Poll: Ukrainian language prevails at home

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KYIV, September 7 /UKRINFORM/. A poll conducted by Research & Branding Group has shown that Ukrainian is the main language of communication at home for almost half of Ukrainian citizens (47%). Some 37% of respondents said they speak Russian at hom...

KYIV, September 7 /UKRINFORM/. A poll conducted by Research & Branding Group has shown that Ukrainian is the main language of communication at home for almost half of Ukrainian citizens (47%). Some 37% of respondents said they speak Russian at home, while 15% of Ukrainians speak Russian and Ukrainian.

The Ukrainian language is preferred by most residents of the country's western regions (95%) and two-thirds of citizens from central Ukraine (60%), whereas the Russian language is preferred by over two-thirds of residents from southeastern Ukraine (66%).

The number of supporters of the sole state language (Ukrainian) prevails in the country's western (88%) and central (65%) regions, while supporters of bilingualism mainly live in southeastern Ukraine (76%).

The study was conducted on August 12-22, 2011.


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