Views on Job Market Turn Pessimistic Again
Negative opinions about the job market have increased since spring and, by a 12-point margin, more Americans expect unemployment to increase in the next year.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 35% of American Adults believe unemployment will be higher a year from now, compared to just 23% who expect unemployment to be lower next year. Thirty-one percent (31%) think the unemployment level will remain about the same, and another 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 12-13, 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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