Americans on the concept of the American Dream in 2017

Which of the following concepts is essential for the American Dream?

by H. Plecher, last edited Mar 7, 2018
Americans on the concept of the American Dream in 2017 This statistic shows the results of a 2017 survey among Americans on the concepts essential for the American Dream. During the survey, 34 percent of respondents stated that action and achievement is essential for the American Dream.
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Which of the following concepts is essential for the American Dream?

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Share of respondents
Personal freedom66%
Religious freedom56%
Equality55%
Security54%
The pursuit of happiness53%
Economic freedom51%
Freedom of justice48%
Political freedom45%
Common good44%
Diversity42%
Freedom of the press40%
Progress and change39%
Patriotism37%
Scientific progress36%
Separation of powers36%
Individualism34%
Action and achievement34%
Competition30%
Capitalism28%
Solidarity21%
Volunteerism19%
None of the above4%
Share of respondents
Personal freedom66%
Religious freedom56%
Equality55%
Security54%
The pursuit of happiness53%
Economic freedom51%
Freedom of justice48%
Political freedom45%
Common good44%
Diversity42%
Freedom of the press40%
Progress and change39%
Patriotism37%
Scientific progress36%
Separation of powers36%
Individualism34%
Action and achievement34%
Competition30%
Capitalism28%
Solidarity21%
Volunteerism19%
None of the above4%
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by H. Plecher, last edited Mar 7, 2018
This statistic shows the results of a 2017 survey among Americans on the concepts essential for the American Dream. During the survey, 34 percent of respondents stated that action and achievement is essential for the American Dream.
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