The Sun EU Referendum Poll
Poll of general public and Sun readers about the EU referendum
  • Remain has a seven point lead over Leave: 45% say they would vote to stay if the referendum were tomorrow, compared to 38% who would vote to leave.
  • Half of Britons (49%) say that they know a fair amount about the issues around the UK’s membership of the EU, while three in ten (30%) say they don’t know very much, and 8% say they know nothing at all.
  • The economy is seen by half of the general public (47%) to be the most important factor in their decision in the referendum, while immigration is the second most important (24%).
  • Just one in five members of the general public (22%) agree that they are excited by the EU referendum, while 36% say they are bored by it. However, more than four in five agree that it is an important moment in the history of the UK (85%).
  • Britons are split about whether Britain’s national security would be better off if Britain left or remained in the EU (22% vs 28%). However, two in five say that it would make no difference (43%).
  • Despite the lead for Remain in the polls, as many voters say they dislike (26%) as like (24%) the EU. Just half of people saying they would vote to remain actually like the EU (49%).
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Date Published
18th April 2016
Client
The Sun
Methodology
ComRes interviewed 1,002 British adults by telephone between 8th and 10th April 2016. Data were weighted to be representative of all GB adults aged 18+. Data were also weighted by past vote recall. ComRes interviewed 500 British adults who read The Sun at least once a week. Data were weighted to be representative of all British readers of The Sun as defined in the National Readership Survey.

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