February 28, 2015
The Center for Strategic Studies at
Jordan University conducted a poll during the period 15-17/ 2/2015, to measure
the attitudes and trends of Jordanian citizens about some of the current
A stratified clustered sample
method was used for the implementation of the survey. This design enables CSS
to easily analyze and subsequently publish the results. It is also the most
effective and feasible sample design for comparing the information on different
provincial levels. The sample was based on geographical and administrative
divisions within the kingdom as well as addressing social stratification
between rural and urban areas. CSS drew the sample in a way to represent geographical
and administrative levels, and to reach the level of housing blocs as the
smallest sampling unit. The sample size in the small provinces was increased to
ensure a higher representation and more accurate results.
The poll included a sample of 2,016 Jordanians, ages 18 and older, out
of which 2,001 completed the questionnaire, giving us a response rate of 99.3%.
The sample polled consisted of an equal number of males and females, with a
2.5% margin of error. CSS collected the data from respondents via face-to-face
This poll comes after the implementation of two
earlier surveys about Islamic organizations and movements conducted by CSS. The first was conducted in the month of August
2014 and the second in December 2014. The
report shows the comparison results in the three polls that have been
The survey aimed to measure the attitudes and trends
of Jordanians about the following issues:
1. The overall assessment of the course of things in
Jordan and assess the government's performance in the last period.
2. The most important problems facing Jordan from the perspective of the
3. Jordanian attitudes toward extremist movements.
4. Jordanian attitudes towards the international coalition against “ISIS” and
Jordan’s participation in this coalition.
5. Jordanian opinions about the death of Captain Pilot Moath Kasasbeh.
6. Jordanian attitudes towards Jordan options against the war on “ISIS”.
7. Aassess the extent of the Jordanian security services success in managing
the crisis with “ISIS” in the last stage.
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