Opinion on immigration's impact globally August 2016

This statistic shows the opinion of respondents from select countries on whether immigration has had a positive or negative impact. As of August 2016, 48 percent of respondents from Saudi Arabia thought immigration has had a positive impact on their country.

Share of population with positive opinion of immigration worldwide, as of August 2016, by country*

Share of respondents
Saudi Arabia48%
India45%
Canada36%
Great Britain35%
United States35%
Australia33%
Sweden24%
Spain20%
Germany18%
South Africa18%
Brazil17%
South Korea14%
Poland14%
Argentina12%
Belgium11%
France11%
Italy10%
Mexico10%
Japan9%
Russia8%
Hungary6%
Turkey6%
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Source

In cooperation with
Ipsos
Release date

September 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

June 24 to July 8, 2016

Number of respondents

16,040 respondents

Age group

16 to 64 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: "Would you say that immigration has generally had a positive or negative impact on your country?"

* Share of respondents who answered 'very positive' or 'fairly positive' in response to the above question.

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