Locked content Poll: PiS still top, Nowoczesna close behind

The Law and Justice (Pis) party has maintained its lead as the most popular party in a poll conducted by Millward Brown for TVN24 on Thursday. 30 percent of people polled said they would vote for the conservative party, while newcomers Nowoczesna are right behind them with 27 percent of the support....

Locked content Over half of Poles think terrorist threat is real

As many as 56 percent of Poles claim that the terrorist threat is real and 55 percent think that Poland’s authorities and institutions are not well prepared to handle terrorism, according to a poll by CBOS.  The survey revealed a significant increase in the number of Poles who think that the t...

Locked content Poll: PiS widens gap over rivals

According to the latest poll by Estymator for Newsweek Polska, the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) is supported by 42 percent of Poles. PiS is followed by Ryszard Petru’s Nowoczesna with 17 percent of the vote. Civic Platform (PO), which ruled for the last eight years, noted the worst result in y...

Locked content Poll: PLN 1177 sufficient to provide for basic needs

The average salary which enables a person to subsist amounts to PLN 1,177 per person in households of three or four people, according to a survey by pollster CBOS. To have an average standard of life, an average Pole needs to earn PLN 1,907, while PLN 2,595 ought to be enough to have a decent…...

Locked content Most Poles think Poland can’t afford to accept refugees

In a survey conducted by TNS Polska, 73 percent of Poles said that the influx of refugees will result in increased unemployment and 68 percent of the respondents are afraid of a crime surge. “Pole’s opinions about refugees are mostly based on stereotypes rather than experience,” a ...

Locked content Poll: Gap between PiS and PO getting smaller

The poll conducted by IBRiS shows that main opposition party, Law and Justice has the biggest support (36.9 percent), while ruling CIvic Platform is second with 25.5 percent of the votes Other groupings are far behind, with United Left  being third (8.2 percent), followed by NowoczesnaPL (7.3 percen...

Poles want to vote in Duda’s referendum

Recent Millward Brown poll showed that 66 percent of Poles declare a willingness to vote in a referendum, which was proposed by President Andrzej Duda to take place on October 25. As much as 45 percent of the respondents are sure they would vote, whereas 21 percent would “rather” do so.

Locked content Gap between PO and PiS widens

According to a recent survey by Estymator, a coalition of three conservative parties spearheaded by Law and Justice (PiS) would receive 41 percent of the vote, if the elections were held last Sunday. The conservative coalition would have 256 seats in the parliament and would be able to rule on its o...

Locked content Poles hostile towards Arabs

Although there are merely some 7,000 Arabs living in Poland and only 7 percent of Poles had ever contact with them, 55 percent of Poles think that Arabs pose a threat to the security of the country, according to a poll by Ipsos for Gazeta Wyborcza daily. Surprisingly, 35 percent of the respondents a...

Locked content CBOS: Roma and Ukrainians most ‘known’ minorities

When asked to name a minority group residing in Poland, Poles were most likely to name the Roma (40 percent), Ukrainian (34 percent) and German (31 percent) populations, according to a new poll by CBOS. Less than 20 percent identified the Jewish, Belorussian, and Russian minorities, while less than ...