Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 77%, Getting Better 18% (Gallup 1/24-1/26/09)

Population 1,500 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Gallup
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Getting Better 18%
Getting Worse 77%
Staying the Same 3%
Undecided 2%

How would you rate economic conditions in this country today -- as excellent, good, only fair, or poor?

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 1%
Good 7%
Only Fair 33%
Poor 58%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1500 Adults
Approve 65%
Disapprove 15%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1500 Adults
Satisfied 20%
Dissatisfied 77%