China - World Bank Group Country Survey 2019

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The Country Opinion Survey in China assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in China perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in China on: 1) Their views regarding the general environment in China; 2) Their overall attitudes toward the WBG in China; 3) Overall impressions of the WBG's effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and information sharing in China; and 4) Their perceptions of the WBG's future role in China.

Type: 
Microdata
Acronym: 
WBCS 2019
Languages Supported: 
English
Topics: 
Topic not specified
Geographical Coverage: 
China
Economy Coverage: 
Economy Coverage not specified
Release Date: 
August 13, 2019

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
September 13, 2019

Harvest System ID

Harvest System ID: 
Microdata

Harvest Source ID

Harvest Source ID: 
10550
Reference ID: 

CHN_2018_WBCS_v01_M

Disclaimer: 
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.
Version Description: 
- Version 01 (August 2019) - Version 02 (August 2019). This version is identical to version 01, except for the section on Series Information which was updated.
Publisher Name: 

Development Data Group; The World Bank Group, Corporate Communications; The World Bank Group

Funding Name, Abbreviation, Role: 
World Bank Group
Study Type: 
Country Opinion Survey
Series Information: 
The World Bank Group Country Opinion Survey Program systematically measures and tracks the perceptions of the World Bank's clients, partners, and other stakeholders across the globe in client countries. The Public Opinion Research Group surveyed 29 countries in FY2012 (July 2011-June 2012), 41 countries in FY2013 (July 2012-June 2013), 42 countries in FY2014 (July 2013-June 2014), 35 countries in FY2015 (July 2014-June 2015), 45 countries in FY2016 (July 2015-June 2016), 35 countries in FY2017 (July 2016-June 2017), and 39 countries in FY2018 (July 2017-June 2018). In FY2019, surveys were conducted in 42 countries. Nearly all of the World Bank Group's client countries are surveyed in every three year cycle.
Universe: 
Opinion leaders from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society.
Primary Investigator Name, Affiliation: 
Public Opinion Research Group; World Bank Group
Sampling Procedure: 
From August to November 2018, 535 stakeholders of the WBG in China were invited to provide their opinions on the WBG's work in the country by participating in a Country Opinion Survey. Participants were drawn from employees of ministries/ministerial departments of the central government; local government offices or staff; project management offices (central level); project management offices (local level); central banks; the financial sector/banks; NGOs; regulatory agencies; state-owned enterprises; bilateral or multilateral agencies; private sector organizations; consultants/contractors working on WBG-supported projects/programs; the media; and academia/research institutes/think tanks.
Response Rates: 
29%
Weighting: 
The results in this year's Country Survey were compared to those in the Country Survey conducted in FY'15 (response rate was 32%, N=184). The data were weighted to reach similar stakeholder compositions across both survey years, allowing for more statistically reliable comparisons. Note, there were insufficient numbers of respondents from bilateral or multilateral agencies, central banks, or regulatory agencies in either year to be included in these analyses. Also, stakeholders who identified themselves as "Other" in the stakeholder category options were not included in these comparisons. As a result, mean ratings, percentages of respondents, and the total number of respondents in both years are slightly different from those of the original data reported in the FY '15 COS report and the non-weighted data presented in this report. For the weighted stakeholder breakdown and year comparison results, please refer to Appendix E (Report, page 68) in the Related Documentation.
Questionnaires: 
The questionnaire is in English and Chinese. It is provided in the Related Documentation.
Data Collector(s) Name: 
China Mainland Marketing Research
Other Processing: 
The scope of the study includes: - General Issues Facing China - Overall Attitudes toward the World Bank Group - World Bank Group’s Effectiveness and Results - The World Bank Group’s Knowledge Work and Activities - Working with the World Bank Group - The Future Role of the World Bank Group in China - Communication and Information Sharing - Background Information

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The Country Opinion Survey in China assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in China perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in China on: 1) Their views regarding the general environment in China; 2) Their overall attitudes toward the WBG in China; 3) Overall impressions of the WBG's effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and information sharing in China; and 4) Their perceptions of the WBG's future role in China.

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Reference ID: 
CHN_2018_WBCS_v01_M
Acronym: 
WBCS 2019
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Disclaimer: 
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.
Response Rates: 
29%
Weighting: 
The results in this year's Country Survey were compared to those in the Country Survey conducted in FY'15 (response rate was 32%, N=184). The data were weighted to reach similar stakeholder compositions across both survey years, allowing for more statistically reliable comparisons. Note, there were insufficient numbers of respondents from bilateral or multilateral agencies, central banks, or regulatory agencies in either year to be included in these analyses. Also, stakeholders who identified themselves as "Other" in the stakeholder category options were not included in these comparisons. As a result, mean ratings, percentages of respondents, and the total number of respondents in both years are slightly different from those of the original data reported in the FY '15 COS report and the non-weighted data presented in this report. For the weighted stakeholder breakdown and year comparison results, please refer to Appendix E (Report, page 68) in the Related Documentation.
Data Collector(s) Name: 
China Mainland Marketing Research
Economy Coverage: 
Primary Investigator Name, Affiliation: 
Public Opinion Research Group; World Bank Group
Funding Name, Abbreviation, Role: 
World Bank Group
Publisher Name: 
Development Data Group; The World Bank Group, Corporate Communications; The World Bank Group
Version Description: 
- Version 01 (August 2019) - Version 02 (August 2019). This version is identical to version 01, except for the section on Series Information which was updated.
Universe: 
Opinion leaders from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society.
Geographical Coverage: 
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Series Information: 
The World Bank Group Country Opinion Survey Program systematically measures and tracks the perceptions of the World Bank's clients, partners, and other stakeholders across the globe in client countries. The Public Opinion Research Group surveyed 29 countries in FY2012 (July 2011-June 2012), 41 countries in FY2013 (July 2012-June 2013), 42 countries in FY2014 (July 2013-June 2014), 35 countries in FY2015 (July 2014-June 2015), 45 countries in FY2016 (July 2015-June 2016), 35 countries in FY2017 (July 2016-June 2017), and 39 countries in FY2018 (July 2017-June 2018). In FY2019, surveys were conducted in 42 countries. Nearly all of the World Bank Group's client countries are surveyed in every three year cycle.
Sampling Procedure: 
From August to November 2018, 535 stakeholders of the WBG in China were invited to provide their opinions on the WBG's work in the country by participating in a Country Opinion Survey. Participants were drawn from employees of ministries/ministerial departments of the central government; local government offices or staff; project management offices (central level); project management offices (local level); central banks; the financial sector/banks; NGOs; regulatory agencies; state-owned enterprises; bilateral or multilateral agencies; private sector organizations; consultants/contractors working on WBG-supported projects/programs; the media; and academia/research institutes/think tanks.
Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Last Updated Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019
Questionnaires: 
The questionnaire is in English and Chinese. It is provided in the Related Documentation.
Other Processing: 
The scope of the study includes: - General Issues Facing China - Overall Attitudes toward the World Bank Group - World Bank Group’s Effectiveness and Results - The World Bank Group’s Knowledge Work and Activities - Working with the World Bank Group - The Future Role of the World Bank Group in China - Communication and Information Sharing - Background Information
Harvest Source: 
Harvest System ID: 
10550
Citation Text: 
Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include: - the Identification of the Primary Investigator - the title of the survey (including country, acronym and year of implementation) - the survey reference number - the source and date of download Example, Public Opinion Research Group (The World Bank Group). China- World Bank Group Country Survey (WBCS) 2019, Ref. CHN_2018_WBCS_v01_M. Dataset downloaded from [url] on [date].
Modified date: 
18152
Study Type: 
Country Opinion Survey
Primary Dataset: 
Yes

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