Opinion on the economic future of the United States in 2012, by social class

Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the country's long-term economic future? (by social class, United States, 2012)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 22, 2012
Opinion on the economic future of the United States in 2012, by social class This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults on how they see the United states' long-term economic future. The survey was conducted in July 2012, shortly before the presidential election. 11 percent of Americans who define themselves as members of the middle class stated they were very optimistic about the United States' economic future, while 9 percent of Americans belonging to the lower class stated the same.
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Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the country's long-term economic future? (by social class, United States, 2012)

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Upper classMiddle classLower class
Very optimistic11%11%9%
Somewhat optimistic46%44%29%
Somewhat pessimistic27%25%27%
Very pessimistic13%17%28%
Both equally / mixed1%1%2%
Don't know / refused1%3%5%
Upper classMiddle classLower class
Very optimistic11%11%9%
Somewhat optimistic46%44%29%
Somewhat pessimistic27%25%27%
Very pessimistic13%17%28%
Both equally / mixed1%1%2%
Don't know / refused1%3%5%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 22, 2012
This statistic shows the results of a survey among American adults on how they see the United states' long-term economic future. The survey was conducted in July 2012, shortly before the presidential election. 11 percent of Americans who define themselves as members of the middle class stated they were very optimistic about the United States' economic future, while 9 percent of Americans belonging to the lower class stated the same.
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