Washington: Australians’ perceptions of the US have plummeted over the previous yr, with three in 4 Australians saying they haven’t any confidence President Donald Trump will do the fitting factor for the world.
The findings are contained in a brand new examine by the Pew Analysis Centre, to be launched on Wednesday (AEST), that compares attitudes in the direction of the US in 13 nations throughout Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific.
A serious purpose for the plunge in assist for the US and its President seems to be the nation’s failure to comprise the coronavirus, which has killed greater than 194,000 Individuals in line with Johns Hopkins College.
The survey, carried out in June and July this yr, discovered that simply 33 per cent of Australians have a beneficial view of the US, down from 50 per cent a yr in the past. That is the bottom favourability ranking since Pew first polled Australians in 2003.