• 14/07/2024 12:10

About 70% of Ukrainians believe in economic recovery after the war – survey

About 70% of Ukrainian citizens surveyed believe that Ukraine will restore its economic potential after victory. Taras Zhovtenko, an analyst at the Democratic Initiatives Foundation, stated this when presenting the results of a national sociological survey on Ukrainians’ assessment of the state’s efforts to restore the state, Ukrinform reports.

About 70% of Ukrainians believe in economic recovery after the war — survey

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There is a reserve of strength and optimism in Ukrainian society, which is primarily aimed at the final result, at the fact that Ukraine will not just restore what it lost during the war, but will reach the socio-economic level of development that was before the start of Russian aggression . 68.3% of citizens believe that this is possible,” Zhovtenko said.

According to the study, 15% of respondents disagree with this statement. Residents of the southern regions are the most skeptical about the country’s ability to restore its socio-economic potential: 31% of respondents from the southern regions do not believe in this, compared to the median value of 13% in other regions.

The process of post-war reconstruction of Ukraine, according to According to most, it will not be quick and will take at least 2 to 5 years. 16.5% of respondents think so. 21% of respondents estimated the duration of the recovery process at 5-8 years. 18% of respondents expect the recovery phase to last 8-10 years. 22% of respondents believe that Ukraine will need more than ten years to recover after the war.

The rate of post-war recovery can, in the opinion of those surveyed, be slowed down, first of all, by the huge scale of destruction (70%), corruption at the national level (58% ) and local levels (52%).

The majority of respondents consider the most pressing areas of post-war reconstruction of the country to be: demining territories (76.5%); restoration of destroyed housing and infrastructure (73%); psychological assistance (51%); integration of veterans into post-war life (51%) and creation of new jobs and retraining of the working-age population (50.5%).


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