The vast majority of Ukrainians (84%) believe that Ukraine currently lacks order. In order to improve the situation, people are even ready for restrictions on certain freedoms. This is evidenced by the results of the poll conducted by the Rating Sociological Group.

Only 11% of respondents say that Ukraine lacks freedom, even if it diminishes order.

“The dynamics of demand for order is growing, currently being at its highest level since 2017,” the study notes.

Assessing the areas of public safety, the highest appraisal is given to the protection from emergencies (59% of respondents rate it as “good” or “satisfactory”).

Protection against terrorist threats (48%) and social protection (50%) are also rated relatively high. In addition, “good” or “satisfactory” appraisals are given to road safety by 47% respondents, safety of life and property of citizens – 43%, health care – 40%, protection of human rights – 39%, ecology – 37%, protection from epidemics – 34%. Citizens consider themselves most vulnerable in the field of justice (26% rated it as “good” or “satisfactory”) and protection from corruption (12%).

The poll was conducted from 26-28 March 2021 among persons aged 18 and over in all regions, except for the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas. The sample population was 2,500 respondents. Survey method: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) based on a random sample of mobile phone numbers. The study error is 2%.

Bohdan Marusyak

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