U.S. adults give high marks to South Korea and Germany’s pandemic responses. In contrast, most believe China has done an only fair or poor job.
Although most national officials use the platform, their posts receive only a small number of likes and retweets.
Republicans are more negative than Democrats toward China, though unfavorable ratings have climbed among both parties.
Most say cooperation with other countries is important in dealing with global threats, especially on the spread of infectious diseases.
Our Global Indicators Database serves as a repository of data on global views about international and domestic politics, economics and other topics.
Political divides on both sides of the Atlantic continue to shape attitudes about relations with other nations, perceptions about defense spending and Americans’ and Germans’ views of each other.
People are widely dissatisfied with democracy in their country and believe that elected officials don’t care what people like them think.
Majorities say the democratic principles tested on our survey are at least somewhat important. But often, underwhelming percentages describe democratic rights and institutions as very important.
72% of Americans say it is very or somewhat likely that Russia or other foreign governments will try to influence the November 2020 election.
NATO is generally seen in a positive light across countries in the alliance, but many express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations.