Poll Says 72.5% Of Taiwanese Willing To Fight Against Forced Unification By China

Poll Says 72.5% Of Taiwanese Willing To Fight Against Forced Unification By China

Andrew H. Sweet

However, asked whether they would fight against China if it attacked after Taiwan declared independence, the percentage of respondents who said they would fight fell to 62.7 percent, while 26.7 percent said they would not fight and 10.6 percent had no response.

The results suggest that the proportion of Taiwanese opposing unification is larger than those advocating Taiwanese independence, said Eric Yu ), a research fellow at National Chengchi University's (NCCU) Election Study Center.

A breakdown of the responses by age group showed that young people are more willing to defend the nation against a Chinese invasion, he said.

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