Results for - Universal Basic Income

3,175 voters participated in this survey

The Finnish Government decided to try out a universal basic income trial. They selected 2,000 unemployed recipients at random and provided them with a monthly cheque of $640.00 per month for two years. The purpose of this test, was to determine how to respond to the changing nature of work and unemployment in Finland. In total, it cost the Finnish government 22.7 million dollars. The trial is now complete and results will become available in 2020.

1. Would you like your state/city to have universal basic income?

Yes, I would like my state/city to have universal basic income
36%
1,117 votes
No, I do not want my state/city to have universal basic income
30%
933 votes
Not sure
34%
1,050 votes

2. Do you think universal basic income would reduce poverty?

Yes, I think universal basic income would reduce poverty
38%
1,176 votes
No, I do not think universal basic income would reduce poverty
30%
942 votes
Not sure
32%
982 votes

3. If everyone received a universal basic income, what amount do you think it should be?

$500
7%
212 votes
$600
3%
108 votes
$700
7%
219 votes
$800
7%
219 votes
$900
3%
85 votes
$1000
34%
1,060 votes
Other (please specify)
5%
160 votes
Not Applicable
33%
1,037 votes
02/19/2019 Money 3175 111 By: Tellwut

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