4 charts on how Russians see their country’s place in the world
The Russian public feels confident about their country’s global standing, even as signs of discontent emerge at home.
Russians Remain Confident in Putin's Global Leadership
A majority of Russians say their country has improved its international standing, and many are confident in Putin’s handling of global issues. Economic views are mixed and corruption remains a concern.
Unlike their Central and Eastern European neighbors, most Czechs don’t believe in God
The vast majority of adults in Central and Eastern Europe identify with a religious group and believe in God. But one country is an exception to this pattern: the Czech Republic.
After Brexit, an uncertain fate for UK’s nearly 3 million EU-born migrants
Roughly 20 million people who were born in a country now a part of the European Union have moved from their birth country and now live in another EU nation.
Origins and destinations of European Union migrants within the EU
As of 2015, nearly 20 million people, or about 4% of the EU’s birth population, lived in a European country in which they were not born.
Post-Brexit, Europeans More Favorable Toward EU
While few citizens in Europe want their country to leave the EU, many would support a vote on their country’s EU membership. Frustrations remain over Brussels’ handling of economic and refugee issues.
Tepid support for democracy among both young and old in Central and Eastern Europe
The generation of Central and Eastern Europeans raised after the fall of the Berlin Wall differs little in its political outlook from earlier generations.
Through an American lens, Western Europe’s middle classes appear smaller
The American middle class is smaller than middle classes across Western Europe, but its income is higher.
British Divided on Brexit Impact as New Elections Loom
Ahead of the June 8th general election, the British public is split on Brexit’s consequences and unsure of how much to trust their national government.
Orthodox Christians in Europe more likely to believe than practice their religion
Religious belief is much more common than religious practice among Orthodox Christians in Central and Eastern Europe.