The sociologists also registered a decrease in the number of those who do not want to leave Ukraine, from 40 percent to 33 percent.
Moreover, 36 percent of city residents said that they would like to leave but cannot do so, 10 percent would like to leave temporarily and wait out the hard times abroad.
The highest proportion of people wishing to go abroad for good was registered in the capital Kiev — 20 percent.
Kiev also topped the list of cities from which citizens would like to leave but cannot do so.
Least of all the urban residents wishing to move abroad live in western Ukraine — 35 percent.