Sociological polls have revealed a record level of social pessimism in Ukraine. In particular, residents of different regions have been extremely pessimistic in assessing the political and economical situation in Ukraine, and their own life.
These are the results of a poll carried out by "Research & Branding Group" in November of 2008 and were presented at a press conference by company’s sociologist Yevhen Kopatko.
According to an UNIAN correspondent, in particular, according to the results of the poll, in November of the current year, some 92% of Ukrainians assessed the political situation in Ukraine as unstable, only some 1% of those polled assessed it as stable, and some 7% assessed it as rather unstable. At the same time, in December of the year 2007, some 62% of those polled assessed the political situation in the country as unstable, some 10% assessed it as stable, and some 28% - as rather unstable.
Besides, some 89% of respondents assessed the country’s economic situation as bad. Some 2% of those polled assessed it as good, and some 9% assessed it as not bad and not good. In December of 2007, the economic situation in Ukraine was assessed as bad by some 58% of those polled, as good – by some 5%, and as not bad but also not good – by some 37%.
Asked about whether they were satisfied with their life, some 29% of those polled said they were satisfied, some 67% - unsatisfied, some 3% could not answer the question, and some 1% said they are both satisfied and unsatisfied.
The poll was carried out on November 22-30 in 24 Oblasts of Ukraine and the Crimean Autonomous Republic. In the whole, 2 thousand 87 people were polled. The error margin does not exceed 2.2%.