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In the U.S., Hispanics, younger people, and lower-income people have been especially hard hit by coronavirus job impacts.
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The share of U.S. adults who say the coronavirus outbreak is a major threat to their personal health differs by age: 18-29: 27% 30-49: 31% 50-64: 40% 65+: 47%
% of U.S. adults who say Donald Trump is doing an excellent job at responding to the coronavirus outbreak, by main source of political news Fox News: 63% CBS: 24% NBC: 15% ABC: 14% CNN: 7% MSNBC: 2% NPR: 2% New York Times: 1% More in our data tool:
Young people are more likely to be affected by #COVID_19-related job layoffs. Among 19.3 million workers ages 16 to 24 in the economy overall, 9.2 million are employed in establishments facing a higher risk of closure.
Chart: Most workers at a higher risk of job loss due to #COVID_19 are low-wage workers.
Chart: Most expect the coronavirus will lead to an economic recession – or a depression – in the U.S.
A 15% reduction in the workforce of industries more likely to feel a loss in business from #COVID_19 would add 5.7 million workers to the unemployment rolls. This would result in an almost immediate doubling of the U.S. unemployment rate from 3.5% to 7%.
Republicans are less likely than Democrats to expect a severe economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak, though majorities of both groups expect the U.S. to suffer a recession or a depression.
Americans consistently have expressed little confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin. But Republicans are now 21 points more likely than Democrats to express confidence him (31% vs. 10%), the widest partisan gap in our polling.
Whites are the only major demographic group in which more approve than disapprove of Donald Trump
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Only 31% of Americans say the current economic conditions are helping them and their family. 46% say the current conditions are hurting them and their families.
Republicans, by about 8-to-1, say the news media has a negative effect on the way things are going in the U.S.
Donald Trump’s presidency has had a major impact on how the world sees the United States