Most Americans polled say 2021 was horrible year

Updated: May 26, 2022 - 6:26am

January 3, 2022 - Americans worried about everything from finances to COVID-19 have ranked 2021 as a horrible year in multiple polls.

Half of Americans say 2021 was the "worst year of their lives so far," and 53% described the year as very unpleasant, according to OnePoll's end-of-the-year survey. In a Rasmussen Reports poll released Friday, 48% of respondents described 2021 as poor. Nearly two-thirds of Americans said 2021 was bad or terrible in a YouGov poll, and 58% said it was "one of the worst years in American history."

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