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Young people's attitudes to immigration: findings from the Young People in Scotland Survey 2017

Published: 15 Aug 2018

This report presents findings on attitudes to immigration from the Ipsos MORI Young People in Scotland Survey 2017.

Young people's attitudes to immigration: findings from the Young People in Scotland Survey 2017
Annex C. Demographic breakdown: characteristics of the Young People in Scotland Survey sample 2017 (N=1,781)

Annex C. Demographic breakdown: characteristics of the Young People in Scotland Survey sample 2017 (N=1,781)

Demographic characteristics Total (unweighted) % (unweighted) Total (weighted) % (weighted) [3] Population weighting (%)
Gender identity
Boy 854 48 859 48 50
Girl 861 48 856 48 50
In another way 41 2 41 2  
Prefer not to say 25 1 25 1  
Age
9-11 63 3 82 5  
12 285 16 305 17  
13 381 21 311 17  
14 355 20 334 19  
15 281 16 300 17  
16 255 14 289 16  
17-19 151 8 150 8  
Prefer not to say 10 1 10 1  
Year group
Secondary 1 251 14 309 17 18
Secondary 2 399 22 317 18 18
Secondary 3 355 20 316 18 18
Secondary 4 298 17 320 18 18
Secondary 5 243 14 284 16 16
Secondary 6 209 12 208 12 12
Prefer not to say 26 1 26 1  
Ethnicity
White 1527 86 1519 85  
BME 145 8 151 8  
Other [4] 37 2 39 2  
Prefer not to say 72 4 72 4  
Religious affiliation
No religion 1042 59 1018 57  
Christian [5] 397 22 424 24  
Non-Christian [6] 101 7 103 4  
Other [7] 77 4 80 5  
Don't know 97 5 92 5  
Prefer not to say 67 4 63 4  
Having a physical or mental health condition or illness [8]
Health condition 274 15 277 16  
No health condition 1138 64 1129 63  
Don't know 245 14 248 14  
Prefer not to say 124 7 127 7  
Rurality
Urban 1281 72 1452 82 82
Rural 500 28 329 18 18
SIMD [9]
1 191 11 349 20 20
2 357 20 339 19 19
3 404 23 340 19 19
4 464 26 376 21 21
5 365 20 375 21 21

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