This survey was carried out January 23–29, 2020 with a representative sample of all Russian urban and rural residents. The sample comprised 1603 people age 18 or older from 137 localities in 50 regions of the Russian Federation. 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%/75%
2.0% for indicators around 10%/90%
1.5% for indicators around 5%/95%
IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT ROLE DO THE FOLLOWING PLAY IN RUSSIA? (average score on a five-point scale: from “1” (“virtually none”) to “5” (“a very important one”); ranked in descending order according to January 2020 )
|Jan. 01||Jan. 02||Jan. 04||Jan. 06||Feb. 08||Jan. 10||Jan. 12||Jan. 14||Jan. 16||Feb. 19||Jan. 20|
|The armed forces||3.28||3.25||3.26||3.21||3.62||3.46||3.42||3.39||4.09||4.14||4.14|
|The FSB and other intelligence services||3.21||3.21||–||3.5||3.78||3.55||3.61||3.54||4.03||3.84||3.97|
|The Office of the Public Prosecutor||2.9||3.08||–||3.14||3.43||3.35||3.26||3.31||3.52||3.39||3.44|
|Newspapers, radio, television||3.52||3.57||3.48||3.49||3.43||3.32||3.36||3.4||3.47||3.48||3.41|
|The Federation Council||2.99||3||3.1||3.11||3.41||3.18||3.1||3.15||3.45||3.23||3.24|
|The State Duma||2.81||2.9||3.01||2.95||3.29||3.16||3.06||3.05||3.31||3.24||3.24|
|The Church, religious organizations||2.91||3.08||2.92||2.89||3.04||3.16||3.04||3.13||3.26||3.11||3.1|
|Directors of major industrial
– not mentioned in the list of possible answers.
Translated by Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (formerly Monterey Institute of International Studies).
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