- With the Great Recession occurring five years ago and the nation undergoing a slow recovery, South Carolina residents say jobs/unemployment is the most important problem facing the Palmetto State (16.7%), followed by education (16.3%), economy (12%), politicians/government (5.4 %) and moral values (4.4%).
- S.C. residents agree overwhelmingly (87%) that women in the Palmetto State face discrimination. Almost half - men and women equally – said women here face some discrimination.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop Poll: S.C. Residents Surveyed About Economy, Women's Issues and Sea-Level Change" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 226.