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A European Spring? Latest Eurobarometer shows optimism is on the rise

Aug 2, 2017 | News

(02 August 2017) – One year after the referendum in the UK, an increasing majority of people in the EU are optimistic about the future of the European Union.

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Close to a majority of Europeans are now also optimistic about the state of their national economy.

Trust in the European Union is growing – it is at its highest level since 2010, and support for the euro is greater than it has been since 2004.

Moreover, a majority of respondents, from eleven non-EU countries polled for the first time, say they have a positive view of the EU.

These are some of the key results from the latest Standard Eurobarometer survey published today with the Flash Eurobarometer survey “Future of Europe – Views from outside the EU”.

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