"Territorial and administrative system of Ukraine"

03.06.2008

The results of the Ukrainian social research in

within the framework of annual social research program-2008

«PROJECT OF THE COUNTRY»

Within the framework of annual social research program-2008 "PROJECT OF THE COUNTRY” the Gorshenin Institute has completed the national research «Territorial and administrative system of Ukraine» conducted Apr. 15 to Apr. 30, 2008 in 129 localities of Ukraine.

In total, according to the route sampling with account of basic socio-demographic breakdown of the population of Ukraine, there were 2006 respondents interviewed, which represent adult population, aged from 18 years. The quotes of sample were the following: age, gender, education, a type of locality the respondent lives. General amount of poll points are 129 (63 towns and 66 rural settlements). Statistical error does not exceed +/- 2.2%.

The questionnaires of all the polls within annual program are worked out by sociologists involving social psychology experts, which enables investigation of completely new scope of public opinion.

1. In your opinion, your locality (city, town, village):

  • Is developing – 41,8%
  • Is not developing – 44,2%
  • Difficult to say – 14,0%

2. In your opinion, your oblast:

  • Is developing – 50,0%
  • Is not developing – 27,3%
  • Difficult to say – 22,6%

3. In your opinion, due to what economic resources does your locality live? (you may choose several answers)

  • trade – 34,1%
  • industrial, transport or communication enterprises – 27,8%
  • agriculture – 24,5%
  • development of services – 18,7%
  • earnings of population in foreign countries – 10,7%
  • due to closeness to big cities, resorts, highways – 9,6%
  • tourism – 7,8%
  • investments – 4,9%
  • other – 0,9%
  • difficult to say – 11,6%

4. In your opinion, what direction should be the priority for the development of your locality?

  • industry - 39,0%
  • agriculture – 33,2%
  • tourism, medical treatment, recreation – 6,9%
  • trade and cervices – 5,3%
  • science and engineering, education – 4,5%
  • finance – 2,5%
  • transportation – 2,0%
  • culture – 1,4%
  • other – 0,5%
  • difficult to say – 4,7%

5. What should be the main characteristics of the locality so that you’d feel comfortable to live there?

(please, choose up to 3 answers)

  • employment – 50,5%
  • medical services – 48,0%
  • housing – 29,5%
  • transportation system – 23,2%
  • ecology – 22,6%
  • private and social safety – 20,0%
  • permanent water supply – 15,0%
  • central heating – 12,9%
  • cleanness – 10,7%
  • trade – 10,2%
  • hot water – 9,9%
  • other – 0,2%
  • difficult to say – 0,9%

6. Is construction developing in your locality?

(you may choose several answers)

  • Construction of trade units – 37,4%
  • Construction of housing – 33,3%
  • Construction of business centers – 25,8%
  • Industrial construction – 4,4%
  • Recreational construction – 3,9%
  • Construction of agricultural units – 2,9%
  • Construction of cultural and educational units – 1,9%
  • Construction of other type – 0,9%
  • There’s no construction in my locality – 24,9%
  • Difficult to say – 5,4%

7. How does the population changes in your locality?

  • increases – 19,4%
  • does not change - 17,6%
  • decreases – 47,2%
  • difficult to say – 15,8%

8. How do you estimate the quality of roads in your locality?

  • Good – 3,1%
  • Satisfactory – 18,7%
  • Unsatisfactory – 38,5%
  • Bad – 38,0%
  • Difficult to say – 1,8%

9. How do you estimate the ecological situation in your locality?

  • Good – 5,9%
  • Satisfactory – 36,3%
  • Bad – 39,8%
  • Catastrophic – 14,9%
  • Difficult to say – 3,1%

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