U.S. Image

Opinion of Americans

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable view of the American people?

Percent of United States responding Favorable, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Favorable
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 88%
2006 85%
2007 86%
2008 88%
2009 90%
2010 86%
2011 87%
2012 86%
2013 84%
2014 -
2015 -
2016 -
2017 86%

Full question wording: Please tell me if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable opinion of Americans.

Notes: Favorable combines "very favorable" and "somewhat favorable" responses. Unfavorable combines "very unfavorable" and "somewhat unfavorable."