The Surveys & Opinion Polls Directorate is concerned with measuring the attitudes of public opinion and carrying out accurate and impartial surveys on local, regional and international issues. The data and results obtained will be made available to researchers, decision-makers and the general public. The goal is to support research and assist policy makers and government officials in making decisions based on facts and a scientific approach.
The Directorate carries out surveys and studies on issues of importance to the Kingdom of Bahrain for the benefit of decision makers, emphasizing the key indicators to facilitate the development of appropriate policies and future strategic plans. The Department’s Call Center collects the data required for carrying out such studies by making phone calls or sending e-mails as well as conducting personal interviews with members of sample groups.
- Monitoring and measuring the views and attitudes of the Bahraini society on issues of political, economic and social importance.
- Enhancing the role of opinion polls in the decision-making and policy-making processes in public and private sector institutions.
- Disseminating the culture of opinion polls and highlighting its important role in assisting decision-makers through providing them with accurate and relevant information and constructive analysis that supports development plans and programs aimed at upgrading the services of public and private sector institutions.
- Building databases and providing statistics in various sectors.