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COVID-19 UK Perceptions and Behaviours – September Update

Data from n=2,114 interviews carried out online 9-10 September 2020   11% accept that they are not practising social distancing rising to one in five (22%) 18-24yr olds.   A further one in five (21%) agree that gathering with …

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The Lancet: Mapping global trends in vaccine confidence and investigating barriers to vaccine uptake

In Conversation With… ORB Iraq

Iraq has reported nearly 120,000 cases of COVID-19 since February 22 and over 4500 deaths.  While the public’s initial perceptions of government measures were positive, the Government of Iraq (GOI) has come under increasing fire as the crisis …

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COVID-19 UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 18 (15-16 July)

Our latest data from 2,065 adults across the UK shows:There is a slight decline in opinion of the way that the Government is handling the crisis (39% agree the Govt. was handling it well on June 24-25th, whereas …

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COVID-19 UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 15 (24-25 June)

Our latest data from 2,090 adults across the UK shows: There is no change is those agreeing that the UK Govt is handling the crisis well – 39% agree that they are while 53% think they are not. Approval …

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COVID-19 UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 14 (17-18 June)

Our latest data from 2,104  adults across the UK shows:There has been no change in perception this week to the way in which the Government is perceived to be handling the crisis – 52% feel they are not …

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COVID-19 UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 13 (10-11 June)

Our latest data from 2,088 adults across the UK shows:A few days after the new rules were brought in, 70% still agree that returnees to the UK should quarantine upon arrival (down from 75% last week).A majority (52%) …

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In Conversation with… ORB Syria

After nine years of conflict and with over 6 million estimated internally displaced persons, Syria announced its first COVID-19-related death on 29 March. Fearing the worst, authorities across the country imposed curfews in a bid to stop the …

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COVID-19 UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 12 (3-4 June)

Our latest data from 2,090 adults across the UK shows:Three in four continue (75%) to support the quarantine requirement for travellers entering the UK which will come into force on Monday. But this has fallen from 92% when …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 11 (27-28 May)

Our latest data from 2,085 adults across the UK shows:-There has been no shift in opinion towards the way in which the government is handling the crisis – 40% approve while 52% disapprove – the figures from last …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 10 (20-21 May)

Our latest data from 2,113 adults across the UK shows:-Some of the increase in fear seen in last week’s poll has subsided; approval/disapproval for the Govt handling of the crisis has narrowed with 50% now disapproving (down from …

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COVID19 – UK PERCEPTIONS AND BEHAVIOURS – WEEK 9 (13-14 MAY)

Our latest data from 2,095 adults across the UK shows:-It’s been a bad week for the Government; for the first time since polling started March 18th, a majority (54%) now disapprove of the way in which the government …

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In Conversation with… ORB Nigeria

(Lockdown in Abuja, Photo by Afolabi Sotunde – REUTERS)Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos, neighbouring Ogun state, the capital city Abuja, and their thirty million inhabitants have been on lockdown since 29 March. As of the 11th May, Africa’s most …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 8 (6-7 May)

Our latest data from 2,091 adults across the UK shows:-There is a decline again in Government approval of the crisis – 50% approve (down from 55%). It is now the lowest since mid March. The Scots display significantly …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 7 (29-30 April)

Our latest data from 2,082 adults across the UK shows:-In the week that the PM returned to work (albeit distracted by the birth of his son) there has been a slight increase in the way in which the …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 6 (22-24 April)

Our latest data from 2,095 adults across the UK shows:- Approval for the Government continues to decline. Currently 52%  approve (down 7%) and 40% disapprove (up 7%). Any  lingering ‘Boris bounce’ seems to be running thin.Some of the intense …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 5 (15-16 April)

Our latest data from 2,103 adults across the UK shows:- A decline in approval for the way in which the Govt has been handling the situation – down from 68% to 59%.  Biggest decline is among women (from 71% …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 4 (8 April)

Our latest data from 2,122 adults across the UK last night shows:- A significant increase in approval for the way in which the Govt is handling the crisis.  68% is now back to where it was 2 weeks ago …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 3 (1-2 April)

Our data just in from 2,077 nationally representative interviews carried out in the UK 1st-2nd April shows:-The impact of the coronavirus over the next month continues to generate great concern among the public – four in five (79%) …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 2 (25-26 March)

Our data just in from 2,085 nationally representative interviews carried out 25th – 26th March shows:- Significant increase in approval for the way in which the Govt is handling COVID19 – up from 49% to 67% in one week. …

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COVID19 – UK Perceptions and Behaviours – Week 1 (18-20 March)

ORB has carried out a poll between 18-20 March among a nationally representative sample of 2,094 adults throughout the UK.  It shows:- There is a very high level of fear.  More than three in four (78%) are afraid that …

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