With so much polarization on key issues, it?s tough to get a pulse on where the world is heading.
But, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, if you ditch the complexity and nuance surrounding current events, we can get a good gauge by asking a simple and direct question to people: are things going in the right direction?
Today?s data comes from theWhat Worries the World Reportby Ipsos Public Affairs. It sums up responses from 18,110 people in 25 different countries on whether things are going in the ?right direction? or ?wrong direction? in their particular country.
THE RIGHT OR WRONG DIRECTION?
First of all, here is the official question posed by Ipsos ? and the results sorted by country:
Generally speaking, would you say things in this country are heading in the right direction, or are they off on the wrong track?
On a global basis, 37%…
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