Rating World Leaders

Confidence in Merkel

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

Percent of South Africa responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 25%
2008 19%
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
2012 -
2013 -
2014 -
2015 -
2016 -
2017 38%

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."