77% say inflation affects them personally: Poll

Seventy-seven percent of Americans say inflation affects their lives personally, according to a recent poll.

About 37 percent of respondents say inflation has affected them “a great deal,” and 40 percent say it has had “some”, according to Yahoo News YouGov survey.

When divided by political party, 50 percent of Republicans said inflation affected them significantly, compared to 25 percent of Democrats and 38 percent of Independents.

49 percent of respondents said they blamed the coronavirus pandemic “a great deal”, and 31 percent said they blamed “some” for inflation, which Labor Department data recently showed is At its highest level in 30 years.

39 percent were blamed President BidenJoe BidenHealth Care Overnight – Feds, Military’s Highest 90 Percent Vaccine Rate Cities prepare security plans for big holiday crowds On The Money – Biden’s Big Plans for the Federal Reserve more “A great deal,” and 18 percent blamed it “some.”

When asked directly where people put the “biggest” responsibility, 35 percent answered Biden, and 30 percent said it’s the pandemic.

The survey also showed that 43 percent of adults approve of the way Biden handles his job as president.

The survey included a sample of 1,696 American adults and was conducted from November 17 to 19. The margin of error was 2.6 percentage points.

The consumer price index rose 0.9 percent in October and 6.2 percent in the twelve-month period ending that month.

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