Approval for EU Membership Remains High Among Austrians

Lifestyle & TravelMore+ ♦ Published: October 2, 2020; 15:40 ♦ (Vindobona)

A recent survey conducted by the Austrian Society for European Politics shows that the Covid-19 pandemic had only little or no effect on the approval for EU membership among the Austrian population. 70 percent of a representative sample wants to remain in the European Union.

The majority of Austrians remains in favor of EU membership, despite a mainly national approach to Covid-19 measures. / Picture: © European Union and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic currently has little impact on the approval of Austrians for membership in the European Union.

Over time, this approval remains at a high level. This is the result of a recent survey by the Austrian Society for European Politics (ÖGfE).

In the telephone survey conducted throughout …