11,6% of Ukrainians believe that the situation in the country is going in the right direction, 73,4% — in the wrong.
This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Center.
It is also noted that 19.1% of respondents are of the opinion that Ukraine is able to overcome the existing problems and difficulties in the next few years, 45,4% — that difficulties can be overcome in the longer term, 23,4% — that Ukraine is not able to overcome them.
Only 5.8% of respondents believe that in 2016 the economic crisis will end and economic growth, 22% believe that the crisis will cease to go, but the economy up to the end of the year will be in a state of stagnation, 32,9% reported that the economic crisis will deepen, but extremely serious consequences, 23.5 per cent — that will collapse the economy with massive closure of industries and unemployment, inability to pay debts (default), a sharp depreciation of the hryvnia, etc.
As sociologists note, in comparison with similar evaluations early 2015, decreased the proportion of those who predicts the beginning of economic growth (from 11.6% to 5.8%) and the collapse of the economy (from 30.7% to 23.5%), while the share of those who believe that the crisis will cease to go, but the economy up to the end of the year will be in a state of stagnation (from 17.8% to 22%), and those who believe that the economic crisis will deepen, but the disastrous effects (from 26.7% to 32.9%).
To the question whether they would agree to endure some financial difficulties, which may result from the implementation of the reform, 8% of respondents replied that they «are willing to endure as necessary, if it really will lead to success», 29.2 per cent — they «for a while are ready to suffer, but not for long (not more than one year)», 24.3 per cent — are not ready, because I don’t believe in the success of the reforms, and 32% — are not ready due to the fact that their financial situation is already unbearable.
In addition, 58,7% of the respondents reacted positively to the proposal, in the event of early dissolution of the Verkhovna Rada, to ban the deputies of this convocation to participate in the following parliamentary elections (would not support such a proposal of 21.2%).
Among the ways of overcoming the current political crisis of 29.3% would support a complete «reboot» of government — early elections to the Verkhovna Rada, the President, the formation of a new Cabinet of Ministers, 24,6% — commencement of negotiations between all factions that formed the coalition, with the participation of the President and the government, with the aim of reaching a compromise on the composition of the Cabinet of Ministers, candidacy of its leader and programme of action, to 7.7% — the creation of a new coalition in the Verkhovna Rada with the participation of the factions of «PPB» and «popular front», with the assistance of deputies from group «Vidrodzhennya», «The will of the people» and faction and the formation of a new coalition and a new government. 7.7 percent chose «the struggle of the parliamentary parties around the government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the collapse of the coalition, the early dissolution of Parliament and appointment of extraordinary elections to the Verkhovna Rada», 5,3% — «new Maidan revolutionary change of power in the centre and in the field», 10,3% have not endorsed any of these options.
The study was conducted by the sociological service of the Razumkov Center from 19 to 24 February 2016. 2021 surveyed respondents over 18 years in all regions of Ukraine, except the Crimea and occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions on a sample representing adult population of Ukraine by main socio-demographic indicators. The sample survey was built as multistage, random with quota selection of respondents at the last stage. Theoretical sampling error (excluding design effect) does not exceed 2,3% with probability 0,95.
We will note, according to the results of the all-Ukrainian sociological research conducted by the Institute Gorshenin, 34.1% of Ukrainian citizens consider Ukrainian troops attack option to resolve the situation in the East of the country.
More than 70% of Ukrainians are dissatisfied with the situation in the country — poll 17.03.2016