As the economic toll from the coronavirus outbreak continues to mount, a new Pew Research Center survey finds the impact is falling more heavily on lower-income adults – a group that was feeling significant financial pressure well before the current crisis. Overall, 43% of U.S. adults now say that they or someone in their household has lost a job or taken a cut in pay due to the outbreak, up from 33% in the latter half of March. Among lower-income adults, an even higher share (52%) say they or someone in their household has experienced this type of job upheaval.
This searchable, open-access archive houses probability-based surveys on the COVID-19 pandemic conducted in the United States and internationally. It supports SEAN, an expert group convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and funded by the National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Fundation, to connect policymakers, researchers and the public with critical social, behavioral and economic inquiry relating to the pandemic.
The American Trends Panel (ATP) is a national, probability-based online panel of
adults in the United States living in households. Adults who use the internet participate
in the panel via self-administered Web surveys, and adults who do not use the internet
participate via mail
The findings are drawn from the Canadian portion of the AmericasBarometer survey, which since 2010 have
been conducted online, roughly every two years. The AmericasBarometer is led by the Latin American Public opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt University
30% of U.S. adults say they have used a dating site or app. A majority of online daters say their overall experience was positive, but many users – particularly younger women – report being harassed or sent explicit messages on these platforms