Survey of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in six Ukrainian cities (February 2023)

Random-sample questionnaire-based poll conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation

Version 1.1, published: Aug. 15, 2023

Open Access

Serhii Shapovalov

Curated by: Ekaterina Vorobeva
Dataset ownership has been transferred. Previous users: Heiko Pleines (until Jan. 12, 2024, 10:36 a.m.)
Additional categories: Social Policy
Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, Center for Political Sociology (2023): Survey of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in six Ukrainian cities (February 2023), v. 1.1, Discuss Data, <doi:10.48320/E913BC53-3B9B-49DB-B6FA-6C9E1EA28749>.


This data collection offers a large-scale survey of internally displaced persons in six major Ukrainian cities (Kyiv, Dnipro, Odesa, Lviv, Uzhhorod and Ternopil) conducted from 19 February to 01 March 2023. In total, 1,202 internally displaced persons (IDPs) were interviewed (200 in each city).

The sample of the IDP survey is random, with maximum coverage of adult respondents in different places of residence - residential sector, places of centralised settlement (government agencies, dormitories, schools, kindergartens, offices), IDP support centres, etc. The random error does not exceed 3%.

The survey questions focus on life in the new place of residence including material well-being and support received.

This data collection contains the original survey data. The SPSS file (.sav) is the original file provided by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation. It has been exported into an Excel file. The content of the respective xlsx-file should be identical with the original sav-file. The sav-file contains the questions and answer options of the original questionnaire in Ukrainian. The original questionnaire together with an English translation is included in the documentation of data collection.

Additionally, an overview of the answers to all questions (original Ukrainian version plus English translation) is provided in table form in the file "results-with-translation.pdf" and an analysis based on the survey is available as “DIF2023-report.pdf”

New in this version: English translation of the questionnaire and of the overview of results.




Social Policy Russo-Ukrainian War Volunteers Internally Displaced Persons Integration Social Problems Internal Migration

Language of data

English Ukrainian


Demography Migration Studies Sociology