Opinion among young Americans about paying reparations by ethnicity 2019

This statistic shows the opinion among young Americans about paying reparations to African-Americans in 2019, by ethnicity. During the survey, 41 percent of respondents said that the United States should pay reparations to African-Americans who are the descendants of slaves.

Opinion among young Americans about paying reparations to African-Americans in 2019, by ethnicity

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Source

Release date

June 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 26 to May 8, 2019

Number of respondents

3,257 respondents

Age group

18-36 years

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Original question: As a way to make up for the harm caused by slavery and other forms of racial discrimination, do you think the United States should or should not pay reparations, that is, should or should not pay money to African-Americans who are descendants of slaves?

Skip/refused and don't know responses not shown.

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