Share of Americans concerned over China 2012-2018, by type of concern

The statistic shows the share of Americans concerned about China in selected years from 2012 to 2018, by type of concern. According to a series of surveys, around 29 percent of American respondents were concerned over China's military strength in 2018, whereas about 37 percent of respondents were worried about the same issue in 2016.

Share of Americans concerned about China from 2012 to 2018, by type of concern

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Release date

August 2018


China, United States

Survey time period

2012 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,500 adults in the most recent survey

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Survey question Q40:
Which concerns you more about China?
Volunteered categories "both" and "neither" are not shown.

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