Do you agree or disagree that for some crimes the death penalty is the most appropriate sentence?

Field work dates: 1 January 2000 - 1 January 2014
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 12 polls

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Results for: Do you agree or disagree that for some crimes the death penalty is the most appropriate sentence?
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Pollster
1 January 2014
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2006
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2005
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2003
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2002
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2001
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2000
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Agree strongly27%31%30%25%27%28%26%21%22%25%24%27%
Agree24%23%26%25%26%28%28%29%31%26%28%32%
Neither agree nor disagree12%12%14%17%15%13%15%14%14%16%16%13%
Disagree19%17%15%17%17%19%17%21%20%19%21%17%
Disagree strongly17%16%13%14%14%10%12%13%12%12%10%9%
Don't know1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Refused1%0%2%2%2%1%2%2%1%2%2%2%

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Please chose an answer to show how much you agree or disagree that 'For some crimes, the death penalty is the most appropriate sentence.'

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