Participation in politics

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Participation; political favour and voting behaviour, political
interest and opinions by personal characteristics
1997 - 2003
Changed on February 03 2010.
Frequency: Discontinued.

Participation in politics

Personal characteristics Periods Interest in political subjectsVery much interested (%) Interest in political subjectsRather interested (%) Interest in political subjectsNot much interested (%) Interest in political subjectsNot interested at all (%) Political debatsActive debater (%) Political debatsListens (%) Political debatsDoes not listen (%)
Total personal characteristics 1997 10 40 30 19 40 43 18
Total personal characteristics 1998 12 41 29 18 43 40 18
Total personal characteristics 1999 11 40 29 20 43 41 17
Total personal characteristics 2000 10 39 30 21 42 41 17
Total personal characteristics 2001 11 40 29 19 46 40 14
Total personal characteristics 2002 16 44 25 15 52 36 12
Men 1997 14 44 26 16 49 36 16
Men 1998 16 44 25 15 51 34 15
Men 1999 15 43 25 16 51 35 15
Men 2000 14 43 26 17 51 35 15
Men 2001 15 44 25 16 54 33 12
Men 2002 20 45 22 13 59 30 11
Women 1997 7 37 33 23 31 49 20
Women 1998 8 39 32 22 35 46 20
Women 1999 8 36 32 24 35 46 19
Women 2000 7 35 33 25 34 47 19
Women 2001 8 37 32 23 37 47 16
Women 2002 12 43 29 17 44 43 13
12-17 yrs 1997 2 22 37 38 20 43 37
12-17 yrs 1998 3 24 35 38 21 44 35
12-17 yrs 1999 2 25 34 39 24 42 34
12-17 yrs 2000 2 22 33 42 21 43 36
12-17 yrs 2001 2 23 36 40 24 43 33
12-17 yrs 2002 5 28 36 32 29 45 26
18-24 yrs 1997 5 35 37 23 34 46 19
18-24 yrs 1998 7 36 34 23 37 42 21
18-24 yrs 1999 5 35 34 26 37 43 21
18-24 yrs 2000 5 34 35 26 35 44 20
18-24 yrs 2001 6 35 34 25 39 45 16
18-24 yrs 2002 11 43 30 16 49 39 12
25-34 yrs 1997 7 40 34 18 40 44 16
25-34 yrs 1998 9 41 32 18 42 41 17
25-34 yrs 1999 8 39 33 20 43 41 15
25-34 yrs 2000 9 40 31 20 42 42 16
25-34 yrs 2001 8 42 32 18 47 40 13
25-34 yrs 2002 13 46 28 13 54 36 10
35-44 yrs 1997 11 45 29 16 44 43 13
35-44 yrs 1998 11 44 30 15 47 39 14
35-44 yrs 1999 10 43 30 17 44 42 14
35-44 yrs 2000 9 41 31 19 45 41 14
35-44 yrs 2001 11 42 30 17 48 40 12
35-44 yrs 2002 15 45 26 14 53 37 10
45-54 yrs 1997 13 45 27 15 46 40 13
45-54 yrs 1998 14 46 26 14 49 37 13
45-54 yrs 1999 15 44 26 15 50 38 13
45-54 yrs 2000 13 43 28 16 49 38 12
45-54 yrs 2001 14 44 27 15 51 38 12
45-54 yrs 2002 18 49 22 11 57 33 10
55-64 yrs 1997 14 42 26 18 42 41 17
55-64 yrs 1998 15 43 26 16 46 38 15
55-64 yrs 1999 15 42 25 17 47 39 14
55-64 yrs 2000 14 42 27 18 46 40 14
55-64 yrs 2001 15 43 25 17 51 37 13
55-64 yrs 2002 19 46 22 13 54 35 10
65-74 yrs 1997 15 41 24 21 38 43 20
65-74 yrs 1998 16 40 24 20 42 38 20
65-74 yrs 1999 15 40 25 21 42 40 18
65-74 yrs 2000 14 37 27 22 41 41 18
65-74 yrs 2001 17 39 24 20 43 41 15
65-74 yrs 2002 20 41 23 16 49 36 15
75 yrs and older 1997 17 35 23 26 28 42 29
75 yrs and older 1998 17 36 23 24 34 39 27
75 yrs and older 1999 18 35 22 25 34 41 25
75 yrs and older 2000 15 34 24 27 33 40 27
75 yrs and older 2001 17 36 24 23 38 40 22
75 yrs and older 2002 22 35 22 22 41 37 22
0-14 yrs 1997 . . . . . . .
0-14 yrs 1998 . . . . . . .
0-14 yrs 1999 . . . . . . .
0-14 yrs 2000 . . . . . . .
0-14 yrs 2001 . . . . . . .
0-14 yrs 2002 . . . . . . .
15-24 yrs 1997 4 31 37 28 30 45 25
15-24 yrs 1998 6 33 34 27 32 43 25
15-24 yrs 1999 4 32 34 29 33 42 24
15-24 yrs 2000 4 30 35 31 31 44 25
15-24 yrs 2001 5 31 35 29 34 45 21
15-24 yrs 2002 9 39 31 21 43 41 16
25-44 yrs 1997 9 42 32 17 42 43 15
25-44 yrs 1998 10 43 31 17 44 40 15
25-44 yrs 1999 9 41 31 18 44 42 14
25-44 yrs 2000 9 40 31 20 43 41 15
25-44 yrs 2001 9 42 31 18 48 40 12
25-44 yrs 2002 14 45 27 14 53 37 10
45-64 yrs 1997 13 44 26 16 45 41 15
45-64 yrs 1998 15 45 26 15 48 38 14
45-64 yrs 1999 15 43 25 16 48 38 13
45-64 yrs 2000 13 43 27 17 48 39 13
45-64 yrs 2001 15 44 26 16 51 37 12
45-64 yrs 2002 19 48 22 12 56 34 10
65 yrs and older 1997 16 38 23 23 34 42 23
65 yrs and older 1998 16 39 23 22 39 39 23
65 yrs and older 1999 16 38 24 23 39 40 21
65 yrs and older 2000 14 36 26 24 38 40 22
65 yrs and older 2001 17 38 24 21 41 41 18
65 yrs and older 2002 21 38 23 19 46 36 18
Source: cbs.
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