“Ukraine’s modern students”

31.01.2012

On 9-20 January 2012, Gorshenin Institute conducted a sociological survey on the topic “Ukraine’s modern students.”

As many as 1,200 university students were interviewed in those cities with a population of more than a million people (Kiev, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Odessa and Lviv). The maximum margin of sampling error is +/-2.9 percentage points.

Could you please explain what the concept of success means to you?

(you can select several options as your response)

  • Self-fulfillment – 65.4%
  • Money, financial well-being – 50.3%
  • Career, professionalism – 48.9%
  • Stability – 44.2%
  • Love, friendship – 43.3%
  • Independence, freedom – 28.4%
  • Good marriage – 25.1%
  • Other – 5.2%
  • No answer – 1.6%

To what degree are you satisfied with the following?

What do you value the most in the professional area?

(you can select no more than three options for your response)

  • High pay – 75.8%
  • Prospects for career growth – 60.7%
  • Creative self-fulfillment – 45.4%
  • Friendly co-workers – 36.7%
  • Work corresponds to training – 28.3%
  • Social benefits – 16.2%
  • Good management – 15.1%
  • Job prestige – 14.3%
  • Company’s prestige and reputation – 12.2%
  • Flexible work schedule – 10.4%
  • Manageable work intensity – 4.8%
  • Proximity of work to home – 3.5%
  • Other – 3.2%
  • No answer – 1.5%

How do you normally spend your free time?

(you can select several options as your response)

  • Meet friends – 75.6%
  • Read newspapers, magazines, books – 50.3%
  • Play video games, surf the Internet – 48.6%
  • Listen to music, radio – 48.2%
  • Go to movies – 47.2%
  • Take a stroll down the street, in a park, etc. – 40.1%
  • Take care of household chores – 39.4%
  • Go out to cafes, bars, restaurants – 35.1%
  • Go to the theatre, concerts, exhibitions – 33.8%
  • Work out – 30.7%
  • Go clubbing, dancing – 28.1%
  • Watch TV at home – 26.9%
  • Advance my skills (courses, private classes, improve them by myself) – 25.2%
  • Have hobbies, do creative art – 22.4%
  • Go to church, participate in the life of a religious community – 10.7%
  • Other – 2.6%
  • No answer – 1.3%

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