between 23-26 September 2016 and was conducted throughout all of Russia in both urban and rural settings. The survey was carried out among 1600 people over the age of 18 in 137 localities of 48 of the country’s regions. The survey was conducted as a personal interview in respondents’ homes. The answer distribution is presented as percentages of the number of participants along with data from previous surveys.
The statistical error of these studies for a selection of 1600 people (with a probability of 0.95) does not exceed:
3.4% for indicators around 50%
2.9% for indicators around 25%
2.0% for indicators around 10%
1.5% for indicators around 5%
HOW CREDIBLE, IN YOUR VIEW, IS/ARE… (sorted by “fully credible” responses)
|Fully credible||Not fully credible||Not at all credible||It is difficult to say|
|The church, religious organizations||43||26||12||19|
|The press, radio, television||27||46||17||11|
|The Federation Council||24||38||21||17|
|Prosecutor General’s Office||24||38||19||19|
|Regional (republican) authorities||23||43||25||9|
|The State Duma||22||46||25||25|
|Local (municipal, district) authorities||22||40||31||7|
|Small and middle-sized business||22||40||20||19|
|Big Russian business, industrial and business groups||11||38||31||20|
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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