Pew Global Attitudes & Trends Question Database
Question: Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in our country today? [784]

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Angola 
(Non-national
sample)
  Summer 2002 39 59 0

Argentina
  Spring 2019 16 82 2
  Spring 2014 24 74 0
  Spring 2013 35 62 0
  Spring 2010 22 74 0
  Spring 2009 17 80 0
  Spring 2008 14 83 0
  Spring 2007 38 54 0
  Summer 2002 3 96 0

Australia
  Spring 2019 48 49 2
  Spring 2013 49 44 0
  Spring 2008 61 31 0
  May 2003 69 28 0

Bangladesh
  Spring 2014 54 44 0

Bangladesh 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2007 75 25 0
  Summer 2002 20 78 0

Bolivia
  Spring 2013 41 51 0

Bolivia 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2007 38 56 0
  Summer 2002 7 90 0

Brazil
  Spring 2014 26 72 0
  Spring 2013 44 55 0
  Spring 2012 43 56 0
  Spring 2011 52 46 0
  Spring 2010 50 49 0

Brazil 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2019 23 75 3
  Spring 2009 28 71 0
  Spring 2008 31 67 0
  Spring 2007 17 82 0
  May 2003 22 77 0
  Summer 2002 11 88 0

Britain
  Spring 2019 21 76 3
  Spring 2014 40 55 0
  Spring 2013 26 68 0
  Spring 2012 30 65 0
  Spring 2011 32 61 0
  Spring 2010 31 63 0
  Spring 2009 21 76 0
  Fall 2009 29 64 0
  Spring 2008 30 65 0
  Spring 2007 30 66 0
  Spring 2006 35 58 0
  Spring 2005 44 51 0
  Spring 2004 38 58 0
  May 2003 46 49 0
  March 2003 30 63 0
  Summer 2002 32 64 0

Bulgaria
  Spring 2019 22 77 2
  Fall 2009 18 79 0
  Spring 2007 9 88 0
  Summer 2002 4 91 0

Canada
  Spring 2019 52 45 3
  Spring 2013 55 38 0
  Spring 2009 51 45 0
  Spring 2007 47 50 0
  Spring 2005 45 52 0
  May 2003 60 35 0
  Summer 2002 56 42 0

Chile
  Spring 2014 41 55 0
  Spring 2013 43 55 0
  Spring 2007 35 62 0

China
  Spring 2016 86 10 4
  Spring 2014 87 8 0
  Spring 2013 85 10 0

China 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2012 82 11 0
  Spring 2011 85 10 0
  Spring 2010 87 9 0
  Spring 2009 87 9 0
  Spring 2008 86 11 0
  Spring 2007 83 12 0
  Spring 2006 81 13 0
  Spring 2005 72 19 0
  Summer 2002 48 33 0

Colombia
  Spring 2014 15 82 0

Czech Rep.
  Spring 2019 54 38 8
  Spring 2013 16 80 0
  Spring 2012 14 83 0
  Fall 2009 28 70 0
  Spring 2007 23 74 0
  Summer 2002 36 60 0

Egypt
  Spring 2014 24 72 0
  Spring 2013 30 62 0
  Spring 2012 53 41 0
  Spring 2011 65 34 0
  Spring 2010 28 69 0
  Spring 2009 31 67 0
  Spring 2008 40 57 0
  Spring 2007 47 51 0
  Spring 2006 55 42 0

El Salvador
  Spring 2014 21 76 0
  Spring 2013 18 79 0

Ethiopia 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2007 30 64 0

France
  Spring 2019 34 65 1
  Spring 2014 22 77 0
  Spring 2013 19 80 0
  Spring 2012 29 71 0
  Spring 2011 25 75 0
  Spring 2010 26 74 0
  Spring 2009 27 73 0
  Fall 2009 32 67 0
  Spring 2008 29 71 0
  Spring 2007 22 78 0
  Spring 2006 20 80 0
  Spring 2005 28 71 0
  Spring 2004 32 68 0
  May 2003 44 56 0
  March 2003 31 67 0
  Summer 2002 32 67 0

Germany
  Spring 2019 59 39 2
  Spring 2014 59 38 0
  Spring 2013 57 41 0
  Spring 2012 53 45 0
  Spring 2011 43 54 0
  Spring 2010 39 59 0
  Spring 2009 43 54 0
  Fall 2009 48 50 0
  Spring 2008 34 63 0
  Spring 2007 33 66 0
  Spring 2006 29 67 0
  Spring 2005 25 73 0
  Spring 2004 20 78 0
  May 2003 25 73 0
  March 2003 18 79 0
  Summer 2002 31 66 0

Ghana
  Spring 2014 13 86 0
  Spring 2013 23 74 0
  Spring 2007 38 59 0
  Summer 2002 28 63 0

Greece
  Spring 2019 16 82 2
  Spring 2014 5 94 0
  Spring 2013 2 97 0
  Spring 2012 2 98 0

Guatemala 
(Non-national
sample)
  Summer 2002 7 91 0

Honduras 
(Non-national
sample)
  Summer 2002 11 88 0

Hungary
  Spring 2019 41 52 7
  Fall 2009 6 91 0

India 
(Current national
sample)
  Spring 2018 55 37 8
  Spring 2017 70 27 4
  Spring 2016 65 33 2
  Spring 2015 56 43 1
  Spring 2014 36 60 0
  Winter 2014 29 70 0

India 
(Old national
sample)
  Spring 2019 61 36 3
  Spring 2012 38 59 0
  Spring 2011 51 47 0

India 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2010 45 54 0
  Spring 2009 53 46 0
  Spring 2008 41 58 0
  Spring 2007 42 56 0
  Spring 2006 31 67 0
  Spring 2005 41 57 0
  Summer 2002 7 91 0

Indonesia
  Spring 2014 41 55 0
  Spring 2013 30 69 0
  Spring 2011 36 61 0
  Spring 2010 41 56 0
  Spring 2009 40 58 0
  Spring 2008 30 68 0
  Spring 2007 22 77 0
  Spring 2006 26 73 0
  Spring 2005 35 64 0

Indonesia 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2019 60 36 5
  May 2003 15 85 0
  Summer 2002 7 92 0

Israel
  Spring 2019 48 50 2
  Spring 2014 49 50 0
  Spring 2013 41 58 0
  Spring 2011 39 56 0
  Spring 2009 25 72 0
  Spring 2007 18 79 0
  May 2003 27 71 0

Italy
  Spring 2019 27 72 2
  Spring 2014 9 90 0
  Spring 2013 3 96 0
  Spring 2012 11 87 0
  Fall 2009 25 72 0
  Spring 2007 16 79 0
  May 2003 29 67 0
  March 2003 20 74 0
  Summer 2002 24 70 0

Ivory Coast 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2007 28 72 0
  Summer 2002 31 69 0

Japan
  Spring 2019 46 46 8
  Spring 2018 44 48 7
  Spring 2016 47 45 9
  Spring 2014 34 60 0
  Spring 2013 33 61 0
  Spring 2012 20 78 0
  Spring 2011 25 72 0
  Spring 2010 20 76 0
  Spring 2009 25 73 0
  Spring 2008 23 74 0
  Spring 2007 22 71 0
  Spring 2006 27 72 0
  Summer 2002 12 86 0

Jordan
  Spring 2014 45 52 0
  Spring 2013 38 57 0
  Spring 2012 43 53 0
  Spring 2011 44 54 0
  Spring 2010 35 64 0
  Spring 2009 46 52 0
  Spring 2008 49 47 0
  Spring 2007 56 42 0
  Spring 2006 53 44 0
  Spring 2005 69 30 0
  Spring 2004 59 30 0
  May 2003 42 56 0
  Summer 2002 21 78 0

Kenya
  Spring 2019 32 66 2
  Spring 2016 40 56 4
  Spring 2014 30 69 0
  Spring 2013 48 51 0
  Spring 2011 19 81 0
  Spring 2010 17 82 0
  Spring 2009 9 90 0
  Spring 2007 45 54 0
  Summer 2002 8 90 0

Kuwait
  Spring 2007 52 42 0
  May 2003 84 12 0

Lebanon
  Spring 2019 16 84 1
  Spring 2014 7 93 0
  Spring 2013 11 88 0
  Spring 2012 15 84 0
  Spring 2011 11 87 0
  Spring 2010 11 86 0
  Spring 2009 11 87 0
  Spring 2008 6 92 0
  Spring 2007 6 92 0
  Spring 2005 40 59 0
  May 2003 14 84 0
  Summer 2002 7 92 0

Lithuania
  Spring 2019 52 34 14
  Spring 2011 14 81 0
  Fall 2009 7 90 0

Malaysia
  Spring 2014 77 20 0
  Spring 2013 82 16 0
  Spring 2007 76 21 0

Mali
  Spring 2007 22 78 0

Mali 
(Non-national
sample)
  Summer 2002 32 66 0

Mexico
  Spring 2019 24 72 4
  Spring 2017 13 85 3
  Spring 2015 27 72 2
  Spring 2014 30 67 0
  Spring 2013 29 69 0
  Spring 2012 34 63 0
  Spring 2011 22 76 0
  Spring 2010 19 79 0
  Spring 2009 20 78 0
  Spring 2008 30 68 0
  Spring 2007 30 66 0
  Summer 2002 16 79 0

Morocco
  Spring 2007 56 40 0

Morocco 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2005 52 45 0
  Spring 2004 58 40 0
  May 2003 34 62 0

Netherlands
  Spring 2019 68 31 1
  Spring 2005 49 50 0

Nicaragua
  Spring 2014 50 47 0

Nigeria
  Spring 2016 20 79 1
  Spring 2014 15 83 0
  Spring 2013 12 87 0
  Spring 2010 23 77 0

Nigeria 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2019 18 82 1
  Spring 2009 12 87 0
  Spring 2008 24 75 0
  Spring 2007 11 87 0
  Spring 2006 7 93 0
  May 2003 19 80 0
  Summer 2002 13 86 0

Pakistan
  Spring 2014 25 72 0
  Spring 2013 8 91 0
  Spring 2012 12 87 0
  Late Spring 2011 6 92 0
  Spring 2011 9 89 0
  Spring 2010 14 84 0
  Spring 2009 9 89 0
  Spring 2008 25 73 0
  Spring 2007 39 57 0
  Spring 2006 35 58 0
  Spring 2005 57 39 0
  Spring 2004 54 41 0
  Summer 2002 49 39 0

Pakistan 
(Non-national
sample)
  May 2003 29 67 0

Palest. ter.
  Spring 2014 15 82 0
  Spring 2013 12 87 0
  Spring 2011 13 85 0
  Spring 2009 8 91 0
  Spring 2007 5 91 0
  May 2003 6 92 0

Peru
  Spring 2014 19 78 0
  Spring 2007 15 80 0
  Summer 2002 3 95 0

Philippines
  Spring 2019 56 39 5
  Spring 2017 57 40 3
  Spring 2014 36 62 0
  Spring 2013 45 52 0
  Summer 2002 20 75 0

Poland
  Spring 2014 27 69 0
  Spring 2013 27 70 0
  Spring 2012 33 62 0
  Spring 2011 30 66 0
  Spring 2010 47 47 0
  Spring 2009 20 67 0
  Fall 2009 36 59 0
  Spring 2008 42 47 0
  Spring 2007 18 74 0
  Spring 2005 13 82 0
  Summer 2002 9 87 0

Poland 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2019 65 29 6
  March 2003 7 89 0

Russia
  Spring 2018 57 40 3
  Spring 2017 58 37 5
  Spring 2014 56 36 0
  Spring 2013 37 57 0
  Spring 2012 46 45 0
  Spring 2011 32 60 0
  Spring 2010 34 59 0
  Spring 2009 27 65 0
  Fall 2009 34 60 0
  Spring 2008 54 43 0
  Spring 2007 36 56 0
  Spring 2006 32 62 0
  Spring 2005 23 71 0
  Spring 2004 26 69 0
  May 2003 27 64 0
  Summer 2002 20 71 0

Russia 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2019 43 50 7
  Spring 2017 58 37 5
  March 2003 35 58 0

S. Africa
  Spring 2016 24 74 1
  Spring 2014 47 49 0
  Spring 2013 45 54 0
  Spring 2008 36 62 0
  Summer 2002 20 79 0

S. Africa 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2019 27 71 1
  Spring 2007 29 67 0

Senegal
  Spring 2014 28 70 0
  Spring 2013 24 75 0

Senegal 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2007 40 60 0
  Summer 2002 22 77 0

S. Korea
  Spring 2019 35 61 4
  Spring 2014 28 69 0
  Spring 2013 24 70 0
  Spring 2010 21 74 0
  Spring 2009 10 85 0
  Spring 2008 13 81 0
  Spring 2007 9 86 0
  May 2003 20 73 0
  Summer 2002 14 81 0

Slovakia
  Spring 2019 54 43 3
  Fall 2009 37 56 0
  Spring 2007 46 49 0
  Summer 2002 11 87 0

Spain
  Spring 2019 30 68 2
  Spring 2014 8 91 0
  Spring 2013 5 94 0
  Spring 2012 10 88 0
  Spring 2011 15 83 0
  Spring 2010 22 76 0
  Spring 2009 21 77 0
  Fall 2009 21 75 0
  Spring 2008 50 43 0
  Spring 2007 51 45 0
  Spring 2006 50 46 0
  Spring 2005 51 44 0
  May 2003 45 52 0
  March 2003 41 47 0

Sweden
  Spring 2019 63 34 3
  Spring 2007 66 27 0

Tanzania
  Spring 2014 32 67 0
  Spring 2008 34 65 0
  Spring 2007 46 52 0
  Summer 2002 40 55 0

Thailand
  Spring 2014 27 70 0

Tunisia
  Spring 2019 8 91 1
  Spring 2014 17 81 0
  Spring 2013 13 81 0
  Spring 2012 20 78 0

Turkey
  Spring 2019 41 57 2
  Spring 2015 44 54 2
  Spring 2014 44 51 0
  Spring 2013 51 48 0
  Spring 2012 47 51 0
  Spring 2011 48 49 0
  Spring 2010 38 60 0
  Spring 2009 22 75 0
  Spring 2008 21 75 0
  Spring 2007 39 58 0
  Spring 2006 40 56 0
  Spring 2005 41 55 0
  Spring 2004 40 58 0
  May 2003 19 79 0
  March 2003 18 81 0
  Summer 2002 4 93 0

Uganda
  Spring 2014 44 53 0
  Spring 2013 32 66 0
  Spring 2007 22 75 0
  Summer 2002 37 60 0

Ukraine
  Spring 2019 23 66 10
  Spring 2014 15 80 0
  Spring 2011 9 87 0
  Fall 2009 8 88 0
  Spring 2007 9 88 0
  Summer 2002 9 89 0

United States
  Spring 2019 32 64 3
  Spring 2014 33 62 0
  Spring 2013 31 65 0
  Spring 2012 29 64 0
  Spring 2011 21 73 0
  Spring 2010 30 62 0
  Spring 2009 36 61 0
  Fall 2009 30 64 0
  Spring 2008 23 70 0
  Spring 2007 25 71 0
  Spring 2006 29 65 0
  Spring 2005 39 57 0
  Spring 2004 39 55 0
  Summer 2002 41 55 0

Uzbekistan
  Summer 2002 69 29 0

Venezuela
  Spring 2015 14 85 1
  Spring 2015 14 85 1
  Spring 2014 22 77 0
  Spring 2013 40 57 0

Venezuela 
(Non-national
sample)
  Spring 2007 39 59 0
  Summer 2002 8 89 0

Vietnam
  Spring 2014 86 12 0

Vietnam 
(Non-national
sample)
  Summer 2002 69 25 0



* Notes:
Question wording slightly different from previous years. From 2002-2004 question was worded, 'Now thinking about our country, overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in our country today?'.