Economic Progress

Around the world, faith in the economy is falling - and fast

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier wearing a face mask presents the government's updated economic outlook for 2020 in Berlin, Germany, September 1, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke - RC2LPI9WFDHI

In Germany, there's been a 28% rise in people viewing the economic situation as bad, compared to when surveyed last year. Image: REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Shannon Schumacher
Research Associate, Pew Research Center
Mara Mordecai
Research Associate, Pew Research Center.
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In the majority of countries, most people think the economy is doing poorly. Image: Pew Research Center
Negative assessments of the national economy have risen sharply. Image: Pew Research Center
Globally, people expect economic conditions to worsen in the next year. Image: Pew Research Center
Many think the worst may be yet to come. Image: Pew Research Center
This is how well different countries think their economies have been handled. Image: Pew Research Center
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