According to a survey conducted by the Sociological group "Rating" in October 2015, the majority of Ukrainian respondents (80%) agree with the statement that the Holodomor of 1932-33 was a genocide of the Ukrainian people, while 12% of respondents not agreed with this statement. 8%. – undecided.
It should be noted that over the past two years the number of those who agree that Holodomor was genocide has increased (from 66% in 2013 to 80% in 2015). In addition, the number of undecided on this issue has decreased almost twice over the last year.
Also the opponents quantity of Holodomor acknowledgment as genocide over the years 2010-2015 has decreased from 25 to 12%.
The assertion that the Holodomor of 1932-33 was genocide of the Ukrainian people was shared by most surveyed residents of all regions without exception. Most of all - the West (98%) and Centre (87%).
The younger respondents are and the higher the level of their income, the more of them support the thesis of acknowledgment of Holodomor as genocide.
Thus, among respondents whose native language is Ukrainian, 90%, supports the thesis, while among those who consider Russian their native - 60%.
Residents of villages more agree with the thesis about the Holodomor-genocide than the residents of the cities (84% versus 79%).
Audience: Ukraine's population of 18 years and older. The sample is representative by age, gender, region and type of settlement. The sample of 1800 respondents. Personal formalized interview (face-to-face). The error of margin of not more than 2.4%. Dates of survey: 1- 6 of October 2015