General election: party voted for in Great Britain in 2017, by education level

This statistic shows the party voted for by British adults in Great Britain during general elections in June of 2017, broken down by education level. Of the respondents with a low education level, 55 percent reported they had voted for the Conservative Party, with a further 3 percent having voted for UKIP, the most out of all groups of respondents. The greatest share of respondents, who had a high level of education, reported having voted for the Labour Party at 49 percent, while a further 11 percent of respondents had voted for the Liberal Democrats. By comparison, 39 percent of respondents with a medium education level had voted for the Labour Party.

Party voted for by Great British adults in the general elections by level of education in 2017

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Release date

June 2017


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

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Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which party did you vote for?"

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