Survey: EU popularity growing in Hungary


The European Union is seen more favorably by the Hungarian public than before and its institutions are trusted above the European average, according to Eurobarometer's reoort on the country...

According to the survey, 35% of Hungarian respondents had a positive view of the EU as a whole as against the European average of 31%. Concerning confidence in European institutions, 47% of Hungarians said they “tended to trust” them, compared to 31% across the EU.

Thirty-three percent of Hungarians ranked the free movement of people, goods and services to be the most important achievement of the EU, and peace among member states came in second with 27% of the answers, compared to the average in the EU, which ranked peace first with 32% of respondents answering thusly and the single market second with 29%.

Common agricultural policy (CAP) was ranked fifth on a list of EU achievements by 3% of Hungarian respondents, while 2% on average across the EU ranked it fifth on the list.


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