Global @dvisor welcomes Serbia
The global national economic assessment holds steady this month, as four in ten (40%) respondents around the world rate their national economy "as good". North America is a regional winner in February, as both the United States (55%, +3 pts.) and Canada (55%, +3 pts.) show improvement since last sounding. Both Middle East (43%, -2 pts.) and Latin America (27%, -1 pt.) lose ground this month. The assessment average for all other regions remains unchanged.
The local economic assessment average (30%) is down for a second month in a row. Regional players that drive the average lower this sounding are Middle East/Africa (37%, -2 pts.) and Latin America (19%, -1 pt.).
The future national economic assessment remains unchanged since last sounding, as one quarter (26%) of respondents expect their national economy to be "stronger" in the next 6 months. Most of the regions stay in the positive territory, with only Europe (13%, -2 pts.) and Latin America (43%, -1 pt.) being down since January.
Global Average of National Economic Assessment Unchanged: 40%
The average global economic assessment of national economies surveyed in 25 countries remains unchanged with 40% of global citizens rating their national economies as ‘good’.
Global Average of Local Economic Assessment (30%) Down One Points
When asked to assess their local economy, nearly one third (30%) of those surveyed in 25 countries agree that the state of the current economy in their local area is ‘good’. The local economic assessment is down one point since last sounding.
Global Average of Future Outlook for Local Economy (26%) Unchanged
The future outlook is unchanged since last month, with one quarter (26%) of global citizens surveyed in 25 countries expecting their local economy to be stronger six months from now.
60 Years of ‘Europe’ – a Success Story?
Global study shows many around the world see merits of European project, but support under pressure in core Member States. 60 years ago, on 25 March 1957, Belgium, France, West-Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed the Treaty of Rome, establishing the European Economic Community, the legal basis of today’s European Union (EU).
2017 US Politics - President Trump is at in a Dead Heat With 47% Approving (March 22)
Healthcare once again beats out all other issues as the dominant concern for Americans (16%). Number two on the issues of concern list is the economy, coming in at 13%. For anyone who had “morality” in their bracket, we’re sorry to say that you’re probably not going to be pleased with the final four.
2017 US Politics - Healthcare Reform May Be Negatively Impacting President Trump’s Approval Rating (March 15)
It’s unclear whether striking the word “affordable” from the Republican healthcare reform act was the cause for the lackluster public response – but the numbers, contrary to some of our polling peers, show little confidence in Speaker Ryan’s plan for the repeal and replace of Obamacare. Reuters will be releasing the exact numbers on this in the next 24 hours, so we encourage everyone to look out for that.