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Finland and Sweden top European countries willing to fight for their flag

The percentage of residents in various European countries who are willing to fight and go to war for their country, yielded surprising results.

Published: October 28, 2017, 11:46 am

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    While Europe is the continent with the fewest people willing to fight a war for their country, globally, an average of 61 percent of respondents in 64 countries said they would. The top ten in Europe however included Finland and Sweden, traditionally both neutral countries.

    74% – Finland
    73% – Turkey
    62% – Ukraine
    59% – Russia
    58% – Kosovo
    55% – Bosnia and Herzegovina
    55% – Sweden
    54% – Greece
    47% – Poland
    46% – Serbia

    The results from a 2015 WIN/Gallup International global survey were compiled after a total of 62 398 persons were interviewed globally.

    In each country a representative sample of around 1000 men and women was interviewed either face to face (30 countries), via telephone (12 countries) or online (22 countries).

    The fighting spirit in Morocco was very high with 94 percent willing to take up arms. Morocco was followed by Fiji (94 percent), Pakistan (89 percent), Vietnam (89 percent) and Bangladesh (86 percent) which also showed some of the highest percentages willing to fight.

    The country with the fewest people willing to go to war was Japan, with just 11 percent of respondents saying they would fight.

    The field work was conducted during September 2014 – December 2014. The margin of error for the survey is between 2.14 and 4.45 +3-5% at a 95 percent confidence level.

    Since World War Two, Europe saw the Yugoslav Wars in the 1990s and various political suppressions during the Cold War.

    However, the 19th century was also a relatively peaceful time for Europe that ended with the start of World War I.

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    • Assuming fighting for your flag means fighting for your country:

      Expel your invaders, and crush your traitors. Only then will you secure the existence of your people and a future for your White children.

    • uygduyguyguydfg

      the term flags or countries does not exist when international firms or banks or funds rule Europe…

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