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Questions - Summer Vacation - May 26-27, 2014

75% Still Think It Will Be Tough for Young People to Find Jobs This Summer
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 National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted May 26-27, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Which is your favorite time to take a vacation - spring, summer, fall or winter?

 

2* Did you take a summer vacation last year?

 

3* Do you plan to take a summer vacation this year?

 

4* Will your summer vacation plans include going to see family or friends? (Answered by 437 adults who plan on taking summer vacation this year)

 

5* Have economic conditions caused you to cut back on the amount you will spend on this year's summer vacation? (Answered by 312 adults who took a vacation last year and plan on taking summer vacation this year)

 

6* How likely are you to go to the beach this summer?

 

7* How important is it for young people to have jobs during the summer when they are out of school?

 

8* How difficult will it be for young people to find summer jobs in the current economy?

 

9* Some people believe the school year should be extended to a 12-month calendar.  This would mean the end of summer vacation for students. Do you favor or oppose extending the school year to a 12-month calendar?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence