Perceptions of if St George's Day should be a holiday in the United Kingdom in 2018

This statistic presents the results of a survey of people in the United Kingdom which asked them if they thought St George's Day should be a bank holiday across the UK or just in England. Of respondents, 24 percent of people in England thought that the whole of the UK should have a bank holiday, while 60 percent of respondents in Scotland thought that it should be a holiday, but only in England.

Do you think St George's Day should or should not be a bank holiday?

Should be a bank holiday for the whole UKShould only be a bank holiday in EnglandShould not be a bank holiday anywhere in the UKDon't know
Northern Ireland22%64%7%7%
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Release date

April 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 19, 2017 to March 8, 2018

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

UK adults

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Count is for the whole of the United Kingdom, the source does not have information about the count for the individual countries.

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