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Israeli Public Opinion Polls: Opinion on Unilateral Measures

(2007 - Present)

“The coalition agreement signed between Likud and Blue and White says that after a discussion between Netanyahu and Gantz, a plan coordinated with the United States for applying sovereignty to parts of the West Bank/Judea and Samaria will be brought for the government’s and/or the Knesset’s approval. Do you support or oppose such an application of sovereignty in the near future?” (Israeli Voice Index, April 2020)

 

Israeli Jews 

Israeli Arabs 

General Public 

Support

52%

9%

45%

Oppose

28%

52%

32%
Don't know/Refuse to answer
20%
30%
24%

And what, in your opinion, are the chances that Israel will indeed apply its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank/Judea and Samaria in the coming year? (Israeli Voice Index, April 2020)

 

Israeli Jews 

Israeli Arabs 

General Public 

Very high chances

5%

6%

5%

Moderately high chances

28%

19%

27%

Moderately low chances

42%

23%

38%

Very low chances

9%

23%

11%

Don't know/No answer

16.0%

6%

19%

If Israel annexes territories in Judea and Samaria/the West Bank, what political status should it give the Palestinian residents of these territories after the annexation? (Israeli Voice Index, April 2020)

 

Israeli Jews 

Israeli Arabs 

General Public 

The status of citizens

20%

47%

25%

The status of residents, which is less than citizenship—for example, they would not be able to vote in elections

24%

5%

21%

They should not be given any status beyond what they have today

37%

9%

32%

Don't know/No answer

20%

39%

23%

Do you support Israel annexing areas of Judea & Samaria that are important for settlements and security? (Peace Index, May 2014)

 

  Israeli Arabs Israeli Jews
Yes 18
43%
No 72
49%

Do you support Israel unilaterally withdrawing from substantial parts of Judea and Samaria? (Peace Index, May 2014)

  Israeli Arabs Israeli Jews
Yes 68
37%
No 21
60%

Was the 2005 disengagement from the Gaza Strip the right thing to do? (Geocartography, July 2010)

Yes
25%
No
54%

Would you support another unilateral withdrawal? (Geocartography, July 2010)

Yes
21%
No
62%

Did the disengagement strengthen or weaken Israel's deterrence? (Geocartography, July 2010)

Weakened
55%
No impact
28%
Strengthened
8%

Since the disengagement has your support for the settlers changed? (Geocartography, July 2010)

Increased
39%
Reduced
14%
No change
32%

Would there be a civil war if another unilateral withdrawal was carried out? (Geocartography, July 2010)

Yes
50%
Maybe
18%
No
21%

Are you for or against the unilateral evacuation of commuities in Judea and Samaria? (Maariv, July 26, 2007)

For
18%
Against
74%

Do you agree with the assertion that the State of Israel abandoned the evacuees of Gush Katif? (Maariv, July 26, 2007)

Yes
71%
No
19%
Don't know
10%

How did the disengagement impact the security situation of Israel? (Maariv, July 26, 2007)

Worse
51%
No impact
30%
Better
12%

Was the disengagement in the way that it was carried out a correct move or a mistake? (Maariv, July 26, 2007)

Mistake
59%
Correct
29%

Would you support carrying out another disengagement in Judea and Samaria? (Maagar Mochot Survey Institute, July 18, 2007)

  Yes No Other
Kadima voters
48%
39%
13%
Likud voters
7%
89%
4%
Labor voters
55%
34%
11%
Yisrael Beitenu voters
--
95%
5%
Total
30%
56%
14%

What grade would you give for the treatment of the evacuees from Gush Katif? (1 very bad, 5 very good. Maagar Mochot Survey Institute, July 18, 2007)

Kadima voters
2.62
Likud voters
1.57
Labor voters
2.39
Yisrael Beitenu voters
1.66
Total
1.93

Was the disengagemenet carried out two years ago from Gush Katif a success? (Maagar Mochot Survey Institute, July 18, 2007)

  Yes No Other
Kadima voters
43%
44%
13%
Likud voters
7%
87%
6%
Labor voters
46%
43%
11%
Yisrael Beitenu voters
--
100%
--
Total
23%
62%
15%

Was the disengagement a mistake or correct? (Geocartographia, May 29, 2007)

Mistake
48%
Correct
37%

Do you support the evacuation of settlements within the framework of a unilateral withdrawal? (INSS, March 2007)

Yes
28%
No
72%