Survey on importance of celebrating the National Day in Norway 2016

This statistic shows the results of a survey from 2016 on the importance of celebrating May 17, which is the National Day of Norway. During the survey period, 73 percent of the respondents totally agreed that the celebration of the National Day is important. Only one percent of the respondents stated that it is not important to have a celebration on May 17.
The background for this celebration is the signature of the Constitution of Norway in Eidsvoll on May 17, 1814. Many traditions come along with that day. For instance the king and his family stand on the balcony of the royal palace in Oslo and wave to the children and other people that pass by in a parade. Also, many Norwegians wear a bunad, the traditional folk costume. And flags are hoisted all over the country.

Do you agree that it is important to celebrate May 17?

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Source

Release date

May 2016

Region

Norway

Survey time period

Mai 17, 2016

Number of respondents

2,840 respondents

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hvor enig eller uenig er du i utsagnet? Det er viktig å feire 17. mai."

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