How should Scotland be governed? (five response categories collapsed to three)

Field work dates: 7 May 1999 - 18 March 2020
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 19 polls

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Results for: How should Scotland be governed? (five response categories collapsed to three)
Fieldwork end date
Pollster
18 March 2020
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
28 February 2018
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
23 December 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
31 January 2016
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
31 August 2014
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
31 October 2013
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
30 November 2012
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
4 October 2010
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 September 2009
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 November 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
21 January 2007
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
19 December 2005
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
17 December 2004
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2003
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 October 2002
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 November 2001
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
4 November 2000
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
12 August 1999
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Independence51%45%46%39%33%29%23%32%23%28%24%30%35%32%26%30%27%30%27%
Devolution36%41%42%49%50%55%61%58%61%56%62%54%44%45%56%52%59%55%59%
No Scottish Parliament7%8%8%6%7%9%11%6%10%8%9%9%14%17%13%13%9%12%10%
Don't know5%6%4%6%10%8%5%5%5%8%5%7%8%5%6%6%4%3%5%
Refused*0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%

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Overall constitutional preference for how Scotland should be governed (collapsed so that 'Separate from the UK within the EU' and 'Separate from the UK out-with the EU' are shown together as 'Independent', and 'Part of the UK with own elected parliament with no taxation powers' and 'part of the UK with own elected parliament with some taxation powers' are shown together as 'Devolution')

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