New Low: 44% Predict U.S. Economy Will Be Stronger In Five Years
Monday, May 07, 2012
Confidence that the U.S. economy will be stronger five years from now has fallen to its lowest level in three years of regular tracking, while confidence that it will get better in a year's time remains largely unchanged.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 44% of American Adults say the U.S. economy will be stronger five years from today than it is now. Twenty-two percent (22%) say the nation’s economy will be weaker in five years, while nine percent (9%) say it will be about the same. But another 25% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on May 5-6, 2012 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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