Wages in the U.S.: attitudes towards raising the minimum wage 2013

This statistic presents the results of a phone survey conducted by Gallup among American adults who were 18 years and older in November 2013. Survey respondents were asked how they would vote on a law that would raise the federal minimum wage in the United States from 7.25 U.S. dollars an hour to 9 U.S. dollars an hour with automatic increased tied to inflation. Some 69 percent of respondents said they would vote for such a proposal.

Suppose that on Election Day you could vote on key issues as well as candidates. Would you vote for or against a law that would raise the general minimum wage to 9 U.S. dollars an hour with automatic increases tied to inflation?

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Source

Release date

November 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 5 to 6, 2013

Number of respondents

1,010 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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