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74% Expect Higher Grocery Bills Next Year

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Americans remain highly concerned about inflation, and the number who expects their grocery bill to rise is at its highest level in nearly two years.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 82% of American Adults say they are paying more for groceries than a year ago, down slightly from 85% in May  but in line with surveys for much of the past year. Just 11% say they are not paying more than they were a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on June 15-16, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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