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Sneak Peek - Unemployment Crosstabs

What America Thinks of the Job Market
New Low: 25% Think Job Market Worse Than a Year Ago
Rasmussen Employment Index Hits Highest Level Since June

 
Survey of 1,000 American Adults
Conducted January 6-7, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports
  Total Gender Age <40> Race Party Married Children at Home Income Employment Investor Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job? Do you know anyone who, out of frustration with the difficult job market, has given up looking for a job? The job market is: A year from today, unemployment will be: If people can't find work after an extended period of time, the federal government should: If the federal government hires more people, it is: Do govt workers have more job security or less job security than workers in the private sector? Who works harder? Does the average government worker earn more annually than the average private sector worker?
Adults Men Women 18-39 40-64 65+ < Men Men 40+ < Wom Wom 40+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Married Non Married Yes No Under $30K $30K-$50K $50K-$100K $100K-$200K $200K+ Not sure Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Yes No Not sure Yes No Not sure Better thatn it was a year ago Worse than it was a year ago About the same Not sure Higher than it is today Lower than it is today About the same Not sure Hire them Pay for their retraining Extend their unemployment benefits indefinitely Do nothing at all Not sure Good for the economy Bad economy No impact Not sure More Less About the same Not sure Government workers Workers in the private sector Not sure Yes No Not sure
The job market is: Better than it was a year ago 25% 22% 27% 26% 22% 28% 10% 24% 21% 28% 24% 30% 23% 14% 40% 17% 27% 20% 23% 25% 15% 19% 26% 35% 55% 24% 27% 24% 26% 27% 18% 32% 18% 19% 43% 24% 9% 40% 10% 100% 0% 0% 0% 6% 51% 21% 14% 24% 30% 44% 13% 19% 40% 15% 21% 14% 22% 29% 31% 20% 38% 21% 28% 16% 38% 25%
Worse than it was a year ago 25% 27% 23% 23% 26% 28% 24% 28% 25% 22% 24% 30% 25% 30% 19% 27% 27% 23% 30% 22% 27% 36% 23% 14% 13% 26% 16% 33% 22% 26% 30% 24% 26% 29% 13% 19% 40% 13% 27% 0% 100% 0% 0% 56% 14% 13% 16% 22% 18% 22% 36% 16% 17% 35% 28% 13% 27% 35% 13% 28% 19% 31% 14% 33% 20% 14%
About the same 48% 48% 47% 48% 50% 43% 65% 45% 52% 46% 50% 35% 49% 54% 38% 52% 45% 52% 45% 49% 53% 43% 48% 51% 33% 46% 57% 41% 49% 45% 46% 44% 51% 50% 40% 52% 49% 45% 58% 0% 0% 100% 0% 36% 35% 64% 50% 50% 47% 35% 50% 59% 40% 50% 49% 64% 49% 33% 54% 37% 40% 47% 53% 48% 40% 56%
Not sure 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 2% 0% 3% 2% 3% 2% 5% 4% 2% 3% 3% 2% 5% 2% 3% 5% 3% 3% 1% 0% 3% 0% 2% 3% 2% 7% 1% 5% 2% 4% 4% 3% 2% 6% 0% 0% 0% 100% 3% % 1% 20% 4% 5% 0% 1% 6% 3% 1% 2% 9% 2% 3% 2% 16% 4% 2% 5% 3% 1% 5%
Survey Demographics
  Total
Adults
Gender Men 48%
Women 52%
  Total
Adults
Age 18-39 37%
40-64 44%
65+ 19%
  Total
Adults
Race White 64%
Black 12%
Other 24%
  Total
Adults
Party Republican 27%
Democrat 35%
Other 38%