Development Studies Programme - Birzeit University
         
 
oll No. 20, Part 2


Increase in Support for Negotiations; Support for Fateh on the Rise

 


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Total %

West Bank %

Gaza Strip %

Section One: Living Condition

1.            At the present time, how do you evaluate your family's economic conditions?

1) Very good

2.7

3.1

2.2

2) Good

13.2

14.6

10.9

3) Fair

43.1

43.5

42.5

4) Bad

25.4

24.4

27.0

5) Very bad

15.5

14.5

17.4

2.           Monthly income per household (NIS; $1 = 4.5 NIS).

1) No Income

6.9

5.2

9.8

2) Less than 700

31.3

28.2

36.3

3) 700-1000

19.0

19.7

17.9

4) 1001-1700

20.0

19.6

20.6

5) 1701-2500

14.1

17.3

8.9

6) 2501-3000

4.4

5.4

2.9

7) More than 3000

4.3

4.7

3.7

3.         Do you feel secure about the future of the coming generations?

1) Yes                                

28.6

24.7

35.1

2) To an extent

24.0

23.3

25.2

3) No

47.4

52.0

39.6

4.         At present, do you feel secure about yourself, your family, and your property?

1) Yes                                

24.1

20.7

29.8

2) To an extent

21.2

23.2

18.0

3) No

54.7

56.1

52.2

5.           Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future?

1) Optimistic

51.2

44.5

62.3

2) In between

22.9

23.6

21.7

3) Pessimistic

25.9

31.9

16.0

Section Tow: The Aftermath of the Passing of  President Yaser Arafat

6.           The Consequences of the Passing of the President (as perceived by the respondents)

Increase in the power of the Islamist groups    

1) Yes                                

58.8

60.1

56.6

2) To an extent

14.4

15.5

12.6

3) No

20.1

16.3

26.5

4) No opinion

6.7

8.2

4.3

Peaceful political conflict between the political forces   

1) Yes                                

58.7

58.0

59.9

2) To an extent

16.7

16.7

16.9

3) No

19.1

18.3

20.4

4) No opinion

5.5

7.0

2.9

 

 

 

 

 

Total %

West Bank %

Gaza Strip %

Distribution of authority between a number of leaders in the PA

1) Yes                                

54.4

56.9

50.3

2) To an extent

19.8

17.9

22.9

3) No

18.0

16.8

20.2

4) No opinion

7.8

8.5

6.6

More interest in institutional reform

1) Yes                                

53.7

48.1

62.8

2) To an extent

17.4

17.2

17.7

3) No

24.3

28.7

17.1

4) No opinion

4.6

6.0

2.4

An opportunity to reorganize Palestinian institutions and develop their performance

1) Yes                                

52.3

47.5

60.2

2) To an extent

20.4

21.1

19.4

3) No

21.2

23.6

17.2

4) No opinion

6.1

7.8

3.2

Violent conflict between the political forces

1) Yes                                

39.3

39.4

39.2

2) To an extent

14.8

15.0

14.3

3) No

40.7

39.2

43.1

4) No opinion

5.2

6.4

3.4

More democracy       

1) Yes                                

38.8

37.3

41.1

2) To an extent

16.0

14.4

18.6

3) No

38.6

41.2

34.2

4) No opinion

6.6

7.0

6.0

Decline in international interest in the Palestinian situation         

1) Yes                                

38.5

37.4

40.4

2) To an extent

16.0

16.1

15.8

3) No

39.0

38.7

39.5

4) No opinion

6.5

7.8

4.4

Decline in the performance of the PA 

1) Yes                                

35.1

35.4

34.5

2) To an extent

19.7

19.7

19.7

3) No

37.9

35.9

41.2

4) No opinion

7.3

9.0

4.5

End of Israeli occupation

1) Yes                                

19.7

17.4

23.5

2) To an extent

14.4

12.1

18.1

3) No

60.6

64.5

54.2

4) No opinion

5.3

6.0

4.2

 

Total %

West Bank %

Gaza Strip %

7.             Fears after the Passing of the president

Continuation of the occupation

1) Yes

79.8

80.1

79.4

2) To an extent

8.1

7.5

9.0

3) No

12.1

12.3

11.6

Economic decline

1) Yes

74.2

74.8

73.1

2) To an extent

11.8

11.4

12.5

3) No

14.0

13.8

14.5

Deterioration of Internal Security 

1) Yes

72.6

72.1

73.4

2) To an extent

11.3

12.8

9.0

3) No

16.0

15.1

17.6

Use of weapons in resolving conflicts

1) Yes

67.6

65.6

70.9

2) To an extent

11.3

12.4

9.6

3) No

21.0

22.0

19.5

Reinforcing division between Gaza and the West Bank

1) Yes

67.4

67.1

67.9

2) To an extent

15.2

15.9

14.1

3) No

17.4

17.0

18.1

Abandoning Palestinian national rights

1) Yes

60.4

58.9

62.8

2) To an extent

11.2

12.4

9.2

3) No

28.4

28.7

28.0

Increasing conflict between Palestinian factions

1) Yes

59.7

60.5

58.2

2) To an extent

17.1

16.6

17.8

3) No

23.3

22.9

24.0

Decline in the performance of the Authority

1) Yes

57.9

57.8

58.1

2) To an extent

18.6

18.9

18.0

3) No

23.5

23.3

24.0

 

Total %

West Bank %

Gaza Strip %

Increasing conflict inside Fateh

1) Yes

55.3

58.2

50.5

2) To an extent

17.6

17.2

18.3

3) No

27.1

24.6

31.1

8.             Do you support or oppose disarming the various militias (AlAqsa, Al Qassam, etc…)

1) Support

28.6

27.2

30.9

2) Oppose

65.8

66.0

65.5

3) No opinion

5.6

6.8

3.6

9.             Do you support or oppose the banning of  illegal weapons even if the PA must resort to the use of force to implement that ban? 

1) Support

69.5

66.0

75.4

2) Oppose

27.1

29.5

23.2

3) No opinion

3.4

4.6

1.3

10.         Do you support or oppose a legal ban on the carrying of arms in public places?

1) Support

78.8

79.4

77.8

2) Oppose

20.1

18.8

22.2

3) No opinion

1.1

1.8

 

Fateh and Hamas have varying views and programs on the future of Palestinian  society, in your opinion, which one of them has the most concrete and realistic programs in the following areas?

11.         Achieving a satisfactory political solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 

1) Fateh

50.7

49.6

52.5

2) Hamas

24.4

23.4

26.2

3) No one of them

30.7

34.1

25.1

12.         Achieving a solution to economic and social problems?

1) Fateh

44.2

41.7

48.4

2) Hamas

25.0

24.2

26.5

3) No one of them

30.7

34.1

25.1

13.         Improving Palestinian –international relations?

1) Fateh

65.6

62.4

70.8

2) Hamas

12.9

13.0

12.7

3) No one of them

21.4

24.5

16.4

14.         Improving Palestinian –Arabs relations?

1) Fateh

63.5

60.3

68.8

2) Hamas

16.7

17.7

16.1

3) No one of them

19.7

23.6

13.5

 

Total %

West Bank %

Gaza Strip %

15.         Do you believe that the re-election of president George Bush will lead to:

1) A positive push to the peace process

16.1

13.2

20.9

2) Reinforcing the status quo

12.4

11.7

13.4

3) Intensifying pressure on  the Palestinians to concede to Israeli demands

71.5

75.1

65.7

16.         Do you believe that the U.S. government is serious about establishing Palestinian state in WBG?

1) Yes

16.6

13.6

21.6

2) No

74.6

76.9

70.7

3) No one of them

8.8

9.5

7.7

17.         Do you support or oppose return to the continuation of negotiations with Israel ?

1) Support

68.9

66.4

73.2

2) Oppose

27.5

29.2

24.6

3) No opinion

3.6

4.4

2.3

18.         Do you support a lasting solution to the Palestinian –Israeli conflict based on U.N. Resolutions? 

1) Yes

64.2

62.5

67.1

2) No

31.2

32.0

29.8

3) No one of them

4.6

5.5

3.1

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