Poll: Slovaks worry about corruption and a bad political culture

The most problematic area is the standard of living.

"Corruption is cancer of society""Corruption is cancer of society" (Source: Sme)

Corruption, a bad political culture and non-functional health care raise the most concerns among people in Slovakia. They are less bothered by unemployment or the economic situation, a poll carried out by the Focus agency for the ethics watchdog Transparency International Slovakia (TIS) shows.

Respondents of the poll, conducted between December 2 and 9 on 1,009 respondents, were asked to choose the three biggest problems of people in Slovakia.

The standard of living is considered the most problematic, as the results suggest. It is followed by the situation in health care, and unemployment.

“While at the beginning of the decade, most Slovaks saw unemployment as the biggest problem in the country, it is currently in fifth place,” TIS wrote, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

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