As leaders meet for the General Assembly, the United Nations has a mostly positive international image. Read key facts about how people worldwide view the UN.
Lower fertility rates and aging populations have become worldwide concerns, but the G7 nations have stood out for their lower birth rates and graying populations.
Across many G20 countries, people are strongly in favor of increased gender equality and see global climate change as a major threat.
The share of Euroskeptic members of the European Parliament jumped to 29% in 2014. That's up from 17% in 1979.
Learn how Europeans in 10 EU member states feel about key institutions and issues ahead of European Parliament elections.
Every UN member state faces a periodic review of its human rights record. But the issues raised in these reviews can vary depending on which countries are doing the reviewing.
Across all 12 NATO member countries, a median of 61% approved of the alliance last spring. Many Americans say NATO does too little to solve global problems.
Among 17 Group of Twenty member countries, residents in just two countries have substantially more confidence in Trump than in Merkel on world affairs.
Since the early 1990s, as the Economist chart above shows, Olympics organizers have steadily added more and more freestyle skiing, snowboarding and other X Games-style events in a bid to appeal to younger viewers.
The share of Americans who say they're looking forward to the Winter Olympics.