Political Instability

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Washington, DC - In this latest Global @dvisor poll, respondents from 24 countries around the world evaluate their current governments and national leaders.

  • Six in 10 (62%) respondents agree that their current national leader and the government that leader presides over should be replaced by someone else.
  • 59% agree their leaders have a hidden agenda.
  • Half (54%) agree their leaders are in power for themselves and not for any other reason.

These are the findings of the Global @dvisor Wave 82 (G@82), an Ipsos survey conducted between May 20th and June 3rd, 2016.

The survey instrument is conducted monthly in 25 countries around the world via the Ipsos Online Panel system. The countries reporting herein are Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States of America.

For the results of the survey presented herein, an international sample of 17,026 adults aged 18-64 in the US and Canada, and age 16-64 in all other countries, were interviewed between May 20th and June 3rd. Approximately 1000+ individuals participated on a country by country basis via the Ipsos Online Panel with the exception of Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Colombia, Hungary, India, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden and Turkey, where each have a sample approximately 500+. The precision of Ipsos online polls are calculated using a credibility interval with a poll of 1,000 accurate to +/- 3.5 percentage points and of 500 accurate to +/- 5.0 percentage points. For more information on the Ipsos use of credibility intervals, please visit the Ipsos website.

For more information on this news release, please contact:

Julia Clark
Senior Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs
312.526.4919
julia.clark@ipsos.com

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Julia Clark
Senior Vice President, US
Ipsos Public Affairs
+1.312.526.4919
julia.clark@ipsos.com