70% of Ukrainians fully trust the Church
These are the results of the survey conducted by the Razumkov Center's Sociological Service.
The Church enjoys the highest level of trust in the western region (86%), in the central region it is trusted by 72%, and in the South — by 62%.
Only in the Eastern region, the shares of those who trust it and those who do not trust it do not differ statistically significantly (48% and 51%, respectively).
Also, since the beginning of a full-scale war, the level of trust in humanitarian and charitable organizations has significantly increased. While in 2020, they were trusted by 50% of citizens, now they are trusted by 78%.
At the same time, among social institutions, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have the greatest trust of Ukrainians — 96% fully or to some extent trust them.
The Ukrainians also trust:
- humanitarian and charitable organizations (78%),
- universities (62%),
- women's organizations (59.5%),
- government agencies (55%),
- police (55%),
- environmental organizations (54%).
The attitude towards the Government of the country is contradictory (51.5% express confidence in it, but not much less, 48% express distrust); the same applies to television (51% and 49%, respectively) and the media (49% and 50%, respectively).
More than 80% of residents of western regions choose the European model of Social Development, and less than 1% prefer the Russian one.
Between freedom and security, 52% of Western residents prefer freedom.
The survey was conducted from September 22 to October 1, 2022, using the face-to-face method. 2,021 respondents aged 18 and older living in all Ukraine regions (except the Autonomous Republic of Crimea) were interviewed. statistical error did not exceed 2,3%. In war conditions, a certain systematic deviation is added in addition to the specified formal error.