GlobalOctober 17, 2017

Japanese Divided on Democracy’s Success at Home, but Value Voice of the People

Though Japanese are split on their democracy’s performance, most endorse representative democracy and back referenda on major policy issues.

GlobalOctober 16, 2017

Globally, Broad Support for Representative and Direct Democracy

Across the world, a median of 78% say representative democracy is a good way to govern their country. Yet, pro-democracy views coexist with openness to nondemocratic forms of governance.

GlobalOctober 16, 2017

How people in Asia-Pacific view China

Ahead of the 19th National Congress in China, read key findings about how the country is viewed by its neighbors.

GlobalOctober 3, 2017

Public Attitudes Toward Human Rights Organizations: The Case of India, Indonesia, Kenya and Mexico

GlobalSeptember 21, 2017

People in the Philippines Still Favor U.S. Over China, but Gap Is Narrowing

GlobalSeptember 19, 2017

Going into election, Germans are happy with their economy and political establishment

An overwhelming 86% of Germans believe their economy is doing well, up from 75% last year. Germans are also happy with their political establishment.

GlobalSeptember 14, 2017

Mexican Views of the U.S. Turn Sharply Negative

Nearly two-thirds of Mexicans express a negative opinion of the U.S., more than double the share in 2015. Mexicans are dissatisfied with their country’s direction and economy, and many are concerned about crime and corruption.

GlobalAugust 18, 2017

6 trends in international public opinion from our Global Indicators Database

Read six noteworthy trends in global public opinion, drawn from our newly updated Global Indicators Database.

GlobalAugust 16, 2017

Publics Worldwide Unfavorable Toward Putin, Russia

Around the world, few people trust Putin to do the right thing when it comes to international affairs. While Russia is not seen as particularly threatening in most countries, it is viewed unfavorably in many.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Greatest Threats Around the World

People around the world identify ISIS and climate change as leading international threats. Many also name cyberattacks from other countries and the condition of the global economy as major challenges.