Questions - Unemployment - April 30-May 1, 2014
Most Still Think Government Workers Better Off Than Those in Private Sector
36% Say More Government Hiring Would Be Good for Economy
42% Know Someone Who Has Given Up Looking for a Job
National Survey of
30-May 1, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
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?
Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago
or about the same?
A year from today will unemployment be higher than it is today, lower than it
is today or about the same as it is today?
If people can’t find work after an extended
period of time, should the federal government hire them, pay for their
retraining, extend their unemployment benefits indefinitely or do nothing
If the federal government hires more people, is that good for the economy, bad
for the economy, or does it have no impact on the economy?
7* Do government workers have more job
security or less job security than workers in the private sector?
8* Who works harder, government workers or workers in the private sector?
9* Does the average government worker earn more annually than the average private sector worker?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3
percentage points with a 95% level of confidence