The global middle class consisted of 54 million fewer people in 2020 than the number projected prior to the onset of the pandemic.
Fewer adults have confidence in Joe Biden to handle the U.S.-China relationship than other foreign policy issues.
Few in 14 advanced countries have confidence in either Xi or Trump, and many are critical of how both countries have handled the coronavirus outbreak.
Across 14 advanced nations, a median of 61% say China has done a bad job in handling the coronavirus outbreak. And at least seven-in-ten in each of these countries have little or no confidence in President Xi Jinping.
Focus groups held across the two nations reveal the degree to which Americans and Britons see common challenges to local and national identity.
In many countries, people are more negative about the economy amid COVID-19 than during Great Recession
A median of 80% across 10 countries now say their country’s economy is faring badly, compared with a median of 72% who said this in 2008-2009.
Assessments of national economies have seen swift downturns in many countries, and few see improvements anytime soon.
People in many countries support foreign companies building factories in their own nation. But fewer support foreign firms buying domestic ones.
In Taiwan and across the region, many support closer economic ties with both U.S. and mainland China
When it comes to economic relations, some in Taiwan are more willing to work with both Beijing and Washington.
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.