Majority of Ukrainians support the overthrow of Yanukovych regime and new government
According to the survey by GfK Ukraine Company, almost half of Ukrainians (48%) supported change of government that happened in Ukraine in February. However, 34% of the surveyed demonstrated their negative attitude.
The change of government was supported by 20% in the eastern and southern Ukraine, meanwhile, the other regions showed 57% or more.
In March 29% of Ukrainians believed that Ukraine is developing generally in right direction (in February this question was supported by 7%).
42% of the respondents are sure that Ukraine moves in wrong direction (on the contrary, 70% in February); 29% could not answer the question (versus 23% in February).
In Kyiv, northern, western and central regions there are 36% and more of the Ukrainians supporting the Ukraine's current direction, however, there are 12% of such in the southern part of Ukraine and 9% on the east.
In March only 2% of the surveyed have answered that they fully or partially trust Viktor Yanukovych; herewith, even on the east of Ukraine there are 3% believing him, 2% in the south.
Crisis of the state government, absence of order in the country remains the most crucial – 50% of the surveyed named it one of the three most important issues.
However, in comparison to the February survey, this number decreased to 43%.
For 39% of the respondents the painful issues are the inflation, price increases and unstable hryvnia rate.
Despite the difficulties in the process of the power change, a part of those who chose one of the three most pressing issues equals 28%.
The survey was conducted among 1000 respondents starting from 16 year olds during March 4-18, 2014.
The selection is representative for the Ukrainian population (including Crimea). The survey was conducted by personal interviewing.
Maximum error – 3,1%.