Thursday, May 26, 2011
Summer may be just around the corner, but over half of Americans do not plan on taking any trips this season.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 38% of American Adults plan to take a summer vacation this year, while 54% do not. That’s virtually unchanged from last summer, when 35% planned to take a vacation. (To see question wording, click here.)
Looks like Americans held true to their plans, since 36% say they took a summer vacation last year, while 61% did not. It’s important to note, though, that the questions did not specify what qualifies as a “vacation.”
The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on May 24-25, 2011 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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