Most important environmental issues in Great Britain 2019

This statistic shows what people in Great Britain think are the most important environment issues facing Great Britain as of March 2019. According to data published by IPSOS, 47 percent of respondents advised that dealing with waste is one of the top three environmental issues facing Great Britain, the most of any category. By contrast, only two percent of respondents believe soil erosion to be an important environmental issue.

In your view, what are the three most important environmental issues facing Great Britain today?*

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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

February 22 to March 8, 2019

Number of respondents

19,519**

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* The original question was worded by the source as follows: " In your view, what are the three most important environmental issues facing Great Britain today? That is, the top environmental issues you feel should receive the greatest attention from your local leaders?"
** Respondents from 27 countries around the world. Approximately 19,520 individuals aged between 16 and 74 years were surveyed in Great Britain.
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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