Learn how Europeans in 10 EU member states feel about key institutions and issues ahead of European Parliament elections.
As of the end of 2017, 57% of 167 countries with populations of at least 500,000 were democracies of some kind, and only 13% were autocracies.
Many social media users in 11 emerging countries report being regularly exposed to misinformation when using the platforms.
In general, Western European countries that have a mandatory church tax aren’t any less religious than those that don’t have such a tax.
Many South Africans are dissatisfied with the state of their democracy. Confidence in some civic institutions declined from 1990 to 2013.
What is the internet? Who is an internet user? Research suggests that some people who use the internet may not be aware that they’re doing so.
Dissatisfaction with democracy is correlated with views on economic conditions, whether key democratic norms are being respected and other issues.
Our Global Indicators Database serves as a repository of data on global views about international and domestic politics, economics and other topics.
The U.S. is one of 23 countries where the military draft is authorized but not currently implemented. An additional 60 have some form of an active conscription program.
Majorities in many countries say global climate change is a major threat to their nation. Global concerns about climate change have risen since 2013.