EU referendum voting intention in the United Kingdom in 2016, by age group

The graph shows the voting intention of a sample of British voters when asked about their opinion on whether or not the United Kingdom (UK) should exit the EU. The results are split by age group. On the day of the referendum, 66% of people between the ages of 18 and 24 wanted the UK to remain as a member of the European Union.

How did you vote in the EU referendum?

Age groupRemain a member of the European UnionLeave the European UnionDid not vote
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Release date

June 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 23, 2016

Number of respondents

4,772 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Respondents were asked: "In today's referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union, how did you vote: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"

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