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THURSDAY, September 29, 2022
Thais make big wishes for 2022

Thais make big wishes for 2022

SATURDAY, January 01, 2022

Bangkok University pollsters asked 1,117 people across the country what they want the most in 2022, and here are some answers:

• 59.8% want the Thai economy to improve
• 53.7% hope there are no more severe variants of Covid-19
• 50.1% hope there are no new Covid-19 clusters
• 47.1% wish for peace and unity
• 40.8% hope the cost of living remains affordable

When asked what they wanted from the government:

• 40.4% want Phase 4 of the “Kon La Khreung” (Let's Go Halves) scheme
• 20.6% want new welfare schemes to be introduced
• 10.7% want New Year accident insurance coverage at a premium of 10 baht
• 10.1% want the government to cut the interest on student loans.
The poll was conducted between December 17 and 21.