Civic participation and attitudes » National defense among young people: Preparedness to participate in defensive actions

Answers to question “Would you be prepared to use your skills and abilities for national defense in case Estonia was under attack?” by young (15–29 y. o.) people who participated in national defense themed survey.

Unit: percent

Disaggregated by: year (month), age group, preparedness to participate in defensive actions

Source: Estonian Ministry of Defense, Public opinion about national defense

Age group (national defense)
Preparedness to participate in defensive actions Year (month) 15-19 20-29
Definitely yes 2010 (January) 29 35
Definitely yes 2010 (September) 44 27
Definitely yes 2011 (August) 28 29
Definitely yes 2011 (October) 21 22
Definitely yes 2012 (March) 23 26
Definitely yes 2012 (October) 31 20
Definitely yes 2013 (March) 34 23
Definitely yes 2013 (October) 33 18
Definitely yes 2014 (March) 34 23
Definitely yes 2014 (November) 25 24
Definitely yes 2015 (spring) 24 40
Definitely yes 2015 (autumn) 25 26
Definitely yes 2016 (spring) 43 33
Definitely yes 2016 (autumn) 26 28
Probably yes 2010 (January) 43 33
Probably yes 2010 (September) 25 33
Probably yes 2011 (August) 41 34
Probably yes 2011 (October) 32 35
Probably yes 2012 (March) 35 35
Probably yes 2012 (October) 29 37
Probably yes 2013 (March) 36 39
Probably yes 2013 (October) 32 40
Probably yes 2014 (March) 36 39
Probably yes 2014 (November) 36 32
Probably yes 2015 (spring) 34 28
Probably yes 2015 (autumn) 49 37
Probably yes 2016 (spring) 23 32
Probably yes 2016 (autumn) 37 34
Probably not 2010 (January) 12 14
Probably not 2010 (September) 10 18
Probably not 2011 (August) 15 21
Probably not 2011 (October) 15 21
Probably not 2012 (March) 25 28
Probably not 2012 (October) 27 23
Probably not 2013 (March) 22 16
Probably not 2013 (October) 19 26
Probably not 2014 (March) 22 16
Probably not 2014 (November) 21 24
Probably not 2015 (spring) 19 14
Probably not 2015 (autumn) 14 15
Probably not 2016 (spring) 14 17
Probably not 2016 (autumn) 13 18
Definitely not 2010 (January) 8 12
Definitely not 2010 (September) 15 15
Definitely not 2011 (August) 8 9
Definitely not 2011 (October) 15 16
Definitely not 2012 (March) 14 8
Definitely not 2012 (October) 10 17
Definitely not 2013 (March) 7 17
Definitely not 2013 (October) 8 11
Definitely not 2014 (March) 7 17
Definitely not 2014 (November) 14 13
Definitely not 2015 (spring) 10 13
Definitely not 2015 (autumn) 7 12
Definitely not 2016 (spring) 10 14
Definitely not 2016 (autumn) 13 10
Don't know 2010 (January) 8 6
Don't know 2010 (September) 7 7
Don't know 2011 (August) 8 7
Don't know 2011 (October) 17 6
Don't know 2012 (March) 3 3
Don't know 2012 (October) 3 3
Don't know 2013 (March) 1 4
Don't know 2013 (October) 7 5
Don't know 2014 (March) 1 4
Don't know 2014 (November) 4 7
Don't know 2015 (spring) 13 6
Don't know 2015 (autumn) 6 10
Don't know 2016 (spring) 11 4
Don't know 2016 (autumn) 11 10
Total 2010 (January) 100 100
Total 2010 (September) 100 100
Total 2011 (August) 100 100
Total 2011 (October) 100 100
Total 2012 (March) 100 100
Total 2012 (October) 100 100
Total 2013 (March) 100 100
Total 2013 (October) 100 100
Total 2014 (March) 100 100
Total 2014 (November) 100 100
Total 2015 (spring) 100 100
Total 2015 (autumn) 100 100
Total 2016 (spring) 100 100
Total 2016 (autumn) 100 100