Ipsos Global Trends

government

Concern for collection of personal information used by government

To what extent do you agree or disagree with these statements?

I am concerned about how information collected about me when I go online is being used by my own government

 Concern for collection of personal information used by government

Concern for online privacy

To what extent do you agree or disagree with these statements?

People worry too much about their privacy online – I’m not concerned about what companies or the government know about me

Concern for online privacy

National government – trust personal information used correctly

To what extent, if at all, do you personally trust the following to use the information they have about you in the right way?

Your national government

 National government – trust personal information used correctly

Foreign government – trust personal information used correctly

To what extent, if at all, do you personally trust the following to use the information they have about you in the right way?

Foreign governments

Foreign government – trust personal information used correctly

Concern about cookies used by government

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

I am concerned about how information being collected about me when I go online is being used by my own government

Concern about cookies used by government

Own government – positive or negative recommendations

Have you positively or negatively recommended any of the following types of organisations in the last year?

Your national governmentOwn government – positive or negative recommendations

Foreign governments – positive or negative recommendations

Have you positively or negatively recommended any of the following types of organisations in the last year?

Foreign governmentsForeign governments – positive or negative recommendations

Own government – trust to treat fairly

To what extent, if at all, do you trust the following to treat you fairly?

Your national government

Own government - trust to treat fairly

Foreign governments – trust to treat fairly

To what extent, if at all, do you trust the following to treat you fairly?

Foreign governments

Foreign governments - trust to treat fairly

No easy answers: Political uncertainty in a mixed-up world

One of the clearest trends across the survey is a sense of feeling adrift from the past, discontent about our present and unease about our future.

Environmental disaster: Rising concern for emerging economies

While in the West public concerns about the environment are static, Indonesia, Mexico and South Africa lead the world in concern.

Government – satisfaction or dissatisfaction

Overall, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with each of the following…

…the way the government is running the country?

Government - satisfaction or dissatisfaction

Government responsibility

Please read each pair of statements and decide which comes closest to your own opinion.

a) It is the government’s responsibility to influence peoples’ behaviour to encourage healthy lifestyles

b) The government should not get involved with interfering in peoples’ lifestyles

Government responsibility

Government surveillance of emails

Please indicate how acceptable or not you would find it if the government in [country] was allowed to do the following things to deal with a real and immediate threat of a terrorist attack without their/your consent?

Please give your answer on a scale of 0-10 where 0 means it is completely unacceptable and 10 means it is completely acceptable…

Monitor anyone’s emails?

Government surveillance of emails

Government surveillance of text messages

Please indicate how acceptable or not you would find it if the government in [country] was allowed to do the following things to deal with a real and immediate threat of a terrorist attack without their/your consent?

Please give your answer on a scale of 0-10 where 0 means it is completely unacceptable and 10 means it is completely acceptable…

Monitor anyone’s text messages?

Government surveillance of text messages

Government surveillance of phone calls

Please indicate how acceptable or not you would find it if the government in [country] was allowed to do the following things to deal with a real and immediate threat of a terrorist attack without their/your consent?

Please give your answer on a scale of 0-10 where 0 means it is completely unacceptable and 10 means it is completely acceptable…

Monitor anyone’s phone calls?

Government surveillance of phone calls

Government surveillance of internet use

Please indicate how acceptable or not you would find it if the government in [country] was allowed to do the following things to deal with a real and immediate threat of a terrorist attack without their/your consent?

Please give your answer on a scale of 0-10 where 0 means it is completely unacceptable and 10 means it is completely acceptable…

Monitor anyone’s internet activity?

Government surveillance of internet use

Using the environment to raise taxes

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

The government is just using environmental issues as an excuse to raise taxes

Using the environment to raise taxes

Change in attitudes towards immigrants

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

Political leaders in my country are stoking up resentment against immigrants and other groups that are different for their own political gain

Change in attitudes towards immigrants

Government prioritising concerns

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

Our government does not prioritise the concerns of people like me

Government prioritising concerns

Democracy as the ideal

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

Democracy is the ideal governance system

Democracy as the ideal

Strong leader v elected government

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

I wish my country was run by a strong leader instead of the current elected government.

Strong leader v elected government

Guides vs government

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

Today, we need guides and mentors more than politicians.

Guides vs government

No progress without a revolution

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

I think we will not move forward without a revolution first

No progress without a revolution