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Percentage Distribution of the Questionnaire for the Routine Survey on "the Public's View on Current Cross-Strait Relations" (September 2 to 5, 2011)

Percentage Distribution of the Questionnaire for the Routine Survey on "the Public's View on Current Cross-Strait Relations" (September 2 to 5, 2011)

 

Survey Date: September 2 to 5, 2011

Number of Effective Samples: 1,069

Survey Commissioned by: Mainland Affairs Council, Executive Yuan

Survey Unit: Election Study Center of National Chengchi University

 

1. Do you believe that the mainland Chinese government's attitude toward the ROC government is friendly or unfriendly?

Extremely friendly

Friendly

Unfriendly

Extremely unfriendly

Don't know /

No opinion

3.6%

 

28.6%

 

34.4%

 

17.1%

 

16.3%

 

31.2%

 

51.5%

 

16.3%

 

 

2. Do you believe that the mainland Chinese government's attitude toward the Taiwan people is friendly or unfriendly?

Extremely friendly

Friendly

Unfriendly

Extremely unfriendly

Don't know /No opinion

3.9%

 

40.8%

 

27.4%

 

14.1%

 

13.8%

 

44.7%

 

41.5%

 

13.8%

 

 

3. Do you feel that the pace of current cross-strait exchanges is too fast, too slow or just right?

Too fast

Just right

Too slow

Don't know /

No opinion

29.5%

 

46.4%

 

14.4%

 

9.7%

 

 

4. Regarding relations between Taiwan and mainland China, there are the following different views: 1. Unification as soon as possible; 2. Independence as soon as possible; 3. Maintaining the status quo and unification later; 4. Maintaining the status quo and independence later; 5. Maintaining the status quo and deciding on independence or unification later; and 6. Maintaining the status quo indefinitely. Which of these positions do you lean toward?

 

Unification as soon as possible

Maintaining the status quo and unification later

Maintaining the status quo and deciding on independence or unification later

Maintaining the status quo indefinitely

Maintaining the status quo and independence later

Independence as soon as possible

Don't know /
No opinion

1.4%

 

10.6%

 

33.6%

 

25.9%

 

17.1%

 

5.6%

 

5.8%

 

1.4%

 

87.2%

 

5.6%

 

5.8%

 

 

5. Overall, do you believe that cross-strait relations have become more relaxed, more tense, or have been unchanged under the Ma Administration?

More relaxed

Unchanged

More tense

Don't know /

No opinion

55.2%

 

30.2%

 

9.0%

 

5.6%

 

 

6. Do you support or not support the continued handling of cross-strait exchange issues through institutionalized negotiations between the two sides?

Strongly support

Support

Do not support

Strongly do not support

Don't know /

No opinion

19.4%

 

58.2%

 

6.1%

 

3.9%

 

12.4%

 

77.6%

 

10.0%

 

12.4%

 

 

7. The government's position on the "1992 Consensus" is "one China, respective interpretations," with "one China" meaning the Republic of China. Do you identify or not with this position?

Strongly identify

Identify

Do not identify

Strongly do not identify

Don't know /No opinion

14.9%

 

34.5%

 

19.4%

 

15.3%

 

15.9%

 

49.4%

 

34.7%

 

15.9%

 

 

 

8. The government has resumed institutionalized cross-strait negotiations on the foundation of the "1992 Consensusone China with respective interpretations." Do you agree or disagree with this approach?

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don't know /No opinion

11.7%

 

36.7%

 

19.9%

 

13.0%

 

18.7%

 

48.4%

 

32.9%

 

18.7%

 

 

9. Some people say that the "1992 Consensus" is a "consensus between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Communist Party of China (CPC)." Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Strongly agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

Don't know /No opinion

9.5%

 

15.6%

 

30.8%

 

20.9%

 

23.2%

 

25.1%

51.7%

 

23.2%

 

 

10. Over the past three years, the government has maintained the status quo in the Taiwan Strait based on the principle of "no unification, no independence, and no use of force." Do you support or not support this principle?

Strongly support

Support

Do not support

Strongly do not support

Don't know /No opinion

29.8%

 

45.0%

 

8.8%

 

7.8%

 

8.6%

 

74.8%

 

16.6%

 

8.6%