Ukraine in World Values Survey 2020: Resume of the Analytical Report


The Ukrainian Centre for European Policy in partnership with the Info Sapiens Research Agency, the Center for Social Monitoring, and the Institute of Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine with the support of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation prepared a report on the results of the 7th wave of the World Values Survey (WVS) in Ukraine.

Methodology of WVS: a brief intercultural description of the approach

The World Values Survey (WVS) is a long-term comparative research initiated in 1981 by Professor Ronald Inglehart of the University of Michigan (USA) based on the European Values Survey (EVS) and it quickly became one of the most widely used and authoritative international researches, which covers almost 120 countries/societies (almost 95% of the world’s population). Ukraine joined the World Values Survey (WVS) in 1999 (the fourth wave of the WVS), and participated in the following waves: the fifth in 2006 and the sixth in 2011, and in addition, The European Values Survey (EVS) was conducted in Ukraine in 1996 and in 2008.

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