"Corruption in Ukraine"


On December 6th-8th, 2010, Gorshenin Institute has conducted the phone survey "Corruption in Ukraine".

A total of 1000 respondents age 18 or older representing all 25 regional centers, Kiev and Sebastopol, were selected at random following a systematic procedure aimed at filling sex, age and community quotas. The margin of error is no higher then +/-3.2%.

What can one buy with money in Ukraine?

(multiple choices are permissible)

  • Court ruling – 60.1%
  • Deputy's mandate – 58.9%
  • Acquittal in a criminal case – 56.2%
  • Person's life or freedom – 32.2%
  • One can't buy anything of the mentioned above– 3.1%
  • Can't answer the question – 11.8%

Did you personally or anybody in your family or any of your acquaintances ever have to give money or gifts to people in charge of solving your/their problems?

  • Yes – 67.4%
  • No – 1.,2%
  • Can not answer the question – 13,4%

What measures in the fight against corruption do you consider the most effective?

(multiple choices are permissible)

  • Toughening of the punishment for corrupt actions – 58.7%
  • Reform of the judicial system – 49.5%
  • Increase of public control over the actions of authorities – 37.7%
  • Legalization of the least dangerous to society types of "bribes", such as "gifts" to doctors and teachers – 16.7%
  • Increase of public consciousness – 14.7%
  • Giving law enforcement agencies more powers – 5.7%
  • Other – 4.6%
  • Don't have an answer – 7.8%

How in your opinion change the level of corruption in the government in the last year?

  • It increased – 41.4%
  • Remained the same – 45.8%
  • It decreased – 3.3%
  • Don't have an answer – 9.5%




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