Most Important Problem Facing the Country Today (June 2018)

Most Important Problem Facing the Country Today (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Political corruption/leadership15%
Immigration11%
Moral decline10%
Health care7%
Gun control/gun violence7%
The economy5%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Political corruption/leadership23%9%10%
Immigration4%10%18%
Moral decline2%10%18%
Health care11%8%3%
Gun control/gun violence14%3%2%
The economy5%4%5%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Political corruption/leadership29%13%25%
Immigration1%3%5%
Moral decline1%3%3%
Health care8%16%9%
Gun control/gun violence10%18%13%
The economy5%8%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Political corruption/leadership16%9%6%
Immigration21%10%20%
Moral decline10%19%22%
Health care2%5%2%
Gun control/gun violence2%5%1%
The economy3%8%4%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Political corruption/leadership29%11%8%
Immigration3%7%18%
Moral decline3%6%17%
Health care9%10%4%
Gun control/gun violence10%11%3%
The economy4%7%5%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Political corruption/leadership30%33%22%
Immigration1%6%1%
Moral decline4%2%1%
Health care16%7%7%
Gun control/gun violence5%6%18%
The economy6%3%3%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Political corruption/leadership7%8%8%
Immigration14%16%22%
Moral decline13%17%19%
Health care4%7%2%
Gun control/gun violence6%2%3%
The economy2%6%6%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Political corruption/leadership24%7%12%
Immigration4%14%22%
Moral decline3%18%13%
Health care10%4%3%
Gun control/gun violence12%3%0%
The economy5%8%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Political corruption/leadership15%12%17%
Immigration13%5%10%
Moral decline12%1%10%
Health care6%10%9%
Gun control/gun violence4%21%8%
The economy3%8%7%

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categoryMaleFemale
Political corruption/leadership14%15%
Immigration12%10%
Moral decline8%12%
Health care9%6%
Gun control/gun violence5%9%
The economy7%3%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Political corruption/leadership15%15%14%
Immigration7%11%16%
Moral decline6%9%19%
Health care9%7%6%
Gun control/gun violence9%8%2%
The economy4%5%5%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Political corruption/leadership8%13%17%18%
Immigration11%6%9%19%
Moral decline10%8%10%13%
Health care7%7%9%5%
Gun control/gun violence14%7%5%6%
The economy9%5%5%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Political corruption/leadership7%14%13%8%18%24%
Immigration17%11%9%9%13%6%
Moral decline7%11%10%11%8%12%
Health care12%9%7%9%5%5%
Gun control/gun violence1%8%11%7%6%3%
The economy0%3%9%6%5%2%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Political corruption/leadership12%14%21%19%
Immigration12%14%6%6%
Moral decline14%9%8%4%
Health care6%8%8%9%
Gun control/gun violence9%6%4%7%
The economy5%4%6%4%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Political corruption/leadership10%15%22%
Immigration12%13%5%
Moral decline12%13%4%
Health care7%6%11%
Gun control/gun violence10%6%7%
The economy5%6%2%

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