National identity

Scottish identity

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In Glasgow, 48% of people have a strong Scottish identity. This is slightly less than in the rest of Scotland, where the 51% consider themselves very strongly Scottish.  On the other hand, only 6% of Glaswegians do not consider themselves Scottish at all, which is less than the 9% in the rest of Scotland. This indicates that the people of Glasgow are slightly less polarised than the rest of the country when it comes to Scottish identity, with more people placing themselves in the middle of the scale than at the extremes. 

Notes on data presented

This fourth wave of the British Election Study has a sample size of 501 people for Glasgow and 4889 people for the rest of Scotland. Further details of the study can be found on:

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