Please note that the opinions expressed in the survey represent the viewpoint of the respondents only, and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the Center for Strategic Studies, the University of Jordan, or their employees.
October 26, 2021
Continuing on the vocation of the Center of Strategic Studies of probing citizens’ perceptions and analyzing public opinion discourse regarding Jordanian governments’ ability to fulfill their mandates, this poll has been conducted on Dr. Bisher Al-Khasawneh’s government following one year of its formation; as the government was formed on 12/10/2020, and the center conducted the formation poll between 13-19/10/2020, the one-hundred days poll between 24-31/1/2021, and the two-hundred days poll between 16-21/5/2021.
This poll was conducted between 4-11/10/2021. The national sample size was 1872 respondents aged above 18 years, with an equal gender representation (50% males and 50% females), randomly selected from 156 locations representing the entirety of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The opinion leaders sample size was 655 respondents, distributed into seven categories, namely: senior state women and men, political party leaders, professional and labor union leaders, university professors, senior business men and women, novelists and journalists, and writers and artists; and at a response rate of 93.5%.
Seventy-five field and office-based researchers and 15 supervisors took part in conducting this survey. The margin of error in the national sample was ± 2.5 at a confidence level of 95.0%.
This poll also surveys Jordanian citizens’ attitudes and evaluation of their government’s performance in a number of focal areas, as well as its ability to fulfill the duties stated in the Designation Letter. Furthermore, the survey aimed to investigate the trends in public opinion on the general course of development in the country, and the main challenges facing Jordan and the region today. In addition, it aimed to understand people’s opinions and perceptions on a number of current affairs in Jordan, the economic circumstance in Jordan, trust in public institutions, social trust and happiness in Jordan, as well as the New Levant alliance, and the Egyptian-Jordanian-Syrian-Lebanese agreement.