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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