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: An Economic Public Opinion Survey Conducted by The Palestinian Center For Public Opinion (PCPO) - June 26th - July 3rd, 2001

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  • Ami Isseroff
    An Economic Public Opinion Survey Conducted by The Palestinian Center For Public Opinion (PCPO) - June 26th - July 3rd, 2001 57.6% state that their current
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      An Economic Public Opinion Survey Conducted by The Palestinian Center For
      Public Opinion (PCPO) - June 26th - July 3rd, 2001

      57.6% state that their current economical condition is below standard.
      42.8% support full economical separation with Israel.
      49.0% State that their purchasing of locally made commodities has
      increased.
      60.1% believe that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is unable to provide job
      opportunities to the Palestinian workers in Israel.

      Beit Sahour:
      A poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion (PCPO) in the
      Palestinian territories and was prepared by president Dr. Nabil Kukali,
      reveals that 30.3% of the Palestinian economical condition as very bad,
      whereas 27.3% state it is bad, 26.3% say it is average, and 14.7% say it is
      good, and 1.4% express no opinion.

      The poll which included a random sample of 700 Palestinian adults from the
      West Bank including East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip also reveals that a
      substantial majority (71%) of the respondents state that continuing the
      Israeli closure and economical blockade to the Palestinian territories will
      help increase their support to the Intifada, whereas 8.6% state the
      opposite, 13% state it will have no effect, and 7.4% express no opinion.

      When asked whether or not optimistic about the future in the light of the
      current political and economical conditions, 46% of the Palestinian say they
      are pessimistic, whereas 31.8% say they are optimistic, and 22.3% are
      noncommittal.

      However, 42.8% of the respondents support full economical separation from
      Israel, whereas 39.2% support partial separation, 13.3% oppose any sort of
      separation, and 4.7% refrain from answering.

      A considerable majority (60.1%) believe that the PA is currently unable to
      provide job opportunities to the Palestinian workers in Israel, whereas
      25.2% believe the contrary, and 14.7% express no opinion.

      In addition, 28.9% state that they have full confidence in the locally made
      commodities, 54.8% have partial confidence in them, 13.5% state that they
      totally distrust the local industry, and 2.8% express no opinion.

      Pertaining to a question on whether or not that local products can replace
      the Israeli ones, a considerable majority (56%) believe they can replace the
      Israeli products, 31.6% believe the contrary, 12.4% express no opinion.

      Also, 49% of the respondents state that their purchasing of locally made
      commodities has shown progression, 39.7% state that it has shown retainment,
      6.4% state that it has shown regression, and 4% refrain from answering.

      When asked whether or not they were ready to participate in a campaign for
      boycotting Israeli products, a substantial majority (69.3%) give a positive
      response, whereas 17.3% give a negative response, and 12.4% express no
      opinion.

      President of the PCPO, Dr. Nabil Kukali stated that the poll was conducted
      during the period June 26th - July 3rd, 2001 and the average age of the
      sample was 31 years. Dr. Kukali added that the margin of error was ±3.7% and
      the non-response rate was 2.5%. He also added that the female respondent
      comprised 47.5% of the respondents, whereas the male respondents comprised
      52.5%,

      The Director of Public Relations, Dr. Walid Shomaly stated that the
      percentage of the non-working respondents was 47.9%, whereas that of the
      working ones was 52.1%.

      Dr. Shomaly added that the percentage of the respondents working in the
      Palestinian territories added up to 79.4%, whereas that of whom working in
      Israel was as low as 20.6%.

      Dr. Shomaly also pointed to the fact, that the distribution of the
      respondents according to type of residence was as follows:
      48.7% City
      32.5% Village
      18.8% refugee Camp

      Contact Person :
      Dr. Nabil Kukali
      Telfax :+970 2 2772034
      Mobile:052756855
      E-mail :kukali@...
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