World Economy

Country's Economic Situation

Is the country's economic situation good or bad?

Percent of Japan responding Good, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Good
2002 6%
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 28%
2008 13%
2009 10%
2010 12%
2011 10%
2012 7%
2013 27%
2014 35%
2015 37%
2016 30%
2017 41%

Full question wording: Now thinking about our economic situation, how would you describe the current economic situation in (survey country) - is it very good, somewhat good, somewhat bad or very bad?

Notes: Good combines "very good" and "somewhat good" responses. Bad combines "somewhat bad" and "very bad."