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Self-assessment of the feeling of happiness (May 2018)
More than half of the Ukrainians consider themselves to be happy. According to the results of a survey conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology, in May 2018, 63% of the Ukrainians felt happy or rather happy, 16% felt partly happy, partly not, and 17% were unlucky or rather unlucky.
Perception of own well-being of the residents of Ukraine in May 2018:
The assessment of the social welfare by the population of Ukraine is negative, the index is -46 (its value may vary from -100 to +100). Compared to 2017, this estimate has slightly increased. Ukrainians are, on average, much more satisfied with their own lives than with the life of the country (the index is higher by 52 points); over the past three years, the index of individual well-being has increased from -8 to +6 and now corresponds to the pre-war level of 2013.
What problems disturb the Ukrainians, May 2018
According to the results of the survey, the majority of respondents (67%) is concerned about the war in the East of Ukraine. Also, among the problems which are of the most concern among the Ukrainians are living standards (54%), the economic situation (42%) and safety of Ukraine (23%).
Self-assessment of the health`s state by the population of Ukraine
Kyiv International Institute of Sociology monitors the dynamics of self-assessment of the state of health among the Ukrainians since 1995. Survey data show that over the past five years, the state of health of Ukrainian residents remains virtually unchanged: in comparison with 2013, research does not record either improvement or a statistically significant deterioration in how Ukrainian residents assess their own health status. However, if compared with 1995, it is noticeable that the level of the health self-esteem has increased.
Migration intentions of the population of Ukraine in April 2018
According to a recent KIIS poll, 7% of adult Ukrainians plan to go abroad in the next six months for the long-term stays, work, study or emigration, but most of them have not taken any concrete steps for this yet. The most popular country among those who want to leave Ukraine is Poland.