Millennial Poll on BREXIT shows Britons want to stay in the EU



    Millennial Poll on BREXIT shows Britons want to stay in the EU

    24 April 2016,  London: Millennials have lots to say regarding the upcoming Referendum on exiting the EU and they intend to say it on election day. 

    In an exclusive survey of 18-34s conducted entirely on mobile devices, an overwhelming 74% intend to vote on the upcoming June 23 referendum with a solid 53% stating that they are “very likely” to vote:

    Poll Results:

    • 70% of Millennials planning on voting to REMAIN in the EU

    • Three-Quarters of 18 – 34 year olds (74%) intend to vote

    • 57% choose economic and trade reasons as the strongest reason to stay

    • Only 17% of those planning to vote LEAVE choose the campaign’s “Total UK Contribution Savings” message, as the strongest message
    A stunning 69% of Millennials will be voting to remain in the European Union, with 43% saying that Britain should “definitely remain” in the EU.  Only 30% intend to vote to leave the EU with 14% expressing the opinion that Britain should “definitely leave.” 

    The poll of 1,500 respondents was conducted exclusively through Android and IOS mobile devices, within thousands of mobile apps, on the evening of 19th April 16, through to 20th April 16, taking answers from 356 Millennials aged 18-34 living in the United Kingdom.  It is a representative sample of that population and matches the national census according to age, gender and location. The survey has a margin of error of 3.49%.

    Mitchell Barak, a respected pollster and analyst on global political and public opinion issues and co-founder at Mobopinions said:  “The results are amazing considering the campaign has just begun.  Millennials very clearly want to remain a part of the European Union and they will be turning out massively on election day.  When the numbers are this high in favor so early on, the positive momentum is likely to gain, and it would not be surprising if they influenced some of the older UK citizens, as well as their peers, on this issue.  The referendum to stay or exit the European Union is about the future, and the people who represent the future of the UK most, the millennials, have made it clear that theirs includes being part of the EU.”

    Economic issues were cited as the strongest reasons for remaining in the EU.  With almost half of all UK trade being with the EU, 27% indicated that this was the best reason, 21% choose the fact that 3 million jobs are tied to the EU, 21% indicated that security, including the cooperation in fighting terror as the strongest reason for remaining, 11% chose immigration due to the filling of UK skills gaps, and 9% chose keeping the City and big business in London and the UK as the strongest reason.


    The Oslo Times

     
     

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