The English question: Young are less proud of nationality
Young people are far less likely to feel proud to be English than older generations, a major survey for the BBC reveals.
Eight out of 10 people in England identify strongly as English but pride varies by age.
YouGov surveyed 20,081 people and found 72% of over-65s are proud to be English, compared with 45% of 18-24s.
Half of those surveyed think England was better in the past, with one in six believing its best days lie ahead.
Humour, tradition and good manners are the characteristics most associated with being English.
The poll was conducted for the BBC's The English Question project and... read more
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