Public opinion on the development of British society post-Brexit, by Brexit vote 2016

This chart illustrates results from an online survey conducted in Great Britain in October 2016 regarding perceptions on how British society will develop outside of the EU, by referendum vote. While 52 percent of “Brexiteers” believed in an improvement of society outside of the EU, only 3 percent of those who voted 'Remain' thought that society will get better. By contrast, half of all 'Leave' voters thought that society will change to the worse once the UK leaves the EU.

When Britain leaves the European Union, do you think British society will get better or worse, or stay much the same?

Voted RemainVoted LeaveDid not vote
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Release date

November 2016


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

October 19, 2016 to October 20, 2016

Number of respondents

1,608 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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