[Ipsos Survey] Opposition to immigration
45% of 17.601 adults in 23 countries believe that "immigration has generally had a negative impact on their country," according to an international survey by global market research company Ipsos.
› 80% believe that "over the last 5 years, the amount of migrants in their country has increased"
› 52% (19%) agree (disagree) that "there are too many immigrants in their country"
› 28% (39%) agree (disagree) that immigration is good for their economy
› 48% (25%) agree (disagree) that "immigrants in their country have made it more difficult for their country’s people get jobs"
› 31% (37%) agree (disagree) that "immigrants make their country a more interesting place to live"
› 45% (27%) agree (disagree) that "priority should be given to immigrants with higher education and qualifications who can fill shortages among certain professions"
› 51% (18%) agree (disagree) that "immigration has placed too much pressure on public services (such as health, transport and educational services) in their country"