Benefits: cuts for people refusing to learn English 2013 Survey, by age

This statistic shows the share of respondents who said they would support a policy of stopping benefits for non-English speaking migrants who are not taking English classes, in Great Britain in June 2013, by age group. Those aged 60 and over were the most decisive, and also the most likely to support such a policy, whereas those aged 18-24 were the most indecisive and also the least likely to be in favor of this policy.

Proportion of respondents who agreed with the following policy: "Requiring people claiming benefits who do not speak English to take English language lessons or risk having their benefits stopped?" in Great Britain in 2013, by age

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Release date

June 2013


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 27 to 28, 2013

Number of respondents

1,967 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

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