Americans Take More Negative View of Job Market
Public perception of the job market has shifted toward pessimism, and more Americans now expect the employment picture to get worse than better.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 31% of American Adults now say the job market is better than it was a year ago. That’s down seven points since July. Forty-one percent (41%) say the job market is worse than a year ago – up from 35% in July – and 21% say it’s about the same as it was a year ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on November 10-11, 2021 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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