Smartphones are common in advanced economies, but digital divides remain
In each of 14 countries surveyed in 2016, nearly all people reported owning a mobile phone. But the shares who own a smartphone vary considerably.
Not everyone in advanced economies is using social media
Many in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan do not report regularly visiting social media sites. But majorities in all of the 14 countries surveyed say they at least use the internet.
Americans hold very negative views of North Korea amid nuclear tensions
Overall, 78% of Americans have an unfavorable view of the communist nation ruled by Kim Jong Un, with 61% holding a very unfavorable opinion.
China outpaces India in internet access, smartphone ownership
India and China have long had a competitive relationship and have emerged as major economic powers. But in the digital space, China has a clear advantage.
Diversity welcomed in Australia, U.S. despite uncertainty over Muslim integration
Nearly half of Australians and 56% of Americans say that growing cultural diversity makes their country a better place to live.
In three African nations, U.S. and China seen as best examples of a developed economy
People in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria overwhelmingly point to the United States and China, the world’s two largest economies.
American public, foreign policy experts sharply disagree over involvement in global economy
Is America’s involvement in the world economy good for the nation? The U.S. public and international relations scholars appear to disagree.
Favorable views of the UN prevail in Europe, Asia and U.S.
Majorities or pluralities in 17 of 19 countries we surveyed have a positive view of the United Nations.
European opinions of the refugee crisis in 5 charts
The United Nations is hosting a summit on Sept. 19 to address the issue of refugees and migrants. Learn about European views of refugees through five charts.
Key allies in Europe, Asia have mostly positive views of Americans but fault them on some traits
Views of the U.S. and its president were mainly positive. But when we asked people abroad how they saw Americans given a list of characteristics, the answers were more of a mixed bag.