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Americans Say Fewer Out of Work Than A Month Ago

The number of Americans citing lost jobs in their immediate family thanks to the coronavirus has fallen back to the level seen earlier in the crisis.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 32% of American Adults now say they or someone in their immediate family has lost their job because of the coronavirus outbreak. This is down from 40% in mid-April and back to the 32% reported a month earlier. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted May 18-19, 2020 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 American Adults was conducted May 18-19, 2020 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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