Germans and Americans have both become more skeptical of China.
The U.S. is seen positively in advanced economies for its technology, entertainment, military and universities, but negatively for its health care system, discrimination and the state of its democracy.
Dissatisfaction with the functioning of democracy is linked to concerns about the economy, the pandemic and social divisions.
Wide majorities in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed say having people of many different backgrounds improves their society, but most also see conflicts between partisan, racial and ethnic groups.
Unfavorable views of China also hover near historic highs in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed.
A survey of 16 publics finds a significant uptick in ratings for the U.S., with strong support for Joe Biden and several of his major policy initiatives. But many raise concerns about the health of America’s political system.
Large ideological divides persist on views of tradition, national pride and discrimination, especially in the U.S.
Most would welcome government-sponsored job training and other interventions.
We asked Americans: “What’s the first thing you think about when you think about China?” Here’s how they answered.
Focus groups held across the two nations reveal the degree to which Americans and Britons see common challenges to local and national identity.
People around the world agree that climate change poses a severe risk to their countries, according to a 26-nation survey conducted in spring 2018. Terrorism, specifically from ISIS, and cyberattacks are also seen by many as major security threats.
This interactive database allows users to explore public opinion trends in 55 countries on topics ranging from attitudes toward the U.S. to views about globalization, democratization, extremism and other important issues. Search by question, topic or country.