Brexit Facts and Statistics (2023)
Last Updated on: March 31st, 2023
Here are a few of the most interesting Brexit facts and statistics I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.
Date Brexit was voted on:
June 23, 2016
Date the UK invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union:
March 29, 2017
Target Brexit date:
March 29, 2019 (later extended to April 12, 2019, then to October 31, 2019)
Year the UK joined the European Union:
1973 (when it was called the European Communities)
Percentage of UK voters that voted for Brexit:
How many people voted for Brexit:
17.4 million people
Percentage of registered voters in the UK that turned out for the Brexit vote:
Reported Brexit “divorce bill” for Britain:
Last updated 3/13/18
Projected amount Brexit may cost Britain in lost economic activity:
Last updated 11/23/17
Potential amount the UK car industry and consumers could pay in vehicle tariffs:
Results of the 1/15/19 vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit EU withdrawal agreement:
Prime Minister May’s 1/15/19 vote defeat was the worst loss for any British Prime Minister in a parliamentary vote.
Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. Most of these fun facts come from internet reports and may not be official tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.