Public opinion on UK air strikes against ISIS by age

This statistic shows British public opinion by age on September 24 to 25, 2014, on whether the RAF should join the US-led air strike operations against Islamic State/ISIS. The majority of respondents in each age category approved of UK participation; those aged 60 and over were more likely to approve of the strikes, whereas 18 to 24 year olds approved the least.

Would you approve or disapprove of the RAF taking part in air strike operations against Islamic State/ISIS?

Age groupApproveDisapproveDon't know
18-2448%27%26%
25-3956%22%21%
40-5956%27%18%
60+63%22%15%
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Source

Release date

September 2014

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

September 24 to 25, 2014

Number of respondents

1,972 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Type of survey not specified.
Percentage points exceeding 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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