Compared to 20 or 30 years ago, do you think people are more rude, less rude, or about the same?

Rudeness of Americans 2016 This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted among adult Americans in 2016 on whether they believe that people are more rude nowadays than they were some decades ago. During the survey, 74 percent of respondents said they believe people are more rude than they were 20 or 30 years ago.
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Share of respondents
More rude74%
Less rude4%
About the same21%
Share of respondents
More rude74%
Less rude4%
About the same21%

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This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted among adult Americans in 2016 on whether they believe that people are more rude nowadays than they were some decades ago. During the survey, 74 percent of respondents said they believe people are more rude than they were 20 or 30 years ago.
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Release date
April 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 17-23, 2016
Number of respondents
1,004 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey

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