These shocking maps reveal which European countries are the most racist


Since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in June, 2016 the attitudes towards its citizens, migrants and minorities has been firmly under the microscope.

Between 2002 and 2015, Harvard University ran a studyassessing racial prejudices in European continent.

It found that there was a great bias against people of a minority in Eastern Europe, with Czech Republic being found to hold the strongest racial views.

The European Union themselves conducted a similar study, which was published in 2015.

In their research, they asked the 28 EU member nations a series of questions based on their personal beliefs and how comfortable they would be with certain minorities in a variety of situations.

Overall nations like the UK, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden proved to be the most tolerant countries.

Those with consistently racial views across the board included the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus and Lithuania.

indy100 have recreated their findings into a handy series of maps for you to digest the information easier.

Firstly, they asked people about the ethnicities they would be comfortable working alongside.

Then they asked how comfortable they would be if their children were in a relationship with the following ethnicities.

Thirdly they profiled religious bias asking how comfortable individuals would be if they had to work with someone who identified as Christian, Atheist, Jewish, Buddhist or Muslim.

Finally they asked how they would feel if their children were to be in a relationship with someone of the aforementioned faiths.

HT Bored Panda, Reddit, European Commission

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