Look Behind the Numbers
Questions about Poverty from the General Social Survey
1. In the United States, do you think we’re spending too much money on assistance to the poor, too little money, or about the right amount?
- Chart does not reflect the question sent by Lauren, due to previous edit. Please refer to email to Nick and Nathan on May 16 that addressed the error in the data involved in this question. Question should read, “More than 60% of respondents believe that we are spending too little money on assistance to the poor. What policy changes could that mean for the future? “
2. Should government reduce income difference?