A dwindling number of People are “extremely proud” to be People, a lately launched survey has discovered.
In accordance to a June 29 Gallup poll, fewer than two-thirds of US adults (65%) say they’re “very” or “extremely” proud of this nation. Simply 38% say they’re “extremely” proud — the bottom share of People to give that reply since Gallup started asking the query in 2001.
Against this, 70% of People stated they have been “extremely proud” to be American in 2003 and a whopping 91% stated they have been “very” or “extremely” proud in 2004.
The Gallup survey additionally discovered that the drop in nationwide pleasure transcends political allegiance.
Whereas 58% of Republicans categorical “extreme” nationwide pleasure, that determine is down from 76% in 2019 and 86% in 2003. Simply 26% of Democrats say they’re “extremely proud” to be American, up from a low of 22% in 2019, however down from an all-time excessive of 65% in 2003.
The final time the poll confirmed a majority of Democrats felt “extremely proud” to be American was in 2013 (56%).
Simply 34% of self-described impartial voters felt “extremely” proud to be an American, down greater than 30 share factors from the group’s all-time excessive of 65% in 2004.
The survey additionally discovered that older People are extra doubtless to be “extremely” proud of residing within the US — 51% of these 55 and older maintain that view in contrast to 25% of these ages 18 to 34 and 35% of these ages 35 to 54.
Males (43%) are extra doubtless to be “extremely proud” to be American than girls (34%), whereas faculty graduates (33%) are much less doubtless to be “extremely proud” than non-college graduates (41%).
The survey of 1,015 adults was taken between June 1 and 20 — within the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas however earlier than a collection of controversial Supreme Court docket choices, together with the overturn of Roe v. Wade.
The poll’s margin of error is plus-or-minus 4%.
A separate survey final week found that 85% of Americans imagine that the nation is heading within the flawed route
The Associated Press/NORC poll launched the identical day because the Gallup survey discovered a way of dissatisfaction held by members of each main political events, with greater than 90% of Republicans saying the economic system was performing poorly and 78% of Democrats saying the identical.
It additionally got here as President Biden’s approval score hit 36% in one poll — among the many lowest recorded in latest months.