Hungarians are evenly divided on whether they would replace the present democratic system with a right- or left-wing authoritarian system, provided such a system assured faster economic progress, according to a survey.
The Nézőpont Institute’s telphone survey of 1,000 people found 45% support for and against the idea, with 10% undecided.
In party preference terms, 65% of Jobbik supporters and 57% of Socialist voters would accept such a change, along with 33% of Fidesz supporters and 38% of LMP backers.
An authoritiarian but prosperous system found most favour among those with only a basic education and rural dwellers.
On another question, 27% of respondents said Iran is the greatest threat to world peace, while 21% named Israel and 18% the US.