Rating World Leaders

Confidence in Putin

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

Percent of United States responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 41%
2004 -
2005 -
2006 33%
2007 30%
2008 28%
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
2012 28%
2013 -
2014 16%
2015 21%
2016 -
2017 23%

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."