Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Jobs, Education True Goals of Arab Youth Resident in Judea & Samaria

IMRA has alerted me to the results, ver-r-r-r-y ionteresting results, from a new poll of opinion amongst Arabs resident in Judea and Samaria, which include these among them:-

To you personally, which of the following issues is causing the most concern in your life?
Please rank from 1 (being most concerning) to 8 (being least concerning)

Finding a job 35.2%
Covering the expenses of my education 20.6%
Corruption in public life 12.9%
My personal freedoms 11.1%
The expenses of marriage including housing 6.8%
Occupation 5.8%
Unstable social/psychological situation 3.7%
Dealing with boredom there is nothing fun to do 2.6%
The consequences of the Wall 1.5%

In your opinion, which one of the following is the best means to reach an independent Palestinian state?

to reach an agreement between the two parties 19.6%
int'l conference that imposes a settlement 16.1%
A non-violent popular uprising 13.4%
Armed/militant confrontations 19.0%
A mix of non-violent and militant means 30.5%
Other 0.7%
Don't know 0.7%

The source details:

Results of an Opinion Poll among Palestinian Youth
Publication Date: 1 February 2012
Fieldwork: 15-17 January 2012

Sample Size: 1200 Palestinian Youth in the West Bank & Gaza (18-30 years old) | Margin of error: + 3 %

Arab World for Research & Development
Ramallah – Gaza, Palestine
Tele-fax: 00970-2-2950957/8
E-mail: awrad@awrad.org
Website: http://www.awrad.org/

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2 comments:

Juniper in the Desert said...

So, they are most bothered about finding a job but they think the best way to deal with political situation is terrorism?? No wonder they are f#cked in the head! Talk about inbred schizophrenia!!

Empress Trudy said...

Yes but if you ask these questions of American college students, the answer is always "Wipe the Jews off the map".