Survey reveals who wants vaccine passports and mandatory vaccination


According to a survey by the University of Johannesburg and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) among 6 633 participants, 54% of SA adults supported employers making Covid-19 vaccinations compulsory and 51% supported vaccine passports, reported Business Day (10 December 2021).

“Among the fully vaccinated support for compulsory workplace vaccination and vaccine passports is 75% and 78%, respectively. However, among those that are unvaccinated and do not want to be vaccinated support falls to under 10% for both measures.

“Support for compulsory workplace vaccination was highest among Indian adults (65%) followed by black African adults (56%), Coloured adults (49%) and lowest among white adults (32%).  Similarly, support for vaccine passports is lower at 32% among white adults, compared with 54% for black African adults, 51% for Indian adults, and 46% among Coloured adults."


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