Opinion of Russians on why the Berlin Wall was built in 2019

When asked about the reasons behind the construction of the Berlin Wall, nearly one quarter of respondents in Russia saw it as a way to separate West and East Germany and to prevent border-crossing, according to the survey conducted in 2019. Other participants saw the wall as an expression of the Cold War, as a barrier between socialist and capitalist ideologies, or as a means for the Soviet Union to defend the Communist regime from the Western influence.

In your opinion, what was the Berlin Wall built for?*

Share of respondents
It was a form of a border between two states / division of Germany /
to separate people / so that they do not cross borders
23%
Political disputes / different ideologies / socialism and capitalism14%
It was an expression of the Cold War, repartition of zones of influence12%
To strengthen positions of the USSR, defend the Communist regime from harmful influence of the West,
prevent mass escapes
12%
Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

Russia

Survey time period

November 3, 2019

Number of respondents

1,600 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

* An open question; respondents could submit up to five answers. Most popular answers are presented in the statistic.

With a probability of 95 percent, the margin of error does not exceed 2.5 percent.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Mobile advertising in Germany"

Further Content: You might find this interesting as well

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.