February 27, 2012

Latinos Less Dissatisfied with the Nation’s Direction than the Overall Public

56%

More than half (56%) of Latinos say they are dissatisfied with the direction of the country. Among the general public, 78% of are dissatisfied.

More than half (56%) of Latinos say they are dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country and just 38% say they are satisfied, according to a recent Pew Hispanic survey.

Despite this dissatisfaction, Latinos are notably less downbeat than the rest of the public. Among all American adults, more than three-in-four (78%) say they are dissatisfied with the country’s direction.

Among Hispanics, there is little difference on this question by country of origin. Six-in-ten (59%) native-born and 53% of foreign born Hispanics say they are dissatisfied with the nation’s direction. Read More