According to IRI public opinion survey, the credibility rating of the church is 89 percent, and the army is 87 percent.
As for other institutions the figures are as follow: Georgian media – 70 percent, police – 52 percent, local authorities – 48 percent, public education – 40 percent, parliament – 37 percent, cabinet of ministers – 35 percent, the CEC – 34 percent, the Prime Minister’s office – 33 percent , the President’s Office – 33 percent, governors – 27 percent, political parties – 26 percent, prosecutor’s Office – 25 percent, National Bank – 25 percent, the courts – 23 percent, trade unions – 18 percent.
The survey was conducted on behalf of the International Republican Institute’s Center for Insights and Survey Research by Dr. Rasa Alisauskiene of the Baltic Surveys/The Gallup Organization, with the fieldwork carried out by the Institute of Polling & Marketing. Data was collected throughout Georgia between May 20 and June 11, 2019, through face-to-face interviews at respondents’ homes. The nationally representative sample consisted of 1,500 permanent residents of Georgia aged 18 or older and eligible to vote. The margin of error does not exceed plus or minus 2.5 percent for the full sample, and the response rate was 68 percent. The survey was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development.