Citizens named the healthcare reform as the main accomplishment of the current Government of Georgia. This is the results of research by the International Republican Institute (IRI), – the International Republican Institute’s (IRI) published the results of the public opinion survey of Georgian citizens.
To the question – What is main accomplishment of the current Government? – healthcare reform was named by 15 percent of respondents. 4 percent said that – Visa liberalization with the European Union, 4 percent – freedom of speech, 3 percent – infrastructure, 2 percent – roads, 2 percent – education, 2 percent – democracy, 2 percent – stability, 1 percent – human rights protections, 1 percent – increase in pensions, 1 percent – annulled debts, 2 percent – other.
Twenty-six percent of respondents struggled to name a government accomplishment, and 35 percent said that the government had no accomplishments.
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.