Posts tagged as survey

Most employees ready to welcome disabled people in workplace, survey shows

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

An absolute majority, or 82% of employees surveyed, say they would support an employer’s decision to hire a disabled person and be willing to engage and help, according to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Welfare and Norstat. A total of 1,012 economically active respondents were surveyed with the aim of clarifying the attitudes of employees towards the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace team. Survey results…

Survey: Families in Tallinn need €1,063 minimum income each month

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

A family of four in Tallinn needs a minimum income of €1,063 a month to sustain itself, which is more than in Riga or in Vilnius, a survey by the Swedbank Institute for Finances found. Of the Baltic capitals, families living in Tallinn have the highest incomes and more money left over after paying mandatory expenses. An analysis based on household models showed the monthly costs for food, housing and…

Shocking results of survey in Lithuania

By Adomas Abromaitis on Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Lithuanian authorities in recent future could face harsh criticism from society and disagreement with current foreign and domestic policies. The recent opinion poll has become the clear indicator of people’ dissatisfaction with government’s policy which resulted in loss of sovereignty of the country. Lithuanian analysts were very confused with the results of the latest survey. On November 7-30, 2020, a representative survey was conducted by the company Baltijos tyrimai: 1004…

Corruption gone down in Lithuania

Monday, March 1, 2021

A survey initiated by Special Investigations Service shows that the number of people who have given a bribe over the past year has gone down in Lithuania, but there’s a growing number of people who believe bribes help to solve problems. Commissioned by the SIS and carried out by Vilmorus, the survey, called “Lithuania’s Corruption Map 2020”, revealed that 9 percent of people surveyed said they had given a bribe…

Big increase in unemployment in Latvia

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

In the course of 2020, the number of unemployed persons in Latvia increased by 28.4 % according to the results of the Labour Force Survey of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) released February 24. 78,700 people aged 15 to 74 were unemployed. Compared to 2019, the number of the unemployed has increased by 17,400 or 28.4 %. Last year, the unemployment rate in Latvia was 8.1 %, which is 1.8 percentage points higher than in 2019. The…

Estonians are less likely to choose to live in an urban area than Latvians or Lithuanians

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Estonians are less likely to choose to live in an urban area than Latvians or Lithuanians, according to a recent survey which also found that purchasing property online was more attractive to respondents the northernmost Baltic State, than those in Latvia and Lithuania. According to the survey, conducted by pollsters Norstat on behalf of Citadele Banka, a Latvian bank, Estonians were half as likely to consider moving to an urban…

Survey: Estonian businesses hiring more international remote workers

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Due to the travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and in order to alleviate shortages of labor, companies in Estonia have increasingly begun to hire international remote workers, a survey conducted by the Center for Applied Social Sciences (CASS) at the University of Tartu shows. “Flexible solutions, when it comes to the work environment, are becoming ever more important and many jobs do not necessarily require working at the…

EIB releases comprehensive investment survey

Friday, December 4, 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has published a new edition of its annual EIB Group Survey on Investment and Investment Finance (EIBIS) of European businesses. The new edition sheds light on the impact of COVID-19 on businesses’ investment and future employment plans, as well as innovation and digitalisation activities and the impact of climate change and climate investment on EU firms and includes a chapter on Latvia. “In the current year,…

Survey: Latvian trust in official information is dwindling

Monday, November 30, 2020

Over the last half-year, public confidence in information provided by public authorities on the spread and limitations of COVID-19 has decreased significantly, as shown by a recent SKDS study, Latvian Television reported November 28. The Internet is flooding with stories of someone who has not done a test but received positive result. Or about someone who died of other causes, but medics want to show COVID-19 as a cause of death…

Lithuanians favour Biden over Trump in US election – survey

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

More Lithuanians would prefer Joe Biden over Donald Trump as the next US president, an opinion poll has found, although half do not have a favourite in the US presidential race. The survey by Vilmorus, commissioned by BNS, asked 1,001 people which of the two presidential candidates would be better for Lithuania. About a third, 32.5 percent, said Biden would be a better US president for Lithuania, while 18.1 percent…