Brexit: EU citizens' opinion in the UK 2019

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One third of EU citizens do not feel represented by UK political parties
Labour were the top choice for the respondents with a 26% share of the vote. Followed by the Liberal democrats with 22%, equal to those who selected “don’t know” and the Conservatives on just 12%. 31% “don’t know” which party best represents EU citizens’ rights, 24% chose the Liberal democrats, 22% Labour and only 7% the Conservatives.

Half of EU citizens would support a Labour deal over the government’s deal
According to 42% of the respondents, the best way to get Brexit done is to cancel Brexit and revoke article 50. However, if they had to choose a deal, between Boris Johnson’s negotiated deal or a “softer” deal as proposed by the Labour party, 49% would overwhelmingly choose Labour’s option. In the event of a future referendum on any of these deals 73% agree that they should have the right to vote.

55% still undecided whether to remain in the UK post-Brexit
Nearly 40% of EU citizens have considered leaving the UK after Brexit. 55% stated they were still undecided. Citing uncertainty in the economy as their major concern, 57% were worried about their jobs or career while 55% were concerned about the cost of living increasing.Next top reasons were around the treatment they have received since Brexit with 51% feeling unwelcome and 50% saying the attitude of UK citizens towards EU citizens had directly contributed to them considering leaving.

Topics of the survey

  • Brexit opinion
  • Post-Brexit plans
  • General Election
  • Demographics

Design of the survey
  • Method: Online Survey
  • Survey name: Brexit: EU citizens' opinion
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • Number of respondents: 542
  • Type of respondents: EU citizens of the UK, 18 years and older
  • Survey time period: November 14 to 24, 2019

Column headings
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Income
  • Years in the UK
  • UK region
  • Country of origin

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