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58%

of Scots would vote for Scottish independence from the UK if a referendum was held today.

Source: Ipsos MORI / STV News

 

68%

of Germans are in favour of standardized, nation-wide corona regulations, as opposed to specialized, regional rules.

Source: infratest dimap / ARD MOMA

 

63%

of Europeans view the United Nations in a favourable light.

Source: Pew Research Center

 

83%

of Germans think that it is important to continue to deal with and discuss the history of the former GDR.

Source: forsa / Bundesstiftung Aufarbeitung

 

31%

of Germans believe that things have generally changed for the better over the past decade while 34% think that things have gotten worse. Looking ahead, 42% of people think that things will get worse during the 2020's while only 20% have an optimistic outlook for the coming years. Interestingly, the younger generation seems to be much more optimistic than the older, with 34% of Germans under 40 seeing more positive changes ahead.

Source: infratest dimap / rbb

 

82%

of Spanish people think that the public does not know enough about science to really understand research findings covered in the news.

Source: Pew Research Center

 

34%

of Germans are unsatisfied with how the democracy in their country works. In east Germany its even 49%.

Source: infratest dimap / ARD-Deutschlandtrend

 

45%

of Germans say they are still following all distancing regulations.

Source: HCHE / Nova School of Business and Economics / Bocconi University / Erasmus University / University of Hamburg

 

97%

of Italians view climate change as an either "very serious" or "somewhat serious" issue.

Source: GlobeScan

 

43%

of Polish people say their trust in others has worsened as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Source: Kantar / YouGov / More in Common

 

63%

of Britons think that the benefits of science outweigh its potential harms.

Source: Ipsos MORI / UKRI

 

65%

of West Germans think that East and West Germany have not grown together well in the 30 years since reunification. In East Germany, 78% hold that view.

Source: infratest dimap / NDR

 

72%

of Dutch people wish for more Dutch-Franco-German cooperation, now that the UK is leaving the EU. 29% of the Dutch see the US as a threat to Europe, 35% think this of China and 36% of Russia. Should a new Cold War break out between the US and China, 60% of the Dutch would prefer to stay neutral and not pick any side.

Source: Clingendael

 

14%

of UK companies say they are clear on the new rules of employing EU citizens after free movement ends in December.

Source: Number Cruncher Politics / the3million

 

40%

of Germans think there is at least a "truthful core" to most conspiracy theories even if not all the details are true.

Source: YouGov / Statista

 

55%

of French people are in favour of reintroducing the death penalty in France.

Source: Ipsos / Sopra Steria / Le Monde / CEVIPOF / Fondation Jean-Jaurès / Institut Montaigne

 

79%

of Poles perceive the attitude of the Russian state towards Poland as either rather, or very unfriendly.

Source: ARC Rynek I Opinia / cprdip

 

65%

of Europeans currently hold an unfavourable view of the United States of America. Partly to blame: The U.S. corona response, which 84% of Europeans rate as either bad or very bad. Globally, fewer people have trust in Donald Trump (16%) than in Merkel (76%), Macron (64%), Johnson (48%) or even Putin (23%) or Xi (19%).

Source: Pew Research Center

 

30%

of Germans believe that there are "secret powers" that control what's happening in the world.

Source: infratest dimap / KAS

 

86%

of Spanish people want the world to change significantly and become more sustainable and equitable rather than returning to how it was before COVID-19.

Source: Ipsos / WEF

 

53%

of Germans feel that their government is not doing enough for environmentalism as part of their COVID-19 crisis management.

Source: Kantar / More In Common

 

70%

of Europeans view climate change as a threat to their country. In 7 out of 9 European countries surveyed, climate change was the most feared global thread, ahead of the spread of infectious diseases. Only people in the UK prioritized disesases (71%) and in Denmark people were most afraid of cyber-attacks from other countries (66%).

Source: Pew Research Center

 

71%

of Britons think that the government has an active responsibility to ensure people are leading healthy lives.

Source: Ipsos MORI

 

53%

of Germans are afraid of a more dangerous world caused by the politics of US President Donald Trump.

Source: R+V Infocenter

 

76%

of French people asses the threat of terrorism in France as either high or very high.

Source: ifop / Le Point

 

60%

of Dutch residents have noticed that the coronavirus crisis had an effect on their mental health.

Source: EenVandaag Opinion Panel

 

50%

of Germans want to see Germany take in refugees from the burned down Moria camp together with other willing EU states. 34% only want to take in Moria refugees if there is a clear EU-wide distribution plan. 15% do not want to take in any of the refugees under any circumstances.

Source: forsa / ntv

 

95%

of Danes are satisfied with their government's corona crisis management. More than in any other country surveyed.

Source: Pew Research Center

 

55%

of Estonians would favour a change in their country's constitution, defining marriage exclusively as a union between one man and one woman.

Source:  Norstat Eesti / MTÜ Ühiskonnauuringute Instituud

 

46%

of English people say they want Scotland to remain part of the UK.

Source: YouGov

 

63%

of Germans have stated that they have not changed their personal consumption of resources due to the corona crisis.

Source: Kantar / Tomra / ReSociety

 

83%

of Britons believe that it is important to work with other countries to find a cure for the COVID-19 Virus, firmly rejecting the idea of "vaccine nationalism". 81% think that when a COVID-19 vaccine is available, it should be internationally distributed in the most effective way to beat the pandemic everywhere. If it means COVID-19 will be eradicated faster, 71% even believe that health workers and doctors in other countries should get the vaccine first, even if some healthy people at home would have to wait longer.

Source: Savanta ComRes / ONE Campaign

 

54%

of Germans think the EU should step in to find a solution to the ongoing conflicts in Belarus.

Source: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen / ZDF Politbarometer

 

91%

of Germans are in favour of mandatory corona tests for returning German tourists.

Source: Kantar / BfR

 

59%

of French people do not trust their government to effectively fight the corona virus.

Source: ifop / le Journal du Dimanche

 

76%

of Germans believe that transatlantic cooperation would improve should Joe Biden win the US presidential election.

Source: forsa / Internationale Politik

 

60%

of Germans want to see regulations further reducing the maximum number of guests allowed at private parties during the pandemic.

Source: infratest dimap / ARD-Morgenmagazin

 

21%

of Europeans see immigration as the biggest security threat to their respective countries.

Source: YouGov / European University Institute

 

47%

of Spanish people their own government is underreporting corona case- and death numbers on purpose. Within Europe this makes Spaniards the most distrustful of both, their own country's numbers, as well as, those numbers from other countries. Internationally, Europeans are most distrustful of COVID-19 data from China with between 53% (Germany) and 70% (Spain) of people believing China's numbers are manipulated.

Source: YouGov

 

51%

of Poles believe that the economic situation in Poland will deteriorate over the next 6 months.

Source: Polish Economic Institute / Polish Development Fund

 

55%

of Scots would vote in favour of an independent Scotland if a referendum was held today.

Source: Panelbase / Business for Scotland

 

55%

of Danes would rather cancel a holiday than have to wear masks in public enclosed spaces at their holiday destination.

Source: YouGov

 

62%

of French people are in favour of wearing masks outside, as well as, inside in public.

Source: YouGov / le HuffPost

 

47%

of Germans support the US President's plans to reduce the number of US soldiers currently stationed in Germany.

Source: YouGov / dpa

 

87%

of Germans are in favour of a mandatory training for teachers on how to teach online classes. 79% of Germans think that all schools should have to fully switch to online classes for any corona-caused school closure of more than one week. Overall, 64% of parents in Germany state that their child has studied significantly less each day during the shutdown.

Source: ifo Institut

 

79%

of Germans have either no or very little sympathy for the ongoing corona protests in their country.

Source: civey / Spiegel

 

29%

of Swedes think they are still at risk of getting infected with COVID-19.

Source: Kantar Sifo / Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

 

63%

of French people think borders between European countries should be closed for now.

Source: Euronews / Redfield and Wilton Strategies

 

52%

of international students would cancel their studies in Europe if Universities switched their mode of teaching to online classes.

Source: Schengenvisainfo.com

 

82%

of Spaniards think that the COVID-19 situation in Spain is currently getting worse. Only 13% think it is getting better. Just 6 prior, 89% thought it was getting better and only 6% believed the situation was getting worse. Overall, 53% of Spaniards believe that the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is yet to come in their country.

Source: YouGov / Euronews / Redfield & Wilton Strategies

 

61%

of Europeans disapprove of US global leadership, while only 24% approved. Overall, Germany's leadership remains highest rated globally with 44%.

Source: Gallup

 

47%

of Europeans are either very or somewhat worried about experiencing a terrorist attack in the next 12 months.

Source: Ipsos MORI / FRA

 

78%

of Poles believe that renewable energy sources (RES) have the most positive impact on the protection of the environment and climate.

Source: IBRiS

 

39%

of Germans state that they are using public transport less often now than before the COVID-19 pandemic. Surprisingly, the usage of cars has not much changed as 19% of Germans say that they are driving more but also 19% saying they drive less now. Instead, Germans seem to have opted for more sustainable options, with 36% of respondents walking more often and 19% using their bike more often to get from A to B.

Source: YouGov / DEVK

 

51%

of Hungarian medical students say they want to eventually work abroad due to the uncertainties of livelihood in their fields in Hungary.

Source: Hungarian Medical Chamber

 

29%

of British businesses expect to decrease the size of their workforce in the next three months.

Source: British Chambers of Commerce / Totaljobs

 

80%

of Irish people want to keep at least some form of their current home office schedule post COVID-19.

Source: Amárach Research / AIB

 

56%

of Europeans rate their justice system - in terms of the independence of courts and judges - as good.

Source: Kantar / Eurobarometer

 

68%

of EU citizens agree 'the EU should have more competences to deal with crises such as the Coronavirus pandemic'.

Source: Kantar / Eurobarometer

 

59%

of Germans want to see a fundamental change in their country's asylum policy, all but stopping unauthorized entries into Germany. Instead they opt to drastically expand the practice of flying in refugees in particular need of protection straight from crisis regions. 36% of Germans would like to give a greater deal of authority on this particular policy area to the EU in the future.

Source: infratest dimap / Welt am Sonntag

 

43%

of Belgians intend to avoid using public transport in the coming months due to anxieties regarding COVID-19.

Source: Deloitte Global

 

76%

of Poles fear that the COVID-19 virus could strike again in a second wave in their country.

Source: ARC Market and Opinion

 

30%

of Europeans say they are now saving more money as a result of the Corona crisis.

Source: Ipsos / ING

 

47%

of Italians believe that their household income will fall over the next 12 months, even after the pandemic.

Source: Bank of Italy / Doxa / Ipsos / GfK

 

64%

of Lithuanians view Russia's current form of foreign policy as a direct threat to their country's security. At the same time, only 36% of Lithuanians said they were satisfied with how democracy worked in their own country. Still, Lithuania's bond to the West remains strong with just 9% of Lithuanians thinking that the country would be better off outside of the EU and NATO.

Source: Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC)

 

42%

of British people support their government's proposal to offer a path to citizenship for roughly 3 million Hong Kong residents.

Source: Savanta ComRes

 

46%

of French people think that universities impact their country positively. The lowest score among its European neighbours.

Source: Ipsos MORI / Fulbright Commission / University of California / Kings College London

 

50%

of Germans see fighting climate change as a top priority for the new EU council under German presidency.

Source: infratest dimap / ARD Deutschlandtrend

 

35%

of Bulgarians see a liberal democracy as the preferred form of government for their country. 45% of Bulgarians state that "having a strong and decisive leader who does not have to bother with parliament or elections" would be a preferable solution. In Poland, too, 1 in 4 citizens would prefer an autocratic leader. Overall, In only 5 of 10 Central/Eastern European countries surveyed, more than 50% of the respondents would choose a liberal democracy over an autocratic leader.

Source: GLOBSEC / NED / FOCUS, s.r.o.

 

16%

of Brits had to skip meals or cut down meal sizes due to not having enough money during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Source: Ipsos MORI / Food Standards Agency

 

66%

of Italians see the unemployment rate as their country's main concern as worries shift from the COVID-19 pandemic to the economy.

Source: Ipsos

 

44%

of Europeans think that the speed at which COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in their countries was right. More people believe that restrictions were lifted too quickly than too slowly.

Source: HCHE / Nova SBE / Bocconi University / Erasmus University

 

88%

of Europeans agree that human rights are important for creating a fairer society. However, 68% think that some people take unfair advantage of human rights. 33% of respondents believe that human rights only benefit those who do not deserve them, such as criminals and terrorists. Overall, 52% of EU citizens believe that everyone in their countries enjoys the same basic human rights.
Source: Ipsos Mori / FRA

 

71%

of Belgians are in favour of a new lockdown should COVID-19 numbers surge again in their country.
Source: HLN / VTM Nieuws / RTL / Le Soir / The Brussels Times / 7sur7

 

47%

of Europeans feel that the European Union has been irrelevant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: YouGov / ECFR

 

41%

of Europeans do not want to share any personal data with private companies. 23% do not want to share any personal data with public administration.
Source: Ipsos MORI / FRA

 

81%

of French people plan to take better care of their health and lifestyle after their covid-19 lockdown experience.
Source: Odoxa / Le Figaro

 

66%

of Germans see conspiracy theories as a threat to democracy. 17% believe that the Corona crisis is merely a pretence for the government to restrict freedoms. 
Source: infratest dimap / ARD-Kontraste

 

63%

of Dutch sympathize with the ongoing anti-racism protests in the Netherlands. 40% of people, furthermore, claim to have changed their own behaviour in some form following the protests. Still, 73% of people also voiced concerns about observing social distancing guidelines at the protest rallies.
Source: EenVandaag Opinion Panel

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