Hidden Facts Behind the Brexit

Let me share some facts behind the Brexit very quickly. There is 65.14 million population in the UK but only 17, 410, 742 voters voted for the Brexit that means about 48 million British did not provide an input on Brexit. However, the majority are being ruled by the minority, Is not it? Similarly, another interesting thing mocking Brexit is unequal income distribution, meaning inequality is changing the political landscape of the world. The total 58 percent of the voters from low-income below £ 20,000 had voted to Brexit however only 35 percent voters voted in Brexit whose household income was above £ 60000. The 71 percent of routine and manual job worker and the 75 percent people of low skill and under qualification voted in Brexit. The chart below shows the real facts.

Source: JRFoundation

The main three conclusions of the report are: income and poverty do matter; educational divides matter more; where people live also play a significant role. The result of the referendum, therefore, has thrown new light on deeper social, geographic and cultural divides that often lay hidden below the surface of our national conversation. This is a big shade of democracy in our time.  Read more—– Read JRF Report 

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