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UNITED NATION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM *** ‘”SOCIOMETR’” INDEPENDENT SOCIOLOGICAL CENTER

Questionnaire MDG- 06

Interviewer

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The survey is anonymous; there is no need to mention your name, and you may skip the unpleasant questions

start time ……....… end time……..…… duration …… min Could you please express your opinion about the changes, which took place in the recent 3-4 years in: 1. Country Changes

1.1 Economical situation

1.2 Employment

1.3 Hunan rights protection

1.4 Social security

1.5 Women rights protection

More positive Unchanged positive Unchanged negative More negative No answer

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1.6 civil participation in decisions

2. Your region Changes

2.1 Economical situation

2.2 Employment

2.3 Hunan rights protection

2.4 Social security

2.5 Women rights protection

More positive Unchanged positive Unchanged negative More negative No answer

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

2.6 civil participation in decisions

3. Your community Changes

3.1 Economical situation

3.2 Employment

3.3 Hunan rights protection

3.4 Social security

3.5 Women rights protection

More positive Unchanged positive Unchanged negative More negative No answer

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

4.6 civil participation in decisions

4. Your family Changes

4.1 Economical situation

4.2 Employment

4.3 Hunan rights protection

4.4 Social security

4.5 Women situation

More positive Unchanged positive Unchanged negative More negative No answer

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

4.6 family participation in decisions

To whom or to what would you link the current situation in…?

5. The spheres of economy and employment 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 7 5.7

Government Local authorities Local businessmen Foreign nations Foreign businessmen International organizations Individual efforts Spontaneity

Country 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Region 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Community 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Family 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

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6. Social security 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7

Country 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Government Local authorities Ministries / state agency Foreign nation / organization Local beneficiary NGO Individual efforts Spontaneously

Region 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Community 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Family 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Community 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

Family 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

7. Women rights and gender equality 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7

Government Local authorities Political parties International organizations and NGOs Local women NGOs Individual efforts of women Spontaneously

Country 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Region 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

8. Which basic rights and conditions of its citizens are protected by the State?

8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22

Pre-school training Professional education High school education College education University education Employment Unemployment payments Disabled payments Pension Children payments State students pension Poverty payment /”Pharos” poverty program/ Free Health Care for Population Free delivery Free Health Care for Children Free Health Care for Matures Free Health Care for Disabled Free Health Care for Pensioners Quality of drinking water Provision of housing Guaranteeing business Free advocacy

protected

Difficult to answer

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

9. Could you please indicate those sources, from where you learnt about the guarantees of the State? (1-2 options) Sources

• • • • • • • • • • •

Scholl / college / university Special books / newsletters Constitution of RA TV-casts Radio-casts Newspapers Meetings / gatherings NGO’s actions Friendly chat Through the job activities Can’t say clearly

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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Did it happen in the recent 3-4 years, that your family or any of the families you know 10 that because of lack of financial means often

sometimes

never

don’t know

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

1

2

3

4

1 1 1

2 2 2

3 3 3

4 4 4

1

2

3

4

often

sometimes

never

don’t know

1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4

1

2

3

4

1 1

2 2

3 3

4 4

other

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2

3

4

other

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3

4

10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12

Pregnant women didn’t apply to the doctor Women were to deliver in home conditions Teenagers were deprived of medical care Pensioners are rejected in medical care Children don’t attend kindergarten Children leave the school after the 8th grade Children entered college, but then left Children entered university, but then left Local authorities didn’t provide certificate/ didn’t implement agreement The court didn’t provide a lawyer Did not receive drinking water for several days Was not supplied with electricity for several days

other 11 or there were case when

11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8

People were fired from job without a sound reason Women left the job because of harassment Unemployed person was not registered Law machinery arrested without a reason Community authorities have declined without legal reasoning Official of other state institution /school principle and others/ has declined a regular request Private business was bereaved or prohibited Was not allowed to establish a legal business

12 Were there cases, when in order to proceed with some affair, a bribe was necessary? previously forcedly

voluntary

Bonus, present

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

other

1

2

3

other

1

2

3

12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 12.10 12.11 12.12 12.13

Heads of communities / cities Ministries Tax inspection Custom inspection State committee of Real State Cadastre Notary Passport office Police Court Prosecutor’s office School When entering to state university / college When studying in state university / college

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Now here are several questions about the financial conditions in your family. 13. Please describe your family type and the number of members:

Type 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4

2 2 2 2 2

Incomplete Nuclear 2-generational Extended

3 3 3 3 3

Number of members 5 6 7 5 6 7 5 6 7 5 6 7 5 6 7

4 4 4 4 4

8 8 8 8 8

9 9 9 9 9

10 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 10 +

14. Please describe the structure of your family and employment of each of the adults:

14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 14.10 14.11 14.12

Grand-father Grand-mother

Father Mother Brother Brother Brother Sister Sister Sister other other

State servant

Job

Business

Farmer

Selfocup.

Student

Unemployed

Jobless

Pensioner

Payment recipient

Migrant worker

Convict

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11

12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

15. How many of them are at home now? 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8

Grand-father Grand-mother Father Mother Brother Brother Sister Sister

Be present

Migrant worker

Communicate

Don’t communicate

Place is unknown

other

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

16. Yearly family budget by person in average (in 1000 AMD = $2.6) Monthly 16.1 16.2 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.2 16.3

Yearly

Wages Money income Pension Payment Transfer Welfare (in money) Only for Farming Production (in money) farmers Sale of Farming Production total per capita

17. How much are the family needs covered by the income?

- Does not cover the basic needs - Covers food hardly, rarely clothes - Covers food, sometimes clothes, no savings - Covers food and clothes, some savings - Have savings, and are satisfied

17.1 very poor

17.2 Poor

17.3 modest

17.4 well-off

18.5 rich

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

1 2 3 4 5

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18. Please describe the living conditions of your family: absent 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.8 18.9

In general Furniture Heating Electricity supply Water supply Washing Household equipment TV-set Personal car use

minimal

below average

average

above average

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

19. How did you cover those needs, which are of large costs? Savings

Uncompensated assistance

Sold something

Took a debt

Refused

Other

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2

3

4

5

6

7

1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4 4 4

5 5 5 5 5 5 5

6 6 6 6 6 6 6

7 7 7 7 7 7 7

No need 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 19.9

Wedding Giving birth Jubilee Education fee Renovation Health care Funeral Car Summer vocations

20. Please describe the conditions of your community/ locality compared to the previous times:

20.1 20.2 21.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 20.9 20.10 20.11 20.12 20.13

Streets condition Streets lighting Cleanness of streets and yards Scavenging Water supply Heating possibility Gas supply Operating elevators Roofs and entrances condition Quality of drinking water Clearness of air Mobile telephone coverage Internet connection

visibly improved

Unchanged normal

Unchanged worsened

visibly worsened

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

21. In your opinion, what income per person per month you would assume, that the family is poor, modest, welloff or rich ? (in 1000 AMD)

21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4

Poor Modest Well-off Rich

5.0

10.0

20.0

30.0

40.0

50.0

100.0

200.0

300.0

400.0

400.0 +

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3 3 3 3

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5 5 5 5

6 6 6 6

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10 10 10 10

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22 . What percentage of community families you know are poor, modest, well-off and rich? 3.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4

Poor Modest Well-off Rich

5.0

10.0

20.0

30.0

40.0

50.0

60.0

70.0

80.0

90.0

100.0

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2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3

4 4 4 4

5 5 5 5

6 6 6 6

7 7 7 7

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9 9 9 9

10 10 10 10

11 11 11 11

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What issues would you assume are more important in the nearest future for the country, for your region, for your community and for your family and who is responsible for their solution? (up to 3 option)

23. for the country Issues - Economical growth - Work place creation - Poverty reduction - Health care accessibility - Education accessibility - Human rights protection - Gender equality establishment - Struggle against corruption - Nature protection - Rationally use of natural resources - Forest cutting prevention

23.1 government 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

23.2 local authorities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

23.3 businessmen 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

23.4 donor-nations 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

23.5 diaspora 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

24.4 donor-nations 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

24.5 diaspora 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

24. For the region Issues - Economical growth - Work place creation - Poverty reduction - Health care accessibility - Education accessibility - Human rights protection - Gender equality establishment - Struggle against corruption - Nature protection - Forest cutting prevention

24.1 government 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

24.2 local authorities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

24.3 businessmen 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

25. For your community Issues - Economical growth - Work place creation - Poverty reduction - Health care accessibility - Education accessibility - Human rights protection - Gender equality establishment - General ordering - Provision of quality water supply - Forest and green zones protection - Cleanness of air - Struggle against corruption

25.1 government 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

25.2 local authorities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

25.3 businessmen 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

25.4 benefactors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

25.5 diaspora 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

26.2 local authorities 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

26.3 businessmen 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

26.4 benefactors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

26.5 ourselves 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

10 11

10 11

10 11

10 11

25. For your family Issues - Financial position improvement - Provision of job - Establish of family business - Increasing salaries - Increasing pensions - Increasing social payments - Health care accessibility - Education accessibility - Quality water supply securing - Summer holiday accessibility - Culture consumption /theatre, cinema other

26.1 government 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

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What steps should be taken (or to be continued) to resolve the issues which you indicate as the important by: 27 The Government 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.4 27.5 27.6 27.7 27.8

Economical growth Work place creation Poverty reduction Health care accessibility Education accessibility Nature protection Gender equality establishment Straggle against corruption

28 Regional Administration 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.4 28.5 28.6 28.7 28.8

Economical growth Work place creation Poverty reduction Health care accessibility Education accessibility Nature protection Gender equality establishment Straggle against corruption

29 Local Authorities 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 29.5 29.6 29.7 29.8 29.9 29.10

Economical growth Work place creation Poverty reduction Health care accessibility Education accessibility Nature protection Gender equality establishment General ordering Heating Securing Clean air securing

30 Your Family 30.1 30.2 30.3 30.4 30.5 30.6 30.7 30.8 30.8

Financial position improvement Provision of job Rise in wages Rise in pension Health care accessibility Education accessibility Provision of quality of drinking water Provision of hot water Heating possibility

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Are you aware of the “Strategic Plan for Poverty Reduction” implemented by the Government in 2003-2006? 31 If you are aware, please indicate where from have you heard about it and how would you evaluate the results?

Results evaluation sources • • • • • • • • •

TV-programs Radio-programs Official announcements Newspapers / newsletters Special books / magazines Meetings / gatherings Conversation with friends Through job activities Can not say clearly

31.1 Completely satisfied

31.2 Somewhat satisfied

31.3 Somewhat unsatisfied

31.4 Completely unsatisfied

31.5 Don’t know

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

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Are you aware, that the “Strategic Plan for Poverty Reduction” (SPPR) developed by the government of RA is linked to the 10 Millennium Development Goals (MDP), adopted by the United Nations? 32 If yes, please indicate where from have you heard about it and how would you evaluate the SPPR serves to the accomplishment of these goals?

Evaluation sources • • • • • • • • •

TV-programs Radio-programs Official announcements Newspapers / newsletters Special books / magazines Meetings / gatherings Conversation with friends Through job activities Can not say clearly

32.1 fully serves

32.2 partly serves

32.3 partly doesn’t serve

32.4 Completely doesn’t serve

32.5 Don’t know

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Would you like to be informed in details about the next SPPR directed to the accomplishment of MDG? 33. If yes, then what sources you’d like to be informed from? (Indicate 1 or 2)

• • • • • •

TV-programs Radio-programs Newspapers / newsletters Special booklets / books Meetings / discussions NGOs action

1 2 3 4 5 6

34. Would you like to participate freely in the implementation of SPPR linked to your community and if yes,

then how? • Discussions • MDG ideas and ways of popularization • Local Program preparation • Personal participation in activities • To render various ways` money, equipment etc. • Program implementation control Other

1 2 3 4 5 6

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Are you aware about the International donor organizations and grants and assistance, provided to Armenia by those organizations? 35. If you are aware, can you please remember what is this assistance like and how large is the demand for that? Demanded Assistance vclume

Assistance goals

fully

Partly

Not

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3

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3

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36. Can you please indicate those, who has received that assistance? Country

Region

Community

Friends

Our family

Benefactor himself

Officials

Program local executor

No one

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other

37. Regardless the current situation, what do you expect for the country, for the region, for the community and for your family? 37.1 Country 1 2 3 4 5

Prosperity will continue Prosperity will at last start Current hard situation will continue Current situation will become even harder Don’t know

1 1 1 1 1 1

37.2

Region

37.3 Community

2 2 2 2 2 2

3 3 3 3 3 3

37.4

Family

4 4 4 4 4 4

C. Respondents social-demographic data C1 Gender …..… 1. 2. C2. Age … 1 2 3 4 5

C3 Education ..………...… 1 2 3

C4 Marital status ……………….1.2 3 4

C7 Occupation ………………….…………..…… 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 C8 Position …………………………………………1 2 3 4 5 C9 Type of home: detached house – 1 apartment - 2 renting house – 3 refugees hostel - 4

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