“We are Ukrainians!”

04.09.2012

The Gorshenin Institute conducted the sociological survey on 24 August 2012

With support provided by the directorate-general and the scientific and research association of the Artek international children’s centre, the Gorshenin Institute conducted the sociological survey “We are Ukrainians!” on Ukraine’s Independence Day. As many as 3,000 children aged from seven to 16 years who reside in Ukraine were interviewed for the poll. The margin of error for the survey does not exceed 1.8 percent.

1. Are you proud to be a Ukrainian citizen?

  • Yes – 95.1 %
  • No – 4.9%

2. Do you consider Ukraine’s Independence Day to be a holiday?

  • Yes – 94.5%
  • No – 5.5%

3. Which language do you predominantly speak at home with your family?

  • Ukrainian – 34.4%
  • Russian – 37.2%
  • Both Ukrainian and Russian – 27.8%
  • Other – 0.6%

4. Which language do you predominantly speak in school?

  • Ukrainian – 46.2%
  • Russian – 28.0%
  • Both Ukrainian and Russian – 25.2%
  • Other – 0.6%

5. Which language do you predominantly speak with your friends?

  • Ukrainian – 29.3%
  • Russian – 45.3%
  • Both Ukrainian and Russian – 24.9%
  • Other – 0.5%

6. In which country do you plan to go to college?

(you can choose two options)

  • In Ukraine – 66.7%
  • In Europe – 31.4%
  • In the USA – 11.2%
  • In Russia – 8.8%
  • In another country – 1.0%
  • I have not thought about it yet – 8.6%
  • Hard to say – 3.6%

7. Where would you like to live when you grow up?

  • In Ukraine – 49.1%
  • Abroad – 30.9%
  • Hard to say – 20.0%

8. With which countries should Ukraine be friends as a state?

  • Both with Europe and Russia – 43.0%
  • With Europe and EU member states – 29.0%
  • With Russia – 14.2%
  • Other – 3.0%
  • Hard to say – 10.8%

9. In your opinion, what specialists does Ukraine need most of all now?

(you can choose up to three-five options)

  • Physicians – 67.3%
  • Scientists – 55.3%
  • Teachers – 42.7%
  • Agronomists and farmers – 27.6%
  • Programmers and IT specialists – 23.7%
  • Engineers – 22.0%
  • Economists – 20.4%
  • Lawyers – 18,4%
  • Art workers (painters, musicians, writers, movie directors, etc.) – 18.1%
  • Service sphere workers (hairdressers, cab drivers, employees of the hotel and restaurant business) – 13.7%
  • Managers – 11.1%
  • Journalists – 8.4%
  • Other specialists – 2.9%
  • Hard to say – 9.5%

10. What language should one speak in order to have a successful career?

(you can choose up to three-five options)

  • English – 91.5%
  • Ukrainian – 78.8%
  • Russian – 71.1%
  • German – 46.8%
  • French – 30.5%
  • Chinese – 17.8%
  • Italian – 14.5%
  • Spanish – 10.2%
  • Other – 1.8%
  • Hard to say – 1.8%

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