62% Still Expect Higher Gas Prices
The price of gasoline has decreased significantly in the past two months, but most Americans continue to think they’ll be paying more at the pump in the future.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 61% of American Adults say they’re paying more for a gallon of gas now than they were six months ago. That’s down from 89% in July. Fifteen percent (15%) now say they’re paying less for gas than they were six months ago, while 19% say they’re paying about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 31-September 1 2022 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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