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Palestinian Attitudes Toward Boycott of Israel

(2019)

The local and international campaign to boycott and impose sanctions on Israel (BDS) aim at punishing Israel for it occupation of the West Bank. Do you support or oppose this campaign? (Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, September 11-14, 2019)

 

Total

West Bank

Gaza

certainly support

26.8%

23.2%

32.9%

support

56.0%

55.8%

56.4%

oppose

13.9%

17.3%

8.3%

certainly oppose
1.0%
1.2%
.8%
Don't know/No answer
2.2%
2.6%
1.6%

Some call for boycotting non-essential Israeli products or those for which there are non-Israeli alternatives. Do you now boycott such products? (Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, September 11-14, 2019)

 

Total

West Bank

Gaza

Boycott

52.4%

52.8%

51.6%

Do not boycott 33.0%

33.0%

34.9%

29.8%

Willing to boycott

13.6%

11.7%

16.7%

Don't know/No answer
1.1%
.6%
1.9%

Do you think that boycotting non-essential Israeli products or those for which there are non-Israeli alternatives will be effective in contributing to the ending of the Israeli occupation? (Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, September 11-14, 2019)

 

Total

West Bank

Gaza

Certainly effective

16.8%

10.6%

27.0%

Effective

39.8%

39.5%

40.4%

Ineffective

36.2%

42.0%

26.8%

Certainly ineffective
6.0%
6.6%
5.0%
Don't know/No answer
1.1%
1.4%
.7%

The European states are opposed to the boycott of Israel or the imposition of sanctions on it. If the status quo in the occupied Palestinian territories continue for a long time, including the continued settlement construction and the confiscation of Palestinian land, do you think European states might be ready at that time to boycott Israel or impose economic sanctions on it?(Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, September 11-14, 2019)

 

Total

West Bank

Gaza

Yes

25.6%

24.5%

27.3%

No
66.8%
66.8%
66.8%
Don't know/No answer
7.6%
8.7%
6.0%

In general would you mind or wouldn’t you mind working in Israel or in an Israeli settlement? (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and JMCC, July 2018)

 

Total

West Bank

Gaza

I would mind

25.9%

22.7%

30.7%

I wouldn’t mind

71.3%

73.8%

67.6%

Don't know/No answer

2.8%

3.5%

3.1%