Most US Workers Will Work After Lottery Win

August 18th, 2013   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

In poll results that provide an insight to the insecurity being felt after the 2008-2009 recession, only 35% of American respondents will quit working if they won $10 million in the lottery.  The Gallup poll of U.S. workers, based on phone interviews conducted from 7 to 11 August also revealed that 44% will continue working, and 23% will look for another job.

This may be compared to a similar poll conducted before the recession in which 39-44% of those polled would want to quit working.   While this may seem to indicate financial insecurity of the respondents, this may also be a reflection of the eroded value of the dollar.

Gallup asked 1,039 adults and claims its results have a margin of error of 3 percentage points with 95 percent confidence.


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