Year: 2005
Module: Democratic Participation
Variable: YNOTVOTE

If response to UVOTOFT is 'Less likely to vote'
Why do you think you are less likely to vote now than you were a few years ago?

 

%

Feel I am too old to vote2
My vote wont make a difference8
I don't see the point in voting anymore18
I don't think politicians do enough31
I am not a political person6
Waste of time and money9
Disillusioned with the entire political system18
Because the NI Assembly is no longer running1
Apathy has set in3
Don't know5

 

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Results for men and women

%

 MaleFemale
Feel i am too old to vote 1 3
My vote wont make a difference 5 10
I don't see the point in voting anymore 15 22
I don't think politicians do enough 36 27
I am not a political person 5 8
Waste of time and money 11 7
Disillusioned with the entire political system 24 12
Because the ni assembly is no longer running 1 1
Apathy has set in 1 4
Don't know 2 8

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Feel i am too old to vote * 0 * 0 * *
My vote wont make a difference * 0 * 0 * *
I don't see the point in voting anymore * * * * * *
I don't think politicians do enough * * * * * *
I am not a political person * * * * * 0
Waste of time and money * * * * * *
Disillusioned with the entire political system * * * * * *
Because the ni assembly is no longer running 0 * 0 0 * *
Apathy has set in 0 0 0 * * 0
Don't know * * * 0 * *
* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Feel i am too old to vote 1 1 *
My vote wont make a difference 6 11 0
I don't see the point in voting anymore 24 15 *
I don't think politicians do enough 26 35 *
I am not a political person 9 6 0
Waste of time and money 14 6 *
Disillusioned with the entire political system 12 18 *
Because the ni assembly is no longer running 0 2 0
Apathy has set in 3 4 0
Don't know 6 2 *

* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

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