Monday, August 25, 2014

Discontent with life expands among Kyivans, over half of them feel impact of crisis in economy - poll

Kyiv, August 18 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The satisfaction with life in August among Kyiv residents considerably fell compared to May 2014, according to the results of a poll conducted by Research and Branding Group.

According to the poll conducted in August, the results of which were presented at a press conference at Interfax-Ukraine on August 15, 42% of respondents are satisfied with their lives in general (68% in May) and 46% of them are not satisfied (26%).

Asked what feelings they have, 36% of respondents named hope, 56% - alarm, 16% - optimism, 18% - confusion, 13% fear and 13% pessimism.

The respondents said that among the consequences of the past six months they are fearing an armed conflict most of all (70%), a rise in the prices and inflation (51%), a loss of job (33%), panic and chaos (22%), stoppage of production (12%), growth of crime (11%), the instability of the foreign exchange rate (13%) and a drop in their standard of living (14%).

Taking into account the events of the last six months, a large number of Kyivans believe that today the country is only just entering a large-scale crisis (39%) and is on the peak of a large crisis (38%). 1% of respondents said that there is no large-scale crisis, and 5% said Ukraine is gradually overcoming a large-scale crisis.

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