What percentage of U.S. residents will have an unfavorable view of China, as reflected in the 2022 Pew Global Attitudes Survey?
Closed Aug 27, 2021 05:00PM UTC
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Context. The percentage of U.S. residents with unfavorable views of China has increased steeply in response to concerns over the trade war, China’s growing military, and lack of faith in President Xi Jinping. According to a 2018 survey by the Pew Research Center, 47 percent of U.S. residents had an unfavorable view of China. That number has since risen steadily, reaching 66 percent in a March 2020 survey and 73 percent in a June-July 2020 survey.
Data and resolution details. Pew conducts its U.S. Global Attitudes Survey at irregular intervals. Since 2014, it's conducted the survey annually between February and June. In 2020, it conducted two surveys, one in March and a second in June-July. This question resolves based on the results of a Pew U.S. Global Attitudes Survey that begins sometime between February 1 and June 30, 2022. If no survey begins during that period, this question will not be scored. You can read more about Pew's sampling methodology here.
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In a survey conducted in March 2022, 82% of U.S. adults reported an unfavorable view of China.
|Possible Answer||Correct?||Final Crowd Forecast|
|Less than 59%||11%|
|Between 59% and 66%, inclusive||15%|
|More than 66% but less than or equal to 73%||27%|
|More than 73% but less than or equal to 80%||32%|
|More than 80%||15%|
Crowd Forecast Profile
|Number of Forecasters||220|
|Average for questions older than 6 months: 56|
|Number of Forecasts||584|
|Average for questions older than 6 months: 168|
|Participants in this question vs. all forecasters||better than average|