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U.S. Economic Outlook — April 2017 Poll

May 8, 2017


econ conditions april 2017 poll

The April 2017  Civitas poll asked likely NC voters about the current economic conditions in our country. The key questions and responses are as follows:

How would you best describe current economic conditions in the United States?

3%       Excellent

32%     Good

45%     Fair

19%     Poor

1%       Don’t Know/ Unsure

Do you think economic conditions in the country are… 

35%     Getting Better
21%     Getting Worse
39%     Staying the same
4%       Unsure/ Don’t Know

Cross tabs for this question can be found here.

All questions and responses in the April poll, which covers a wide range of issues, can be found here.

This poll surveyed 600 registered, likely voters (30% on cell phones) with a margin of error of +/- 4.00%. This survey was taken April 22-23, 2017.

For questions, or to arrange an interview, please contact Brooke Medina, communications director, at

Civitas has conducted live-caller voting in North Carolina since May 2005, and we are the only public policy organization offering statewide independent, nonpartisan data on a regular basis. Our polls have provided vital insights on what North Carolina voters think of the leaders and issues facing the state and nation.

Founded in 2005, the Civitas Institute is a Raleigh, NC-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit policy organization committed to advancing conservative ideas and shrinking the size of government. Civitas fights to eliminate government barriers to freedom so that North Carolinians can live a better life.

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