Views on the banning of advertising alcoholic drinks United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

This statistic shows the results of a survey in which respondents were asked to indicate their views on the advertising of alcoholic drinks in the United Kingdom in 2015. A large 76 percent majority agree that alcohol adverts during programmes for young people should either definitely or probably be banned, whereas only 45 percent express support for banning adverts for alcohol on TV in general.

Views on whether adverts for alcoholic drinks should be banned in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

Definitely should be bannedProbably should be bannedProbably should not be bannedDefinitely should not be banned
TV ads14%31%33%11%
Ads on social media19%35%25%8%
TV ads during programmes watched by young people35%41%12%5%
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Release date

September 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

4th July to 2nd November 2015

Number of respondents

1,827 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

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