A survey of 1,383 people conducted by Suan Dusit Poll on rising commodity prices revealed the following:
Which product is the most expensive?
72.44%: Curry on rice, side dishes, cooked-to-order dishes
What is the reason for rising prices?
65.02%: Animal disease
64.22%: Hoarding and price manipulation
What steps can people take to solve the problem?
77.20%: Managing expenditure
66.67%: Reducing consumption
What should the government do to solve the problem?
58.99%: The government should be transparent
58.27%: Keep prices stable
Which organisations should tackle the problem?
79.60%: Commerce Ministry
57.88%: Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry
55.82%: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha
How much can the government be trusted to solve the problem?
47.27%: Slightly untrustworthy
35.93%: Totally untrustworthy
How long do people think they will have to shoulder such high prices?
34.93%: Up to three months
28.53%: Up to six months
18.56%: Up to one month
17.98%: More than six months
– The Nation