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75% Still Think It Will Be Tough for Young People to Find Jobs This Summer

Friday, May 30, 2014

As the school year comes to a close, American continue to strongly believe it is important for kids to have a summer job but also think they'll have a tough time finding one.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 93% of American Adults feel it is at least somewhat important for young people to have jobs during the summer when school's out, including 66% who say it’s Very Important. Just five percent (5%) rate a summer job not very or Not At All Important. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 26-27, 2014 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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