Assessment of the situation in the country and citizens’ electoral preferences

The survey was conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Centre together with the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation from 17 to 22 December 2021 via face-to-face interviews at the respondents’ place of residence. 2018 respondents aged over 18 y.o. were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, except for Crimea and the occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, based on a sample representing the adult population according to the key socio-demographic indicators. The theoretical sampling error (excluding the design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95.

Assessment of the situation in the country

Only 20% of respondents believe that events in Ukraine are moving in the right direction, while 65.5% believe that events are moving in the wrong direction. In December 2020, these figures were 16.5% and 67%, respectively.

18% of respondents believe that Ukraine is able to overcome existing problems and difficulties in the next few years, 54% consider that it is able to overcome them in the longer term, while 18% think that Ukraine is not able to overcome them at all.

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