Citizens’ assessment of the situation in the country, level of trust in politicians, electoral orientations of citizens (June 2020)


The survey was conducted by the Sociological Service of the Razumkov Centre on 17-24 June 2020, using the method of face-to-face interviews at the respondents’ place of residence. 2017 respondents aged 18 and over were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, with the exception of Crimea and the occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, by sample, representing adult population of the country by major socio-demographic indicators. The theoretical sample error (excluding the design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95.

The survey was conducted in the framework of the Razumkov Centre’s research project supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Ukraine.

General assessment of the situation in the country

19% of respondents believe that events in Ukraine are developing in the right direction, while 61% – that events are going in the wrong direction. 17.5% of respondents consider that Ukraine will be able to overcome existing problems and difficulties in the next few years. 43.5% believe in the possibility of success in the longer term, while 17% do not believe in the ability of the country to overcome the existing difficulties.

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