Distribution of General Election votes in the UK in 2017, by age group

This statistic displays the way in which electorates voted during the General Election in the United Kingdom (UK) on June 8th, 2017. The data shows that there was a clear connection between the age of a voter and the party they would vote for. The younger a voter there is a statistically higher chance that they would vote for Labour under Jeremy Corbyn, whereas the older electorate would be more likely to vote conservative under Theresa May. The distribution of votes for the Liberal Democrats remained almost stable between the age groups.

Distribution of General Election votes in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by age group

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Release date

July 2016


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 9 to June 13, 2017

Number of respondents

48,911 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide any information regarding percentage points exceeding 100 percent - probably due to rounding.

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