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 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

Survey ReportsMay 23, 2012

Russians Back Protests, Political Freedoms

And Putin, Too

Survey ReportsMay 18, 2012

A Global “No” To a Nuclear-Armed Iran

Divisions on Sanctions and Use of Force

Survey ReportsMay 8, 2012

Egyptians Remain Optimistic, Embrace Democracy and Religion in Political Life

Muslim Brotherhood and Military Receive Positive Ratings

Survey ReportsApril 30, 2012

On Anniversary of bin Laden’s Death, Little Backing of al Qaeda

Before His Death in 2011, Support for bin Laden Himself Had Waned

Survey ReportsDecember 20, 2011

Global Digital Communication: Texting, Social Networking Popular Worldwide

Usage Differs by Age and Education

Survey ReportsDecember 5, 2011

Confidence in Democracy and Capitalism Wanes in Former Soviet Union

Two decades after the Soviet Union’s collapse, Russians, Ukrainians, and Lithuanians are unhappy with the direction of their countries and disillusioned with the state of their politics. Enthusiasm for democracy and capitalism has waned considerably over the past 20 years, and most believe the changes that have taken place since 1991 have had a […]

Survey ReportsNovember 17, 2011

The American-Western European Values Gap

American Exceptionalism Subsides

Survey ReportsAugust 31, 2011

Crime and Drug Cartels Top Concerns in Mexico

Fewer Than Half See Progress in Drug War

Survey ReportsAugust 23, 2011

Americans Want More Pressure on Students, the Chinese Want Less

The Parenting Gap: U.S. Versus China

Survey ReportsJuly 21, 2011

Muslim-Western Tensions Persist

Common Concerns About Islamic Extremism

Survey ReportsJuly 13, 2011

China Seen Overtaking U.S. as Global Superpower

The United States continues to receive positive ratings in much of the world, but it faces the new challenge of doubts about its superpower status. Publics around the world increasingly believe that China either will replace or already has replaced the U.S. as the world’s leading superpower.

Survey ReportsJune 21, 2011

U.S. Image in Pakistan Falls No Further Following bin Laden Killing

America’s image among Pakistanis remains poor, and most disapprove of the U.S. raid that killed bin Laden. Extremist groups also remain unpopular, although support for using the Pakistani military against extremists has waned. Most name India as the top threat to Pakistan. Overall, the public mood in Pakistan is grim – 92% are dissatisfied with the country’s direction.

Survey ReportsJune 7, 2011

On Eve of Elections, a More Upbeat Mood in Turkey

PM Erdogan Gets High Marks for Foreign Policy

Survey ReportsJune 1, 2011

Japanese Resilient, but See Economic Challenges Ahead

U.S. Applauded for Relief Efforts

Survey ReportsMay 17, 2011

Arab Spring Fails to Improve U.S. Image

Obama’s Challenge in the Muslim World

Survey ReportsMay 2, 2011

Osama bin Laden Largely Discredited Among Muslim Publics in Recent Years

al Qaeda Too

Survey ReportsApril 25, 2011

Egyptians Embrace Revolt Leaders, Religious Parties and Military, As Well

U.S. Wins No Friends, End of Treaty With Israel Sought

Survey ReportsDecember 15, 2010

Global Publics Embrace Social Networking

Computer and Cell Phone Usage Up Around the World

Survey ReportsDecember 2, 2010

Muslim Publics Divided on Hamas and Hezbollah

Most Embrace a Role for Islam in Politics

Survey ReportsOctober 20, 2010

Indians See Threat From Pakistan, Extremist Groups

More than seven-in-ten Indians have confidence in Barack Obama and about two-thirds express a favorable opinion of the U.S. Indians are also upbeat about their country’s economic situation and its role in world affairs. Still, most say India faces major challenges, including crime and corruption. And there are widespread concerns about Pakistan and extremist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Survey ReportsSeptember 22, 2010

Brazilians Upbeat About Their Country, Despite Its Problems

Most See Brazil as Rising Power

Survey ReportsSeptember 7, 2010

Turks Downbeat About Their Institutions

Even Military Less Well-Regarded

Survey ReportsAugust 12, 2010

Mexicans Continue Support for Drug War

Sense of Progress and Support for U.S. Involvement Decline

Survey ReportsJuly 29, 2010

Concern About Extremist Threat Slips in Pakistan

Overwhelmingly, Pakistanis see terrorism as a major problem in their country and most have negative views of the Taliban and al Qaeda, but they have become less concerned over the last year that extremists will take over Pakistan. Meanwhile, Pakistanis continue to express serious concerns about the U.S. and their longtime rival India.

Survey ReportsJuly 8, 2010

Widespread Support For Banning Full Islamic Veil in Western Europe

Most Americans Disapprove