Interest in Election News 1992 - 2010

Q How interested would you say you are in the following? News about the election Q Thinking back to the campaign, how interested would you say you were in news about the General Election?

Q How interested would you say you are in the following?

News about the election

   11-12 March 1992 20-24 March 1992 25-28 April 1997 29 May 2001
   % % % %
Very interested 30 18 13 12
Fairly interested 42 42 39 46
Not particularly interested 20 24 26 27
Not at all interested 8 14 22 14
Don't know * 2 * *

Base: c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+

 

Q How interested would you say you are in the following?

News and information about the forthcoming election

  7-11 April 2005
  %
Very interested 19
Fairly interested 44
Not very interested 25
Not at all interested 11
Don't know 1

Base: 1,973 GB adults aged 18+

 

Q Thinking back to the campaign, how interested would you say you were in news about the General Election?

  April 1992 29 May 1997 9-18 June 2001 12-13 May 2010
  % % % %
Very interested 13 12 19 41
Fairly interested 39 46 49 34
Not particularly interested 26 27 24 14
Not at all interested 22 14 8 11
Don't know * * * *

Base (1992-7, 2010): c. 1,000-2,000 GB adults aged 18+ Base (2001): 1,162 UK (GB and NI) adults aged 18+

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