Almost three quarters want relief because of high fuel prices

Released on 21.10. 2021

  • The fuel prices have been rising for months, at the beginning of the week the price for diesel reached an all-time high. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte

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Due to the rising fuel prices, wish 73 percent of respondents in Germany government relief. A majority of representatives from politics also spoke out in favor of it. 5003

Augsburg (dpa) – Almost three quarters of Germans want state relief because of the high fuel prices.

According to this, 73 Percentage of respondents in a representative survey by the opinion research institute Civey on behalf of the “Augsburger Allgemeine”. 20 percent of the 5003 Respondents considered this unnecessary.

The supporters of the Union, SPD, FDP, AfD and the Left spoke out with clear majorities in favor of relief – most clearly the the AfD, with 89 to 9 percent. Among the supporters of the Greens, the question “Should the state relieve the citizens due to high fuel prices?” on the other hand, more often denied. However, the difference with 46 to 42 Percent short.

The survey took place from 19. until 20. October instead, the statistical error is given as 2.5 percent.

The fuel prices have been rising for months. Diesel hit an all-time high earlier in the week. Premium grade E 10 was recently only a few cents below its previous highs from the year 2012.

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