Importance of explanations for becoming a terrorist in Denmark 2016

This statistic displays the result of a survey on opinions of the importance of explanations for becoming a terrorist in Denmark 2016. The majority of respondents (49 percent) had the opinion, that the influence of religious preachers was a very important reason for someone becoming a terrorist.

To what extent do you think the following explanations are important, why someone becomes a terrorist?

Very importantImportantSomehow importantA bit important Don't know
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Release date

October 2016



Survey time period

August 19 to 30, 2016

Number of respondents

2,032 respondents

Age group

18-99 years

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Der findes mange forklaringer på, hvorfor nogle bliver terrorister. I hvilken grad tror du at de følgende forklaringer er vigtige?"

Percentage points exceeding or falling below 100 percent are probably due to rounding.

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