November 17, 2015

Support for Press Freedom, but Not on Sensitive National Security Issues


Media organizations should be able to publish information about …

Country Large political protests in our country Economic issues that might destabilize the country's economy Sensitive issues related to national security
U.S. 86% 81% 35%
Canada 89% 81% 37%
France 78% 77% 46%
Germany 87% 72% 48%
Italy 87% 74% 58%
Poland 90% 78% 76%
Spain 95% 83% 60%
UK 84% 78% 29%
Russia 67% 53% 39%
Ukraine 82% 39% 18%
Turkey 50% 32% 26%
Jordan 60% 36% 37%
Lebanon 92% 50% 32%
Palest. ter. 72% 44% 34%
Israel 91% 58% 18%
Australia 89% 77% 30%
India 74% 47% 43%
Indonesia 58% 59% 42%
Japan 70% 55% 38%
Malaysia 62% 57% 40%
Pakistan 56% 22% 20%
Philippines 69% 55% 50%
South Korea 68% 58% 37%
Vietnam 42% 41% 29%
Argentina 88% 69% 74%
Brazil 92% 77% 50%
Chile 91% 73% 64%
Mexico 84% 76% 71%
Peru 76% 65% 61%
Venezuela 88% 77% 75%
Burkina Faso 83% 32% 33%
Ghana 79% 59% 40%
Kenya 78% 52% 53%
Nigeria 68% 40% 48%
Senegal 64% 24% 19%
South Africa 70% 59% 53%
Tanzania 77% 79% 34%
Uganda 74% 69% 66%

Source: Spring 2015 Global Attitudes survey. Q31a-c.