WEST GERMANS VIEW CHANGES
How would you assess the pace of German unity? Too fast 60 percent Too slow 3 percent Just right 32 percent No comment 5 percent (Source: Stern magazine in May)
Are you personally willing to make financial sacrifices for German unity? Yes 51 percent No 41 percent No comment 8 percent (Source: Stern magazine in May)
Would you be prepared to make financial sacrifices for German unity? Yes 28 percent No 71 percent (Source: Der Spiegel magazine/ZDF TV poll in May)
If Bundestag elections were held June 10, which party would you vote for?
current +/- from 2 weeks ago CDU/CSU 43.9 percent (no change) SPD 37.0 percent (-2.7 percent) FDP 9.8 percent (+0.3 percent) Greens 5.7 percent (+0.7 percent) Republic- 1.6 percent (-0.1 percent) kaner (Source: Wickert Institute, T"ubingen in June.)
What do you consider the most important problem right now? Reunification 44 percent Environmental protection 29 percent Unemployment 18 percent Housing 9 percent (Source: ZDF TV poll in May)
Do you think the GDR's demands for the monetary union are: Too high 73 percent Just right 18 percent Too low 2 percent (Source: ZDF TV poll in May)