Year: 2008
Module:Attitudes_to_Minority_Ethnic_People
Variable:MIGWRK3

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 mostly take up jobs that Northern Ireland workers donít want

 

%

Strongly agree18
Agree60
Neither agree nor disagree10
Disagree9
Strongly disagree2
Don't know1

 

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Results for men and women

%

 MaleFemale
Strongly agree 19 18
Agree 56 63
Neither agree nor disagree 12 9
Disagree 11 8
Strongly disagree 2 2
Don't know 1 0

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Strongly agree 10 14 22 16 21 21
Agree 62 58 54 57 67 62
Neither agree nor disagree 12 12 11 12 7 9
Disagree 14 13 9 12 5 6
Strongly disagree 2 2 4 2 1 0
Don't know 0 1 0 1 0 2

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Strongly agree 17 19 21
Agree 58 60 61
Neither agree nor disagree 13 9 9
Disagree 9 11 8
Strongly disagree 3 1 1
Don't know 1 1 1

 

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