Public opinion of a second Scottish referendum in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016

This statistic displays British public opinion concerning a second Scottish referendum in the UK in 2016. According to this poll, 43 percent of respondents don’t want Scotland to host a second independence referendum.

Should Scotland hold a second independence referendum following the EU referendum result?

Share of respondents
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Source

Release date

June 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 24 to June 25, 2016

Number of respondents

1,033 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Nicola Sturgeon has said that a second Scottish Independence Referendum is “highly likely” following the EU Referendum result saying it was "democratically unacceptable" that Scotland faced the prospect of leaving the EU as majority of Scots that voted were in favour of remain. Which of the following statements is closest to your opinion?"

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