Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 75%, Getting Better 20% (Gallup 1/21-1/23/09)

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 20%
Getting Worse 75%
Staying the Same 3%
Undecided 3%

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

Asked of 1500 Adults
Excellent 2%
Good 7%
Only Fair 35%
Poor 55%
Undecided 1%

US Satisfaction

Asked of 1500 Adults
Satisfied 14%
Dissatisfied 82%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1591 Adults
Approve 68%
Disapprove 12%
Undecided 21%