Skip to content

MAJORITY OF EUROPEANS ANTI-IMMIGRATION

by on 2011/11/04

MAJORITY OF EUROPEANS ANTI-IMMIGRATION

According to an Ipsos poll, more than 56% of Europeans believe “there are too many immigrants” in their countries:

Belgium (72%)
Britain (71%)
Italy (67%)
Spain (67%)
Germany (53%)
France (52%)
Hungary (50%)
Sweden (46%)
Poland (29%)

In response to the polling question “Would you say that immigration has generally had a positive or negative impact?” majorities in all European countries except for Sweden and Poland say the impact has been negative:

Belgium (72%)
Britain (64%)
Italy (56%)
Spain (55%)
France (54%)
Germany (54%)
Hungary (52%)
Sweden (37%)
Poland (32%).

As a whole, only 17.5% of Europeans say immigration has been positive.

Most Europeans also agree with the survey statement “Immigration has placed too much pressure on public services” in their country:

Britain (76%)
Spain (70%)
Belgium (68%)
Hungary (59%)
Germany (58%)
France (56%)
Italy (56%)
Sweden (40%)
Poland (27%).

http://www.ipsos-na.com/download/pr.aspx?id=10883

Leave a Comment

SPEAK NOW or FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: