Rasmussen Employment Index
Rasmussen Employment Index Down One Point in July
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Rasmussen Employment Index which measures worker confidence fell another point in July. This is the second month in a row the index is down after reaching a six-year high in May.
At 98.4, worker confidence is down from June’s 99.1. The index reached its highest finding in six years of regular tracking in May at 100.1. The index fell to a recent low of 81.2 last October but gained steadily after that. It stood at 83.1 in July of last year.
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The survey of 9,299 working Americans was conducted in June 2014 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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