Year: 2008
Module:Attitudes_to_Minority_Ethnic_People
Variable:MIGWRK1

The next few questions are about migrant workers, that is, people who come from other countries to work in Northern Ireland, and may or may not stay very long here. There are different opinions about migrant workers in Northern Ireland. How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?
Migrant workers are generally good for Northern Irelandís economy

 

%

Strongly agree10
Agree42
Neither agree nor disagree22
Disagree21
Strongly disagree5
Don't know1

 

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Results for men and women

%

 MaleFemale
Strongly agree 11 8
Agree 44 40
Neither agree nor disagree 17 27
Disagree 22 19
Strongly disagree 6 4
Don't know 1 2

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Strongly agree 5 13 11 10 11 5
Agree 41 38 36 45 45 47
Neither agree nor disagree 28 18 26 20 21 21
Disagree 20 25 23 17 18 21
Strongly disagree 2 4 5 6 4 5
Don't know 4 1 1 2 1 1

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Strongly agree 15 5 12
Agree 46 38 46
Neither agree nor disagree 18 26 20
Disagree 15 26 21
Strongly disagree 5 4 2
Don't know 1 2 0

 

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