The survey involved over 1,000 residents of Latvia.
More than half or 52% of respondents would not support this idea (30% would absolutely not support it, 22% would rather not support it), while another 8% could not give a specific opinion.
Men were more supportive of annual vaccination – 43%, while among women it was 36%. Meanwhile, 49% of men and 54% of women would not support it. A further 7% of men and 9% of women could not give a specific opinion.
In analyzing the results according to the language spoken in the family, it was concluded that a more positive attitude towards the annual vaccination against Covid-19 is among Latvians, with 45% supporting it. Among Russian-speakers, the figure was 31%.
The survey shows the trend that the higher the income rate and education level, the more likely the population would be to support annual vaccination against Covid-19.
Comparing the data by regional affiliation, the most frequent supporters were found in Rīga at 44%, followed by Vidzeme at 43%. The most skeptical is the Latgale region with only 30% supporting annual vaccination.