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Updated: 8.12.2017 - Next update: 14.12.2018

Willingness to defend the country, % 1970-2017
If Finland were attacked, should Finns, in your opinion, take up arms to defend themselves in all situations, even if the outcome seemed uncertain?
Yes Can't say No
1970 42 7 51
1971 43 12 45
1982 67 8 25
1986 68 8 24
1987 73 6 21
1988 61 11 28
1989 67 13 20
1990 74 7 19
1991 70 5 25
1992 77 7 16
1993 75 6 19
1994 77 7 17
1995 80 5 15
1996 79 5 15
1997 76 4 20
1998 77 5 18
1999 75 7 18
2000 81 4 14
2001 79 5 16
2002 78 6 17
2003 73 6 22
2004 80 2 18
2005 77 5 17
2006 77 3 20
2007 77 4 19
2008 72 6 22
2009 74 4 22
2010 74 6 20
2011 76 6 18
2012 76 5 19
2013 71 4 25
2014 76 5 19
2015 78 5 17
2016 71 8 21
2017 72 6 22
-/ Finnish Social Science Data Archive and Advisory Board for Defence Information
Units: %
Source: Finnish Social Science Data Archive and Advisory Board for Defence Information