More than three-quarters of Israelis are optimistic about their country’s
future, despite security, socioeconomic and other serious challenges that lie
ahead, the Israel Democracy Institute found in its annual Democracy Index
published on Thursday.
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The index is an extensive annual public opinion
poll project, which has been conducted by the IDI’s Guttman Center for Surveys
since 2003. The 57-question survey of a representative national sample of 1,025
Israeli adults (834 Jews and 191 Arabs) was taken by Tel Aviv University’s Cohen
Institute for Public Opinion between April 16 and May 17. It had a margin of
error of only 3.1 percentage points.