Health and social security are the most important issues for Americans, according to information gathered by Statista’s Global Consumer Survey. When Americans were asked what the most important issues their country is facing at the moment are, 47 percent said health and social security.
Their response coincides with that has been discussed at the 2020 Democratic debates. According to Bloomberg, healthcare was the most discussed topic for the first three debates. It fell to second-most discussed topic in the fourth debate. However, amid President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, the discussion around healthcare fell to the bottom in the fifth debate. Instead, presidential hopefuls discussed foreign policy and democracy the most.
At 55 percent, Canadian respondents said the most important topic was rising prices, inflation and cost of living. 40 percent said health and social security mattered most, while 23 percent said they were worried about crime.
In Mexico, 82 percent of respondents from Statista’s Global Consumer Survey were worried about crime. According to a November 27 Los Angeles Times report, 2,866 Mexicans were killed in October. There could be 35,000 homicides by the end of the year, which could surpass last year’s record of 33,341 killings.