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Fewer Americans Now See Tough Summer Job Market For Teens

Unemployment has reached a 10-year low, and now Americans think it will be easier for teenagers to find summer jobs than in the past.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of American Adults think it will be at least somewhat difficult for young people to find summer jobs in the current economy. This includes 19% who think it will be Very Difficult. Thirty-eight percent (38%) don’t think it will be difficult for them to find summer jobs, including just nine percent (9%) who say it’s Not At All Difficult. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on June 8 & 11, 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 survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on June 8 & 11, 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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