Pew Research Center conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. Over 450,000 interviews in 64 countries have been conducted as part of Global Attitudes' research.

Survey ReportsSeptember 19, 2013

Environmental Concerns on the Rise in China

Many Also Worried about Inflation, Inequality, Corruption

Survey ReportsSeptember 17, 2013

UN Retains Strong Global Image

Robust Support in America, Especially among Democrats

Survey ReportsSeptember 12, 2013

Tunisians Disaffected with Leaders as Conditions Worsen

Doubts about Democracy; Most Support Political Role for Islam

Survey ReportsSeptember 10, 2013

Muslim Publics Share Concerns about Extremist Groups

Much Diminished Support for Suicide Bombing

Survey ReportsSeptember 3, 2013

Global Opinion of Russia Mixed

Negative Views Widespread in Mideast and Europe

Survey ReportsJuly 25, 2013

As Mali Votes, Mixed Reception to French Intervention from Publics in Africa and Middle East

Most French Approve

Survey ReportsJuly 18, 2013

America’s Global Image Remains More Positive than China’s

But Many See China Becoming World’s Leading Power

Survey ReportsJuly 11, 2013

Japanese Public’s Mood Rebounding, Abe Highly Popular

China and South Korea Very Negative Toward Japan

Survey ReportsJune 24, 2013

Climate Change and Financial Instability Seen as Top Global Threats

Survey Report Publics around the world are concerned about the effect of global climate change and international financial instability, with majorities in many of the nations surveyed saying these are major threats to their countries. But Islamic extremism is also a serious concern, particularly in the United States, Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. In contrast, relatively […]

Survey ReportsJune 11, 2013

Global Views of Iran Overwhelmingly Negative

Opposition Still Widespread to Tehran Obtaining Nuclear Arms

Survey ReportsJune 4, 2013

The Global Divide on Homosexuality

Greater Acceptance in More Secular and Affluent Countries

Survey ReportsMay 23, 2013

Economies of Emerging Markets Better Rated During Difficult Times

Publics around the world are decidedly unhappy about their nations’ economies. Most are displeased with current economic conditions and concerned about rising economic inequality; few are optimistic about the coming year. However, at the same time, most global publics say their personal finances are in better shape than their national economies, according to a […]

Survey ReportsMay 16, 2013

Egyptians Increasingly Glum

Not Optimistic about Economy or Certain They Are Better Off Post-Mubarak

Survey ReportsMay 13, 2013

The New Sick Man of Europe: the European Union

The European Union is the new sick man of Europe. The effort over the past half century to create a more united Europe is now the principal casualty of the euro crisis. The European project now stands in disrepute across much of Europe. Support for European economic integration – the 1957 raison d’etre for […]

Survey ReportsMay 9, 2013

Despite Their Wide Differences, Many Israelis and Palestinians Want Bigger Role for Obama in Resolving Conflict

Survey Report Israelis and Palestinians differ widely in their outlook for a peaceful resolution of their longstanding conflict and in their views about the United States. But both want U.S. President Barack Obama to play a larger role in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian stalemate. Israelis, on balance, believe a way can be found for an independent […]

Survey ReportsMay 7, 2013

On Eve of Elections, a Dismal Public Mood in Pakistan

As Pakistan prepares for national elections, the country’s public mood is exceedingly grim. Roughly nine-in-ten Pakistanis believe the country is on the wrong track, and about eight-in-ten say the economy is in poor shape. Meanwhile, concerns about extremist groups have increased markedly. More than nine-in-ten Pakistanis describe terrorism as a very big problem, and […]

Survey ReportsMay 1, 2013

Widespread Middle East Fears that Syrian Violence Will Spread

No Love for Assad, Yet No Support for Arming the Rebels

Survey ReportsApril 29, 2013

U.S. Image Rebounds in Mexico

Fewer See Better Life North of the Border, but 35% Would Migrate

Survey ReportsDecember 12, 2012

Social Networking Popular Across Globe

Arab Publics Most Likely to Express Political Views Online

Survey ReportsOctober 16, 2012

Growing Concerns in China about Inequality, Corruption

Ratings for the U.S. Decline

Survey ReportsSeptember 18, 2012

U.S. Public, Experts Differ on China Policies

Public Deeply Concerned about China's Economic Power

Survey ReportsSeptember 10, 2012

Deepening Economic Doubts in India

Strong Support for Improving Relations with Pakistan

Survey ReportsJuly 12, 2012

Pervasive Gloom About the World Economy

Faith in Hard Work, Capitalism Falter; But Emerging Markets Upbeat

Survey ReportsJuly 10, 2012

Most Muslims Want Democracy, Personal Freedoms, and Islam in Political Life

More than a year after the first stirrings of the Arab Spring, there continues to be a strong desire for democracy in Arab and other predominantly Muslim nations. A substantial number in key Muslim countries also want a large role for Islam in political life. Meanwhile, few think the U.S. favors democracy in the Middle East.

Survey ReportsJune 27, 2012

Pakistani Public Opinion Ever More Critical of U.S.

74% Call America an Enemy

Survey ReportsJune 21, 2012

Widespread Condemnation for Assad in Neighboring Countries

But Lebanese Shia Backing Syrian Regime

Survey ReportsJune 20, 2012

Mexicans Back Military Campaign Against Cartels

Opinion of U.S. Improving
Despite Doubts About Success, Human Rights Costs

Survey ReportsJune 13, 2012

Global Opinion of Obama Slips, International Policies Faulted

Drone Strikes Widely Opposed

Survey ReportsJune 5, 2012

Japanese Wary of Nuclear Energy

Disaster “Weakened” Nation

Survey ReportsMay 29, 2012

European Unity on the Rocks

Greeks and Germans at Polar Opposites