A record-low number of Americans currently sees the economy as the top issue facing the United States, according to a new poll.
A Gallup poll published Monday found that 12 percent of respondents currently cite an aspect of the economy as the most important issue facing the U.S., down 17 percent from last month and slightly below the previous low of 13 percent recorded in May 1999.
The low number of those who view the economy as the top problem facing the U.S. matches the country's overall positive attitude about the economy. According to Gallup, 55 percent of those polled say the economy is getting better, one of the highest marks since 2004. Additionally, 64 percent think now is a good time to find a quality job, a near-record high.
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