The Citizen - Page 59

P a g e | 59 Economy What is your current employment status? Are you… Employed full-time 42.7% Employed part time 11.2% Self-employed 6.9% Full-time student 4.3% Unemployed and seeking 4.7% employment Unemployed and not currently 3.8% seeking employment Disabled, unable to work 4.6% Retired 20.8% DON’T KNOW 0.3% REFUSED 0.9% (FILTER, asked of employed respondents only) What is your current employment status? Are you… Do you consider yourself underemployed? Yes 16.8% No 82.4% DON’T KNOW 0.8% REFUSED 0% (FILTER, asked of unemployed respondents only) What is your current employment status? Are you… Thinking about twelve months ago, would you say you are better off financially, worse off, or about the same? Better off 24.9% Worse off 12.8% About the same 62.2% DON’T KNOW 0% REFUSED 0.1% What about current local business conditions in Sangamon County. Do you think these are better off, worse off, or about the same as they were 12 months ago? Better off 12.3% Worse off 19.1% About the same 61.8% DON’T KNOW 6.4% REFUSED 0.4%