Year: 2010
Module:Political_Attitudes
Variable:NIARUN4

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?
Itís a better system to have politicians from all the parties in government because then neither the unionists nor the nationalists can dominate government.

 

%

Strongly agree16
Agree52
Neither agree nor disagree19
Disagree6
Strongly disagree1
Can't choose5

 

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 18 14
Agree 52 53
Neither agree nor disagree 15 22
Disagree 8 5
Strongly disagree 2 0
Can't choose 5 6

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Strongly agree 11 16 21 16 13 17
Agree 52 46 45 62 58 53
Neither agree nor disagree 26 22 23 14 17 14
Disagree 6 5 6 3 8 10
Strongly disagree 1 1 1 0 1 3
Can't choose 5 10 5 5 3 4

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Strongly agree 20 13 17
Agree 55 51 49
Neither agree nor disagree 17 21 20
Disagree 3 9 8
Strongly disagree 1 1 1
Can't choose 5 6 6

 

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