Questions - Economic Fairness - May 31-June 1, 2013
45% Think U.S. Economy Is Fair, Improvement from May
68% Say Rewarding Hard Work More Important Than Income Equality
National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted May 31-June 1, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Generally speaking, how fair is the US economy today? Is it very fair, somewhat fair, not very fair, or not at all fair?
2* In thinking about the economy, how important is it that people who are physically able to work are required to support themselves?
3* In thinking about the economy, how important is it that people who work hard earn more than those who don’t?
4* In thinking about the economy, how important is it to insure that everyone willing to work hard should have the chance to earn a middle class life style?
5* Which is more fair — an economic system that guarantees everyone equal income and equal wealth? Or a system that rewards those who work hard even if it means a vast difference between rich and poor?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence