NEWS AND EVENTS
February 17, 2007
Uzbekistan?s citizens find pace of reforms normal ? poll
The majority of Uzbek citizens polled by the Ijtimoiy Firk public opinion center evaluated the socioeconomic state of the country as good and stable. According to the center?s latest poll, every second surveyed person believes the pace of economic reforms is normal.
Most respondents support the measures of the government aimed at strengthening stability and international consent in the society.
The survey indicated improvement of the living levels, with the population buying more household items. Each fourth family is said to have a car, according to the survey.
While most respondents said they have stable access to electricity and gas, water supply and heating turned out to be a problem for the most part of the rural population.
Asked about migration, the majority of the surveyed said they did not want to leave Uzbekistan for permanent residence.