Public confidence in Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Ban Ki-moon and Vladimir Putin, by country in 2012
Public confidence in world leaders, by country 2012
This statistic shows public confidence ratings in selected countries around the world in 2012 for the 4 world leaders; Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Ban Ki-moon. In Pakistan, just 3 perent of respondents had either a lot of confidence or some confidence in Barack Obama's ability to deal with world affairs.
Public confidence in Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Ban Ki-moon and Vladimir Putin, by country in 2012
Barack ObamaAngela MerkelBan Ki-moonVladimir Putin
Brazil68%29%25%19%
Britain80%58%50%21%
China38%27%39%50%
Czech Republic77%66%38%24%
Egypt29%16%36%15%
France86%70%63%12%
Germany87%77%62%22%
Greece30%7%8%39%
India41%11%11%20%
Italy73%49%39%17%
Japan74%55%52%27%
Jordan22%26%42%17%
Lebanon39%30%43%33%
Mexico42%20%21%16%
Pakistan7%3%7%3%
Poland50%52%45%19%
Russia36%48%27%69%
Spain61%53%29%10%
Tunisia28%22%19%17%
Turkey24%12%13%14%
United States61%45%39%28%
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Source

Release date

June 2012

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

March 17, 2012 to April 20, 2012

Number of respondents

Approx 1,000 per country

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

Supplementary notes

The sample sizes varied in the following countries; Mexico-1,200, Japan-700, Brazil-800, India-4,018 and China- 3,177.
Original question: For each, tell me how much confidence you have in each leader to do the right thing regarding world affairs – a lot of confidence, some confidence, not too much confidence, or no confidence at all: U.S. President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Public confidence in world leaders, by country 2012
This statistic shows public confidence ratings in selected countries around the world in 2012 for the 4 world leaders; Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Ban Ki-moon. In Pakistan, just 3 perent of respondents had either a lot of confidence or some confidence in Barack Obama's ability to deal with world affairs.
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