Overall number of outbound tourists in Russia decreased almost twice within past three years. But improvement in ecomical indicators gives hope to see revival of outbound tourism in 2017.
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).
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.
The majority (62%) of people around the world think things in their country are on the wrong track.
Unemployment currently occupies the top spot for global concern with 38% saying this.
Pocketbook issues continue to dominate the public’s primary concerns this week by rating the economy as the number one issue of concern. For the first time in a number of weeks, healthcare has overtaken terrorism as a key issue of concern for the general public.
Most European Affluents are satisfied with their own financial situation, but they are less content with the current economic situation in Europe and in their own country in general. When asked how the situation will develop within in 6 months, the wealthier Europeans remain skeptical: the economic situation in their own country and their own financial position are expected to be ‘about the same’.
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.
In the latest Core Political release of the Reuters/Ipsos poll President Trump’s approval remains essentially unchanged. His job disapproval (48%) remains slightly higher than his approval (46%).
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.