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 ...

Locked content 52% Poles back single member constituency system

Two months ahead of a nationwide referendum on an electoral system, 52 percent of Poles say that they will vote for the introduction of the single member constituency electoral system in parliamentary elections, whilst 20 percent do not support the idea, according to a poll carried out by CBOS. Such...

Locked content New poll: PiS has a big lead ahead of PO

If the parliamentary elections were to be held in June, PiS would gain the most votes, according to a new poll conducted by TNS Polska.  PiS, Solidarana Polska, and Polska Razem, were chosen by 34 percent. Twenty percent chose PO, and 17 percent Paweł Kukiz’s party. SLD got 4 percent, KORWiN 2 perce...

Locked content CBOS: PiS leads the poll

The recent opinion poll carried out by CBOS showed that the opposition Law and Justice (PiS) party would win autumn’s parliamentary elections with 31 percent of the vote, followed by the ruling Civic Platform (PO), which would garnered 25 percent of the vote. If a political grouping created by...

Locked content CBOS poll: Poles support refugee aid, weary of resettlement

In correlation with the upcoming Global Refugee Day (June 20th), CBOS (Public Opinion Research Center) released a report evaluating Polish attitudes on refugees and immigration. A poll on this topic has not been conducted since 2004. The results show that Polish attitudes on immigration have changed...

Locked content CBOS poll indicates views on Duda are divided

A poll conducted by CBOS (Public Opinion Research Center) following the runoff presidential election indicates that 32 percent of Poles are pleased with the election of Andrzej Duda, 20 percent remain neutral on the election, while 16 percent expressed feelings of disillusionment or extreme worry or...

Locked content Survey – 30% of Polish employers want to hire in H1

In H1 2015, some 30 percent of Polish companies, mainly from Western Poland, plan to hire more employees, according to a survey conducted by Randstad and TNS Polska. As much as 28 percent of employers will grant their employees raises this year.Director of the Research Institute at Randstad, Katarzy...

Locked content Poll: President’s advantage decreases

Bronisław Komorowski, the current head of state, would win this year’s presidential elections, according to a recent survey conducted by Millward Brown for the TVN24 broadcaster.  As much as 46 percent of respondents would support him, a decline of 1 percent, compared with the previous Millwar...

Locked content The labor market will improve – poll

Every fourth company plans to hire new employees this year, according to a poll conducted by Millward Brown for HR company Work Service. Krzystof Inglot from Work Service said that a lot of new workplaces will be created in the manufacturing sector, which is good news, because the industry usually g...

Nearly half of Poles skeptical of NATO alliance – poll

As much as 49 percent of Poles do not believe that NATO allies would respond, if Poland were to be invaded, according to a poll conducted by Millward Brown for the TVN24 broadcaster.  In a similar poll conducted one year earlier, the number of Poles who responded negatively to the question stood at ...