Year: 2012
Module: Community_Relations
Variable: WHYRIOT

In your opinion, what is the main reason that some people in Northern Ireland get involved in rioting or sectarian trouble?
Please tick ONE box only.

 
%
A specific incident usually sparks it39
Itís a response to being provoked19
People like the excitement13
Paramilitaries organise it8
Something else17
DON'T KNOW4



 

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

 
%
 MaleFemale
A specific incident usually sparks it 36 41
Itís a response to being provoked 19 19
People like the excitement 15 12
Paramilitaries organise it 8 8
Something else 19 17
Don't know 4 4



 


 

Results for people of different religions

 
%
 CatholicProtestantNo religion
A specific incident usually sparks it 36 44 35
Itís a response to being provoked 22 20 13
People like the excitement 11 12 19
Paramilitaries organise it 8 8 7
Something else 20 13 21
Don't know 3 4 5



 


 

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