Washington, DC – IRI today released its most recent public opinion survey in Tunisia, which showed that Tunisian citizens are unhappy with the current state of their economy and believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. Highlights of the survey include:
- Employment, economic development and security were chosen most often as top priorities for the current government;
- Seventy-seven percent of respondents believe Tunisia is moving in the wrong direction;
- Sixty-six percent of Tunisians believe security has improved since the last elections; and,
Fifty-two percent cite satisfaction in the current state of democracy in the country.