Peter Nicholls | Reuters
A supporter of Britain leaving the EU, attends an event in London, Feb. 19, 2016.
Voters who supported the United Kingdom‘s exit from the European Union seem adamant that they made the right decision last year.
A recent YouGov poll found that 61 percent of people who voted to leave the EU said Brexit would be worth “significant damage to the British economy.”
Amid Britain’s uncertain economic future, a number of companies have already said they are considering relocating their regional offices to other major European cities. Consulting firm Oliver Wyman estimates that London could see 40,000 sales, trading and investment banking jobs relocate to other financial centers in Europe.
When asked if leaving the EU would be worth causing the respondent or their family members to lose their job, 39 percent of Brexit supporters said that it would be a price worth paying.
The 2016 referendum to exit the EU saw broader support among older generations. Pollsters found that high turnout among older white, working-class people helped drive the win for the Leave campaign.
YouGov’s most recent poll echoed those findings, even among those with similar ideological leanings.