Who participates?

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  • Who Participates?
    • Age
      • Middle-Aged and older people, more interested in party support and pressure group
      • Young people (under 35s) less interested traditional outlets-more likely direct action
    • Ethnic Origin
      • Jewish population and Asians
      • Afro-Caribbean's
    • Gender
      • Men traditionally more likely to vote, but in recent years women more active
    • Location
      • More likely in Urban areas
      • Less likely in rural areas, problems with transport
    • Socialisation and family
      • Those families who are politically active, and children involved in discussion, if more outgoing
      • Families not politically active and shy
    • Social Class
      • Professional and business people, better education, and higher income
      • Uneducated and lower classes


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