Year: 2010
Module:Political_Attitudes
Variable:NIARUN1

After an Assembly election, our government is made up of ministers from all the different political parties. No single party Ďwinsí the election although the party which wins the most seats does get the most ministers.
People have different opinions about how well government in Northern Ireland works when there are ministers from all the different political parties forming the government. Here are some of the things that have been said, how much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements?
You canít get anything done because you have to get agreement across all the different parties and that just doesnít happen.

 

%

Strongly agree16
Agree47
Neither agree nor disagree21
Disagree10
Strongly disagree1
Can't choose7

 

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
Strongly agree 20 12
Agree 46 48
Neither agree nor disagree 19 23
Disagree 10 9
Strongly disagree 1 1
Can't choose 5 8

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Strongly agree 8 12 18 14 19 19
Agree 48 42 44 52 46 48
Neither agree nor disagree 25 24 23 19 20 16
Disagree 8 8 8 10 12 11
Strongly disagree 0 1 2 1 0 1
Can't choose 11 14 5 5 3 5

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Strongly agree 17 14 17
Agree 42 50 43
Neither agree nor disagree 20 21 25
Disagree 13 9 6
Strongly disagree 1 1 1
Can't choose 7 6 8

 

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