Givi Silagadze

Givi is a Researcher at CRRC Georgia.

Datablog | How has Georgia changed in the last decade?

Georgians tend to believe that poverty, crime, and corruption have increased in the last decade, while affordable healthcare has become more accessible. But public data does not always match these assessments.

Datablog | Georgian politics leave many feeling alienated

Data suggests that 51% of the public believes they don’t have a say in what the government does.

Datablog | Most Georgians believe that Georgia is not a democracy

The share of Georgians who believe that their country is a democracy is at its lowest in a decade.

Datablog | Who is pro-Russian in Georgia

While a majority of Georgia’s public holds pro-Western views, a sizeable minority hold pro-Russian attitudes. 

Datablog | How does Georgia’s democracy compare with countries granted EU candidacy?

The Georgian Government officially applied for EU membership on 3 March 2022, after previously not planning to do so until 2024.

Datablog | Georgia’s partisan division in support for Ukraine

Supporters of Georgian Dream are less supportive of Georgia joining sanctions or the government being more vocal in supporting the government of Ukraine. 

Datablog | Georgians split on whether country is democratic 

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

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. 

Datablog | The Gakharia effect

How did the resignation of Giorgi Gakharia as prime minister affect Georgians’ political views?

Datablog | What issues are important for Tbilisi residents?

Georgia’s local elections were short on substantive discussions of issues, but what do Tbilisians want from their local government?

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