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More Israelis satisfied with their economic situation than before pandemic — survey

11 3 7

Israelis are slightly more satisfied with their personal economic situation than they were before the pandemic, a new survey has found.

The survey released Tuesday by the Israel Democracy Institute also showed that Israelis were more satisfied with the economy under Prime Minister Naftali Bennett than under his predecessor, Benjamin Netanyahu.

The researchers queried Israelis at the end of last month, and compared the results to a similar survey from July 2019, before the start of the pandemic.

In 2019, 28% of respondents said they were “somewhat satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their personal economic situation. In May of 2022, that figure rose to 33%.

There were also more people who were “not at all satisfied” in May 2022, however — 21%, compared to 16% in 2019. The researchers said this likely reflected societal and labor market inequalities caused by........

© The Times of Israel

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