Luanda, Angola – IRI today released a survey of Angolan public opinion conducted in seven of 18 Angolan provinces, comprising 67 percent of the total population of registered voters. The poll assessed national trends and mood of the electorate regarding important topics such as: the recent parliamentary election process, presidential and local elections, policy issues, development priorities, women and youth participation, and perceptions of corruption.
Key findings in the public opinion survey included:
- Seventy-eight percent of respondents believe that Angola is generally headed in the right direction;
- Jobs, poverty and education are the three most significant concerns facing the respondents;
- Sixty-seven percent of respondents believe that provincial governors should be elected; and
Seventy-nine percent of respondents believe that Angola suffers from a high level of corruption.