Top cities — 2012. Most of all life in his native city of Krasnodar satisfied

  Are the Russians living in their cities? To find out where in Russia? Research Center portal, just like last year, interviewed residents of 20 Russian cities.

Satisfaction Survey of Russians living in the hometowns we spend with 2008. This year, most of those who like to live in his hometown, is observed among Krasnodar — 88% (a year ago — 86%). Judging by the comments of the residents of this southern city, they were especially pleased with the mild climate, a great opportunity for self-realization in various fields and the beauty of the gardens and parks. "We have a warm, the sea two hours away, my fruit on the farm," "Our city is very green and cozy at the same time is not very large," "Lots of opportunities and prospects", "I moved to Krasnodar from the Eagles almost two years ago and I do not regret a single second! "- respondents are divided.

The second place ranking shared Rostov-on-Don, Ufa and Krasnoyarsk life in the city by 84% satisfied with the inhabitants of each of these cities. "Krasnoyarsk becomes every year more beautiful and cleaner, and the Yenisei it very decorated", "I live in Rostov for 20 years, and I love how quickly and easily change the appearance of streets, houses, squares," "Like living in Ufa million of the city, relatively clean, good roads. The city is developing, building a shopping and entertainment centers, "- say the respondents.

The honorable third place — Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod (by 83%): "Yekaterinburg — quite dynamic, clean and positive," "I love my city for preserved in some parts of the pre-revolutionary architecture and the Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin."

We also found out what parameters the quality of life in the Russian metropolises develop the most active. First, in an urban environment to quickly emerge restaurants, cafes and clubs. Leader in this field remains Krasnodar (like a year ago, 69% of the residents celebrate the success of a restaurant and club area), and Krasnoyarsk and Rostov-on-Don (by 64%).

The second area is rapidly developing in Russian cities — trade and service. Availability of goods and services in their cities emphasize the residents of Novosibirsk, where there is clear progress: if last year the proportion of residents who reported positive changes in the areas of trade, was 46%, in this — almost 53%. In addition, the success of local trade and service reports almost half of the residents of Yekaterinburg (48%) and Krasnodar (46%).

Does not remain on the sidelines and the cultural component of leisure inhabitants of large cities, although this trend, according to a study has been growing so rapidly is not a year ago. The development of an increase in the number of theaters and cinemas in the cities mentioned by 44% of the residents of Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk, on 43% of Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk, and 40% of Krasnoyarsk.

There are some points of growth in specific cities. For example, the development of parks and gardens in Voronezh (if in 2011 it noted 28% of city dwellers, in 2012 — already 38%) and Irkutsk (from 21% to 32%), the higher education system in Perm (from 13% to 22%), public transport in Vladivostok (from 12% to 27% ). Most impressive increase in housing affordability in Chelyabinsk: a year ago, this trend is observed for only 8% of the population, and now — 19%.

It is much worse in the Russian metropolises things with the quality of life parameters such as the environment and the level of mutual assistance. Only 1% for residents of Volgograd, Saratov, Omsk and declare that the environmental situation in their cities given adequate attention. Extremely low level of goodwill and mutual assistance in their respective cities and believe Volgograders Saratov: the presence of a favorable moral climate in society marks only one in a hundred of surveyed residents of these towns (1%).

Customer: "Russian Reporter"
Place of interview: Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Khabarovsk, Volgograd, Voronezh, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Omsk, Perm, Samara, Saratov, Togliatti, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Vladivostok, Yaroslavl, Irkutsk
Dates: April 24 — May 5, 2012
General population: economically active population of 20 cities in Russia over 18 years
Sample size: 14,000 respondents 

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