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Respondent's Financial Situation Over the Next Year 1956-2012
PERCENT AMONG DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS WHO RESPONDED :      'Get Worse'


  % OF GROUP: '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Males 9 15 9 6 9 11 11 22 9 34 13 29 22 19 9 12 9 19 9 7 7 7 6 ** 9 12 12
Females 10 11 10 6 10 13 10 14 11 32 13 27 21 18 9 12 9 16 11 8 8 5 6 ** 7 17 11
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Whites non-Hispanic 10 13 10 6 10 12 10 18 9 33 12 29 22 18 9 12 9 19 10 8 9 7 6 ** 8 16 14
Black non-Hispanic 10 9 8 9 4 9 13 17 15 36 15 24 17 28 12 12 9 14 9 7 4 5 4 ** 10 8 4
Hispanic ** ** ** ** ** 0 0 33 22 19 25 31 20 15 5 3 6 14 9 4 5 4 5 ** 4 11 7
Race oth/mult non-Hisp ** ** ** ** ** 0 0 0 0 8 40 21 13 18 12 5 6 13 11 10 13 0 11 ** 8 18 14
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Grade Sch./Some High Sch. 14 15 13 9 15 12 16 26 17 34 16 36 27 32 15 20 16 17 17 11 11 5 4 ** 13 17 23
High School Diploma 8 14 8 5 8 10 10 15 9 35 13 28 21 19 9 10 8 16 10 6 9 6 7 ** 7 14 13
Some College, no Degree 7 4 7 5 7 16 11 18 9 27 11 24 20 16 7 11 7 16 8 10 8 6 5 ** 8 14 10
College Degree/ Post-grad 8 12 10 5 6 18 4 13 5 29 11 30 21 12 7 13 9 23 9 7 5 6 5 ** 10 16 11
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Income 0-16 Percentile 17 20 18 8 20 17 14 22 15 30 12 31 20 33 9 14 14 11 10 10 9 8 11 ** 12 12 15
Income 17-33 Percentile 10 15 13 6 7 12 12 18 12 43 17 28 22 18 11 6 8 19 10 7 8 6 9 ** 13 16 12
Income 34-67 Percentile 8 13 9 5 6 11 11 18 9 33 13 29 20 18 8 9 8 16 8 7 7 6 3 ** 5 15 12
Income 68-95 Percentile 8 8 7 5 6 10 7 14 7 27 10 26 22 13 8 14 6 20 11 6 8 5 5 ** 8 13 10
Income 96-100 Percentile 8 15 4 2 7 15 7 20 5 24 11 24 25 9 6 13 4 16 9 5 6 7 5 ** 8 17 11
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Professionals 8 11 7 ** 7 ** 6 14 7 29 10 29 21 13 7 13 9 19 10 8 5 6 5 ** 10 ** **
White Collar 6 12 9 ** 6 ** 9 11 7 32 16 29 25 13 8 11 8 16 10 5 8 7 6 ** 5 ** **
Blue Collar 10 14 10 ** 9 ** 13 19 15 35 14 28 23 24 9 12 8 18 10 9 8 6 8 ** 10 ** **
Unskilled 7 13 20 ** 6 ** 16 37 15 24 9 24 10 31 6 12 10 13 12 6 16 3 8 ** 0 ** **
Farmers 20 22 13 ** 18 ** 19 33 12 28 17 37 32 18 10 6 11 25 17 8 17 0 13 ** 2 ** **
Housewives 10 12 10 ** 10 ** 10 19 8 33 12 28 19 20 13 11 12 15 11 9 13 5 2 ** 9 ** **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Union Households 8 16 10 ** 7 10 11 20 11 34 15 30 21 19 9 14 7 17 13 10 9 7 11 ** 7 18 11
Non-Union Households 10 12 10 ** 10 12 10 17 9 32 12 27 22 18 9 11 9 18 9 7 8 6 5 ** 8 14 12
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
South 9 13 9 5 9 14 11 14 9 34 9 29 20 21 7 11 9 15 9 6 6 5 5 ** 7 12 11
Nonsouth 10 13 10 6 9 11 10 19 10 32 14 28 22 17 10 12 9 19 11 8 9 7 6 ** 9 16 12
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Born 1991 or later ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 5
Born 1975-1990 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 0 3 3 6 5 ** 5 10 7
Born 1959-1974 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 14 15 16 6 8 5 9 5 5 5 5 5 ** 6 15 12
Born 1943-1958 ** ** ** ** 8 6 7 11 5 28 10 20 18 13 5 8 5 20 10 8 8 7 8 ** 10 19 17
Born 1927-1942 6 9 4 4 4 10 5 16 10 33 13 34 25 24 10 12 10 23 13 10 13 7 5 ** 14 15 14
Born 1911-1926 8 10 7 5 6 13 13 22 11 36 17 35 27 20 16 18 17 23 15 11 11 9 9 ** 11 15 20
Born 1895-1910 9 16 15 7 18 14 16 19 16 37 15 35 21 30 15 28 18 11 21 12 19 0 0 ** ** ** **
Born before 1895 21 21 17 11 18 16 12 21 12 32 10 30 0 0 0 ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** **
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Democrats (incl leaners) 10 13 10 5 8 10 10 22 13 32 15 28 21 23 12 14 9 19 10 8 7 6 6 ** 11 14 6
Independents 8 18 14 10 17 13 13 20 13 42 13 28 23 22 7 8 13 12 12 12 11 8 10 ** 11 10 15
Republicans (incl leaners) 9 12 9 7 9 15 10 10 5 28 10 28 22 10 5 9 8 18 9 6 9 6 4 ** 4 15 17
  '56 '58 '60 '62 '64 '66 '68 '70 '72 '74 '76 '78 '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12
Liberals ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 15 32 15 26 17 16 11 15 8 20 11 6 6 7 6 ** 10 12 7
Moderates ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 9 31 12 34 21 20 8 9 9 17 11 7 8 7 5 ** 9 20 11
Conservatives ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 5 34 11 29 23 13 7 13 9 19 9 8 10 5 6 ** 6 14 17

    ___   (underline) indicates 50 or fewer total respondents within group
    **     indicates question not asked or no cases within group
          2008 NOTE: open-ended coding of occupation is not yet complete.
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Table 4E.4.3
Source: The American National Election Studies
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NOTE: variable used for race grouping has changed. See Table 1A.3

(Table generated: 26OCT15)