March 14, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
For the survey a random sample of 2,413 registered voters, aged 18 and older, was polled. A total of 603 people were interviewed from all nine districts of the capital, Ulaanbaatar. In addition, 1,810 people were interviewed from 11 provincial centers and 24 districts with oversampling taken in IRI’s target aimags of Dornogobi, Umnugobi, Darkhan-Uul and Orkhon to gain insight into those province’s specific needs and concerns for their government. The margin of error for the entire study is +/-2.0 percent. This survey was conducted on behalf of IRI by the Social Policy Development and Research Center of the National University of Mongolia, and was designed, coordinated and analyzed by American Viewpoint, Inc. in consultation with IRI. The survey is part of IRI’s work in Mongolia to provide stakeholders with relevant information to improve democratic governance at the state and local level and provide issue-specific information to national-level leaders.