Public view on economic debates - deficit reduction vs. economic stimulus

Which is the higher priority for the federal government, deficit reduction or economic stimulus?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 3, 2011
Public view on economic debates - deficit reduction vs. economic stimulus This survey shows a public view on the ongoing debate whether it is necessary to reduce the federal deficit or to give an economic stimulus in 2011 by generation. 51 percent of the Baby Boomers stated that deficit reduction should be the higher priority for the federal government.
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Which is the higher priority for the federal government, deficit reduction or economic stimulus?

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TotalMillennialGen XBoomersSilent
Reducing budget deficit48%41%47%51%52%
Spending to help the economy cover47%55%49%44%40%
Don't know5%4%4%5%8%
TotalMillennialGen XBoomersSilent
Reducing budget deficit48%41%47%51%52%
Spending to help the economy cover47%55%49%44%40%
Don't know5%4%4%5%8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 3, 2011
This survey shows a public view on the ongoing debate whether it is necessary to reduce the federal deficit or to give an economic stimulus in 2011 by generation. 51 percent of the Baby Boomers stated that deficit reduction should be the higher priority for the federal government.
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