National Survey of
Conducted April 30-May 1, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Compared to six months ago, are you paying more for a gallon of gas, less for a gallon of gas, or about the same amount?
2* Looking ahead six months, how likely is it that you will be paying more for a gallon of gas than you are paying today?
3* How likely is it that the price of gas will rise above $5 a gallon before July 1?
4* What is more to blame for higher gas prices—unrest in the Middle East, government regulations, speculators or something else?
5* Is there anything the government can do in the short-term to lower the price of gas?
6* Should the government eliminate the federal gasoline tax until gas prices come down?
7* Compared to a year ago, are you driving more, less, or about the same amount?
8* When deciding on the next vehicle you purchase, how important will gas prices be?
9* How much of an impact has the rising cost of gasoline had on your personal lifestyle?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence