Year: 2007
Module: Political Attitudes
Variable: NIRELND2

Do you think the long-term policy for Northern Ireland should be for itů

 

%

to remain part of the United Kingdom with direct rule11
to remain part of the United Kingdom with devolved government 55
or, to reunify with the rest of Ireland?23
Independent state5
Other answer1
Don't know5

 

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Results for men and women

%

  MaleFemale
to remain part of the United Kingdom with direct rule 8 14
to remain part of the United Kingdom with devolved government 58 53
or, to reunify with the rest of Ireland? 24 21
Independent state 4 6
Other answer 1 1
Don't know 4 6

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
to remain part of the United Kingdomwith direct rule 13 11 10 9 8 15
to remain part of the United Kingdom with devolved government 46 56 49 59 64 56
or, to reunify with the rest of Ireland? 33 18 25 24 19 20
Independent state 6 7 9 5 2 2
Other answer 0 1 1 1 1 1
Don't know 3 7 5 3 6 5

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  CatholicProtestantNo religion
to remain part of the United Kingdom with direct rule 4 17 10
to remain part of the United Kingdom with devolved governmentTo remain part of the united kingdom with devolved governmen 35 72 61
Or, to reunify with the rest of Ireland? 47 3 21
Independent state 6 4 3
Other answer 1 1 0
Don't know 7 3 5

 

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