Republicans have long held more unfavorable views of China than Democrats, but such views have climbed among both parties over the past year.
Unfavorable views of China reach new historic high, and a majority supports taking a tougher stand on human rights.
A median of 45% across 34 surveyed countries say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values. However, public opinion on this question, as well as the role of God, prayer and religion varies by country, region and economic development.
Even as they age, younger generations in the U.S. tend to be more favorably disposed to groups, leaders and countries beyond their border.
Despite major changes in laws and norms surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage and the rights of LGBT people around the world, public opinion on the acceptance of homosexuality in society remains sharply divided by country, region and economic development.
Across the surveyed countries, opinion varies widely about the value of diversity. But interacting with people of different backgrounds is related to more positive attitudes about the role of diversity in society.
When it comes to economic relations, some in Taiwan are more willing to work with both Beijing and Washington.
Americans are much more likely than Germans to see U.S. bases in Germany as important for their country’s national security.
Americans are divided in their outlooks, mainly along ideological lines, but are more united on opinions about China’s place in the world.
U.S. adults give high marks to South Korea and Germany’s pandemic responses. In contrast, most believe China has done an only fair or poor job.