The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Despite broadly positive sentiments among Germans about the changes of the past 30 years, views differ in some notable ways in the former West and East.
Most Indians are satisfied with their country's direction and the economic prospects of the next generation despite dissatisfaction over issues including unemployment and the efficacy of elections.
Majorities of Americans foresee widening income gaps, tougher financial times for older Americans and intensifying political divisions.
Americans have mixed expectations for 2019. As has been the case since Trump’s election, Republicans are more optimistic than Democrats.
Last fall, large shares of Italians said they distrust parliament, that the national economic situation is bad and that politicians don’t care what people like them think.
People in Vietnam, India and South Korea are generally positive about life today in their countries compared with 50 years ago. But in many places, like Latin America, peoples' outlooks are more negative.
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An overwhelming 86% of Germans believe their economy is doing well, up from 75% last year. Germans are also happy with their political establishment.
Republicans have become far more upbeat about the country and its future since before Donald Trump’s election victory. By contrast, Democrats have become much less positive.