ESS 2006: Immigration bad or good for country’s economy

In Europe Social Survey 2006, the following question is asked:

Would you say it is generally bad or good for [country]’s economy that people come to live here from other countries?

0 Bad for the economy

10 Good for the economy   

The participants from 19 countries answered the question above and here is the mean score value of the result:

Country / Immigration bad or good for country’s economy
Switzerland – 5.92
Spain – 5.67
Bulgaria – 5.56
Norway – 5.51
Poland – 5.51
Denmark – 5.40
Finland – 5.39
Sweden – 5.37
Portugal – 4.90
Germany – 4.72
Estonia – 4.69
France – 4.68
Belgium – 4.66
Slovakia – 4.65
UK – 4.50
Slovenia – 4.29
Cyprus – 3.91
Russia – 3.68
Hungary – 3.42

Source:
1. Europe Social Survey 2006

3 Comments

  1. Rebecca said,

    March 17, 2008 at 4:32 pm

    I’m doina reasearch paper about how immigration isn’t bad for the U.S. Help Me!

  2. Rebecca said,

    March 17, 2008 at 4:33 pm

    I spelled it wrong sorry.

  3. Ibish said,

    August 15, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    I’m interested in this topic

    Does anyone know any jurnal published in this area or a book a some other publications?

    Thank you.
    Regards


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