Weekly surveys show a gradual increase in willingness to get vaccinated. While in the week beginning 30 November 2020 only nearly 15 percent of respondents wanted the vaccine, by the sixth week of the survey (beginning 4 January 2021), about 27% did. In the past week, less than 29% of all respondents were negative about vaccination, compared with 36% in the first week. Better information and the rolling out of the vaccine in Hungary have certainly played a role in improving vaccine acceptance

Are you willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 once a vaccine becomes available?

Many have not yet decided, but week by week an increasing number of people think they would get vaccinated

Are you willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 once a vaccine becomes available?

Attitudes towards vaccination are most influenced by views on the safety of the vaccine. 78% of respondents are influenced by severity of the pandemic, the number of cases and deaths, 75% by news about vaccination in the press and media, 74% by government communication and 65% by information on social media; however, half of all respondents do not take into account the views of anti-vaxxers and vaccine skeptics at all

How much does the following affect your attitude to vaccination?

People over the age of 64 and those with tertiary education are most likely to get vaccinated. Unemployed people, young people and the less educated are the most dismissive

Vaccination plans of 15-74 year olds by some characteristics*