At the same time, 34.5% of the pollees
said that they "do not believe at all that the authorities of the country do their best to
Nevertheless, most pollees
foresee stable developments in this indicator (73 percent of total).
The survey is particularly noteworthy in that a significant 74 percent of pollees
said the legislature should discuss constitutional reform.
A Kyodo News poll of 20 think tanks, whose results are compiled Friday, shows 19 pollees
expect to see a drop in the business conditions diffusion index for large manufacturers.
A recent opinion poll conducted by the Japanese mass-circulation daily Yomiuri Shimbun found that half of pollees
oppose Koizumi's successor visiting Yasukuni Shrine.
The improvement in weather conditions might entail hirings in construction, with the balance of answers standing at 53 percent.Over the period, producer prices are seen going slightly up in industry, as illustrated by the relatively moderate balance of answers staying at 12 percent; some 82 percent of total pollees
foresee this indicator to remain unchanged.
Also, 49 percent of the pollees
said Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama should step down if he fails to settle the row over relocating the U.S.
refuse to believe another investigation will help establish the truth about the fate of the 10.
The polls shows that 83.6% of the pollees
said they choose shares by taking into account the prices of the shares, while 66.2% said they have found the levels of ''investor relations activities'' of stock companies for investors unsatisfactory.
This indicator appears to stabilise, as revealed by 86 percent of the pollees
in industry and 94 percent of those in construction.
Concern about the financing of the LDP's policy proposals was voiced by 83 percent of the pollees
, the same number as that for the DPJ.
As of 5 p.m., 52% of ballots have been counted and showed 90% of the pollees
want to stay in Indonesia, 9.05% want to return home and the rest indicated no preference on the ballot paper.
Among other things, the ratio of pollees
expecting increased income slid to 11.0% from 12.4% in the previous survey, the lowest since the inception of a similar survey in 1977.