Norway: Norwegian more positive about immigration after terror attack
Via VG (Norwegian)
Norwegians have become more positive about immigration after the July 22 attack.
An annual study by Statistics Norway shows that the attitudes of Norwegian changed from July 4 to August 13.
Before the attack, 73% said that most immigrants make a useful contribution to the workforce. After the attack: 85% agreed with the statement.
Before the attack 72% agreed that immigrants enrich cultural life in Norway. After the attack: 82% agreed with the statement.
Before the attack 48% disagreed with the statement saying that immigrants were a source of unrest in Norway, compared with 70% after the attack.
Before the attack 47% disagreed with the statement that immigrants abuse welfare, after the attack 56% disagreed.
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