Public attitude towards Obama’s economic policies in 2011 by generation

This survey shows the attitude towards Obama’s economic policies in 2011 by generation. In 2011, 19 percent of the Baby Boomers -- born between 1946 and 1964 -- stated, that Obama's economic policies had a positive effect on the overall economic conditionsin the U.S.

Did Obama's economic policies have a positive or a negative effect on the overall economic conditions?

TotalMillennialGen XBoomerSilent
Positive20%22%22%19%13%
Negative38%26%37%44%46%
No effect so far37%47%37%33%34%
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Source

Release date

November 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

09.22.2011 to 10.04.2011

Number of respondents

2,410 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Millennial (18-30 years olds): 381 people.
Generation X (31-46 year olds): 493 people.
Baby Boomer (47-65 year olds): 905 people.
Silent (66-83 olds): 515 people.
The source does not provide detailed information regarding the questions. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.

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