According to a Eurobarometer survey, conducted for the European Commission in March 2014, 53% of Cypriots say that the financial standing of their household is good or rather good, while 47% say it is bad or rather bad. Positive responses rose by 11 percentage points since the previous survey last November.
However, 93% of Cypriots say the employment situation is bad, compared to an EU average of 76%.
26% of the respondents said they thought the Cypriot economy would improve in the next 12 months, with 43% saying the opposite and 27% believing it will be the same.
In terms of employment, 21% of Cypriots believed it would improve in the next 12 months while 47% expected unemployment to worsen and 28% saying it would stay the same.
Source: Cyprus Mail