December 2006 Values Update Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > National > Pew Research Center > Analysis


STOCKTR

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Do you trade stocks or bonds in the stock market?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 28.2% 28.2%
No 71.2% 99.4%
Don't know/Refused .7% 100.1%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 15.0% 23.2% 31.0% 30.6% 33.7% 30.9% 27.9%
No 84.4% 76.8% 68.6% 68.8% 66.1% 67.9% 71.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 0.2% 1.2% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 30.7% 25.7% 28.2%
No 68.8% 73.4% 71.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.9% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Yes 5.5% 20.3% 29.3% 49.3% 28.2%
No 93.6% 79.2% 70.5% 50.1% 71.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.5% 0.2% 0.6% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 37.9% 24.7% 26.5% 28.7%
No 61.8% 75.0% 72.5% 70.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.3% 1.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Yes 32.7% 15.1% 17.2% 28.0%
No 66.9% 84.3% 82.0% 71.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.7% 0.8% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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