Rating World Leaders

Confidence in Merkel

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

Percent of United Kingdom responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 51%
2007 62%
2008 53%
2009 51%
2010 60%
2011 64%
2012 58%
2013 -
2014 69%
2015 -
2016 59%
2017 68%

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."