Would you be in favour or against independence if the standard of living would be higher and people were £500 better off on average?

Field work dates: 1 January 2011 - 1 January 2013
Data from: Scotland
Results from: 2 polls

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Results for: Would you be in favour or against independence if the standard of living would be higher and people were £500 better off on average?
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1 January 2013
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
1 January 2011
Poll by ScotCen (Scottish Social Attitudes)
Strongly in favour17%29%
In favour35%36%
Neither in favour nor against16%9%
Against21%17%
Strongly against9%8%
Don't know2%1%
Refused0%0%

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Say it was clear that if Scotland became an independent country (separate from the rest of the UK) the standard of living would be higher and people would on average be £500 a year better off. In those circumstances would you be in favour or against Scotland becoming an independent country?

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