Ipsos Global @dvisory: Perception of US Presidential Election

Friday, November 04, 2016

Washington, DC - Most citizens around the world believe Hillary Clinton will win the upcoming U.S. presidential election, though Donald Trump is seen as the favorite by the people of a few countries. Clinton leads by very large margins in Latin American countries, while Eastern Europe shows higher support for Trump. More key findings are included below.

Ipsos sampled 38 countries to find out which candidate they believe would win the election.

  • Clinton enjoys significant support from Latin American countries, including Argentina (74%), Brazil (69%), Colombia (82%), Chile (82%) and Mexico (86%).
  • Chinese citizens are split between the candidates, with a small plurality saying “don’t know” (39%) followed by Trump (32%) and Clinton (28%).

The topline data is available on the right hand side of this page.

These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted via Global @dvisor. The survey instrument is conducted monthly in 25 countries around the world via the Ipsos Online Panel system. The countries reporting herein are Serbia, Montenegro, Israel, China, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, India, South Africa, Czech Republic, Sweden, Philippines, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, Italy, Peru, Vietnam, Germany, France, Singapore, Denmark, Indonesia, Argentina, Malaysia, Colombia, Brazil, Spain, Taiwan, Netherlands, Belgium, Chile, Norway, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and the United States of America. Additionally, Serbia and Montenegro conducted face-to-face polls and the Czech Republic, Netherlands and Norway conducted their own online polls.

For the results of the survey presented herein, an international sample of 21,689 adults aged 18-64 in the US, Israel and Canada, and age 16-64 in all other countries, were interviewed. Approximately 500+ individuals participated on a country by country basis via the Ipsos Online Panel with the exception of Serbia, Montenegro, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Norway, where each have a sample approximately 1000+. The precision of Ipsos online polls are calculated using a credibility interval with a poll of 1,000 accurate to +/- 3.1 percentage points and of 500 accurate to +/- 4.5 percentage points.

For more information on this news release, please contact:

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

Chris Jackson
Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs
202.420.2011
chris.jackson@ipsos.com

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Ipsos Global @dvisory: Perception of US Presidential Election

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Chris Jackson
Vice President, US
Ipsos Public Affairs
+1.202.420.2025
chris.jackson@ipsos.com
Julia Clark
Senior Vice President, US
Ipsos Public Affairs
+1.312.526.4919
julia.clark@ipsos.com