Worldview Toolkit

Exploring Irish attitudes to overseas development aid

3rd Annual Tracker Survey

3rd Annual Tracker Survey

The 3rd Worldview survey results are in!

The survey ran from 4 October – 7 November 2022 among a nationally representative sample of 2,501 Irish adults to gauge their awareness and attitudes towards overseas development aid.

The survey also included a new section related to the impact of the war in Ukraine and the costs of living crisis on Irish attitudes to aid.  

View the key findings and download the results below.

Survey 3 Key Findings

Survey 3 Full Analysis Report

Ukraine & Cost of Living Analysis

Audience Segments

Key Findings 

Audience Segments – Demographic Overview


74% believe it is important that the Irish Government provides overseas aid, down from 77% in 2021


Concern around levels of poverty in developing countries


Human rights, shared humanity and humanitarianism are the top 3 most important reasons to help those in developing countries


The main causes of perceived poverty in developing countries are Government and Private Sector corruption, war and conflict, and Government inefficiency or incompetence


TV, newspapers/press and radio are the most frequently used sources for news and information 


Greatest Influence on views and opinions on key issues 


Ukraine & Cost of Living Analysis



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