Economic Conditions

As of 2/22/2015

25%
Date Excellent/Good Fair/Poor
2/29/2004 31 68
4/25/2004 38 60
8/10/2004 33 66
12/15/2004 36 63
1/9/2005 39 60
5/15/2005 31 68
9/11/2005 32 67
10/10/2005 25 74
1/8/2006 34 64
3/6/2006 34 65
9/10/2006 37 62
12/10/2006 38 60
2/11/2007 32 67
6/3/2007 33 65
9/16/2007 26 72
11/26/2007 23 76
1/13/2008 26 73
2/2/2008 18 81
3/22/2008 11 88
4/27/2008 12 88
7/27/2008 10 89
9/29/2008 7 92
10/12/2008 8 91
10/26/2008 7 92
12/8/2008 7 92
2/8/2009 5 94
3/12/2009 6 93
6/14/2009 9 90
8/17/2009 8 90
10/4/2009 8 91
11/8/2009 9 91
12/13/2009 8 91
2/9/2010 8 92
3/14/2010 7 92
4/26/2010 11 88
9/6/2010 8 91
10/18/2010 8 91
12/5/2010 10 89
2/7/2011 12 87
4/3/2011 8 91
6/19/2011 8 91
8/21/2011 7 93
12/11/2011 8 91
1/16/2012 11 89
2/12/2012 11 88
3/11/2012 10 89
6/17/2012 11 89
9/16/2012 13 86
10/28/2012 13 86
12/9/2012 15 85
1/13/2013 13 87
3/21/2013 16 83
6/16/2013 23 76
7/21/2013 17 82
9/8/2013 19 80
10/13/2013 13 87
12/8/2013 15 84
1/19/2014 16 83
4/27/2014 17 83
7/14/2014 19 81
10/20/2014 21 78
1/11/2015 27 72
2/22/2015 26 74

Amid accelerating economic growth and falling unemployment, public views of the U.S. economy have improved. Views of the economy are much more positive than they were in January 2014, when just 16% rated the economy as excellent or good. Read more.