Results, interactive data, and methodology on Americans' attitudes on student debt from the latest Economist/YouGov survey.
Toplines: Results among U.S. adult citizens for every question
Tables: Results for every question, broken down by attributes such as race, age, gender, and political party
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How respondents were selected: From YouGov’s opt-in panel, to be representative of all U.S. adult citizens
Who responded: 1,500 U.S. adult citizens
When: August 28 - 30, 2022
How the sample was weighted: According to gender, age, race, and education based on the 2018 American Community Survey, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as 2016 and 2020 Presidential votes (or non-votes)
Margin of error: Approximately 3% for the overall sample
Economist survey team
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