Reuters, our U.S. and international media partner, has just launched a new interactive tool featuring Ipsos/Reuters polling data from the last 18 months and counting. Reuters Polling Explorer is based on 200,000+ interviews and we are continuously polling between 2,000 and 3,000 people a week.
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Looking at the U.S. issue agenda there is one issue stands apart from the rest – unemployment and jobs (45%). However, concern has continued to show a steady decline since June 2012, and is now at the lowest point since tracking began three years ago. Public concern about healthcare (36%) follows, and corruption (25%) rounds out the top three issue priorities.
The public has taken notice of the various “scandals” in Canadian politics recently as corruption has emerged to challenge healthcare for top spot on a list of issue priorities facing the country.
Healthcare (40%) has been and continues to be the top national issue among Canadians. However, corruption (37%) and taxes (36%) are now very close behind, knocking unemployment and jobs out of the top three.
To be accurate, and not embellish my life expectancy, I am a “Gen-Xer” by two years, and don’t carry the sassy tag “Baby Boomer”. Once American soldiers started to return home from World War II, the United States experienced an … Read More…
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In a recent survey by Ipsos Public Affairs, Americans Have a Serious Case of “Puppy Love”, we investigate pet ownership and human behavior towards their canine and feline friends (we do the same for our friends in Canada here – Pet Ownership is the “Cat’s Meow” in Canada).
The issue agenda of Americans has remained focused on unemployment/jobs over the last three years.
Although unemployment/jobs dominance has decreased recently, the top three issue concerns among Americans include unemployment/jobs (48%), healthcare (36%), and taxes (30%). April marks ‘Tax Season’ in the U.S., and this month’s report reflects this, as taxes have solidified its position as the third ranked issue, behind healthcare, in the last six months. Another recent shift is the surge in concern about crime and violence (22%) likely driven by issues surrounding the gun control debate.
Healthcare (41%), unemployment/jobs (39%) and taxes (30%) remain consistent as the top three issue concerns among Canadians. While trading spots periodically over the last three years, these three issues continue to occupy the top at a national level.
As you may remember from my last post, Ipsos recently presented a medley of fun facts at the PSAMA MarketMix conference. The data was sourced from our Voice of the Northwest (VoiceNW) research solution, which provides a lens into the thoughts and opinions of Puget Sound citizens on a wide range of subjects. For those that didn’t make it to the conference, here is a summary of some key lifestyle habits of those in the Pacific Northwest.