Perceived impact on small business if UK exits EU 2015, by nation

This graph shows the difference in perception of EU withdrawal between nations within the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. The highest perceived negative impact comes from Scotland. There is a 14.2% difference in the peak negative impact between Scotland (highest) and England (lowest), although in every country the perceived negatives outweigh the positives by 24.1%.

What impact would withdrawal from the EU have on your business?

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Release date

September 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 15, 2015 to July 20, 2015

Number of respondents

6,263 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Base: FSB members (6,263), England (5,337), Scotland (571), Northern Ireland (96), Wales (259)
**Very/somewhat positive impact
*** Very/somewhat negative impact

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