Civic participation and attitudes » Interest in politics: Interest in politics by gender

Answers to question "How interested would you say you are in politics?" by young (15–26 y. o.) people who participated in European Social Survey.

Unit: percent

Disaggregated by: year, age group, internest in politics, gender

Source: European Social Survey (ESS)

Year
Gender Interest in politics Age (ESS) 2006 2008 2010 2012 2016
Males and females Very interested 15-26 3,9 5,7 2,9 2,3 6,4
Males and females Quite interested 15-26 24 25,3 18,7 21,9 28,8
Males and females Hardly interested 15-26 52.3 53.2 55.8 51.2 48,5
Males and females Not at all 15-26 19,7 15,8 22,6 24,5 16,3
Males and females Total 15-26 100 100 100 100 100
Male Very interested 15-26 5,8 6 3,3 1,6 5,8
Male Quite interested 15-26 22,3 27,8 17,2 24,9 29
Male Hardly interested 15-26 48.9 47.7 58.3 48.7 49,3
Male Not at all 15-26 23 18,5 21,2 24,9 15,9
Male Total 15-26 100 100 100 100 100
Female Very interested 15-26 2,1 5,5 2,5 3,2 7,1
Female Quite interested 15-26 25,7 22,6 20,1 18,9 28,6
Female Hardly interested 15-26 55.7 58.9 53.5 53.7 47,6
Female Not at all 15-26 16,4 13 23,9 24,2 16,7
Female Total 15-26 100 100 100 100 100