World Economy

Country's Economic Situation

Is the country's economic situation good or bad?

Percent of United States responding Good, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Good
2002 46%
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 50%
2008 20%
2009 17%
2010 24%
2011 18%
2012 31%
2013 33%
2014 40%
2015 40%
2016 44%
2017 58%

Full question wording: Now thinking about our economic situation, how would you describe the current economic situation in (survey country) - is it very good, somewhat good, somewhat bad or very bad?

Notes: Good combines "very good" and "somewhat good" responses. Bad combines "somewhat bad" and "very bad."