Would you say that the European Union (EU)'s objective that three quarters of men and women between 20 and 64 years of age should have a job is too ambitious, about right or too modest? *
European Union (EU) 2020 employment goals: UK public opinion survey 2017
This statistic shows the United Kingdom (UK) public opinion on the 2020 European Union (EU) objective that three quarters of men and women between 20 and 64 years of age should have a job, as of May 2017. 18 percent of respondents felt that this target was too ambitious.
Would you say that the European Union (EU)'s objective that three quarters of men and women between 20 and 64 years of age should have a job is too ambitious, about right or too modest? *
Share of respondents
Too ambitious18%
About right60%
Too modest14%
Don't know8%
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Source

Release date

August 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 20, 2017 to May 30, 2017

Number of respondents

1,365 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*The original question was phrased as: Thinking about each of the following objectives to be reached by 2020 in the EU, would you say that it is too ambitious, about right or too modest? Three quarters of men and women between 20 and 64 years of age should have a job.

European Union (EU) 2020 employment goals: UK public opinion survey 2017
This statistic shows the United Kingdom (UK) public opinion on the 2020 European Union (EU) objective that three quarters of men and women between 20 and 64 years of age should have a job, as of May 2017. 18 percent of respondents felt that this target was too ambitious.
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