British royalty. (file photo)
Britain monarchy is still in force today, although with parliamentary system also works. Please tell that here only the person sitting on the throne of the royal family is considered as the head of the country. He is involved in every major decision related to the country. However, it has been revealed in a survey that the British citizens disenchantment with the monarchy Happening.
According to this survey, for example, only three out of 10 citizens feel that the monarchy is very important. Let us inform that the current head of the nation, King Charles III, is occupying the throne.
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Public support for the monarchy declined
In fact, a survey by the National Center for Social Research (NatCen) shows that public support for the monarchy has historically declined. During the survey, it was asked whether the monarchy and the royal family are important to Britain and how much do you like it? In response to this question, a total of 45 percent people said that it should be abolished.
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During the survey in the year 2022 on the platinum jubilee of the late queen, 35 percent people believed that the monarchy is not important. Overall, support for the monarchy has declined in 2023. Earlier it was seen in 2021.
People not considering monarchy as important
According to media reports, the data, based on 6,638 interviews, is based on 40 years of data collected for the annual British Social Attitude Survey. According to this, the number of people who say the monarchy is “very important” has fallen from 38 percent to 29 percent in 2022.
Data collection since 1983
Let us tell you that the data collection was started in the year 1983. The number of people who answered “very important” is the lowest in the new research since then. Guy Goodwin, chief executive of Natesen, said: “We are seeing a decline in support for the monarchy. However, it is clear from the data that important national events and celebrations such as anniversaries, marriages and births have a positive effect on society’s views of the monarchy.
increased support for the UK
During 2010, we saw an increase in support for Britain to continue the monarchy. At that time there was the wedding of HRH Prince of Wales and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. A total of 26 percent of people surveyed said the monarchy was “quite important”, but 20 percent said it was “not very important”. Some said that the monarchy should be abolished.
12 percent with the youth monarchy
However, Goodwin noted that only 12 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds see the monarchy as very important, while 42 percent of those 55 and older see the monarchy as very important. He said the royals would have to appeal to younger generations to maintain support for the monarchy in order to survive the challenge going forward.