Two thirds of Britons ‘less proud’ of the UK than five years ago and feel country is in decline, poll shows

Some 68% of people feel the UK is generally in decline, poll suggests

Holly Bancroft
Social Affairs Correspondent
Thursday 04 May 2023 06:11 BST
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Two thirds of Britons are “less proud” of the UK than they were five years ago, according to a new YouGov poll published ahead of the King’s Coronation.

Researchers found that 68 per cent of people feel that the UK is “generally in decline” and over half say that their standard of living is worsening.

The survey, conducted by YouGov on behalf of advertising company Saatchi & Saatchi, found that 73 per cent of Britons thought the country was more divided than it was a decade ago.

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