Survey: Student Opinion Survey: Living Wage


The majority of students want to work for a Living Wage employer, according to the Living Wage Foundation Student Opinion survey in conjunction with the National Union of Students.

Key findings:

  • 93% are motivated to work for an employer who pays the real Living Wage.
  • 79% would think badly of their employer if they paid any staff less than the real Living Wage. 
  • More than two-thirds would be influenced by Living Wage Foundation accreditation. 
  • 64% of students look for evidence of ethical practices in employers.