New poll: How do the British feel about King Charles III?

If King Charles III.

New poll: How do the British feel about King Charles III?

If King Charles III. (74) will be crowned at Westminster Abbey on May 6th, fewer Britons may be watching TV than might be expected. In a representative survey by the market research company Savanta on behalf of "CNN", 40 percent of the British citizens surveyed stated that they would like to see the ceremony. 28 percent plan to attend the coronation concert on Sunday, 14 percent would like to visit a street festival or a similar event. Just over a third do not want to do any of this.

There were clear differences in the age groups. Around half of those surveyed aged 55 and over stated that they wanted to tune in. On the other hand, it is 37 percent among 35 to 54 year olds, and only 31 percent among those under 35 years of age.

The approximately 2,100 respondents aged 18 and over are divided as to whether the British royals can be good role models. Around 41 percent stated that the royal family could take a pioneering position. However, 44 percent disagree.

However, there are also differences, particularly among individual members of the family. The most popular are Prince William (40) and his wife, Princess Kate (41). 62 percent of the participants stated that they saw them in a positive light. Only 14 and 13 percent respectively have a negative opinion of the two.

From King Charles III. slightly less than half have a favorable opinion, 23 percent reject it. Here, too, the age of the respondents plays a major role. Almost two-thirds of citizens over the age of 55 have a rather positive view of Charles, compared to just over a third of those under the age of 35.

Compared to his wife, Queen Camilla (75), 34 percent are positive and 32 percent negative. Charles' younger son, Prince Harry (38), and his wife, Duchess Meghan (41), are viewed negatively by 52 and 56 percent, respectively.

36 percent state that they generally have a worse opinion of the royals than they did ten years ago. At 21 percent, attitudes toward the royal family have improved. Around 41 percent have not noticed any change in themselves.

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