41p. Labor unions have too much power

Total

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Agree 5958--56------------54--52------------------61----57
Total Disagree 3334--38------------40--40------------------33----37

Party

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Republican Agree 7266--66------------64--65------------------75----77
Republican Disagree 2328--30------------30--29------------------21----20
Democrat Agree 5052--46------------43--42------------------46----42
Democrat Disagree 4241--48------------52--52------------------46----52
Independent Agree 6061--55------------57--53------------------66----56
Independent Disagree 3032--37------------37--39------------------30----37

Sex

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Male Agree 6057--56------------55--58------------------67----60
Male Disagree 3536--40------------42--37------------------29----36
Female Agree 5959--56------------54--46------------------55----54
Female Disagree 3132--35------------38--43------------------37----38

Age

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
18-29 Agree 5247--53------------47--47------------------54----47
18-29 Disagree 3844--38------------45--48------------------42----46
30-49 Agree 6060--54------------56--52------------------62----58
30-49 Disagree 3532--41------------39--39------------------32----35
50-64 Agree 6364--57------------50--52------------------63----60
50-64 Disagree 2930--37------------43--42------------------31----36
65+ Agree 6565--63------------63--56------------------62----62
65+ Disagree 2428--29------------32--31------------------30----33

Generation

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Greatest Agree 6566--62--------------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 2628--32--------------------------------------------
Silent Agree 6463--56------------50--54------------------65----63
Silent Disagree 2931--39------------45--39------------------28----31
Boomer Agree 5656--55------------56--53------------------63----61
Boomer Disagree 3736--38------------40--38------------------31----35
Gen X Agree ------49------------49--47------------------61----59
Gen X Disagree ------41------------43--47------------------32----33
Millennial Agree --------------------------------------------54----46
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------------------42----48

Race

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
White Agree 6361--59------------57--52------------------65----59
White Disagree 3032--35------------36--39------------------29----35
Black Agree 4240--38------------34--47------------------44----45
Black Disagree 4851--55------------63--49------------------49----51
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------------------57----60
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------------------38----31

Education

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
College Grad Agree 6157--58------------54--50------------------61----56
College Grad Disagree 3437--38------------40--43------------------35----40
Some College Agree 6361--56------------55--49------------------60----57
Some College Disagree 3334--38------------37--43------------------34----39
HS Grad or Less Agree 5858--55------------54--53------------------60----57
HS Grad or Less Disagree 3234--37------------40--38------------------32----34

Income

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Low Agree 5360--51------------59--54------------------56----58
Low Disagree 3231--41------------35--35------------------35----33
Lower-middle Agree 6056--55------------50--50------------------62----54
Lower-middle Disagree 3136--38------------44--44------------------32----41
Upper-middle Agree 6260--60------------50--49------------------63----55
Upper-middle Disagree 3334--36------------46--44------------------35----38
Upper Agree 6263--58------------57--51------------------66----57
Upper Disagree 3431--39------------38--43------------------32----38

Religious Preference

1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 7067--67------------58--55------------------70----67
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 2326--27------------33--37------------------24----29
White Mainline Protestant Agree 6264--58------------55--54------------------66----59
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 3129--36------------39--37------------------28----34
White Catholic Agree 5859--52------------59--51------------------61----60
White Catholic Disagree 3435--41------------35--42------------------34----36
Unaffiliated Agree 5846--54------------54----------------------55----48
Unaffiliated Disagree 3541--39------------41----------------------39----46