Investigating Differences in Brexit-vote Among Local Authorities in the UK: An Ecological Study on Migration- and Economy-related Issues

@article{Tammes2017InvestigatingDI,
  title={Investigating Differences in Brexit-vote Among Local Authorities in the UK: An Ecological Study on Migration- and Economy-related Issues},
  author={P. Tammes},
  journal={Sociological Research Online},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={143 - 164}
}
  • P. Tammes
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Sociological Research Online
  • During a non-binding referendum on the UK’s membership in the European Union in June 2016, 51.9% of UK voters voted in favour of leaving the European Union, also known as Brexit. However, the Local Authorities in the UK showed a wide variation in the referendum outcome. For 380 Local Authorities, the European Union referendum outcome was linked to data derived from the 2011 Census, creating a database to investigate associations between local factors and the referendum outcome. This ecological… CONTINUE READING
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