Global Gloom and Growing Anti-Americanism

What the World Thinks in 2002

The American public is strikingly at odds with publics around the world in its views about the U.S. role in the world and the global impact of American actions.

The Pew Global Attitudes survey interviewed more than 38,000 people in 44 nations. The questionnaire was translated into 63 languages and dialects. Most interviews were conducted face-to-face in the respondent's home.

The first section of the report looks at how people evaluate their lives and concerns. Section II focuses on public attitudes toward national conditions and institutions. Section III examines public views of the world and global threats. Section IV analyzes how the people of the world view the United States.


Published: Friday, December 06, 2002