The exit poll showed features of voting in the second round of the presidential election on regional and settlement, gender, and educational characteristics. The study is published on the website of the Fund “Democratic initiatives name Ilka Kucheriv”.
Who voted for whom, were analyzed in demographic exit poll Fund “Democratic initiatives name Ilka Kucheriv”, Kyiv international Institute of sociology (KIIS) and the Ukrainian centre for economic and political studies named after Alexander Razumkov.
Zelensky has won the most votes in the East (87%) and southern (85%) regions, somewhat less in the Central (70%) and Western (57%).
Petro Poroshenko, on the contrary, his best result was in the Western region (41%), while in other regions, significantly below the Central – 28% South 13.5%, Eastern 12%.
In settlements of various type of tangible advantage is Vladimir Zelensky, mostly in cities with the population from 100 thousand inhabitants (87%), towns (81%), cities with a population less than 20 thousand (80%), in cities with population from 50 to 100 thousand (74%), in villages (73%). A slightly lower percentage was obtained in the regional centers (68%) and cities with a population from 20 to 47 million (645).
Petro Poroshenko is relatively more supported by the voters of cities with the population from 20 to 49 million (35%) and regional centers (30%).
Gender difference in support in fact.
However, different voices of the age groups. Zelensky has the highest support among young voters: among voters aged 18-29% – 80%, 30-39 years – 73,5%, 40-49 years – 73%, 50-59 years – 72%, 60 years and older, 69.5% of them. Support Poroshenko more among voters older age: in the group of voters 18-29 – 19%, 30-39 years – 25%, 40-49 years – 25%, 50-59 years – 26,5%, 60 years and older – 29%.
Sociologists also found a difference vote depending on education. Vladimir Zelensky most votes won among voters with incomplete secondary education (82%). Among respondents with complete secondary education, special secondary and incomplete higher support approximately the same (respectively, 78%, 75% and 77%) and among respondents with higher education is somewhat smaller (67%).
Petro Poroshenko – the best result among voters with higher education (31%) and the worst – among respondents with incomplete secondary education (16%).
Sociologists also highlighted the peculiarities of candidates ‘ voters. So, the main electorate of Vladimir Zelensky concentrated in the Central and southern regions (65%), and voters of the West and the Centre is dominated by the electorate of Poroshenko (61%).
Type locality. In the electorate of Poroshenko greater percentage of voters are regional centers (40% vs. 32% Vladimir Zelensky), and the structure of the electorate Zelensky – the voters of cities with population over 100 thousand (10%, Poroshenko – 4%).
The younger electorate – Zelensky, however, when compared with the 1st tour, he became a senior: in the first round in the structure of its electorate, more than half of voters aged 18-40 years, and now this age group is 36% of the electorate, and 55% aged 18-50 years. But the electorate of Poroshenko Sr., 51% are aged 50 years and older.
The level of education in the structure of the electorate of Poroshenko is dominated by people with higher education (48%), the structure of the electorate Zelensky them significantly less (36.5 percent).