"Protest moods of Ukrainians"


The Gorshenin Institute hold a telephone poll of public opinion between 25 and 27 March 2011 to find out protest moods of Ukrainians.

A total of 1,000 respondents age over 18 were selected randomly in all regional centres of Ukraine, in Kiev and Sevastopol. Polling quotas are established based on respondents’ age, sex and area of residence. Sample error does not exceed 3.2%.

What is your attitude to the all-Ukrainian protests of teachers?

  • Support – 77.6%
  • Indifferent – 10.8%
  • Condemn – 3.2%
  • Unaware of the protests – 8.4%

Are you ready to personally take part in protests?

  • Yes – 45.3%
  • No – 48.5%
  • No answer – 6.2%

What can make you taking part in protest actions?

(three answers maximum)

  • Goods and services price hike – 36.0%
  • Delays with payment of salary (pension, scholarship) – 25.8%
  • No job or threat of loss of job – 19.4%
  • High level of corruption – 17.1%
  • Breach of civil rights and freedoms – 14.8%
  • Political situation in the country– 7.7%
  • Other reasons – 3.3%
  • Will not take part in protests for any reason whatsoever – 26.1%
  • No answer – 7.3%




Co-organisers: Gorshenin Institute and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Ukraine&Belarus, with support of the National Committee for Industrial Development



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