Americans see China as a growing superpower – and increasingly say it is the world’s leading economy.
Here are recent findings about Americans’ views of the diplomatic boycott and how people in the U.S. and around the world see China.
About nine-in-ten U.S. adults (91%) say they have heard little (46%) or nothing at all (45%) about the diplomatic boycott of the Olympics.
Fewer than 1 million foreign students enrolled for either online or in-person classes at U.S. universities in the 2020-21 school year.
Germans and Americans have both become more skeptical of China.
There is minimal praise from other societies for how the United States and China are handling climate change.
Citizens offer mixed reviews of how their societies have responded to climate change, and many question the efficacy of international efforts to stave off a global environmental crisis.
Positive views of the U.S. have rebounded across 17 advanced economies since last year, while most continue to see China unfavorably.
Unfavorable views of China also hover near historic highs in most of the 17 advanced economies surveyed.
We asked Americans: “What’s the first thing you think about when you think about China?” Here's how they answered.