HS: Almost two thirds of Finns want to join NATO

HS: Almost two thirds of Finns want to join NATO

The proportion of opponents of membership has fallen by four percentage points to 13 per cent and of those who disagree from 24 per cent to 22 per cent.

According to the latest survey, women’s support for the Defense League has risen from 50 per cent to 59 per cent between mid-April and the end of April. More than 70 percent of men still support the country applying to NATO.

NATO support remains highest in the older age groups and lowest in the younger age groups, although more than half of those under the age of 30 also support membership.

While supporters of the Coalition Party are the most common supporters of applying (86%), membership is also supported by a clear majority of the Center Party, the Greens, the Basic Finns and the Social Democrats. According to political convictions, supporters of the Left Alliance are the only group of respondents who do not support the idea by at least 50%, although the share of supporters (41%) exceeds the share of opponents (28%) also among them. them.

A total of 1,062 people responded to Kantar TNS’s online survey. The margin of error for the results is +/- 3.0 percent.

Aleksi Teivainen – HT

Source: The Nordic Page




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