"Ukrainian Independence Day"


A phone survey was conducted by the Gorshenin Institute on 20-22 August 2011.

As many as 1,000 randomly sampled adults, aged 18 years and older, living in Ukraine’s regional centers, cities, towns and villages, including Kiev and Sevastopol, were interviewed. The region, sex and age of the respondents were selected as quotas. The maximum margin of sampling error is +/-3.2 percentage points.

Are you proud to be a Ukrainian citizen?

What is your attitude towards Ukraine's independence proclaimed in 1991?

How do you personally understand the term "independence of the country"?

(a few options can be selected)

  • Economic independence from neighbouring countries – 60.7%
  • Economic independence from neighbouring countries – 50.3%
  • Territorial sovereignty – 45.4%
  • Reputation on the international arena – 38.2%
  • Own national culture – 35.7%
  • Own state language (Ukrainian) – 26.4%
  • Independent church – 20.5%
  • Other – 2.3%
  • Not sure – 4.2%




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



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