What has caused Merkel to lose support since last month’s election and now? Is it that the strong showing of nationalist party, AfD, did not cause the sky to fall? Or is it that Merkel is negotiating with the pro-Third World immigration Greens to form a government.
The survey, carried out in the coalition talks breakdown, makes worrying reading for Angela Merkel.
While Mrs Merkel said yesterday she wanted to stand again in any new snap election the German people appear to be turned off by the prospect.
Of those polled, 54 per cent said she should not run for office, according to the polling institute Civey for t-online.de.
Only 38.5 percent of Germans would welcome a renewed candidacy of the chancellor.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
Germany (DE) is estimated to have a population of 82.2 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.1% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 0.4 million.
However, the rate has been much higher since 2015 when two million immigrants entered Germany (1.14 million net).