Opinion Poll 2016 – Algeria (factsheet)

January 25, 2017
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EU cooperation positively perceived in Algeria, poll reveals

A large majority of Algerians (%78) believe the EU’s financial support to their country has been totally effective, and two thirds of them see the EU as an important partner, according to the findings of a survey carried out in the framework of the EU-funded EU Neighbours South project.

In fact, more than half of respondents in Algeria consider that the support of the EU contributes a lot to the development of their country while a majority of them think the EU should have a greater role to play in their country in trade (70%), human rights (69%), economic development (69%), transport (62%) and education (65%).
Almost three quarters of Algerians are satisfied with their life while only 29% are positive about the economic situation and 22% about employment in their country.
This survey is part of the first series of opinion polls, conducted in seven EU Southern Neighbourhood partner countries: Algeria, Israel, Jordan Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia, looking, inter alia, at perceptions of, and attitudes towards the EU, level of information about the EU awareness of EU financial support as well as the general mood of respondents in the Southern Neighbourhood countries, including their views on current and future economic, employment and general life situations.
Read more about the Opinion Poll 2016 (report).