The Caucasus Datablog

The Datablog analyses issues and trends in the region using data and public polling. It is a collaboration between OC Media and CRRC Georgia.

Datablog | Both religion and the county’s Soviet past contribute to Homophobia in Georgia

Religiosity appears to encourage homophobia — but so too does a communist past.

Datablog | Georgian public opinion on the SSG files

Fifty-nine percent of the Georgian public isn’t aware of the State Security Service leaks of 2021.

Datablog | Georgians are becoming less satisfied with the government’s COVID response

Favourable views of the state’s handling of the crisis have been on a slow decline since the start of the pandemic.


Datablog | Georgians are becoming more accepting of premarital sex

While Georgian society tends to find sex before marriage unacceptable for women, attitudes are slowly changing.

Datablog | Who is informed about COVID-19 vaccination in Georgia?

People outside of Tbilisi, ethnic minorities, those without tertiary education and those who support the opposition have become relatively more informed over 2021.

Datablog | Georgians split on whether country is democratic 

Only 39% of voters say that Georgia is a democracy.

Datablog | Georgians want immigration restrictions for Russians

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, there has been an outflow of Russians to the South Caucasus.

Datablog | Georgians want their government to support Ukraine

 The Russian invasion of Ukraine shook Georgia, and new polling from CRRC Georgia reveals the extent of the political fallout so far.

Datablog | Young Georgians do not want a military solution in Abkhazia and South Ossetia

The War in Ukraine has raised questions abroad about a potential outbreak of hostilities in Georgia.

Datablog | How many votes were bought in Georgia’s local elections?

According to new research, 20% of Tbilisi’s population appears to be willing to sell their vote. 

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