Predicted personal benefit of leaving the EU in the UK 2016, by age

This statistic shows the respondent’s predicted personal financial benefit in the scenario that the UK leaves Europe as a result of Brexit referendum in June 2016, the results are listed by age group. The majority of participants between the ages for 18 and 24 anticipated a negative impact on their personal finances. In all other age groups the majority of respondents were unsure.

British public's perceived personal and financial benefits of leaving the EU in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2016, by age

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Release date

February 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 19 to May 23, 2016

Number of respondents

1,123 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "If the UK were to leave the EU, do you think the European Union would be... "

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