International understanding is increasingly important as the global marketplace grows, economies and financial systems become interconnected, and the rapid movement of ideas and trends through social media brings the world closer together.
Pew works across the globe to conduct public opinion surveys on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. This work includes numerous major reports on topics such as attitudes toward American foreign policy, globalization, terrorism, and democracy.
About six-in-ten Mexicans (59%) say that people who move to the U.S. have a better life there. 34% of Mexicans say that life is neither better nor worse in the U.S.
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A median of 63% across 24 countries surveyed see the UN in a positive light, another 28% see it negatively.
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The share of Americans who say the United States stands above all other nations in the world has declined modestly over the past four years.
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Across 12 countries, a median of 40% of adults say they have no confidence in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do the right thing regarding world affairs, while a median of 37% say they have at least some confidence. About eight-in-ten Indians (79%) have a favorable view of Modi, including a 55% majority with a very favorable view.
Americans have generally positive views of Israel and its people. But their views of Israel’s government and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are more mixed.
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A median of 48% of people across the 24 countries have a favorable view of Taiwan, compared with a median of 28% who have an unfavorable view.
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Two-thirds of Americans say the United States should prioritize developing renewable energy sources over expanding the production of fossil fuels.
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Israelis viewed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slightly more unfavorably (52%) than favorably (47%) in a spring survey, but opinions varied widely.
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