What Worries the World is a monthly online survey of adults, aged under 65, in Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Britain, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Peru, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.
Most people across the 26 countries think that their country is on the wrong track (58% on average) but this varies For Saudi Arabia, as people remain positive about their nation’s direction. With seventy-two per cent thinking their country is going in the right direction.
The three major worries for Saudi Arabians remain in line with the previous month:
- Unemployment is still the primary concern (43%).
- Taxes are the second worry (27%)
- Poverty/social inequality is the third most common worry (25%)
Top five global issues
- Unemployment (35%)
- Financial/Political Corruption (33%)
- Poverty/Social Inequality (32%)
- Crime & Violence (31%)
- Healthcare (24%)