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France Reaches 30% Diversity Among Newborns; Native Youth Get Angry

What share of France’s population is “diverse”, as the term is used today (i.e., non-European by ancestry)? People wonder, and — actually — it’s a bit of a mystery. Reliable racial data for France is hard to come by. An … Continue reading

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The Most- and Least-Educated U.S. Metro Areas

Q. What percentage of 25-to-34-year-old residents of the USA hold a college degree? A. 30.5% (34% for women and 27% for men). But, as you’d expect, it varies wildly from place to place. I’ve delved into the data on educational-attainment … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (USA)

Is being of American ancestry important for U.S. citizenship? 1,253 Americans were asked. They said: Observations: 1.) Generally, the younger in the USA are getting more likely to say “Ancestry is Important”. I did not expect this. This is in … Continue reading

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Is Ancestry Important for Citizenship? (World)

“In your opinion, how important should the following be as requirements for somebody seeking citizenship of your country? Specify for each requirement if you consider it as very important, rather important or not important: Having ancestors from my country.” Citizens … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (Norway)

Norwegians were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” Observations: See the Comments on Germany‘s results, as they apply to Norway too. The principal difference with Germany, as I see it, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (Thailand)

Continuing the investigation into attitudes about local-ancestry and citizenship… Thais were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” The pattern seen with China and South-Korea holds up: #1 — “Voelkisch” attitudes … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (China)

Chinese were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” Observations: #1 — Upper-class Chinese youth are noticeably more “voelkisch” than their lower-class peers. #2 —

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The Importance of Ancestry (Poland)

Poles were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country? Trends: #1 — “Voelkisch” attitudes among Upper- and Middle- class Polish youth are slowly softening. #2 — “Voelkisch” attitudes among Lower-class youth … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (South-Korea)

[Note: This post is a follow-up to one about German attitudes.] South-Koreans were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” Trends and Comparison with Germany: #1: A loosening of “voelkisch” attitudes … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (Germany)

Germans were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” [World Values Survey, 2006] Several trends here:

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