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Gallup’s Latest Rating World Leaders Report

Find out how people in more than 130 countries and territories viewed U.S. leadership in 2023 compared with Germany, Russia and China.

Track approval ratings over a period that included the Biden administration’s third year in office, the second year of new leadership in Germany and the continued Russian offensive in Ukraine.

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Rating World Leaders Report

Each year, Gallup releases the Rating World Leaders report, which details the rise — or fall — in leading world powers' job approval ratings across the globe, where the biggest gains and losses came from, and how each country stacks up.
41% median percentage of people worldwide who approved of U.S. leadership in 2023, same as 2022
53% median percentage of people worldwide who disapproved of Russia’s leadership in 2023, down slightly from a record-high 57% in 2022
46% median percentage of people worldwide who approved of Germany’s leadership in 2023, unchanged from 2022
Changes in U.S. Leadership Approval

Why Is Public Perception of Global Leaders Important?

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Explore Past Rating World Leaders Reports

Gallup has been tracking perceptions of world leaders since 2005 and publishing the Rating World Leaders report since 2015. Download previous reports to see what’s changed — and what has stayed the same — over time.

Rating World Leaders 2023

U.S. leadership approval retreated at the halfway point of President Joe Biden’s first term, while Russia’s approval rating plummeted.

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Rating World Leaders 2022

Germany topped global approval ratings, while U.S. approval dipped slightly after U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan.

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Rating World Leaders 2021

After sinking to record lows, worldwide approval of U.S. leadership rebounded during the first half of 2021.

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