Thursday, June 16, 2016
Last year produced the lowest U.S. fertility and birth rate on record, but Americans still are far more concerned about the population growing too fast.
A new Rasmussen Reports national and online survey finds that 52% of American Adults think a population that is growing too fast is a bigger problem for the United States than one that is growing too slowly. Just 21% think a too-slow population growth is a bigger problem, but 27% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on June 12-13, 2016 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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