National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 29-30, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* In terms of your own personal life, would you say that the summer of 2012 was the best summer ever, an excellent summer, good, fair, or poor?
2* Do you consider Labor Day to be one of our nation’s most important holidays, one of the least important, or somewhere in between?
3* Will you attend a barbecue with family and friends on Labor Day Weekend?
4* Will you attend a Labor Day Parade?
5* When you celebrate Labor Day, do you celebrate it as a holiday honoring the contribution of workers in society or as the unofficial end of the summer?
6* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable opinion of labor unions?
7* Did you take a summer vacation last year?
8* Did you take a summer vacation this year?
9* (Answered by 333 Adults who took a summer vacation both this year and last year) Did economic conditions cause you to cut back on the amount you spent on this year’s summer vacation?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence