InteractiveSeptember 18, 2018

A decade of migration across Mediterranean to Europe's shores

Monthly number of migrant detections by sea (January 2009 to August 2018), by route

Survey ReportsSeptember 18, 2018

A Decade After the Financial Crisis, Economic Confidence Rebounds in Many Countries

The improvement in the public’s economic mood has been dramatic in some nations, but pessimism about the future lingers, as does a sense that economic conditions were better pre-crisis.

Survey ReportsSeptember 13, 2018

In Advanced and Emerging Economies Alike, Worries About Job Automation

Average citizens around the world see a technological revolution coming in the workplace, and they are concerned. Many fear robots and computers will eliminate jobs and increase inequality.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

I Västeuropa försöker populistiska partier utnyttja frustrationen mot etablissemanget men de har inte lockat personer på båda sidor om den ideologiska klyftan

Känslan av att vara emot etablissemanget som ger bränsle åt populistiska rörelser i Västeuropa finns till vänster, i mitten och till höger på det politiska spektrumet enligt en ny rapport från Pew Research Center.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

Nell’Europa occidentale, i partiti populisti fanno leva sulla frustrazione anti-sistema, ma hanno un’attrattiva minima nella divisione ideologica

I sentimenti anti-sistema che contribuiscono ad alimentare i recenti movimenti populisti nell’Europa occidentale possono essere individuati a sinistra, al centro e a destra dello spettro ideologico, secondo i risultati di una nuova relazione del Pew Research Center.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

En Europe de l’Ouest, les partis populistes exploitent le sentiment de mécontentement vis-à-vis du système (« anti-establishment ») mais leur attrait au-delà du clivage idéologique est minime

Les sentiments « anti-establishment » qui contribuent à alimenter les mouvements populistes d’Europe de l’Ouest récents se retrouvent à gauche, au centre et à droite du spectre idéologique, selon un nouveau rapport du Pew Research Center.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

Populistische Parteien in Westeuropa machen sich Anti-Establishment-Frustgefühle zu Nutze, finden aber wenig Anklang unter Vertretern der jeweils anderen ideologischen Überzeugung

Einem neuen Bericht des Pew Research Center zufolge lässt sich die das Establishment ablehnende Haltung, die den modernen populistischen Bewegungen in Westeuropa Auftrieb verliehen hat, auf der linken und rechten Seite des ideologischen Spektrums wie auch in der Mitte ansiedeln.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

In West-Europa spelen populistische partijen in op frustratie over de gevestigde orde maar vinden ze weinig aansluiting binnen het ideologische spectrum

De sentimenten tegen de gevestigde orde die bijdragen aan het voeden van recente populistische bewegingen in West-Europa zijn te vinden aan de linker-, midden- en rechterkant van het ideologische spectrum, zo blijkt uit een nieuw rapport van het Pew Research Center.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

I Vesteuropa lever populistiske partier højt på frustrationer imod det etablerede, men har svært ved at appellere på tværs af den ideologiske afgrund

Synspunkterne imod det etablerede, der hjælper med til at styrke aktuelle populistiske bevægelser i Vesteuropa, kan findes til venstre, i centrum og til højre i det ideologiske spektrum, viser en ny rapport fra Pew Research Center.

UncategorizedSeptember 12, 2018

En Europa Occidental, los partidos populistas aprovechan la frustración contra la clase dirigente pero son poco atractivos dentro del espectro ideológico

Se pueden hallar sentimientos en contra de la clase dirigente que ayudan a impulsar los recientes movimientos populistas en Europa Occidental en el espectro ideológico de izquierda, centro y derecha, de acuerdo con los aportes de un nuevo informe de Pew Research Center.

InteractiveSeptember 12, 2018

Exploring traditional and populist party support in 8 Western European countries

Explore the share of people who are in each of the six political groups, where traditional party supporters fall and how these groups feel about key political parties.

Survey ReportsAugust 28, 2018

As Trade Tensions Rise, Fewer Americans See China Favorably

Overall, 38% of Americans have a favorable opinion of China, down slightly from 44% in 2017. Concerns about China include economic threats, cyberattacks, environmental damage and human rights.

Survey ReportsAugust 21, 2018

Russians Say Their Government Did Not Try to Influence U.S. Presidential Election

Roughly seven-in-ten Russians say their government did not try to meddle in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. However, 85% say the U.S. tries to shape the internal affairs of other countries.

CommentaryAugust 17, 2018

‘Nativism’ and the upcoming Swedish and Bavarian elections

Special to EUObserver Swedes head to the polls in September in a national parliamentary election. Bavarians vote in October in a state election. The Swedish outcome will determine the composition of the next government in Stockholm, and the influence of the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats, currently the second-largest party. The Bavarian voting may challenge the control […]

CommentaryAugust 17, 2018

Is Italy a Foretaste of What’s to Come For European Populism?

Special to RealClearWorld Support for many populist parties is on the rise in Europe. Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) is now the third largest political party in Germany, with seats in the German Bundestag for the first time. Italy’s anti-immigrant League is the country’s third-largest party and became co-leader of the government after this spring’s national election. And in […]

CommentaryJuly 30, 2018

What do Americans really think about the U.S.-EU trade tiff?

Special to the Washington Post Former British prime minister Harold Macmillan once trenchantly observed that: “Jaw, jaw is better than war, war.” The announcement on July 25 by President Trump and European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker that the United States and the European Union would work together to reduce tariffs and other trade barriers was a tacit acknowledgment of […]

MultimediaJuly 26, 2018

How has populism disrupted the left-right divide in Western Europe?

Director of Global Attitudes Research Richard Wike presented findings addressing the question of “How has populism disrupted the left-right divide in Western Europe?”

PublicationsJuly 18, 2018

Unemployment rate in EU countries, 2000-2018

Explore interactive charts on unemployment rates in the 28 countries that make up the European Union.

Pew Research CenterJuly 18, 2018

Unemployment rate in EU countries, 2000-2018


MultimediaJuly 16, 2018

The Roots of Modern Nationalism and the Populist Backlash

Director of Global Economic Attitudes Bruce Stokes presented findings from various Pew Research Center public opinion surveys on the roots of modern nationalism and the rise of populism in Europe and the United States at the Aspen Ministers Forum on June 25-27 in Versailles, France. The forum is an annual gathering of former foreign ministers chaired by […]

CommentaryJuly 12, 2018

First They Came for the Immigrants. Then They Came for the Robots.

Special to Foreign Policy The phrase “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet” has been used as the title of several pop songs and a French film. It could also aptly describe the future of politics across the globe as the twin specters of nationalism and populism intensify and people grapple with the social and economic impacts of […]

Survey ReportsJuly 12, 2018

In Western Europe, Populist Parties Tap Anti-Establishment Frustration but Have Little Appeal Across Ideological Divide

Regardless of populist sentiments, people in Western Europe tend to favor parties that reflect their own ideological orientation. With regard to policy, too, ideology continues to matter.

Sortable TableJune 19, 2018

Explore global rates of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media use over time

This sortable table provides data for levels of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media usage from 2013 to 2017 by country.

Pew Research CenterJune 19, 2018

Explore global rates of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media use over time

Explore global rates of internet use, smartphone ownership and social media use over time Embed Report © PEW RESEARCH CENTER

Survey ReportsJune 19, 2018

Social Media Use Continues to Rise in Developing Countries but Plateaus Across Developed Ones

As people in advanced economies reach the upper bounds of internet penetration, the digital divide continues to narrow between wealthy and developing countries.

MultimediaJune 4, 2018

OECD Forum 2018 Thought Leader Survey

At the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s annual Economic Forum on May 29, 2018, Director of Global Economic Attitudes Bruce Stokes presented findings from a Pew Research Center survey of OECD Economic Forum attendees. The invitation-only online survey, which focused on views of economic conditions, faith in the multilateral system and the future of work, was […]

CommentaryMay 29, 2018

Why Europeans Turned Against Trump

Special to The Atlantic With the Trump administration’s recent withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the already rocky relationship between the United States and its European allies has become even more tenuous. For many Europeans, Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Iran accord crystallizes what they dislike about his approach to […]

CommentaryMay 23, 2018

A Fundamental Challenge to U.S. Leadership Abroad

Special to RealClear World In the weeks ahead, and in the wake of Washington visits by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, there is much at stake for the United States and its key allies in Europe. The U.S. decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal raises questions about future […]

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

Fact Sheets: News Media and Political Attitudes in Western Europe

Findings about news media views and habits in Western Europe from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

PublicationsMay 17, 2018

News Media and Political Attitudes in the United Kingdom

Findings about news media views and habits in the UK from a survey about media, political attitudes and populist views across eight Western European countries.