Ipsos Global Trends

globalisation

The optimism divide

One of the overarching themes emerging from this year’s report is a sense of anxiety.

Generation strains

One certainty is that the world is ageing. The UN estimates that the median age of the world will reach 36 in 2050.

Climate change as a result of human activity

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

The climate change we are currently seeing is largely the result of human activity

Climate change as a result of human activity

Information access – better or worse than parents

Which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for you than for your parents’ generation?

Having access to information

Better/worse than parents – information access

Opportunity to travel – better or worse than parents

Which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for you than for your parents’ generation?

Being able to travel abroad

Better/worse than parents – opportunity to travel

Travel opportunities – youth better or worse than parents

And which of these do you think is or will be better or worse for today’s youth than for their parents?

Being able to travel abroad

Youth better/worse than parents – travel opportunities

Globalisation positive for country

Now for some more statements. To what extent do you agree or disagree with these?

Globalisation is good for my country

Globalisation positive for country