Compared with the end of 2007 in February 2008, several increased (7%) of those who think the political situation in general unstable, and economic – in general, poor (4%). Increase in early 2008, the number of those who assess the political situation in the country as a whole unstable, compared with the end of 2007 was due to the residents of central and south-eastern provinces. At the same time and in the western regions dominated by negative assessments (57%). In the estimates of the economic situation in the country residents different regions have experienced contrasting trends. Thus, the West has decreased the number of those who assess the economic situation as bad (from 58% in December 2007 to 48% in February 2008) and the South East – has increased (from 63% in December 2007 to 75% in February 2008).
In the central regions over the last two months significant changes in the estimates did not happen. Results of the omnibus show that the number on the whole satisfied with their life for Ukrainians recent months has remained stable. It is characteristic that residents tend to more positively evaluate their own lives than political and economic situation in the country. To date, most concern to the Ukrainian cause problems of socio-economic (price stability, poverty alleviation, reducing unemployment, increasing the social orientation of the state, quality social services, etc.).