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Saturday, October 6, 2007
Near East Consulting Poll - Israeli occupation not top concern, support for Hamas plunges, pessimism about conference

Telephone survey, conducted by Near East Consulting, of 975 Palestinians in
the West Bank and Gaza Strip was conducted between the 28th and the 30th of
September 2007.
www.neareastconsulting.com/surveys/all/p29/

Level of concern about the current situation.
54.9% Extremely concerned
30.7% Concerned to some extent
08.9% Not very concerned
04.4% Not concerned at all
01.1% Missing

Main issue that makes you feel concerned.
34.7% The economic hardship of my household
19.8% The absence of security for me and my family
22.2% The internal power struggle
07.8% The Israeli occupation
04.9% Family problems
08.5% I have no concerns
02.2% Missing

Level of optimism about the future.
20.0% Very optimistic
46.6% Optimistic
20.1% Pessimistic
11.4% Very pessimistic
01.9% Missing

Feeling of security with respect to yourself, family and property.
46.1% I feel secure
52.5% I do not feel secure
01.4% Missing

Trust in Abu Mazen versus trust in Ismael Hanieh.
43.9% Abu Mazen
16.5% Ismael Hanieh
39.6% Missing

Most trusted Palestinian personality.
24.0% Mahmoud Abbas
09.0% Ismael Hanieh
11.1% Marwan Barghouti
03.2% Khaled Mashaal
02.9% Mohammad Dahlan
00.4% Mahmoud Zahhar
06.7% Salam Fayyad
08.5% Mustafa Barghouti
19.3% I trust no one of the above
01.8% Others
13.1% Missing

Is the Caretaker government proceeding on the right path?
51.3% Yes
34.7% No
14.1% Missing

Feeling of security after the formation of a Caretaker government.
35.3% I feel more secure
15.0% I feel less secure
42.1% Feeling of security remained the same
07.7% Missing

Level of confidence in Salam Fayyad.
28.3% High
40.4% Middle
20.9% Low
10.4% Missing

Which is a legitimate government in the oPt?
47.7% Caretaker government of Salam Fayyad
18.9% Hamas-led Hanieh government
19.8% Neither
13.6% Missing

Support or opposition to early PLC elections.
70.6% I support
24.6% I oppose
04.8% Missing

Support or opposition to early Presidential elections.
65.7% Support
28.9% Oppose
05.3% Missing

Voting preference if early PLC elections are held next week.
40.0% Fateh
09.0% Hamas
13.8% Others
37.1% Missing

Voting preference if early Presidential elections are held next week.
41.7% Fateh candidate
08.4% Hamas candidate
14.8% Other candidate
35.1% Missing

Support or opposition to the formation of a new political faction in the
oPt.
35.6% Support
58.3% Oppose
06.2% Missing

Will you vote for a new faction if it works in the Palestinian interest?
65.5% Yes
25.2% No
09.2% Missing

Will you support Fateh in future elections if it reforms itself?
77.8% Yes
16.1% No
06.1% Missing

The best strategy that works for the Palestinian national interest.
54.7% The Fateh strategy
12.7% The Hamas strategy
32.6% Missing

Support or opposition to the Palestinian participation in the peace
conference that will be held in the autumn.
72.0% Support
22.7% Oppose
05.3% Missing

Agree or disagree: The time and atmosphere are good to hold a peace
conference on the Middle East.
52.2% Agree
42.2% Disagree
05.6% Missing

Will the conference succeed in achieving progress in the peace process and
reach the final solution to the Palestinian problem?
36.4% Yes
55.9% No
07.7% Missing

Who is the greatest beneficiary from holding this conference?
51.5% Israel
16.3% US government
17.4% PA
04.4% Arab countries
10.4% Missing

The main final status issue that should be resolved as soon as possible.
41.6% Jerusalem
25.9% Refugees
07.4% Settlements
11.5% Borders
04.1% Water
09.4% Missing

Support or opposition to a peace settlement with Israel.
69.1% Support
24.9% Oppose
05.9% Missing

Poverty all.
55.2% Below the poverty level
36.8% Above the poverty level
08.0% Missing

Poverty level.
27.3% Extremely poor
27.9% Below the poverty level
36.8% Above the poverty level
08.0% Missing

Employment status in the labour force.
32.3% Fully employed
07.2% Partially employed
12.9% Unemployed
47.6% Missing

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