BBC Radio 5 Live and Huffington Post - 20-something Poll May 2019
A survey of 20-29 year-olds.
  • Over half of 20-29 year olds say they have had a romantic relationship with someone of a different race to them (53%).
  • Half of 20-29 year olds say they are in, or have been in a relationship with someone of a different race and say they would be open to having one again (45%), compared to one in ten who would not be open to having one again (9%).
  • One quarter of 20-29 year olds say they think their parents/guardians would judge them if they dated someone of a different race (25%).
  • One in six 20-29 year olds say they have rejected someone romantically online or on a dating app because of their race (17%).
  • Over half of 20-29 year olds say that money pressures have had a negative impact on their mental health (54%).
  • Three in ten 20-29 year olds say they currently do not have any savings (30%).
  • Over one third of 20-29 year olds say they currently have between £1-500 worth of savings (36%) compared to one in six who say they have between £501-2000 worth of savings (17%).
  • More than half of 20-29 year olds say they would be willing to pay higher taxes to support the NHS (54%), compared to three in ten who would to support schools (30%) or the environment (28%).
  • One quarter of 20-29 year olds say they would not be willing to pay higher taxes (24%).
  • Four in five 20-29 year olds do not currently own their own home (78%), compared to one in five who do (19%).
  • Three in ten 20-29 year olds say they do not currently own their own home but feel confident they will in the future (28%), compared to one quarter who would like to but do not feel confident they will in the future (23%).
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Date Published
16/05/2019
Client
BBC Radio 5 Live / Huffington Post
Methodology
ComRes surveyed 1,031 UK 20-29 year olds online between 30th April and 7th May 2019. Data were weighted to be representative of all UK 20-29 year olds by age, gender and region. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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