British opinion on US and UK troops in Iraq to fight ISIS, by age

This statistic shows British public opinion by age on September 24 to 25, 2014, on whether the United Kingdom and the United States should send troops back into Iraq in order to combat the threat from Islamic State/ISIS. With the exception of those aged 25 to 39, more than half of participants of all ages disapproved of Western troops back in Iraq. Of the former category, 45 percent disapproved, which was higher than both the figure for approval and those who were unsure.

Would you approve or disapprove of Britain and the USA sending ground troops back into Iraq to help fight Islamic State/ISIS?

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Release date

September 2014


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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