Attitudes to voting in general elections in Great Britain 1991-2011

Which of the following statements comes closest to your views about general elections? In a general election...

Attitudes to voting in general elections in Great Britain 1991-2011 This statistic shows the attitude of the Great British public to the importance of voting in general elections from 1991 to 2011. In 2011, 16 percent of people said it is not really worth voting. This political disengagement is the latest figure in a growing trend, having doubled from 1991 to 2011. The majority of people though, despite a 6 percent drop, believe that it is everyone's duty to vote.
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Which of the following statements comes closest to your views about general elections? In a general election...

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It's not really worth votingPeople should only vote if they care who winsIt's everyone's duty to vote
19918%24%68%
19949%21%68%
19968%26%64%
19988%26%65%
200011%24%64%
200111%23%65%
200412%27%60%
200512%23%64%
200818%23%56%
200917%23%58%
201018%20%61%
201116%21%62%
It's not really worth votingPeople should only vote if they care who winsIt's everyone's duty to vote
19918%24%68%
19949%21%68%
19968%26%64%
19988%26%65%
200011%24%64%
200111%23%65%
200412%27%60%
200512%23%64%
200818%23%56%
200917%23%58%
201018%20%61%
201116%21%62%
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This statistic shows the attitude of the Great British public to the importance of voting in general elections from 1991 to 2011. In 2011, 16 percent of people said it is not really worth voting. This political disengagement is the latest figure in a growing trend, having doubled from 1991 to 2011. The majority of people though, despite a 6 percent drop, believe that it is everyone's duty to vote.
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