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Prime Minister Roivas viewed as "untrustworthy" by 47 percent of Estonians

  • 2015-08-31
  • BNS/TBT Staff/TALLINN

According to a recent survey carried out by Estonian research company, Turu-uuringute AS, 43 percent of Estonians regard Prime Minister Taavi Roivas as trustworthy, while 47 percent view him as untrustworthy.

The figures were reported by Estonian daily, Eesti Paevaleht.

On a scale of 1 to 5, Roivas' work merited an average score of 2.77, a figure below the scale’s average. 

The survey, conducted in August, showed the Prime Minister's approval ratings are increasing, albeit at a fairly slow pace. Since May, he has gained 0.2 points.

Roivas' score correlates with party ratings, which show a rise in support for the Prime Minister's Reform Party.

Roivas' work received the highest scores from supporters of the Reform Party, an average of 3.53.

The lowest average came from the supporters supporters of the opposition Center Party, at 2.44.

The share of respondents unable to rate the prime minister's work dropped to 16 percent in August compared to 19 percent in May, and 18 percent in June.

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