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Key Insights — June 2021

  • With the COVID-19 vaccine now available to all US adults, Civis Analytics updated its survey question tracking vaccine hesitancy to determine unvaccinated respondents’ likelihood of getting the vaccine.
  • Per our most recent model, as of June 14 an estimated 29% of US adults are hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a 10% drop in hesitancy compared to our February 2021 estimates.
  • Americans ages 35–49 and Black adults are the demographic groups that experienced the largest vaccine hesitancy decline:
    • Among 35–49-year-olds, vaccine hesitancy decreased from 47% in February 2021 to 32% in June 2021.
    • Among Black adults, vaccine hesitancy decreased from 46% in February to 31% in June.
  • While we are seeing vaccine hesitancy fall among all subgroups, as of June 2021 the demographic groups that remain the most hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine include:
    • Young adults (38% of 18–34-year-olds are hesitant to get the vaccine)
    • Rural residents (38% are hesitant to get the vaccine)