A median of 77% across 34 countries surveyed use the internet at least occasionally or own an internet-enabled smartphone.
The movement of people across borders has halted in much of the world as countries close their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
In the United States, 27% of adults ages 60 and older live alone, compared with 16% of adults in the 130 countries and territories studied.
People are widely dissatisfied with democracy in their country and believe that elected officials don’t care what people like them think.
Majorities say the democratic principles tested on our survey are at least somewhat important. But often, underwhelming percentages describe democratic rights and institutions as very important.
Across six Asia-Pacific nations, a median of 64% have favorable views of the U.S. Many among Asian publics name the U.S. as their top ally.
As President Donald Trump prepares for a state visit to India, the two nations’ economic relationship will take center stage.
The U.S. receives more positive marks than China in 21 countries surveyed, while China fares better than the U.S. in seven countries.
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.
Globally, women are younger than their male partners. They also are more likely to age alone and to live in single-parent households.