30f Hard work offers little guarantee of success

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 293241364432--39----33--29----3030------34--33----35
Total Disagree 686657635466--60----65--69----6868------64--64----63

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 242634313427--33----31--18----2319------20--24----28
Republican Disagree 747265696572--67----68--80----7680------78--75----71
Democrat Agree 323645365138--42----32--33----3636------38--36----39
Democrat Disagree 656353634659--57----67--66----6262------60--62----59
Independent Agree 313143394730--41----36--30----3132------37--36----36
Independent Disagree 666755605169--58----63--69----6766------61--62----63

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 303241344132--37----32--28----2930------32--33----35
Male Disagree 686657655767--62----66--71----6968------66--65----64
Female Agree 293240384732--41----35--30----3130------36--34----36
Female Disagree 676757615065--58----64--68----6767------63--64----62

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 283143363929--36----30--25----2831------35--32----33
18-29 Disagree 706856636070--63----68--74----7268------65--65----66
30-49 Agree 283040354628--35----33--27----2928------35--31----35
30-49 Disagree 706958655471--64----66--72----6970------65--68----64
50-64 Agree 333840374739--47----36--33----3130------34--34----36
50-64 Disagree 656158625160--52----63--67----6768------64--64----62
65+ Agree 313442384538--44----32--34----3535------34--41----38
65+ Disagree 656455594855--54----64--62----5960------62--53----60

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 323341394538--47------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 646656604957--53------------------------------------
Silent Agree 313839354737--44----34--34----3432------31--40----37
Silent Disagree 686159645262--54----65--66----6365------65--54----61
Boomer Agree 282940364528--35----35--28----2928------34--34----37
Boomer Disagree 697058635471--64----65--71----6970------65--65----62
Gen X Agree ------343829--36----30--25----2931------35--29----36
Gen X Disagree ------646171--63----69--73----7068------65--70----63
Millennial Agree --------------------------------31------35--34----33
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------67------64--64----66

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 263039344430--37----33--27----2726------30--30----32
White Disagree 716959655568--62----66--72----7072------69--68----67
Black Agree 415050445543--48----31--41----4541------47--39----46
Black Disagree 554845544254--52----68--56----5356------51--59----52
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------45------44--43----45
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------54------54--53----53

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 172131233320--20----17--19----1915------21--20----25
College Grad Disagree 827968776680--79----83--80----8083------78--79----75
Some College Agree 252535274225--36----26--27----2827------30--30----33
Some College Disagree 737464725774--64----72--72----7172------68--68----66
HS Grad or Less Agree 353845424939--47----42--34----3739------43--43----45
HS Grad or Less Disagree 626052564858--51----56--63----6058------55--54----53

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 414544495544--48----45--44----4443------49--43----46
Low Disagree 545353494153--50----52--55----5154------49--54----51
Lower-middle Agree 333743404738--44----33--33----3638------37--40----46
Lower-middle Disagree 646154595161--56----66--67----6160------61--57----53
Upper-middle Agree 252844334227--38----30--25----2523------33--32----31
Upper-middle Disagree 737155675873--62----69--73----7375------66--67----68
Upper Agree 212032253519--27----22--15----1616------21--20----23
Upper Disagree 788067746480--72----78--85----8383------78--80----76

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 25303438--30--38----36--23----2931------31--31----33
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 74696462--68--62----62--75----6867------67--67----65
White Mainline Protestant Agree 28283932--30--35----32--25----2520------29--31----34
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 70695966--68--65----68--73----7278------68--65----66
White Catholic Agree 272944334629--42----37--33----2727------27--31----30
White Catholic Disagree 697054665368--55----63--66----7271------71--67----69
Unaffiliated Agree 283338315032--------28--------2535------35--31----34
Unaffiliated Disagree 696559684966--------70--------7461------64--68----65