National Economic Conditions (November 2015)

National Economic Conditions (November 2015)

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categorycolumn-1
A lot better off7%
Somewhat better off25%
About the same28%
Somewhat worse off23%
A lot worse off14%
Don't know3%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
A lot better off14%3%2%
Somewhat better off42%23%11%
About the same29%33%27%
Somewhat worse off10%24%35%
A lot worse off2%17%23%
Don't know3%1%2%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
A lot better off2%1%3%
Somewhat better off6%21%8%
About the same32%34%21%
Somewhat worse off33%29%40%
A lot worse off27%12%26%
Don't know0%4%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
A lot better off9%4%23%
Somewhat better off42%38%45%
About the same32%35%24%
Somewhat worse off7%16%6%
A lot worse off2%3%1%
Don't know6%4%1%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
A lot better off14%7%4%
Somewhat better off51%26%13%
About the same26%38%24%
Somewhat worse off6%19%34%
A lot worse off1%7%24%
Don't know2%3%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
A lot better off1%4%5%
Somewhat better off23%9%9%
About the same29%26%18%
Somewhat worse off27%39%32%
A lot worse off17%19%35%
Don't know2%3%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
A lot better off11%9%24%
Somewhat better off47%60%38%
About the same30%23%27%
Somewhat worse off8%5%6%
A lot worse off3%1%0%
Don't know2%2%5%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
A lot better off16%5%0%
Somewhat better off44%16%4%
About the same28%27%25%
Somewhat worse off8%31%39%
A lot worse off1%19%33%
Don't know3%1%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
A lot better off4%23%9%
Somewhat better off20%35%33%
About the same27%23%31%
Somewhat worse off30%11%15%
A lot worse off18%5%9%
Don't know2%5%4%

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categoryMaleFemale
A lot better off9%6%
Somewhat better off24%26%
About the same27%29%
Somewhat worse off22%24%
A lot worse off17%11%
Don't know1%4%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
A lot better off11%7%2%
Somewhat better off28%26%17%
About the same30%27%27%
Somewhat worse off19%23%29%
A lot worse off10%13%23%
Don't know2%3%3%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
A lot better off9%8%8%5%
Somewhat better off37%27%23%18%
About the same27%33%28%24%
Somewhat worse off15%17%25%32%
A lot worse off5%11%16%20%
Don't know7%4%1%1%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
A lot better off11%8%5%11%6%8%
Somewhat better off29%21%24%24%29%27%
About the same31%27%27%33%26%30%
Somewhat worse off7%26%29%14%26%20%
A lot worse off12%15%13%17%12%15%
Don't know10%3%2%1%1%0%

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