Fears about a recession among Canadians have dipped slightly, new YouGov data shows. While global events such as the coronavirus outbreak and geopolitical tensions between the United States and other countries threaten to put pressure on the Canadian economy, the country also saw a higher-than-forecast jobs increase in January and some economists suggest the Bank of Canada could cut Interest rates this year to help buoy markets.
Overall, only a third (34%) correctly choose “below 4%” when asked about the unemployment rate, and that group includes just 46 percent of Republicans.
According to residents that indicate they commute to work or school, 78 percent of those that live in the Philadelphia metropolitan area indicate they have a “very easy” or “somewhat easy” commute.
Half of Canadians believe a recession will happen in the next two years—but many aren’t prepared.
Most Millennials (56%) worry at least occasionally about whether or not they are improperly tipping people for various services.
Democrats (31%) continue to be more worried than Republicans (8%) or Independents (25%) that a recession is a year or less away.
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Even as President Donald Trump faces impeachment, the state of the American economy remains strong, according to the latest Economist/YouGov Poll.
Most (75%) Americans say that they typically donate some amount of money to charity every year.
Americans’ and registered voters’ fears that a recession is a year or less away have dropped since October.