Future National Economy

Survey Items

And in the next 12 months do you think that, in general, the economic situation of your country will improve, stay the same or get worse compared to the way it is now? 1 = worse, 2 = the same, 3 = better

What are your expectations for the next twelve months: will the next twelve months be better, worse or the same, when it comes to…? The economic situation in [Country]. What are your expectations for the year to come: will [next year] be better, worse or the same, when it comes to: The economic situation in [Country]. 1 = worse, 2 = same, 3 = better

And, in two years time, do you think you will be more satisfied, less satisfied or as satisfied as you are today with…? The economic situation in [Country]. 1 = less satisfied, 2 = no change in satisfaction, 3 = more satisfied

And regarding the future, do you expect that in the next year the economic situation of the country will improve, get worse, or remain the same? 1 = will get worse, 2 = the same, 3 = will improve

Compared with this year, in your opinion, will next year be a year of economic prosperity, economic difficulty or remain the same? (Alternative: Looking ahead to next year, [year], do you think: It will be a year of economic prosperity or economic difficulty, or remain the same.) 1 = economic difficulty, 2 = remain the same, 3 = economic prosperity

What about in twelve months time? Do you expect economic conditions in [Country] to be worse, the same, or better than they are now? 1 = much worse, 2 = worse, 3 = about the same, 4 = better, 5 = much better

Looking ahead, do you expect the economic conditions in this country to be better or worse in twelve months time? 1 = much worse, 2 = worse, 3 = about the same, 4 = better, 5 = much better

What do you think will be the state of our country’s economic condition five years from now? Will it be: 1 = much worse, 2 = a little worse, 3 = about the same, 4 = a little better, 5 = much better

And in the next 12 months do you think that, in general, the economic situation of your country will improve, stay the same or get worse compared to the way it is now? (Alternative: And over the next 12 months, do you think the general economic situation in [County] will get a lot worse, get a little worse, stay the same, get a little better, get a lot better?) 1 = much worse, 2 = a little worse, 3 = about the same, 4 = a little better, 5 = much better

Speaking about the economic conditions in this country in general, do you think that the next twelve months will be for the economy a good time, a bad time, or something else? 1 = bad, 2 = generally bad, 3 = neither good nor bad, 4 = generally good, 5 = good

What do you think will be the economic situation in your country during the next few years (3-5 years) compared to the current situation? 1 = much worse, 2 = somewhat worse, 3 = almost the same as the current situation, 4 = somewhat better, 5 = much better

According to you, in five years, will the situation in each of the following domains be better or less good than it is now? The situation of the [Nationality] economy 1 = definitely less good, 2 = somewhat less good, 3 = identical, 4 = somewhat better, 5 = much better

And do you think the next generation will be more economically prosperous, less economically prosperous or the same as now? 1 = a lot less economically prosperous than now, 2 = a little less economically prosperous than now, 3 = the same as now, 4 = a little more economically prosperous than now, 5 = a lot more economically prosperous than now