72% of Ukrainians concerned about the war in Donbas
10:30 / 27 Jul. 2016 / 478
The vast majority of citizens of Ukraine concerned uppermost about the war in Donbas says the results of sociological research, conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology at the end of May. According to survey results, 72% of respondents chose this option, responding to the question “Which of the social problems concern you the most?”. The indicator is high in all regions of Ukraine, but in the western and central areas it reaches 80%.
Another concern is living standards – 61% of respondents, the economic situation – 46%, and almost 21% of respondents express their concern as for the security in the country.
Respondents were asked to choose the answer about the issues that concern them, from the list. As it turned out, Ukrainians put the status of the Russian language on the last place, less than 1% of the respondents, and it applies to all regions of Ukraine.
Concerns about other issues as follows:
The political situation in Ukraine – 15.3%, the relationship with Russia – 13.9%, crime – 13.4%, environmental problems – 6.3%, the relationship with the European Union – about 6%, the problem of the annexation of the Crimea – 5.8% , the revival of the Ukrainian nation – about 4%, the relationship between the citizens of Ukraine of different nationalities – 3.6%.
The study was conducted at the end of May, 2014 respondents living in 108 settlements all over Ukraine, except Crimea, were interviewed. In Luhansk and Donetsk regions interviews were conducted only in areas that are controlled by Ukraine. The statistical error does not exceed 3.3%.
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