Citizens’ assessment of the situation in the country, level of trust in social institutions and politicians, electoral preferences (January-February 2021)


The survey was conducted by the Razumkov Centre sociological service from 29 January to 3 February 2021, via face-to-face interviews at the respondents’ place of residence. 2019 respondents aged over 18 y.o. were interviewed in all regions of Ukraine, except for Crimea and the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, based on a sample representative of the adult population. The theoretical sampling error does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95.

Assessment of the processes in the country

Only 14% of respondents believe that events in Ukraine are moving in the right direction, while  70% believe that events are moving in the wrong direction. 69% of respondents rate the economic situation in the country as “very bad” or “quite bad” (and only 2% – as “good” or “very good”, and 26% – as “not bad and not good”). Respondents rate their family’s well-being slightly better (43% rate it as “very” or “quite” bad, 46% as “not bad and not good”), and 7% as “good” or “very good.”

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