Globally, More Name U.S. Than China as World’s Leading Economic Power
Across 38 nations, a median of 42% say the U.S. is the world’s leading economy, while 32% name China. The economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.
Americans’ Views of China Improve as Economic Concerns Ease
In case of conflict, most Americans back using force to defend Asian allies against China.
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.
Americans have grown more negative toward China over the past decade
U.S. negativity toward China increased by 26 percentage points since 2006, and it has been higher than Chinese negativity toward the U.S. every year since 2014.
The World Facing Trump: Public Sees ISIS, Cyberattacks, North Korea as Top Threats
When he takes office next week, President-elect Donald Trump will inherit an array of global threats in the view of the public.
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.
Chinese Public Sees More Powerful Role in World, Names U.S. as Top Threat
The Chinese people recognize their country’s growing prominence in Asia and the world. However, concern remains over corruption and other domestic issues.
Indians still adore Narendra Modi
Two years into his term as prime minister, Indians’ fervor for Narendra Modi continues and optimism about India’s direction and economy is on the rise.
Hostile Neighbors: China vs. Japan
Reflecting a history marked with strife, neighboring powers China and Japan view each other with disdain, disagree on the past and worry about the future.
6 facts about how Americans and Chinese see each other
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tour of the United States comes at a time of many tensions between the two nations. Our surveys capture American public opinion toward China, and Chinese public opinion toward the U.S.