Has the world become more dangerous?
An overwhelming majority (86%) of respondents in 25 countries around the world agree that over the last year the world became more dangerous. Since October 2016, the number of those who agree increased most notably in Brazil (95%, +14 pts.), South Korea (94%, +10 pts.), Germany (90%, +8 pts.) and Australia (89%, +8 pts.). Respondents in Russia (78%, -7 pts.), France (81%, -6 pts.) and Hungary (85%, -5 pts.) view the world as a less dangerous place now compared to 2016.
Decline of the world affairs influencers
Majority of respondents around the world put Canada (81%) at the top of the list of countries and organisations that have positive influence on world affairs today. While Canada's positive influence score remains the same since 2016, all other countries and organisations experience a decline since last sounding*, most notably the United States (40%, - 24 pts.), France (59%, -12 pts.), Russia (35%, -11 pts.) and United Nations (64%, - 9pts.).
The survey instrument is conducted monthly in 25 countries around the world via the Ipsos Online Panel system.
[EVENT] Unmet Need for Social Care in the UK
With care for older people rising up the policy agenda and generating widespread debate, we invite you to come on July 20 and hear the findings of our research project exploring unmet need for adult social care for older people and discuss the implications with our panel.
[EVENT] CAR 2017 - How to Use Polls and Rankings
Join Ipsos on March 2, at The Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference for the very latest in technological advances and data-driven tools journalists need to dig deeper into stories and give readers, viewers and their online audience the information they're demanding.