Opinion on the balance of privacy and security in the United Kingdom 2016

Thinking about the balance between privacy and security in Britain, which of the following statements comes closest to your view?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 16, 2016
Opinion on the balance of privacy and security in the United Kingdom 2016 This statistic shows results from an online survey conducted in Great Britain in October 2016 on whether the current balance between privacy and security is optimal. From the respondents, 26 percent believed that the current balance was about right while 42 percent thought that more should be done to combat terrorism even if that meant that the privacy of the ordinary people would suffer.
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Thinking about the balance between privacy and security in Britain, which of the following statements comes closest to your view?

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Share of respondents
More should be done to protect the privacy of the people15%
More should be done to help security forces combat terrorism42%
Current balance is about right26%
Don't know/None of these16%
Share of respondents
More should be done to protect the privacy of the people15%
More should be done to help security forces combat terrorism42%
Current balance is about right26%
Don't know/None of these16%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 16, 2016
This statistic shows results from an online survey conducted in Great Britain in October 2016 on whether the current balance between privacy and security is optimal. From the respondents, 26 percent believed that the current balance was about right while 42 percent thought that more should be done to combat terrorism even if that meant that the privacy of the ordinary people would suffer.
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