Americans and Germans also have different views on which element of their countries' relationship is most important: economy, defense or shared democratic values.
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.
Globally, Trump is much less popular than his predecessor, and only a few countries have positive views of Trump. See nine charts that highlight international perceptions of Trump.
Across 38 nations, a median of 42% say the U.S. is the world’s leading economy, while 32% name China. The economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.
President Trump and many of his key policies are broadly unpopular around the globe, and ratings for the U.S. have declined steeply in many nations.
While few citizens in Europe want their country to leave the EU, many would support a vote on their country's EU membership. Frustrations remain over Brussels' handling of economic and refugee issues.
Ahead of the first round of the French presidential election, here are five charts outlining the support for the country's populist, far-right National Front.
Learn more about a variety of factors driving the anti-establishment sentiments that are spreading throughout much of Europe.
Enshrined in the Bill of Rights, free expression is a bedrock American principle, and Americans tend to express stronger support for free expression than many others around the world.