Indians most concerned about terrorism, jobs and corruption: “What Worries the World” global survey: As per to the new surveys, Indians are most concerned about terrorism, unemployment, as well as financial and political corruption, even as at least 73 per cent of the citizens are positive that the country is directed in the right direction.
Terrorism, jobs worry Indians most: Survey
The Ipsos’ ‘What Worries the World Global Survey’ witnessed that concerns nevertheless, India bucks the international trend of suspicion where 22 nations out of the 28 nations enclosed feel their country is on the wrong trail.
New international poll discovers four concerns top the world’s worry list: financial/political corruption, poverty/social inequality, unemployment, crime/violence. In the meantime, in most nations surveyed (22 of 28) the majority think that their country is on the wrong track.
However, the international list of issues all over the 28 markets surveyed is fairly dissimilar in order, with monetary and political corruption and poverty and social discrimination knotted at the top spot being the major worries, followed by unemployment, criminality and violence as well as healthcare.
Pulwama terror attack has pushed terrorism to the forefront. It was way down in the striking order in the earlier waves. Terrorism is troubling Indians the most.
Parijat Chakraborty, Service Line Leader, Ipsos Public Affairs, Customer Experience and Corporate Reputation said, “Likewise, lack of jobs is weighing on the minds of Indians and government needs to take the bull by the horns and actively needs to address job creation and tighten its stranglehold on terrorism.”
China encourages the most self-assurance about its national course with at least nine in 10 Chinese inhabitants saying that their nation is stirring in the right direction. Saudi Arabia secured its second place, followed by India and Malaysia.
India and Sweden are the countries with the highest month on month growth in positive gush of all 28 nations, with both reporting an 8-point upsurge in those seeing the nations as heading in the right course. Prominent growths in residents considering their nation as headed in the right direction are also seen in China with 94% and Hungary with 28% – both recording a 6-point growth.
However, on the other hand, the top-five countries where citizens are most uneasy about the way their country is taking were South Africa, France, Spain, Turkey and Belgium.
‘What Worries the World’ is a scheduled online survey which is held every month, of adults aged less than 65 in 28 nations comprising India, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Britain, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States.
Top five global issues comprises of Financial/ Political corruption (34%), Poverty/Social Inequality (34%), Unemployment (33%), Crime & Violence (31%) and Healthcare (24%).