Attitude to the use of nuclear energy in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

From what you know, or have heard about using nuclear energy for generating electricity in the UK, do you support or oppose its use?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 1, 2018
Attitude to the use of nuclear energy in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018 This statistic shows levels of support for the use of nuclear energy, among respondents to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracking Survey in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. Supportive respondents outnumber those opposed, with 38 percent of respondents supporting the use of nuclear energy and 22 percent saying they were opposed. The most popular single response category was 'Neither support nor oppose', with 37 percent of respondents.
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From what you know, or have heard about using nuclear energy for generating electricity in the UK, do you support or oppose its use?

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Share of respondents
Strongly support9%
Support29%
Neither support nor oppose37%
Oppose14%
Strongly oppose8%
Don't know/no opinion3%
Share of respondents
Strongly support9%
Support29%
Neither support nor oppose37%
Oppose14%
Strongly oppose8%
Don't know/no opinion3%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 1, 2018
This statistic shows levels of support for the use of nuclear energy, among respondents to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracking Survey in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. Supportive respondents outnumber those opposed, with 38 percent of respondents supporting the use of nuclear energy and 22 percent saying they were opposed. The most popular single response category was 'Neither support nor oppose', with 37 percent of respondents.
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