Key Findings: 2012 Public Opinion in Ukraine

Publication Date: 
1 Mar 2013

The public opinion survey conducted by IFES reveals a high proportion of undecided voters and divided loyalties in political party support.

The survey also shows a pessimistic outlook on the state of affairs in the country and low levels of confidence in political leaders and institutions.

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  • Confidence in President Viktor Yanukovych, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, Head of United Opposition/Batkivshchyna Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
  • Satisfaction with the president’s handling of job creation, inflation, pension reform and efforts to address corruption
  • Concern about the integrity of the election

The 2012 Public Opinion in Ukraine Survey, which polled respondents throughout the country on their thoughts on politics, economic issues and current events, is the 20th survey IFES has conducted in Ukraine since 1994.