/Report: Two-Thirds of American Report Higher Household Expenses

Report: Two-Thirds of American Report Higher Household Expenses

Roughly two-thirds of Americans reported higher household expenses than in March 2020, and indication that inflation continues to impact Americans despite wage growth, according to a new poll released on Thursday.

In a poll conducted this month by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 67 percent of Americans polled said their household expenses were higher than they were on March 1, 2020, compared 26 percent who said their household expenses were about the same.

The poll found that six percent of Americans polled said their household expenses were lower than they were on March 1, 2020.

A majority of Americans also said they experienced higher prices than usual in recent months when it came to groceries (85 percent), gas (85 percent), electricity (57 percent), holiday gifts (58 percent) and services (62 percent.)

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