Balance of Power

World's Leading Superpower

Will China eventually replace the U.S. as the world's leading superpower?

Percent of Pakistan responding Will eventually replace U.S., all years measured

Survey Percent responding Will eventually replace U.S.
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 -
2008 34%
2009 30%
Fall 2009 -
2010 -
2011 47%
2012 -
2013 42%
2014 37%

Full question wording: Which comes closest to your view? China will eventually replace the U.S. as the world's leading superpower; China has already replaced the U.S. as the world's leading superpower; or China will never replace the U.S. as the world's leading superpower?