Explore our new interactive feature to learn more about what traditional and populist party support looks like in Western Europe.
Across 35 nations, a median of 26% do not identify with any political party in their country. In countries where more people are unaffiliated with any political party, popular support for representative democracy is also lower.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
Despite their increasingly upbeat economic mood, Europeans show growing support for nontraditional political parties critical of the EU.