Research

January 15-19, 2014: Pew Research Center & USA Today - Nationwide survey on poverty

Topic(s): General


 

“How much, if anything, should the government do to reduce the gap between the rich and everyone else: a lot, some, not much, or nothing at all?”

A lot              43%
Some              26%
Not much                9%
Nothing at all              17%
Don’t know/ Refused                4%

 

“How much do you think government policies and programs can do to reduce poverty in this country: a lot, some, not much, or nothing at all?”

A lot              40%
Some              37%
Not much              14%
Nothing at all                5%
Don’t know/ Refused                4%

“How much, if anything, should the government do to reduce poverty?"


A lot              53%
Some              29%
Not much                8%
Nothing at all                6%
Don’t know/ Refused                 4%

Republicans

A lot              27%
Some              37%
Not much              14%
Nothing at all              13%
Don’t know/ Refused                9%

Democrats

A lot              67%
Some              27%
Not much               2%
Nothing at all                2%
Don’t know/ Refused                 2%


Via Polling the Nations 

Universe: Country: United States
Method: telephone
Sample Size: 1504
Copyright Info: The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
Additional Information: Respondents were contacted by landline (n=602) or cellphone 
(n=902, including 487 without a landline).
Notes: Asked of form 2 (n=739).


http://www.people-press.org/2014/01/23/most-see-inequality-growing-but-partisans-differ-over-solutions/2/.