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Confidence in the U.S. President

How much confidence do you have in the U.S. President (Trump '17, Obama '09-'16, Bush '03-'08)?

Percent of United Kingdom responding Confidence, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Confidence
2002 -
2003 51%
2004 -
2005 38%
2006 30%
2007 24%
2008 16%
2009 86%
2010 84%
2011 75%
2012 80%
2013 72%
2014 74%
2015 76%
2016 79%
2017 22%

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. U.S. President George W. Bush (2002-2008), Barack Obama (2009-2016), Donald Trump (2017)

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