August 9, 2018
According to a new poll, the vast majority of people in Sweden feel their country is going in the “wrong direction” with many concerned about the levels of crime and immigration.
The newly released data comes ahead of Sweden’s national elections in September, and was assembled by the France-based polling firm Ipsos’s “What Worries the World” study, which examines attitudes to a number of issues in various countries, ranking top issues of concern.
The data for Sweden shows 73 percent of respondents believing the country is going in the wrong direction compared to the average of 56 percent worldwide.
The poll examined citizens’ opinions on unemployment, poverty, crime and violence, financial and political corruption, as well as healthcare issues.
Crime and violence was the issue that concerned Swedes the most according to the data with 50 percent of Swedish respondents saying they were very concerned about the topic.
This article was posted: Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 6:12 am