The light rise, of the fuel and high inflation are among the main concerns of the Spanish, as reflected in the barometer prepared by the Instituto SMOKE couple 20minutos. 90.7% are “very” or “quite” concerned about the electric bill, 87.1%, for the diesel and gasoline, and 85.3%, by the IPC, which closed October at 5.4% year-on-year.
Other economic matters, such as the reform agreed by the Government with Brussels and that will increase the years of calculation to calculate the pension (73%), the expected changes in the labour reform (67.3%) and rise in prices to guarantee the sustainability of the pensions of the generation of baby boom (62.8%) also generate concern among those surveyed.
The possibility of a new wave of Covid, meanwhile, It worries more than two out of every three Spaniards (69%), while other scenarios, such as possible product shortages or a hypothetical “great blackout”, affect 62.1% and 49.2%, respectively.
Broadly speaking, voters of opposition parties show higher levels of concern, especially those of the PP –the most concerned about possible shortages or power outages–. Those of Vox are the most concerned about the calculation of pensions (79.1%) and those of Citizens, about electricity (95.1%).
Among the parties of the Government coalition, PSOE voters are more concerned than Unidos Podemos. The data of the socialists are especially high when they are asked about a possible new wave of Covid, while the purple electorate is the one with the least concern.
Regarding the management of the Executive, suspense is widespread. The matter in which it achieves a better evaluation is the performance before a new wave of Covid, although the note does not exceed 3.8 out of 10 and only receives an approval from the voters of PSOE and UP, in both cases with a 5, 1.
Respondents they value with 3.3 the changes in the labor reform and the measures against possible shortages, with a 3.2 increase in contributions to guarantee the sustainability of pensions, with a 2.9 increase in the years of calculation of pensions and with a 2.7 the action of the Government versus inflation.
Especially critical are the Spanish before the rise in the price of electricity and fuel, aspects in which they only score 2.3 to the Government.
Finally, the survey asks about a possible boost to nuclear energy, which is viewed favorably by almost half of those surveyed. 43.9% believe that this technology should be “enhanced” in Spain, while 32.4% believe that its use should be “reduced”. The remaining 23.7% believe that the current level should be “maintained”.
The voters of Vox (73.5%), Cs (61.3%) and PP (56%) are the most favorable to promoting nuclear, while among those from PSOE, and especially those from UP, rejection is the first option, with 38.5% and 52.4%, respectively.