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59% Expect Gas Prices to Climb

Americans haven’t felt the pinch of rising gas prices that they typically experience this time of year, but they expect that to be short-lived.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that almost half of American Adults (48%) say they’re paying about the same price for a gallon of gas as they were six months ago. Just 14% say they are paying more for a gallon of gas than they were six months ago, while 32% report paying less. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 5, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on July 5, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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