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The proportion of people under the age of 18 who would vote yes in the Scottish independence referendum increased in the past year, research shows.

Support for independence has risen to 29 per cent among under-18s who are eligible to vote compared with 23 per cent in a similar representative survey in spring 2013.

The proportion of undecided voters under 18 is unchanged at 19 per cent, while support for the no vote has reduced from 58 to 52 per cent.

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Young people's independence referendum intentions narrow

The proportion of people under the age of 18 who would vote yes in the Scottish independence referendum increased in the past year, research shows.

Support for independence has risen to 29 per cent among under-18s who are eligible to vote compared with 23 per cent in a similar representative survey in spring 2013.

The proportion of undecided voters under 18 is unchanged at 19 per cent, while support for the no vote has reduced from 58 to 52 per cent.

AQMeN Independence Referendum Projects - Research Update

Dr Jan Eichhorn presents an update of his work in researching public attitudes to Scotland's constitutional future using the Scottish Social Attitudes survey, the most authoritative and in-depth study of what Scotland thinks about the independence referendum so far. Dr Eichhorn is also part of a research team studying the attitudes of 14-17 year olds towards the Scottish independence referendum.

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