"Safety in Ukraine"

17.10.2011

On 8-10 October 2011, Gorshenin Institute conducted a telephone survey about safety in Ukraine.

As many as 1,000 randomly sampled adults, aged 18 years and older, living in all Ukrainian regions, as well as the cities of Kiev and Sevastopol were interviewed. Region, sex and the age of respondents were selected as quotas. The maximum margin of sampling error is +/-3.2 percentage points.

In your opinion, is the level of crime high or low in Ukraine?

  • Definitely high – 43.6%
  • Rather high – 34.8%
  • Rather low – 11.8%
  • Definitely low – 7.5%
  • No answer – 2.3%

Do you think that the general level of crime has changed over the past year in Ukraine?

  • Fallen – 4.9%
  • Did not change – 41.7%
  • Risen – 49.2%
  • No answer – 4.2%

Are there any districts/establishments in your town which you try to avoid and advise your relatives against visiting them not to become a victim of violence?

  • Yes – 75.2%
  • No – 13.2%
  • No answer – 11.6%

What kinds of a crime are you mostly afraid of?

(you can choose several options)
  • Physical violence (beating, robbery) – 60.1%
  • Hooliganism – 45.8%
  • Theft – 45.3%
  • Fraud – 39.7%
  • Bribery and corruption in state agencies – 22.7%
  • Bribery and corruption in law-enforcement agencies – 19.8%
  • Extortion and racketeering – 13.6%
  • Other – 2.8%
  • No answer – 6.6%

If you became a victim of a crime, where did you first seek help?

(you can choose several options)
  • Police – 31.9%
  • Relatives and friends – 25.7%
  • Courts – 8.2%
  • Representatives of criminal circles – 6.2%
  • Prosecutor’s office and other state agencies – 5.6%
  • Nowhere – 22.8%
  • No answer – 3.6%

Do you have means of self-defense such as cold steel, firearms or a pepper spray?

  • No, but would like to have it – 45.6%
  • No, I do not need it – 34.7%
  • Yes – 19.7%

Have you ever been a victim of criminal actions?

  • Yes – 34.7%
  • No – 56.2%
  • No answer – 9.1%

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