Opinion on whether the United Kingdom (UK) needs the European Union (EU) 2017

This statistic shows results from an online survey conducted in Great Britain in January 2017 on whether Britain needs the European Union. From the respondents, 34 percent thought that the EU needs the UK more that the UK needs the EU.

Do you think Britain should or should not be prepared to walk away from a bad deal?*

Share of respondents
UK needs the EU more19%
EU needs the UK more34%
Both need each other equally28%
Neither needs the other7%
Don't know12%
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Source

Release date

January 2017

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

January 17 to January 18, 2017

Number of respondents

1,654 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows:
Thinking about Britain's relationship with the EU, which of the following statements best reflects your view?
- The UK needs the European Union more than the European Union needs the UK
- The European Union needs the UK more than the UK needs the European Union
- The European Union and the UK need each other equally
- Neither the European Union nor the UK need one another
- Don't know

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