Attitudes to Europe on the eve of the 2019 European Elections
New Ipsos global study shows nearly half of people in 10 European countries think things across the EU are on the wrong track – but less pessimistic than in 2017. 44% say they are not very interested in the upcoming European Parliament elections. Worldwide, half think the European project as a whole has made Europe stronger.
Our misperceptions about crime and violence, sex, climate change, the economy and other key issues
Ipsos’ latest Perils of Perception study shows which key facts the online public across 37 countries get right about their society – and which they get wrong. Now in its fifth year, the survey aims to highlight how we’re wired to think in certain ways and how our environment influences our (mis)perceptions.
BBC Global Survey: A world Divided?
Three-quarters around the world say their country’s society is divided – and the majority think their country is now more divided than it was 10 years ago, especially in Europe. Differences in political views are seen as the greatest cause of tension, followed by differences between rich and poor. However, despite these divisions, the majority of people in most countries agree that people across the world have more things in common than things that make them different.