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. But the economic balance of power has shifted in the eyes of some key U.S. allies and trading partners.
Few people in G20 member countries have confidence in either Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.
Among 17 Group of Twenty member countries, residents in just two countries have substantially more confidence in Trump than in Merkel on world affairs.
Global views of the U.S. and its president have shifted dramatically downward since the end of Barack Obama’s presidency and the start of Donald Trump’s.
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.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
People in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria overwhelmingly point to the United States and China, the world’s two largest economies.
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.
The Chinese people recognize their country's growing prominence in Asia and the world. However, concern remains over corruption and other domestic issues.