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Global Leadership Approval Center

How the balance of power looks through the world's eyes

Since 2005, Gallup has been tracking the entire world's perceptions of the job performance of the leadership of some of the biggest players on the global stage -- the U.S., Germany, China and Russia.

Tracking Global Leadership

Substantial Gains and Few Major Losses in Biden Transition

Approval ratings of U.S. leadership increased substantially between 2020 and 2021 -- by 10 percentage points or more -- in 59 of the 105 countries and territories surveyed in both years.

Map showing countries and their losing or gaining of public favor compares to the previous year.

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