World Leaders

Jul 18, 2017

Q. Do you hold favourable or unfavourable views of the following world leaders?

  Favourable Unfavourable Don’t know   Favour-able Vote Labor Favour-able Vote Lib/Nat Favour-able Vote Greens Favour-able Vote other
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 51% 11% 38%   55% 56% 61% 40%
German Chancellor Angela Merkel 43% 17% 40%   43% 55% 51% 33%
French President Emmanuel Macron 41% 14% 44%   44% 48% 49% 36%
UK Prime Minister Theresa May 33% 27% 40%   29% 46% 21% 38%
Russian President Vladimir Putin 16% 61% 23%   15% 17% 15% 27%
US President Donald Trump 16% 70% 14%   9% 23% 7% 29%
North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-Un 6% 80% 13%   7% 9% 4% 4%

Respondents were most likely to have a favourable view of Justin Trudeau (51%), Angela Merkel (43%) and Emmanuel Macron (41%).

Liberal/National voters were more likely than average to have a favourable view of Theresa May (46%) and Donald Trump (23%).

Labor voters did not differ much from the average – except for their low rating of Donald Trump (9% favourable).