Our misperceptions about crime and violence, sex, climate change, the economy and other key issues
Ipsos’ latest Perils of Perception study shows which key facts the online public across 37 countries get right about their society – and which they get wrong. Now in its fifth year, the survey aims to highlight how we’re wired to think in certain ways and how our environment influences our (mis)perceptions.
Foreign Countries and Kenya’s Development
While the President broke a record of sorts meeting three leaders in a span of one week, it will be the outcome of the meetings that Kenyans should be interested in…the meetings have presented Kenya with an opportunity to perhaps get the best from the antagonist ends that is [sic] the West and the East – with the US and UK as the epitome of Western influence. China represents the East.
Awareness of Current Corruption Scandals
This report is the result of Ipsos’ 2nd Quarter national SPEC household survey conducted between 25th July and 2nd August, 2018. The survey covered a broad range of economic, political and other subjects in addition to the main focus included here: the governance issue of corruption. While much of the data relates to issues and events that continue to unfold, the recent intense media and public attention on corruption exposures and investigations suggests the utility of releasing these results first.
International Women’s Day: Global Misperceptions of Equality and the Need to Press for Progress
To mark International Women’s Day, and in the wake of the #metoo campaign, a new global study by Ipsos in collaboration with International Women’s Day across 27 countries highlights the level of concern people around the world have about a number of equality issues.
A decade of CSR in Kenya Secondary Schools
There is minimal understanding as well as the use of research in Africa despite the critical importance of market research. The subject has remained a mystery to many as they don’t understand what the discipline is all about and the various processes within it and its application. The Research Clubs of Africa (RCA ) is a program that was initiated by Ipsos Limited in 2007 to build high school students’ capacity to undertake on market research, in recognition of the current low understanding and use of research in Africa, despite its importance. The Main focus of RCA is to demystify market and social research at an early age.
Sub-Saharan middle class: +$400 Million total disposable spending power per day
Information about the middle-class population in Sub-Saharan Africa has been scant and as the South African economy flat-lines, many companies realise expanding further north is essential to growth. The African Lions study has brought a market which represents spending power of over $400M per day and will make a huge contribution towards the understanding of the consumer landscape of our continent.
Ipsos’ most recent opinion poll
Despite earlier statements by the NASA leadership to the contrary, late on Friday, 18 August (one week after IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati declared Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto had been re-elected as president and deputy-president, respectively), a petition was filed with the Supreme Court challenging this.