Most G20 countries have little confidence in Putin, Trump on world affairs
Few people in G20 member countries have confidence in either Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
On world affairs, most G20 countries more confident in Merkel than Trump
Among 17 Group of Twenty member countries, residents in just two countries have substantially more confidence in Trump than in Merkel on world affairs.
Around the world, favorability of the U.S. and confidence in its president decline
Global views of the U.S. and its president have shifted dramatically downward since the end of Barack Obama’s presidency and the start of Donald Trump’s.
Majorities in Europe, North America worried about Islamic extremism
People across Europe and in the U.S. and Canada have pervasive concerns about the threat of Islamic extremism in their countries.
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.