Brazilians continue without confidence in the direction of the country: 93% state that Brazil is in the wrong direction, index that is similar to what we have seen in recent months. This perception reflects the lack of perspectives regarding the political, economic and social stabilization of the country.
Welcome to the June edition of Ipsos Update – our monthly round-up of research and thinking from Ipsos’ teams around the world.
The average global economic assessment of national economies surveyed in 26 countries is up two points with 45% of global citizens rating their national economies as ‘good’.
The average global economic assessment of national economies surveyed in 26 countries is up two points with 43% of global citizens rating their national economies as ‘good’.
In the latest Pulse of the People™ study in South Africa we examined attitudes and opinions of country direction, delivery of government services and opinions of leadership among those who are receiving social grants from the government and those who are not.
The average global economic assessment of national economies surveyed in 26 countries is up one point with 41% of global citizens rating their national economies as ‘good’.
Brazil Pulse - President’s Temer Evaluation is Still Considered Bad For Most of the Population - March 2017
The country’s direction continues wrong for most people: 9 out of 10 Brazilians think the country is heading in the wrong direction.
Despite the optimistic ending to 2016, 2017 has not started on a positive note, with all three economic indicators stumbling right out of the gate. The future will show if this is a momentary glitch, or a sign of things to come.
Three in every ten adult South Africans believe things will take a turn for the better in the next year, while just over half believe that things will be about the same and a further two in every ten think that their families will be worse off in a year's time.
Brazilians started 2017 as they finished 2016: without trust in the country's direction. For 88% of the population, Brazil continues on the wrong direct - an index that has been intact since the very start of Michel Temer's Government (then interim) in April last year.