Across 38 nations, a median of 42% say the U.S. is the world’s leading economy, while 32% name China. But the economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.
On June 27, 2017, Richard Wike, director of global attitudes research, presented new Pew Research Center findings on global views of the United States at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
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.
When asked about the most pressing problems in their countries, people in sub-Saharan Africa often recite a familiar list of challenges: poverty, health care, education, corruption, and other difficult 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.
Ahead of that 'difficult' Xi summit, Americans' worries about U.S. debt, job losses and trade imbalances have eased, and their overall opinion of China has grown more positive.
Today, 44% of Americans have a favorable opinion of China, up from 2016. Yet, concerns about Chinese cyberattacks have risen and most Americans back using force to defend Asian allies against China
"America," wrote Hannah Arendt in 1954, "has been both the dream and the nightmare of Europe."
Learn more about a variety of factors driving the anti-establishment sentiments that are spreading throughout much of Europe.