Jun 20-26, 2016
Gallup Good Jobs 46.1% -
Underemployed 13.7% +0.2
Unemployed 5.4% -0.1
Job Creation Index 34 +1
Economic Confidence Index -17 -2
Consumer Spending $75 -14
Updates Tuesdays at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-week change

The United Kingdom's decision to exit the European Union did not immediately affect confidence in the U.S. economy. Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index was -16 in three-day rolling averages recorded before and after the referendum.

by Frank Newport

Americans are clearly focused on the economy, jobs and dysfunctional government as major problems facing the nation today. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump can do well to provide specifics on how they would address these issues.

Lydia Saad, senior editor at Gallup, will lead the Webinar "Analyzing Gallup's Economic Confidence Index".

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