It appears Americans suck at guesstimating - The Hustle
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It appears Americans suck at guesstimating

Polling shows Americans have no idea how many millionaires there are, among other things.

Singdhi Sokpo

Recent YouGov polls that ask folks to guess the percentage of US adults that fall into small subgroups show sizable discrepancies when compared to true proportions.

On average, for example, respondents said they perceive 20% of the US adult population to have a household income of $1m+. In reality, it’s less than 1%. Other interesting findings include:

For fun, let’s do our own poll right now: If you had to guess, how many Bitcoin millionaires are there?

If you said 86,048, you’d be correct.

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