Fifty-seven percent of U.S. adults are not confident about the future of the Social Security system, according to a new poll by AARP.
Forty-three percent say they are confident.
The results of the poll, provided to Axios, come on the 85th anniversary of the program.
Here are how the results, released Friday, break down:
- 41% of those 18-29 are confident about the future of the program, compared to 59% who are not.
- 28% of those between 30-49 are confident about the program's future, while 72% are not.
- 46% of those between 50-64 are confident about the future of the program, compared to 54% who are not.
- 65% of those 65 and over are confident about the program's future, while 35% are not.
The poll, conducted July 14-27, surveyed 1,441 people. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percentage points.
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