What was the main reason why you decided to vote for the United Kingdom (UK) to leave the European Union?

Reasons for voting leave in the EU referendum in United Kingdom (UK) on June 23, 2016 This statistic shows the reasons why leave balloters voted for the United Kingdom (UK) to leave the European Union. Almost one quarter of respondents stated that their main reason for voting leave was in order to control immigration levels.
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Share of respondents
To take powers back from Brussels54%
Better for immigration levels24%
Leave campaign offered positive vision8%
Better for the economy7%
Couldn't vote for a campaign led by Cameron/Osborne/Corbyn2%
Other3%
Don't know1%
Share of respondents
To take powers back from Brussels54%
Better for immigration levels24%
Leave campaign offered positive vision8%
Better for the economy7%
Couldn't vote for a campaign led by Cameron/Osborne/Corbyn2%
Other3%
Don't know1%
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This statistic shows the reasons why leave balloters voted for the United Kingdom (UK) to leave the European Union. Almost one quarter of respondents stated that their main reason for voting leave was in order to control immigration levels.
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Release date
November 2015
Region
Great Britain
Survey time period
June 24 to June 26, 2016
Number of respondents
2,418 respondents
Age group
18+
Special properties
Leave voters only
Method of interview
Online survey

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