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  • 1. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013GEZİ PARK SURVEYWho are they, why are they there and what do they demand?Gezi Park Survey
  • 2. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013MethodologyOn June 6 – 7 2013 Thursday and FridayWe interviewed 4411 people- 400 people at every 2-hour interval- Spreading out evenly in the Gezi Parkarea- For a total of 30 hoursSURVEYGezi Park Survey
  • 3. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Gezi Park SurveyWhere did they get the initial news from?26:Average age ofthose who got thenews from socialmedia40:Average age ofthose who gotthe news fromtelevisionWHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?15 69 9 70% 50% 100%Friends, acquaintances Social media News websites Television
  • 4. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013At what point did they decide to come to the park?75 percent ofthose wit nopolitical or NGOmembership cameafter seeing thepolice violence.73 percent of thosewho came of theirown accord cameafter seeing thepolice violence.WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey10 19 49 14 4 30% 50% 100%When I heard about the Taksim project When they tried to remove the treesWhen I saw the police violence When I heard prime minister Erdoğans statementsWhen I saw the atmosphere in Taksim Other
  • 5. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Kadıköy13%Şişli 11%Beşiktaş 7%Üsküdar 6%Fatih 5%Beyoğlu 5%Sarıyer 5%Bakırköy 4%Bahçelievler 4%Ataşehir 4%Maltepe 3%Kağıthane3%Küçükçekmece2%Avcılar 2%Kartal 2%Eyüp 2%Beylikdüzü 2% Ümraniye2% Başakşehir2%Gaziosmanpaşa 2%Bağcılar 1%Güngören %1Pendik 1%Beykoz 1%Çekmeköy 1%Sultangazi 1%Bayrampaşa 1%Büyükçekmece 1%Esenler 1%Esenyurt 1%Sancaktepe 0.4%Tuzla 0.4%Sultanbeyli 0.3%Şile 0,1%Adalar 0.1%Silivri 0.1%Which districts of Istanbul did they come from?WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey
  • 6. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Kadıköy13%Şişli 11%Beşiktaş 7%Üsküdar 6%Fatih 5%Beyoğlu 5%Sarıyer 5%Bakırköy 4%Bahçelievler 4%Ataşehir 4%Maltepe 3%Kağıthane3%Küçükçekmece2%Avcılar 2%Kartal 2%Eyüp 2%Beylikdüzü 2% Ümraniye2% Başakşehir2% Gaziosmanpaşa 2% Güngören 1%Pendik1%Beykoz 1%Çekmeköy 1%Sultangazi 1%Bayrampaşa1%Büyükçekmece 1%Esenler 1%Esenyurt 1%Sancaktepe0.4%Tuzla 0.4%Sultanbeyli 0,3%Şile 0.1%Adalar 0.1%Silivri 0.1%WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park SurveyWhich districts of Istanbul did they come from?
  • 7. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013How long have they been there?WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey31 36 20 130% 50% 100%Constantly, ever since they attempted to remove the treesI have been visiting every dayI had visited a few times before this
  • 8. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013How long have they been there?Men;58Women;4211As an ordinarycitizen; 8926No member-ship; 74514994621795743973188260409821387WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey31 36 20 130% 50% 100%Constantly, ever since they attempted to remove the treesI have been visiting every day
  • 9. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Do they represent a certain group / organization?47 percent ofthose in the parkcame as ordinarycitizens afterseeing policeviolence92 percent ofstudents arethere of their ownaccordThose who are there to representa group:• Half are students• Half are either undecided abouttheir vote or will not voteWHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park SurveyOrdinarycitizen, 93.6Representinga group /organization, 6.4
  • 10. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013How active are they on social media, have they shared messages?The earlier theyhave come to thepark, the likelierthey are to havebeen active onsocial mediaWHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey85 8 70% 50% 100%Yes, I shared messages. No, I did not share any messages No, I am not a member of any social media
  • 11. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Why are they at Gezi Park?WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey5820203037580 50 100OtherI came to witness the resistance, to breathe in theatmosphereIm against the state systemBecause they tried to remove treesAs a reaction to Erdoğans statements and attitudeTo oppose Ak Party and its policiesBecause rights to freedom are being violated
  • 12. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Why are they at the park and what is it that they demand?WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park Survey33566891018340 25 50To have my voice heardRevolution / anti-systemTo prevent trees from being cutdownFor support and solidarityAgainst police violenceFor democracy and peaceTo demand the government toresignAgainst oppression and dictatorshipAgainst rights violations, to demandrightsFor the protection of freedoms
  • 13. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 201310222222345101617230 25 50OtherKemalistsYouthLeftistsThe poorStudentsAlevisKurdsWomenLGBTWorkersOpponentsThe peopleMinorities / OthersWho is the weakest link in human rights?WHY ARETHEY AT THEPARK?Gezi Park SurveyYes62%Some-times25%No13%Do you see yourself as part of a groupwhose rights are being violated?
  • 14. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Member of aparty /organization,21Nomembership, 79Are they are a member of any political party, political organization,or NGO?POLITICALPARTICIPATION38 percent areeither undecidedabout their vote ordo not plan to vote52 percent areeither undecidedabout their vote ordo not plan to vote58 percent of those withno membership feel partof a group whose humanrights are violatedGezi Park Survey
  • 15. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Have they voted before? (2011 general elections)One out of threepeople in thepark identify withnone of thepartiesHalf of thosewho are thereonbehalf of a groupdo not identifywith any partyPOLITICALPARTICIPATIONGezi Park SurveyWas not in votingage17%Nonvoter13%Blank vote7%Ak Parti2%CHP41%MHP2%BDP/Independent5%Other parties3%Independentcandidate10%
  • 16. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013What if elections were held today?POLITICALPARTICIPATIONGezi Park SurveyUndecided29%Will not vote18%Ak Parti0,3%CHP31%MHP2%BDP8%Other12%
  • 17. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Had they attended a protest or demonstration before this one?POLITICALPARTICIPATIONGezi Park SurveyYes, 55.6No, firstprotest, 44.4
  • 18. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Havemembership andhadprotested, 16NO membership/ Had protested, 40Havemembership /Had NOTprotested, 5NO membership/ Had NOTprotested , 39Membership and protestsTwo out of five at thepark neither have amembership norhave attended aprotest /demonstrationPOLITICALPARTICIPATIONGezi Park Survey
  • 19. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 20130%1%2%3%4%5%6%7%8%17-181920212223242526272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950515253545556575859606162636465666768697071+Age distribution of those at the parkThose at Gezi ParkIstanbul residentsGender / AgeDEMOGRAPHIC PROFILEWomen;50,8Men;49,228: Average ageof those at theparkGezi Park Survey
  • 20. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013How educated are they?Gezi Park SurveyDEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE5623340386141435252743131113110 50 100GeziIstanbulTurkeyIlliterate Literate without degree Primary school graduateSecondary school graduate High school graduate University graduatePost graduate / Doctorate
  • 21. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013And how educated are their fathers?Gezi Park SurveyDEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE13167819585510982899334360 50 100GeziIstanbulTurkeyIlliterate Literate without degree Primary school graduateSecondary school graduate High school graduate University graduatePost graduate / Doctorate
  • 22. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Are they students or professionals?Gezi Park SurveyDEMOGRAPHIC PROFILEWorking, 52Student, 37Retired, 3Housewife, 2Unemployed,6
  • 23. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Gezi Park SurveyDEMOGRAPHIC PROFILEWorking,52Student,37 Retired, 3Housewife,2Unemployed,6524135377731414233326560% 50% 100%GeziIstanbulTurkeyWorking Student Retired Housewife UnemployedAre they students or professionals?
  • 24. GEZİ PARK – JUNE 6-7, 2013Thank you!For more information:www.konda.com.trbilgi@konda.com.trGezi Park Survey