Rating World Leaders

Confidence in Putin

How much confidence do you have in Russian President Vladimir Putin?

Percent of South Africa responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 -
2008 16%
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
2012 -
2013 -
2014 23%
2015 28%
2016 33%
2017 33%

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: Russian President Vladimir Putin

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