Biggest perceived harms to U.S. workers in 2016

This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. Americans on factors that were positively or negatively affecting workers in the United States in 2016. In 2016, about 80 percent of U.S. Americans thought that increasing outsourcing of jobs to other countries was affecting workers negatively.

Biggest harms to U.S. workers in 2016, as perceived by U.S. Americans

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Release date

October 2016


United States

Survey time period

May 25 to June 29, 2016

Number of respondents

5,006 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

American adults

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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