Public opinion on the greatest threats to the U.S., 2013

Public opinion on the most significant threats to vital interests of the U.S., as of 2013

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 18, 2013
Public opinion on the greatest threats to the U.S., 2013 This statistic depicts American survey respondents answers to a question asked in February 2013 about possible threats to the vital interests of the United States in the next years. 83 percent of respondents stated that the devlopment of nuclear weapons by North Korea was a critical threat to the United States.
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Public opinion on the most significant threats to vital interests of the U.S., as of 2013

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Selected threatsCritical threatImportant, not criticalNot important
Development of nuclear weapons by Iran83%16%1%
Development of nuclear weaons by North Korea83%14%3%
International terrorism81%17%2%
Islamic fundamentalism53%28%12%
The economic power of China52%39%8%
The military power of China51%39%8%
The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians44%44%9%
The military power of Russia29%53%17%
The conflict between India and Pakistan25%55%15%
Selected threatsCritical threatImportant, not criticalNot important
Development of nuclear weapons by Iran83%16%1%
Development of nuclear weaons by North Korea83%14%3%
International terrorism81%17%2%
Islamic fundamentalism53%28%12%
The economic power of China52%39%8%
The military power of China51%39%8%
The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians44%44%9%
The military power of Russia29%53%17%
The conflict between India and Pakistan25%55%15%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 18, 2013
This statistic depicts American survey respondents answers to a question asked in February 2013 about possible threats to the vital interests of the United States in the next years. 83 percent of respondents stated that the devlopment of nuclear weapons by North Korea was a critical threat to the United States.
Show more
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