Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Congress is handling its job?

U.S. Congress - public approval rating 2017-2018 This statistic shows the public opinion on the job done by U.S. Congress from August 2017 to August 2018. The survey is repeated monthly among American citizens. In August 2018, about 17 percent of the U.S. population approved of the way the Congress was handling its job.
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DisapproveApprove
Jul '1774%20%
Aug '1779%16%
Sep '1780%16%
Oct '1780%13%
Nov '1781%13%
Dec '1778%17%
Jan '1875%20%
Feb '1881%15%
Mar '1879%15%
Apr '1878%18%
May '1879%17%
Jun '1876%19%
Jul '1877%17%
Aug '1878%17%
DisapproveApprove
Jul '1774%20%
Aug '1779%16%
Sep '1780%16%
Oct '1780%13%
Nov '1781%13%
Dec '1778%17%
Jan '1875%20%
Feb '1881%15%
Mar '1879%15%
Apr '1878%18%
May '1879%17%
Jun '1876%19%
Jul '1877%17%
Aug '1878%17%
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This statistic shows the public opinion on the job done by U.S. Congress from August 2017 to August 2018. The survey is repeated monthly among American citizens. In August 2018, about 17 percent of the U.S. population approved of the way the Congress was handling its job.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
August 2017 August 2018
Number of respondents
about 1,000 interviewees each month
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
The missing percentage points to 100 percent are due to respondents who stated they had no opinion on the topic.

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