UK: opinion on government's coronavirus response compared to other countries 2020

In a survey carried in the UK in May 2020, Brit's perceived their country's handling of the coronavirus situation fairly average in comparison to some other countries. The survey found that there was a large amount of admiration for the way the coronavirus pandemic has been dealt with in Germany, with 21 percent of respondents of the opinion that the UK has handled the situation a little worse than Germany, and a further 30 percent said the UK has handled the situation a lot worse. On the other hand, 27 percent of Brits think the UK has tackled the crisis much better than the United States.

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Comparing the way the UK government has handled the Coronavirus pandemic with the way other countries have handled it, would you say the UK government has handled things better or worse than these other countries did?

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Source

Release date

May 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 21 to May 22, 2020

Number of respondents

2,008 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Numbers may not sum to 100 due to rounding.

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