Rating World Leaders

Confidence in Merkel

How much confidence do you have in German Chancellor Angela Merkel?

Percent of Russia responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 40%
2007 44%
2008 49%
2009 40%
2010 42%
2011 47%
2012 48%
2013 -
2014 31%
2015 28%
2016 -
2017 31%

Full question wording: Now I'm going to read a list of political leaders. For each, tell me how much confidence you have in each leader to do the right thing regarding world affairs - a lot of confidence, some confidence, not too much confidence, or no confidence at all: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Notes: Confidence combines "a lot of confidence" and "some confidence" responses. No Confidence combines "not too much confidence" and "no confidence at all."