Year: 2003
Module:Attitudes_to_Older_People
Variable:DISEMP50

As far as you know, is it against the law, or not, for an employer to refuse to take on a person simply because they are older say in their fifties?

 

%

Yes, it is illegal53
No, it isn't illegal21
(don't know)27

 

Go to results for men and women, people of different ages and people of different religions.
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Results for men and women

 

%

 MaleFemale
Yes, it is illegal 54 52
No, it isn't illegal 21 20
(don't know) 26 28

  

 

Results for people of different ages

 

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Yes, it is illegal 50 59 54 59 56 40
No, it isn't illegal 18 19 24 19 21 21
(don't know) 33 22 22 22 24 39

 

  

Results for people of different religions

 

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Yes, it is illegal 59 48 55
No, it isn't illegal 16 24 23
(don't know) 25 28 23

 

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