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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%

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% 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:

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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.

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Chart: Most expect the coronavirus will lead to an economic recession – or a depression – in the U.S.

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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.

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Millennials in America are more likely to have visited a public library in the past year than any other adult generation.

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.

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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.

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The share of Republicans who say presidents could operate more effectively if they did not have to worry so much about Congress and the courts increased 16 percentage points over the past year, from 27% in March 2018 to 43% this past July.

Republicans, by about 8-to-1, say the news media has a negative effect on the way things are going in the U.S.

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Donald Trump’s presidency has had a major impact on how the world sees the United States

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