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What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: Gallup Poll, Oct, 2004)


Subpopulation/Note: . * = less than .5%. Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses.
21%
Economy in general

12%
Unemployment/Jobs

3%
Federal budget deficit/Federal debt

2%
Fuel/Oil prices

2%
Taxes

1%
Wage issues

1%
High cost of living/Inflation

1%
Lack of money

*
Corporate corruption

*
Gap between rich and poor

*
Foreign trade/Trade deficit

*
Recession

23%
War in Iraq/Fear of war/Feelings of fear in this country

16%
Terrorism

13%
Poor health care/Hospitals, high cost of health care

6%
Ethics/Moral/Religious/Family decline, Dishonesty, Lack of integrity

5%
National security

5%
Education/Poor education/Access to education

4%
Dissatisfaction with government/Congress/Politicians/Candidates, Poor leadership; Corruption

3%
Medicare/Social Security issues

3%
Foreign aid/Focus overseas

2%
Poverty/Hunger/Homelessness

2%
International issues/Problems

2%
Judicial system/Courts/Laws

2%
Immigration/Illegal aliens

1%
Lack of respect for each other

1%
Election year/Presidential choices/Election reform

1%
Welfare

1%
Care for the elderly

1%
Crime/Violence

1%
Unifying the country

1%
Homosexuality/Gay issues

1%
Abortion

1%
Environment/Pollution

*
Children's behavior/Way they are raised

*
The media

*
Lack of energy sources, the energy crisis

*
Drugs

*
Lack of military defense

*
Abuse of power

*
Over population

4%
Other non-economic

1%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, October 11 - October 14, 2004 and based on 1,012 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGALLUP.04OCT11.R08] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS





What do you think is the most important problem facing this country today? (Source: Gallup Poll, Jan, 2003)


Subpopulation/Note: . Adds to more than 100% due to multiple responses. * = less than .5 percent
26%
Economy in general

10%
Unemployment/jobs

2%
Taxes

1%
Federal budget deficit/federal debt

1%
Gap between rich and poor

1%
Corporate corruption

1%
Fuel/Oil prices

1%
High cost of living/inflation

*
Recession

*
Wage issues

31%
Fear of war/feelings of fear in this country

10%
Terrorism

9%
International issues/problems

6%
Ethics/moral/religious/family decline/dishonesty/lack of integrity

5%
Dissatisfaction with government/Congress/politicians/candidates/Poor leadership/corruption

5%
Poor health care/hospitals/high cost of health care

3%
Poverty/hunger/homelessness

3%
Education/poor education/access to education

3%
National security

2%
Immigration/illegal aliens

2%
Crime/violence

2%
Race relations/racism

1%
Judicials system/courts/laws

1%
Lack of respect for each other

1%
Children's behavior/way they are raised

1%
Drugs

1%
Environment/pollution

1%
Care for the elderly

1%
The media

1%
Foreign aid/focus overseas

1%
Lack of energy sources/the energy crisis

1%
Medicare/Social Security issues

*
Unifying the country

*
Child abuse

*
Abortion

*
Overpopulation

*
Lack of military defense

*
Welfare

6%
Other non-economic

2%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, January 13 - January 16, 2003 and based on 1,000 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USGALLUP.03JA013.R08] (View Citation)

Topics: PROBLEMS







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