This chapter provides a socio-demographic overview of the membership based on the survey: the party emerges as a male-dominated party with a high average age. A socio-economic profile shows the party to be predominantly objectively middle class though a majority reject any class identity. The proportion of members who were born in England is around that found in the Scottish population as a whole though the membership is drawn disproportionately from small town and rural Scotland.
Keywords: profile; socio-demographic; middle class; class identity; small town; rural Scotland
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Subjects: UK Politics
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