Rasmussen Employment Index
Rasmussen Employment Index Hits 2013 High
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Rasmussen Employment Index which measures worker confidence rose six points in April to 90.7, the highest level of the year.
Worker confidence is up a full 10 points from April 2012 and is up 16 points from April 2011. In December of last year, the Index hit a five-year high of 91.2, but it had steadily fallen the first three months of this year. December marked the last time the Employment Index reached the 90-point mark.
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The survey of 9,162 working Americans was conducted in April 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 1 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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