The survey was carried out by Mina Tzemach. 482 respondents were interviewed using the I-PANEL online system. This is a representative sample of adult Israelis (aged 18 and over). The margin of error is +/- 4.6 percent.
Does the state provide an adequate response to the complicated social problems in Israeli society or are citizen actions required (e.g. protests) in order to advance the cause of dealing with social problems in the country?
|Civil activities necessary||89.2%||430|
|State provides adqueate reponse||10.8%||52|
Are civil society actions needed in order to deal with social problems?
Of the following civil society actions, which do you think is the most likely to advance social change? Mark one answer only.
|Protests on social networks||10.7%||51|
The following is a list of issues that are considered to be social problems. Mark the issues which motivate you to take an active part in social protests. Please also note if none of these issues motivate you.
|Increasing the tax burden
lower rungs of society
|The control of tycoons||41.3%||199|
|None of these issues
encourage me to take
an active role in
What do you think was the impact of the social protests movement on the public’s faith in its ability to bring change? Mark one answer only.
To what extent do you think that social change organizations contribute or don’t contribute to advancing these issues?
As a citizen, do you feel that you are capable of influencing what goes on around you?
The following is a list of different actions that are intended to influence social change. Mark which actions you have participated in over the last three years. If you didn’t participate in any of these actions, don’t mark anything.
|Signed a petition||66.9%||322|
|Wrote on a social network||40.9%||197|
|Wrote letters to decision makers||16.7%||80|
|Wrote to newspapers||9.1%||44|
|Joined a political party||7.8%||37|
|Organized a group of activists||5.4%||26|
|Meetings with decision makers||4.0%||19|
|Far lower than average||25.4%||122|
|Slightly lower than average||18.7%||90|
|Marginally lower than average||44.1%||212|
|Around the average||28.1%||135|
|A little above the average||20.5%||99|
|A lot above the average||7.2%||35|
|Marginally above the average||27.80%||134|
Place of birth
|Don’t know/Refuse to answer||0.4%||2|