84% Expect Gas Prices to Keep Climbing
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused gasoline prices to spike, and most Americans expect the cost to continue rising.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 78% of American Adults say they're paying more for a gallon of gas today compared to six months ago, and 84% think it’s likely those prices will continue to climb over the next six months. This includes 64% who think it’s Very Likely they’ll be paying even more for a gallon of gas in six months than they are today. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on February 23-24, 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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