Business and Industry
73% of Americans say artificial intelligence will eliminate more jobs than it creates.
The percentage of U.S. adults with a positive view of the auto industry has reached its highest point in Gallup's 17-year trend, led by a sharp increase among Republicans.
Of 25 U.S. business and industry sectors, the movie and oil and gas industries generate the most politically polarized reviews.
As U.S. businesses face pressure to grow, Americans persistently report much more confidence in small business than in big business.
Americans' impressions of six major sectors of the U.S. economy grew significantly more positive this year. Others improved slightly, while none lost ground.
About one in four U.S. workers say it is likely that their job will be eliminated by new technology, automation, artificial intelligence or robots within the next 20 years.
Of 25 business and industry sectors, the restaurant industry has the top image score this year, with 66% of Americans rating it positively and only 7% negatively. Computers are a close second, while the federal government is dead last.
Americans' trust that companies will protect their personal information has declined significantly during the past year.