Of People Who Know About Iran’s Internet Shutdown, Majority Think It’s Important

Findings from a recent Dalia Research study showed that about 1 in three people polled in Germany (41%), the UK (29%) and US (26%) are aware of Iran’s country-wide internet shutdown in November.

Of the informed public — people who have heard of the shutdown — majority (58%) believe that this is a “very important” issue. Between the countries, the US leads in feeling it is an important issue (66%), while the UK had 59% and Germany had 57%.


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Iran’s country-wide internet shutdown began on November 17 and lasted for five days. As of December 2, parts of the country have become reconnected.

This survey was conducted within 24-hours, with census representative results from 550 people polled in each country for Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Dalia’s online surveys are distributed to over 40,000 partners to be filled using desktop or mobile devices. If you have questions regarding the methodology of the survey, you can reach out directly to contact@daliaresearch.com.