- 77 percent of Iraqis say their lives are good.
- 52 percent says their lives are better. Only around 30 percent say their lives are worse.
(And is it just me, or does that not sound like about the percentage of Sunni?)
- 65 percent expect life next year to be better.
- While 53 percent say things in Iraq today are "quite bad" or "very bad", 48 percent say it's better than it was under Saddam.
- 69 percent expect Iraq as a whole to be better a year from today.
- 71 percent want a unified government in Bagdad. 74 percent want the government to be a democracy (versus 25 percent who want an Islamic government of religious leaders.)
- 76 percent think the December elections will create a stable government.
When asked what would be the worst thing that could happen to Iraq in the next 12 months, only 8.9% chose "occupation not leaving Iraq."
When asked what would be the best thing that could happen to Iraq in the next 12 months, only 5.7% chose American forces leaving Iraq.