Among the residents of the eastern part of the EU the Austrians and Poles mostly support the membership in the Community. It is reported by with the reference to Polish Radio.

Inhabitants of the eastern part of the European Union want to remain in the community, although often they are dissatisfied with its leaders. This is stated in a study conducted in 10 countries of the EU by the Hungarian center Nezoepont.

Three-fourths (73%) of the east of the EU believe that their countries should rather stay in the Community, but only 18% are convinced that they should leave it more likely. The study was conducted in the countries of the Visegrad Group – the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, as well as in Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia, which is not a member of the EU, but wants to become.

Austrians (86%) and the Poles (84%) expressed their support for membership in the EU (only 7% of Polish respondents were against EU membership). In Hungary, the percentage of supporters of EU membership was 71% and opponents 14%.

In Serbia, 61% of the questionnaires, according to the study, support the accession of their country to the EU.

At the same time, most supporters of the exit from the EU were in the Czech Republic (31%) and Croatia (25%), but many of their like-minded people also live in Germany and Slovakia (23%).

At the same time, almost half of the respondents (49%) expressed dissatisfaction with the EU administration in Brussels, only 38% are satisfied with this process. The most dissatisfied with the work of the EU authorities are the citizens of Slovakia (71%), Czech Republic (69%), Germany (58%) and Hungary (57%).

The largest number of people who are more satisfied with the work of the Brussels EU government lives in Romania (58%), as well as in Poland and Slovenia (49%). At the same time, in the last two countries, the dissatisfaction with the work of the European Union is 40%.

More than a half of the respondents (53%) acknowledged that the situation in Europe moves in a wrong direction, and only 40% is more likely to think that the EU policy is right (in Poland 42% of respondents believe that they are moving in the wrong direction, and 44% considers it rather right).