Malaysians optimistic that 2021 will be a better year than 2020, survey finds

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): After struggling from the fallout in all spheres in 2020 due the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysians remain optimistic that 2021 will be a better year.

According to the findings by global market research company Ipsos, 82% of Malaysians believe that 2021 will be a better year than 2020.

The findings also indicate that Malaysians predict a long road to economic recovery and normal life in the post-pandemic period.

"The year 2020 was overwhelmingly bad for individuals and families, irrespective of the country they are from. However, the global public is highly optimistic that 2021 will be a much better year, especially if they are from China, India or Malaysia, ” Ipsos said in a statement here Tuesday (Jan 5).

Thee Ipsos Global Advisor Study on 2021 Predictions also show that 75% of Malaysians remain optimistic about the wide availability of the Covid-19 vaccine in the country. - Bernama

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