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1 The confidence in business in Lithuania September 2008

2 2 Research organization Contracting authority: JSC Baltijos komunikacijos partneriai Effector: TNS Gallup Project manager: Quantitative research department project manager Andrėja Stravinskaitė Report preparation: Quantitative research department project manager Raimonda Rokaitė

3 3 Research presentation RESEARCH OBJECTIVE To ascertain Lithuanians confidence in business THE RESEARCH METHOD THE DIRECT INTERVIEW THE NUMBER OF RESPONDENTS 1016 (2 Omnibus waves) THE INQUIRY PERIOD August 25, 2008 – September 10, 2008 STATISTIC DATA BIAS 1000 3,1 50 3,1 45/55 3 40/60 3 35/65 2,8 30/ 70 2,7 25/75 2,5 20/80 2,2 15/85 1,9 10/90 1,4 5/95 Screening extent The answer repartition Example: 1000 respondents were answering the question what brands do they know. Suppose 85% respondents say that they know brand X. This means that it is possible to state with 95% probability that the real value is in the interval 85 ± 2,2%.

4 4 Social-demographic respondent characteristics – 1 % is calculated from the total number of respondents (N=1016) SEX Man Woman NATIONALITY Lithuanian Other nationality AGE 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-74 EDUCATION Primary education Basic education Secondary education Further education Higher education STATUS Owner Employee Maternal, child care vacations, housewife Unemployed, searching for job Pensioner Student, pupil FAMILY STATUS Married, lives together Single Lives separately, divorced, widow. Widower SIZE OF INHABITED LOCALITY More than 200k inhabitants 30-200k inhabitants 2-30k inhabitants Less than 2000 inhabitants AVERAGE MONTHLY INCOME PER 1 FAMILY MEMBER up to 500 Lt 501-700 Lt 701-1000 Lt More than 1000 Lt Dont know, did not answered AVERAGE PERSONAL MONTHLY INCOME Up to 600 Lt 600-800 Lt 801-1500 Lt More than 1500 Lt Dont know, did not answered

5 5 Social-demographic respondent characteristics – 1 % is calculated from the total number of respondents (N=1016) INHABITED LOCALITY Vilnius Kaunas Klaipeda Siauliai Panevezys Vilnius district Utena district Kaunas district Alytus district Marijampole district Panevezys district Siauliai district Taurage district Telsiai district Klaipeda district

6 6 Major part of inquiry participants thinks that business in Lithuania is dishonest or more dishonest than honest – such opinion is of 73% of all Lithuanian people. Although almost fifth part of respondents thinks that business in Lithuania is honest or more honest than dishonest. People with primary education, with 501-700 average monthly income for one family member or with 600-800 personal monthly income thinks more often that business in Lithuania is honest and people with higher education, bigger than 1000 monthly income for one family member and those, who live in Vilnius or Kaunas thinks that business in Lithuania is more dishonest than honest. Respondents of age 20-39 with further education, employees, women in maternity/child care vacations/housewives, people with highest personal income more often has opinion that business in Lithuania is more dishonest than honest. The most strict negative position is held by 60-70 years old respondents, unemployed people and pensioners. The business honesty estimation in Lithuania Do you think that business in Lithuania is honest? Use 4 grade scale to evaluate when 4 is business in Lithuania is honest, 3- business in Lithuania is more honest than dishonest, 2 – business in Lithuania is more dishonest than honest, 1 – business in Lithuania is dishonest. % is calculated from the total number of respondents (N=1016) Honest More honest than dishonest More dishonest than honest Dishonest Its hard to say

7 7 The estimation of business honesty in Lithuania. Section-1 % calculated from the concrete target group (e.g.15-19 years old respondents) Honest More honest than dishonest More dishonest than honest Dishonest Its hard to say Sex Nationality Age Education TOTAL Men Woman Lithuanian Other nationality Years

8 8 The estimation of business honesty in Lithuania. Section -2 % calculated from the concrete target group (e.g.15-19 years old respondents) Honest More honest than dishonest More dishonest than honest Dishonest Its hard to say Occupation Average monthly income per one family member Personal average monthly income The size of inhabited locality Owner Employee Maternity/child care vacations, housewife Unemployed, searching for job Pensioner Student, pupil Up to More than 1000 Lt Dont know, did not answered Up to Dont know, did not answered More than 200k inhabitants 30-200k inhabitants 2-30k inhabitants Less than 2000 inhabitants More than

9 9 The business structure aspects estimation in Lithuania % is calculated from the total number of respondents (N=1016) The opinion about business in Lithuania is obviously more negative – the biggest parts are in the negative statement side; i. e. more respondents agrees to the statements where business in Lithuania is described in negative aspects (42-60%) than to those where business is described positively (16-28%). It is mostly agreed to the opinion that business will do anything seeking for profit, even if it will take to offend legislative acts (60% agrees absolutely or highly), business seek for profit despite employees needs and welfare (56% agrees absolutely or highly) and that business supports all the projects and social initiatives just in seek of personal profit (55% agrees absolutely or highly). The respondents of elder age, with lower education, pensioner age people and people living in rural territories has more often a negative opinion about different business aspects. Now I will give you few statements about Lithuanian business structure in general. Please evaluate each of them. In each line there is a two pinions about same aspect. Please say whit which opinion you agree more. Use 5 grade scale. If you absolutely agree with the statement/opinion on the left side, evaluate it with 1 point. If you absolutely agree with the statement/opinion on the right side, evaluate it with 5 points. You can also use grades in between. Absolutely agrees If law enforcement or other governmental supervisory institution starts to wonder about business company, it means that its activity is dishonest, dirty If law enforcement or other governmental supervisory institution starts to wonder about business company, it does not mean that company is really guilty or its activity is dishonest, dirty Business seek for profit despite employees needs and welfare Business is taking care of the employees seeks for profit in such way that it would not break their needs and welfare When business support various projects and social initiatives, it is done sincerely because business is concerned about supported objects I trust completely information that company delivers publicly Business seeks for profit in such ways that it would not offend legislative acts Business supports various projects and social initiatives just in seek of the personal profit I do not trust at all information that company delivers publicly Seeking for profit business will do anything even if it will take to offend legislative acts

10 TOTAL (n=1016) 10 % calculated from the concrete target group (e.g.15-19 years old respondents) The business structure aspects estimation in Lithuania. Section-1 Business seeks for profit in such ways that it would not offend legislative acts If law enforcement or other governmental supervisory institution wonders about business company, it does not mean that company is guilty or its activity is dishonest, dirty When business support various projects and social initiatives, it is done sincerely because business is concerned about supported objects Business is taking care of the employees seeks for profit in such way that it would not break their needs and welfare I trust completely information that company delivers publicly Men (n=464) Woman (n=552) Lithuanian (n=866) Other nationality (n=151) 15-19 years (n=105) 20-29 years (n=175) 30-39 years (n=171) 40-49 years (n=190) 50-59 years (n=147) 60-74 years (n=228) Primary (n=139) Basic (n=154) Secondary (n=323) Further (n=196) Higher (n=204) Owner (n=35) Maternity, child care vacations, housewife (n=32) Unemployed, searching for job (n=59) Pensioner (n=231) Student, pupil (n=121) Employee (n=539) Sex Nationality Age Education Occupation The % of accord (highly or completely agrees)

11 11 The business structure aspects estimation in Lithuania. Section-2 % calculated from the concrete target group (e.g.15-19 years old respondents) Business seeks for profit in such ways that it would not offend legislative acts If law enforcement or other governmental supervisory institution wonders about business company, it does not mean that company is guilty or its activity is dishonest, dirty When business support various projects and social initiatives, it is done sincerely because business is concerned about supported objects Business is taking care of the employees seeks for profit in such way that it would not break their needs and welfare I trust completely information that company delivers publicly Average monthly income per one family member Average personal monthly income The size of inhabited locality Up to Dont know, did not answered More than 1000 Lt (n=207) Up to 600 Lt More than Dont know, did not answered More than 200k inhabitants 30-200k inhabitants (n=217) 2-30k inhabitants (n=180) Less than 2000 inhabitants

12 12 The business structure aspects estimation in Lithuania. Section-3 The medium is calculated from the concrete target group (e.g. 15-19 years old respondents) The bigger is medium, the bigger statement aprooval Business seeks for profit in such ways that it would not offend legislative acts If law enforcement or other governmental supervisory institution wonders about business company, it does not mean that company is guilty or its activity is dishonest, dirty When business support various projects and social initiatives, it is done sincerely because business is concerned about supported objects Business is taking care of the employees seeks for profit in such way that it would not break their needs and welfare I trust completely information that company delivers publicly The % of accord (highly or completely agrees) TOTAL (n=1016) Men (n=464) Woman (n=552) Lithuanian (n=866) Other nationality (n=151) 15-19 years (n=105) 20-29 years (n=175) 30-39 years (n=171) 40-49 years (n=190) 50-59 years (n=147) 60-74 years (n=228) Primary (n=139) Basic (n=154) Secondary (n=323) Further (n=196) Higher (n=204) Owner (n=35) Maternity, child care vacations, housewife (n=32) Unemployed, searching for job (n=59) Pensioner (n=231) Student, pupil (n=121) Employee (n=539) Sex Nationality Age Education Occupation

13 13 The business structure aspects estimation in Lithuania. Section-4 The medium is calculated from the concrete target group (e.g. 15-19 years old respondents) Business seeks for profit in such ways that it would not offend legislative acts If law enforcement or other governmental supervisory institution wonders about business company, it does not mean that company is guilty or its activity is dishonest, dirty When business support various projects and social initiatives, it is done sincerely because business is concerned about supported objects Business is taking care of the employees seeks for profit in such way that it would not break their needs and welfare I trust completely information that company delivers publicly Average monthly income per one family member Average personal monthly income The size of inhabited locality Up to Dont know, did not answered More than 1000 Lt (n=207) Up to 600 Lt More than Dont know, did not answered More than 200k inhabitants 30-200k inhabitants (n=217) 2-30k inhabitants (n=180) Less than 2000 inhabitants

14 14 The confidence in Lithuanian business sectors % and rating is calculated from the number of all respondents (N=1016) Rating is calculates this way – respondents accordef1 place to certain company gives 5 points, second – 4 points, third – 3 points and so on. The medium of these points is represented. The bigger medium, the bigger confidence in the reliability scale. Which business sector mentioned below do you trust the most? Rate these sectors considering the reliability when 1 means that sector is reliable, 2 – less reliable and so on. Telecommunications is the most reliable business sector in Lithuania. This sector seems mostly reliable to almost one third of all Lithuanians. Looking from the aspect of confidence, financial sector is very close to telecommunication. The least reliable is real estate and construction sector. Men, 50-59 years old respondents, people with secondary, further and higher education, Vilnius and Kaunas citizens, people living in localities with 2-30k inhabitants mostly relies on telecommunication sector. Financial sector looks more reliable to women, 60-74 years old Lithuanians with primary or higher education, to pensioners and to Vilnius and Kaunas citizens. 1 place2 place3 place4 place5 placeRating Telecommunications (mobile and line phone, internet providers) Financial sector (bancs, insurance companies, other financial institutions) Pharmacy Trade Real estate and construction

15 15 Confidence in Lithuanian business sectors. Section-1 The rating is calculated from the concrete target group (e.g. 15-19 years old respondents) TOTAL (n=1016) Men (n=464) Woman (n=552) Lithuanian (n=866) Other nationality (n=151) 15-19 years (n=105) 20-29 years (n=175) 30-39 years (n=171) 40-49 years (n=190) 50-59 years (n=147) 60-74 years (n=228) Primary (n=139) Basic (n=154) Secondary (n=323) Further (n=196) Higher (n=204) Owner (n=35) Maternity, child care vacations, housewife (n=32) Unemployed, searching for job (n=59) Pensioner (n=231) Student, pupil (n=121) Employee (n=539) Sex Nationality Age Education Occupation Telecommu nication Financial sector PharmacyTrade Real estate and construction

16 16 Confidence in Lithuanian business sectors. Section-2 The rating is calculated from the concrete target group (e.g. 15-19 years old respondents) Telecommu nication Financial sector PharmacyTrade Real estate and construction Average monthly income per one family member Average personal monthly income The size of inhabited locality Up to Dont know, did not answered More than 1000 Lt (n=207) Up to 600 Lt More than Dont know, did not answered More than 200k inhabitants 30-200k inhabitants (n=217) 2-30k inhabitants (n=180) Less than 2000 inhabitants

17 17 Summary Many Lithuanians sees business as negative aspect – 73% of all respondents states that business in Lithuania is dishonest or more dishonest than honest and only approximately one fifth of respondents considers business to be honest or more honest than dishonest. Negative opinion about business in Lithuania is felt in the various aspects evaluation – more than half of respondents agrees that business will do anything to gain profit even if it will take to offend legislative acts, that business seek for profit despite employees needs and welfare and that business supports various projects and social initiatives just in seek of the personal profit. Most often negative opinion (both honesty of business in Lithuania and estimating it according the aspects) is that of senior people, pensioners and rural localities inhabitants. Speaking of the confidence to the mentioned business sectors it appears that mostly reliable is telecommunication sector – this sectors (from all mentioned sectors) seems mostly reliable to almost one third of all Lithuanians. Looking from the aspect of confidence, financial sector is very close to telecommunication. The least reliable is real estate and construction sector.


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