CANZUK Related Polls

Polls have consistently shown a two thirds majority support for closer ties and freedom of movement between the CANZUK countries.

April 2019: Behind Global Britain: Public Opinion on the UK’s Role in the World

June 2018: Australian Lowy Institute Poll

Please rate your feelings towards some countries, with one hundred meaning a very warm, favourable feeling, zero meaning a very cold feeling, and fifty being not particularly warm or cold? 

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The top three countries were unsurprisingly the other 3 CANZUK countries.

Australian Lowy Institute Poll

April 2018: CANZUK International Poll

At present, citizens of the European Union have the right to live and work freely in other European Union countries. Would you support or oppose similar rights for Canadian citizens to live and work in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, with citizens of Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom granted reciprocal rights to live and work in Canada?

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At present, citizens of the European Union have the right to live and work freely in other European Union countries. Would you support or oppose similar rights for Australian citizens to live and work in Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, with citizens of Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom granted reciprocal rights to live and work in Australia?

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At present, citizens of the European Union have the right to live and work freely in other European Union countries. Would you support or oppose similar rights for New Zealand citizens to live and work in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, with citizens of Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom granted reciprocal rights to live and work in New Zealand?

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At present, citizens of the European Union have the right to live and work freely in other European Union countries. Would you support or oppose similar rights for UK citizens to live and work in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, with citizens of Canada, Australia and New Zealand granted reciprocal rights to live and work in the UK?

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CANZUK International April 2018 Poll

November 2017: How Many Brits Were Up For Living and Working in the EU Anyway?

If you had the opportunity, would you or would you not want to lice and/or work in any of the following countries?

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Australia wasn’t included in this poll but one can infer similar results: these three countries being at least 10 % higher than any other.

YouGov Freedom of movement: how many Brits were up for living and working in the EU anyway?

September 2016: Which countries should we focus on for trade deals?

We asked how high a priority ā€“ on a scale of 1-5 ā€“ a trade deal with each member of the G20 should be (grouping EU members as a single trade bloc, with 1 being the highest priority, 5 being the lowest).

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Australia and Canada are substantially over-represented in terms of market size as the UK has a deep connection with these countries.

YouGov Which countries should we focus on for trade deals?

December 2015: Freedom of movement within Commonwealth (CANZUK) more popular than within EU

Just before the EU referendum YouGov polled the British and asked their opinion about Freedom of Movement with the West:

Do you support or oppose British Citizens and Citizens from the following areas having freedom of movement to live and work in each other’s countries?

The CANZ countries commanded the highest level of support an easy 10 % higher than the USA or EU which were about equal with one another. For the USA there were more don’t knows than for the EU.

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If we excluding those who don’t know then the trend is more obvious. The overwhelming majority support CANZUK freedom of movement. The USA and EU also command a majority support but there is a substantial level of Opposition also.

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YouGov Freedom of movement within Commonwealth (CANZUK) more popular than within EU