Young people in the United States express far more skeptical views of America’s global standing than older adults.
Views of the U.S. are favorable across many of the 33 countries we surveyed in 2019, although confidence in U.S. President Donald Trump is low.
President Trump and his policies continue to receive negative reviews from people worldwide, with a lack of confidence in his leadership especially common in Western Europe. While views of the U.S. are positive overall, they vary widely among some of its key allies.
As in 2016, 88% of U.S. adults say its benefits outweigh the risks. And the share who consider its preventive benefits to be “very high” rose by 11 points to 56%.
In some EU nations, sizable minorities speak something other than their country's national language in their household.
Globally, women are younger than their male partners. They also are more likely to age alone and to live in single-parent households.
Our graphics team creates hundreds of charts, maps and other data visualizations every year. Here are some of our favorite graphics of 2019.
The tech landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade, both in the United States and around the world.
In Brazil – home to the world’s largest Catholic population – a majority of Catholics are in favor of allowing priests to marry.
Among the changes: Smartphones and social media became the norm, church attendance fell, and same-sex marriage and legalizing marijuana gained support.