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British Royal Family: most liked members 2018

Prince Harry was the most-liked member of the British Royal Family, according to a survey conducted just prior to his wedding to Meghan Markle in 2018. With 42 percent of respondents in Great Britain saying they liked Harry, he was slightly more popular than his brother Prince William at 30 percent, and his sister-in-law Katie at 27 percent. Prince Charles, Harry’s father was only liked by nine percent of people in Great Britain, although his wife Meghan was liked by 14 percent of people.

The popular prince

As well as being popular in Great Britain, Prince Harry had a global net favorability rating of 32 percent in 2018, and in no country did he have a negative rating. Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth is also been a popular figure and enjoyed a favorability rating of 49 percent in Great Britain in 2018, second only to Romania where she had a favorability rating of 55 percent.

Support for the monarchy in Britain

While the monarchy has certainly had its ups and downs, it remains a very popular British institution, with people of all age groups expressing support for its continuation in 2018. Despite this, there is a clear correlation with age, with 77 percent of over 55s supporting the monarchy, compared with 57 percent of 18-24 year old’s.

Which members of the Royal Family do you like the most?*

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Release date

May 2018


Worldwide, United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

March 23 to April 6, 2018

Number of respondents


Age group


Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which of the following members of the Royal Family, if any, do you like the most?"
** Total worldwide respondents. Approximately 1000 individuals were surveyed from Great Britain.
The source adds the following information: "Where results do not sum to 100 or the ‘difference’ appears to be+-1 more/less than the actual, this may be due to rounding, multiple responses or the exclusion of don't knows or not stated responses."

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