52% of British adults think that UK made the right decision to leave the European Union

Half of British voters (52%)†think that the UK made the right decision in deciding to leave the European Union, while 39% think the UK made the wrong decision.


  • Leave voters†are more likely to remain convinced of their initial decision in comparison to remain voters.

Chart by vote


  • London and Scotland, as two of the regions that voted to remain, are†the only two regions in our survey†to say the United Kingdom made the wrong decision (51% wrong vs 42% right in London and 51% wrong vs 40% right in Scotland).
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  • Older age groups are more likely to say that the decision to leave was the right one.

Chart by ageClick here to see the full set of data tables and click here to listen to the Polling Matters discussion on these results.