The tax was opposed by 48 percent of respondents to the poll, and was supported by 37 percent of respondents.
Nearly half of Finns oppose the introduction of a health tax prepared by the government, according to a poll commissioned by Uutissuomalainen. The tax would apply to sugar, for example.
The tax was opposed by 48 percent of respondents to the poll, and was supported by 37 percent of respondents. About one in seven, or 15 percent, could not state their position.
39 per cent of women were in favor of a health tax, and only a third of men.
Different Of the age groups, those aged 30-44 were by far the most supportive of the tax: 44% of them were in favor of the tax. In 18–29-year-olds and 60–69-year-olds, support remained at 36 per cent, in those aged 45–59 and in those over 70, at 32 per cent.
According to the survey, supporters of the Left Alliance and the Greens, as well as high-income earners, are most strongly in favor of the tax.
Gallup was implemented by Tietoykkönen in September, and 1,000 Finns responded. The margin of error is 3.1 percentage points in its direction.