Satisfaction with living standars in the U.S. in 2012, by social class

How happy are you with your life nowadays? (by social class, United States, 2012)

Satisfaction with living standars in the U.S. in 2012, by social class This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults on their happiness with their current living standards, by social class. The survey was conducted in July 2012, shortly before the presidential election. 32 percent of Americans who define themselves as members of the middle class stated they were very happy with their life nowadays, while 20 percent of Americans belonging to the lower class stated the same.
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How happy are you with your life nowadays? (by social class, United States, 2012)

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Upper classMiddle classLower class
Very happy42%32%20%
Pretty happy48%48%46%
Not too happy10%18%31%
Don't know /refused1%1%2%
Upper classMiddle classLower class
Very happy42%32%20%
Pretty happy48%48%46%
Not too happy10%18%31%
Don't know /refused1%1%2%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults on their happiness with their current living standards, by social class. The survey was conducted in July 2012, shortly before the presidential election. 32 percent of Americans who define themselves as members of the middle class stated they were very happy with their life nowadays, while 20 percent of Americans belonging to the lower class stated the same.
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