Rating World Leaders

Confidence in Merkel

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

Percent of United States responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 38%
2007 44%
2008 39%
2009 47%
2010 43%
2011 46%
2012 45%
2013 -
2014 -
2015 -
2016 -
2017 56%

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."