USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

www.fondapol.org

Youth of the World

TNS-Opinion

Country breakdown

2011
2011 La
du monde
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This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.

Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

jeunesse

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your life as a whole
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5026

1244

135

109

137

144

161

159

194

123

212

218

257

142

194

20%

16%

14207 4411
57%

58%

4527

1507

18%

20%

999
4%
344
1%

388
5%
61
1%

19233 5655
77%

74%

5526

1895

22%

25%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

41

13% 14% 11%
591

157

643

24
8%
171

20

14%
569

7%
177

33

30

42

47

14% 11% 16% 10% 16% 14% 19% 16% 12%
636

206

654

211

676

188

525

149

650

27
9%
196

34

48

62

21% 11% 22% 16% 26% 20% 14%
646

212

607

172

556

189

610

25
8%
189

64

19% 21%
611

179

59% 52% 64% 55% 57% 59% 63% 67% 65% 70% 67% 62% 52% 50% 65% 64% 64% 69% 60% 57% 56% 62% 61% 63% 60% 59%
220

77

212

96

249

89

186

60

136

40

125

53

209

70

195

73

117

49

141

60

120

34

189

59

162

52

22% 25% 21% 31% 25% 30% 19% 20% 14% 13% 12% 18% 21% 23% 19% 24% 12% 16% 14% 20% 12% 11% 19% 20% 16% 17%
37

25

4%
18

8%
2

2%
726

1%
198

35
3%
3

14
5%
5

*
752

2%
195

31

15

3%
15
1%
706

5%
-

29
9

197

7

3%
1%
780

27

2%
-

3%
23

239

2%
815

20
7%
2
1%
241

30
3%
14
1%
835

16
5%
2
1%
230

55
5%
31
3%
719

30
10%
5
2%
196

32
3%
5

7
2%
2

*
773

1%
223

22
2%
8
1%
858

7
2%
4
1%
246

22

16

2%
20

5%
5

2%
825

2%
220

40
4%
27

16
5%
2

3%

1%

813

251

60
6%
4

26
9%
1

40
8

*

*

752

214

9

4%
1%
805

3%
243

73% 66% 75% 63% 71% 65% 78% 78% 81% 80% 83% 76% 71% 65% 77% 73% 85% 80% 82% 73% 81% 83% 75% 71% 79% 80%
257

102

247

110

280

104

215

67

163

60

155

69

264

100

227

80

139

56

163

76

160

50

249

85

202

61

26% 34% 25% 35% 28% 35% 21% 22% 16% 20% 15% 23% 26% 33% 23% 26% 14% 18% 16% 25% 16% 17% 25% 28% 20% 20%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

1

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Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your life as a whole
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5026

1244

212

305

277

139

63

116

284

148

177

65

435

445

240

20%

16%

14207 4411
57%

58%

4527

1507

18%

20%

999
4%
344
1%

388
5%
61
1%

19233 5655
77%

74%

5526

1895

22%

25%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

50

72

72

52

21% 15% 31% 23% 27% 23% 14% 17%
600

213

501

179

522

175

657

195

6%
389

20
7%
126

33

85

12% 11% 28% 28% 15%
593

180

514

162

601

23
8%
171

129

73

73

18% 22% 44% 43% 44% 24% 24% 24%
506

142

394

126

375

161

581

185

60% 66% 50% 57% 52% 55% 66% 65% 39% 41% 59% 60% 51% 54% 60% 56% 51% 47% 39% 42% 37% 53% 58% 62%
147

47

186

58

179

61

148

37

338

95

225

70

176

49

225

94

255

73

103

35

137

45

147

31

15% 15% 19% 19% 18% 19% 15% 12% 34% 31% 22% 23% 17% 16% 22% 31% 26% 24% 10% 12% 14% 15% 15% 10%
32

14

3%
10

-

1%
812

4

4%

4
*

4

29

1%
-

3%
1

7

45

2%
1

4%
13

-

*

-

*

*

263

806

251

799

247

1%
796

15
5%
1

173
37

*
247

58

17% 19%
4%
452

5
2%
146

61

17

6%
6
1%
709

6%
-

28
13

213

6

3%
1%
798

24

2%
-

2%
5

15
5%
2

-

*

247

749

1%
194

48
5%
13
1%
683

17
6%
5
2%
207

40

5

4%
28

2%
5

3%
829

2%
255

32
3%
14
1%
820

14
5%
9
3%
234

23
2%
15

8
3%
3

1%

1%

821

258

81% 81% 81% 80% 79% 78% 79% 82% 45% 48% 71% 71% 79% 82% 75% 64% 68% 69% 83% 85% 82% 77% 82% 86%
179

61

190

62

208

68

193

52

511

153

286

87

204

55

249

109

303

90

143

40

169

59

170

39

18% 19% 19% 20% 21% 22% 19% 17% 51% 50% 29% 29% 20% 18% 25% 36% 30% 30% 14% 13% 17% 20% 17% 13%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

2

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Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your finances
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

1902

58

31

52

44

93

50

70

43

37

104

99

52

65

418

8%

5%

8070

2563

32%

34%

9769

3006

39%

39%

4967

1590

20%

21%

395
2%

34
*

9972

2981

40%

39%

14736 4596
59%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

60%

15

6%
345

5%
101

2

3%
229

1%
58

4

5%
248

1%
82

17

4%
331

6%
113

9%
401

8
3%
128

8

5%
405

3%
103

7%
265

24
8%
81

4%
373

6
2%
126

4%
327

12
4%
77

10%
282

18
6%
104

10%
411

18
6%

5%

156

313

8
3%
89

6

6%

2%

341

140

34% 33% 23% 19% 25% 27% 33% 37% 40% 42% 40% 34% 26% 27% 37% 41% 33% 25% 28% 35% 41% 51% 31% 30% 34% 46%
375

109

446

134

427

121

418

134

304

92

341

107

390

105

405

122

456

150

388

122

283

85

374

120

404

108

37% 36% 45% 43% 43% 40% 42% 44% 30% 30% 34% 36% 38% 35% 40% 40% 45% 49% 38% 41% 28% 28% 37% 40% 40% 36%
205

76

292

116

263

94

207

42

179

74

191

83

253

87

178

50

168

66

178

51

185

43

253

83

196

50

20% 25% 29% 37% 26% 31% 21% 14% 18% 24% 19% 28% 25% 29% 18% 16% 17% 22% 18% 17% 19% 14% 25% 28% 19% 16%
18

1

2%
403

4

-

*

*

116

260

11
-

60

1%
300

-

4
-

86

-

24

*

-

375

130

2%
494

1

17
*

136

2%
455

-

36
-

111

4%
335

4
1%
105

6
1%
416

1

17
*

132

2%
364

1

56
*

89

6

6%
386

2%
122

22
2%
510

1

13
*

174

1%
365

-

9
-

97

1%
406

146

40% 38% 26% 19% 30% 29% 37% 42% 49% 45% 45% 37% 33% 35% 41% 43% 36% 29% 38% 41% 51% 57% 36% 32% 40% 48%
580

185

738

250

690

215

625

176

483

166

532

190

643

192

583

172

624

216

566

173

468

128

627

203

600

158

58% 61% 74% 81% 69% 71% 62% 58% 48% 55% 53% 63% 63% 64% 58% 56% 62% 71% 56% 57% 47% 42% 62% 68% 59% 52%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

3

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Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your finances
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

1902

90

48

93

50

23

51

116

24

79

29

251

205

74

418

8%

5%

8070

2563

32%

34%

9769

3006

39%

39%

4967

1590

20%

21%

395
2%

34
*

9972

2981

40%

39%

14736 4596
59%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

60%

16

9%
314

5%
102

10

5%
259

3%
79

9%
297

23
7%
108

24

5%
333

8%
116

2%
210

7
2%
82

12

5%
322

4%
120

35

11% 12%
442

124

2%
255

5
2%
55

8%
298

70

10% 25% 23% 20%
87

356

105

410

25
8%
116

7%
303

16
5%
111

31% 31% 26% 25% 29% 34% 33% 39% 21% 27% 32% 40% 44% 41% 25% 18% 30% 29% 36% 35% 41% 38% 30% 37%
355

122

571

180

421

120

414

108

425

108

417

122

310

114

523

173

453

137

247

84

233

108

389

121

35% 38% 57% 58% 42% 38% 41% 36% 43% 36% 42% 41% 31% 38% 52% 57% 45% 45% 25% 28% 23% 36% 39% 40%
224

84

121

44

190

64

193

52

315

106

202

46

128

22% 26% 12% 14% 19% 20% 19% 17% 32% 35% 20% 15% 13%
18

-

2%
404

1

-

-

*

118

307

7
-

89

1%
390

1

12
*

131

1%
383

-

27
-

140

3%
233

1

9
*

89

1%
373

-

19
-

132

2%
558

28
9%
1

199

70

160

45

114

37

145

48

228

51

20% 23% 16% 15% 11% 12% 14% 16% 23% 17%
2

2

*

*

159

279

1%
60

9
1%
377

4
1%
116

32

4

3%
607

1%
175

10
1%
615

5
2%
141

12
1%
377

1
*
127

40% 36% 31% 28% 39% 41% 38% 47% 23% 29% 37% 44% 55% 53% 28% 20% 38% 38% 61% 58% 61% 47% 37% 42%
579

206

692

224

611

184

607

160

740

214

619

168

438

142

722

243

613

182

361

121

378

156

617

172

58% 64% 69% 72% 61% 58% 61% 53% 74% 70% 62% 56% 43% 47% 72% 80% 61% 60% 36% 40% 38% 52% 61% 57%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

4

This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 France license. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr or send a letter to Creative
Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your health
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6432

1412

183

202

378

202

208

246

297

206

213

310

215

156

233

26%

19%

12935 4188
52%

55%

4515

1589

18%

21%

977
4%
244
1%

387
5%
35
*

19367 5600
77%

74%

5492

1976

22%

26%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

37

26

18% 12% 20%
582

168

576

8%
181

75

38

32

56

61

48

45

54

46

29

46

38% 25% 20% 12% 21% 11% 25% 19% 29% 20% 20% 16% 21% 15% 31% 18% 22% 15% 16% 10% 23% 15%
477

177

630

199

556

186

583

189

465

152

621

199

565

159

519

167

517

178

572

178

542

183

58% 56% 57% 58% 48% 59% 63% 65% 56% 61% 58% 63% 46% 50% 62% 65% 56% 52% 51% 55% 52% 59% 57% 59% 53% 60%
186

74

181

85

103

39

140

58

169

59

127

39

191

54

149

44

188

86

135

64

196

59

218

65

189

60

19% 25% 18% 27% 10% 13% 14% 19% 17% 19% 13% 13% 19% 18% 15% 14% 19% 28% 13% 21% 20% 19% 22% 22% 19% 20%
35

22

3%
15

7%
1

1%
765

42

18

4%
1

6%
-

30
13

*

*

-

205

778

207

10

3%
1%
855

3%
-

27

11

3%
5

4%
-

48
5%
20

-

*

-

252

832

237

2%
764

25
8%
1

37
11

*
218

17

4%
1%
829

6%
-

42
4%
19

245

2%
762

25
8%
9
3%
213

22
2%
7
1%
827

13
4%
1

34
3%
5

15
5%
1

27

11

3%
17

*

*

*

247

778

204

4%
5

2%
829

2%
221

51
5%
21
2%
732

19
6%
1

55
5%
4

27
9%
1

44
7

*

*

*

224

728

207

15

4%
1%
775

5%
229

76% 68% 78% 67% 85% 84% 83% 77% 76% 72% 83% 81% 75% 71% 82% 81% 77% 67% 82% 73% 73% 74% 72% 69% 76% 75%
221

96

223

103

133

49

167

69

217

84

164

56

233

79

171

57

222

101

162

75

247

78

273

92

233

75

22% 32% 22% 33% 13% 16% 17% 23% 22% 28% 16% 19% 23% 26% 17% 19% 22% 33% 16% 25% 25% 26% 27% 31% 23% 25%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

5

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your health
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6432

1412

258

339

416

147

83

126

282

78

309

75

491

517

337

26%

19%

12935 4188
52%

55%

4515

1589

18%

21%

977
4%
244
1%

387
5%
35
*

19367 5600
77%

74%

5492

1976

22%

26%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

48

64

107

41

26% 15% 34% 20% 41% 34% 15% 14%
551

200

505

184

451

145

574

171

8%
432

29

25

10% 13%
133

526

8%
154

85

28% 28%
520

159

8%
528

16
5%
142

118

138

73

31% 25% 49% 39% 52% 46% 33% 24%
486

162

330

120

341

125

486

177

55% 62% 51% 59% 45% 46% 57% 57% 43% 44% 53% 51% 51% 53% 53% 47% 49% 54% 33% 40% 34% 41% 48% 59%
162

62

142

59

109

56

220

73

338

103

287

102

176

48

336

128

175

56

134

45

115

16% 19% 14% 19% 11% 18% 22% 24% 34% 34% 29% 34% 17% 16% 33% 42% 18% 19% 13% 15% 11%
24

14

2%
6

4%
-

1%
809

12

6

1%
2

28

2%
-

8

3%
4

50

3%
-

11

-

*

-

*

-

248

844

248

867

252

15

5%
1%
721

5%
-

123
24

212

38

12% 13%
2%
515

1

55
7

*
162

19

5%
1%
652

6%
-

33
3%
4

9

59

3%
1

6%
2

18
6%
1

26
3%
3

5
2%
4

-

*

*

*

*

*

179

802

244

606

158

795

1%
237

21

14

2%
24

5%
3

2%
821

1%
238

24
2%
6
1%
858

26
9%
9
3%
4
1%
263

149

45

15% 15%
28
3%
6
1%
823

4
1%
1
*
250

81% 77% 84% 79% 86% 80% 72% 71% 52% 53% 65% 60% 79% 81% 60% 52% 80% 78% 82% 79% 86% 87% 82% 83%
186

76

154

65

137

64

270

88

461

141

342

121

209

57

395

146

201

61

155

59

139

35

177

49

19% 23% 15% 21% 14% 20% 27% 29% 46% 46% 34% 40% 21% 19% 39% 48% 20% 20% 16% 20% 14% 12% 18% 16%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

6

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your work
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3140

125

100

82

70

144

126

152

62

88

141

165

87

127

948

13%

12%

9211

3236

37%

43%

6784

1985

27%

26%

3965

1141

16%

15%

2003
8%

301
4%

12351 4184
49%

55%

10749 3126
43%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

41%

37

39

12% 12% 10% 13%
429

129

349

123

8%
339

29
10%
117

7%
354

19
6%
136

36

29

48

14% 12% 13% 10% 15% 16%
386

131

482

138

325

128

6%
386

20
7%
135

9%
374

32

39

47

10% 14% 13% 17% 16%
137

310

132

363

140

9%
399

23
8%
128

34

13% 11%
370

135

43% 43% 35% 40% 34% 39% 35% 44% 39% 43% 48% 46% 32% 43% 38% 44% 37% 45% 31% 44% 36% 46% 40% 43% 36% 44%
280

81

215

75

319

94

297

88

210

62

217

55

254

65

300

99

286

87

226

80

196

44

288

79

272

77

28% 27% 21% 24% 32% 31% 30% 29% 21% 20% 22% 18% 25% 22% 30% 32% 28% 28% 22% 27% 20% 15% 29% 26% 27% 25%
135

45

179

53

196

60

242

57

140

51

137

57

167

53

213

47

143

36

123

30

135

45

182

50

179

42

13% 15% 18% 17% 20% 20% 24% 19% 14% 17% 14% 19% 16% 18% 21% 15% 14% 12% 12% 10% 14% 15% 18% 17% 18% 14%
32

10

3%
554

3%
166

159
16%
449

20
6%
162

65
6%
421

1

41
*

146

4%
424

6
2%
155

121
12%
530

23
8%
167

42
4%
608

22
7%
167

116
11%
477

7
2%
176

44
4%
448

4
1%
155

114
11%
462

14
5%
169

208
21%
451

20
7%
171

141
14%
528

27
9%
187

49
5%
486

20

67

16

7%

7%

5%

151

497

169

55% 55% 45% 52% 42% 49% 42% 51% 53% 55% 61% 55% 47% 58% 45% 51% 46% 55% 45% 57% 53% 62% 48% 50% 49% 56%
415

126

394

128

515

154

539

145

350

113

354

112

421

118

513

146

429

123

349

110

331

89

470

129

451

119

41% 42% 39% 41% 51% 51% 54% 47% 35% 37% 35% 37% 42% 39% 51% 48% 43% 40% 35% 37% 33% 29% 47% 43% 44% 39%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

7

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Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your work
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3140

134

106

173

86

28

67

193

68

151

49

256

230

179

948

13%

12%

9211

3236

37%

43%

6784

1985

27%

26%

3965

1141

16%

15%

2003
8%

301
4%

12351 4184
49%

55%

10749 3126
43%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

41%

40

34

52

13% 12% 11% 11% 17% 16%
364

149

326

141

348

123

9%
437

28
9%
145

3%
274

8
3%
98

7%
388

19
6%
131

60

19% 20%
458

140

7%
400

21
7%
136

94

47

64

15% 16% 26% 31% 23% 16% 18% 21%
306

114

296

97

342

113

406

140

36% 46% 33% 45% 35% 39% 44% 48% 27% 32% 39% 44% 45% 46% 40% 45% 31% 38% 30% 32% 34% 37% 40% 47%
231

76

397

110

270

84

289

64

350

102

393

112

246

80

320

99

280

88

227

54

188

76

233

54

23% 23% 40% 35% 27% 27% 29% 21% 35% 34% 39% 37% 24% 26% 32% 32% 28% 29% 23% 18% 19% 25% 23% 18%
166

48

123

28

17% 15% 12%
106
11%
498

11
3%
189

48
5%
432

9%
-

159
58

175

49

139

50

245

80

108

37

98

16% 16% 14% 17% 25% 26% 11% 12% 10%
6%
521

8
3%
175

51
5%
523

13
4%
173

103
10%
302

16
5%
106

45
4%
455

1

20
*

150

2%
651

18
6%
4
1%
200

155

40

186

37

120

42

156

49

139

37

15% 13% 19% 12% 12% 14% 16% 16% 14% 12%
60
6%
468

9
3%
157

76
8%
457

14
5%
163

101
10%
552

13
4%
191

87
9%
572

17

49

5

6%

5%

2%

160

585

204

50% 58% 43% 56% 52% 55% 52% 58% 30% 35% 45% 50% 64% 66% 47% 51% 46% 54% 55% 64% 57% 53% 58% 68%
397

124

520

138

429

133

428

114

595

182

501

149

344

98

475

139

466

125

347

96

344

125

372

91

40% 38% 52% 44% 43% 42% 43% 38% 60% 60% 50% 50% 34% 32% 47% 46% 47% 41% 35% 32% 34% 41% 37% 30%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

8

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your leisure time
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4920

1168

197

196

169

131

207

170

260

116

217

285

219

145

201

20%

15%

11751 3614
47%

47%

6071

2121

24%

28%

1908
8%
453
2%

626
8%
82
1%

16671 4782
66%

63%

7979

2747

32%

36%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

50

43

25

20% 17% 20% 14% 17%
521

176

500

132

402

8%
99

29

13%
564

9%
181

44

41

75

41

46

63

54

30

42

21% 15% 17% 14% 26% 25% 12% 13% 22% 15% 28% 21% 22% 18% 14% 10% 20% 14%
505

181

559

165

403

117

536

141

489

147

409

124

517

190

563

167

530

170

52% 58% 50% 43% 40% 33% 56% 59% 50% 60% 56% 55% 40% 39% 53% 46% 49% 48% 41% 41% 52% 63% 56% 56% 52% 56%
213

62

237

114

280

126

254

78

215

62

224

84

231

72

260

101

229

89

212

88

186

45

223

89

212

78

21% 21% 24% 37% 28% 42% 25% 25% 21% 20% 22% 28% 23% 24% 26% 33% 23% 29% 21% 29% 19% 15% 22% 30% 21% 26%
54

12

5%
16

4%
2

2%
718

1%
226

62
6%
7
1%
696

19
6%
2
1%
175

130

51

13% 17%
20
2%
571

-

46
9

124

18

5%
1%
695

6%
-

42
4%
32

210

3%
712

14
5%
2
1%
225

37
4%
14
1%
729

10
3%
1

89
9%
31

*
206

3%
663

29
10%
8
3%
192

81
8%
12
1%
652

21
7%
1

58
6%
12

*
182

1%
706

16
5%
8
3%
193

80

20

8%
22

7%
6

2%
694

2%
187

51
5%
27

11
4%
3

61
6%
13

3%

1%

1%

736

244

708

13
4%
1

65
6%
7

*
197

1%
731

13
4%
1
*
212

72% 75% 69% 56% 57% 41% 69% 69% 71% 74% 73% 68% 65% 64% 65% 60% 70% 63% 69% 62% 74% 81% 70% 66% 72% 70%
267

74

299

133

410

177

300

96

257

76

261

94

320

101

341

122

287

105

292

108

237

56

284

102

277

91

27% 25% 30% 43% 41% 59% 30% 31% 26% 25% 26% 31% 32% 34% 34% 40% 29% 34% 29% 36% 24% 18% 28% 34% 27% 30%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

9

This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 France license. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr or send a letter to Creative
Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.

USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your leisure time
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4920

1168

251

222

294

135

78

87

233

137

200

60

352

201

217

20%

15%

11751 3614
47%

47%

6071

2121

24%

28%

1908
8%
453
2%

626
8%
82
1%

16671 4782
66%

63%

7979

2747

32%

36%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

47

31

68

38

25% 15% 22% 10% 29% 22% 13% 13%
518

195

457

142

398

130

541

161

8%
464

22
7%
127

9%
511

13
4%
159

64

23% 21% 14%
452

141

444

28
9%
147

97

44

73

20% 20% 35% 32% 20% 15% 22% 24%
342

102

319

99

366

96

441

125

52% 60% 46% 45% 39% 41% 54% 54% 46% 42% 51% 53% 45% 47% 44% 48% 34% 34% 32% 33% 36% 32% 44% 42%
178

65

255

115

213

80

242

74

295

104

310

103

246

70

320

94

317

102

222

68

265

85

232

73

18% 20% 26% 37% 21% 25% 24% 25% 30% 34% 31% 34% 24% 23% 32% 31% 32% 34% 22% 23% 26% 28% 23% 24%
43

17

4%
11

5%
-

1%
769

57
6%
9

242

1%
679

24
8%
1

91
9%
12

*
173

1%
692

34
11%
4
1%
198

69

27

7%
15
1%
676

9%
-

121
42

199

50

12% 16%
4%
542

1

83
8%
10

*
149

1%
598

24
8%
1

62
6%
22

*
172

2%
685

24
8%
3
1%
205

99

32

128

35

10% 10% 13% 12%
3

4
*

581

1%
175

12
1%
542

3
1%
162

67

25

7%
40

8%
11

4%
671

4%
196

138

63

14% 21%
33
3%
567

14
5%
140

94
9%
22
2%
658

24
8%
5
2%
198

77% 75% 68% 55% 69% 63% 67% 66% 54% 49% 60% 57% 67% 68% 58% 57% 54% 54% 67% 65% 57% 46% 65% 66%
221

82

312

139

304

114

311

101

416

154

393

127

308

94

419

126

445

137

289

93

403

148

326

97

22% 25% 31% 44% 30% 36% 31% 34% 42% 51% 39% 42% 30% 31% 42% 41% 45% 45% 29% 31% 40% 49% 32% 32%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

10

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your friends
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

8125

2026

280

379

275

218

342

279

445

185

338

374

379

287

310

32%

27%

11381 3955
45%

52%

3885

1168

15%

15%

1294
5%
418
2%

334
4%
128
2%

19506 5981
78%

79%

5179

1502

21%

20%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

76

118

58

61

78

88

113

59

70

83

96

84

67

28% 25% 38% 38% 27% 19% 22% 20% 34% 26% 28% 29% 44% 38% 18% 19% 34% 23% 37% 28% 38% 32% 29% 28% 31% 22%
473

170

480

152

472

155

524

187

446

175

516

168

368

126

514

163

442

173

453

149

420

165

484

153

460

164

47% 56% 48% 49% 47% 51% 52% 61% 45% 58% 51% 56% 36% 42% 51% 53% 44% 57% 45% 50% 42% 54% 48% 51% 45% 54%
185

46

101

18% 15% 10%
45

6

4%
18

2%
4

2%
753

1%
246

30
3%
12
1%
859

26
8%
6
2%
8
3%
270

170

66

195

44

146

35

150

34

123

35

229

64

150

41

108

47

126

29

175

51

170

62

17% 22% 19% 14% 15% 12% 15% 11% 12% 12% 23% 21% 15% 13% 11% 16% 13% 10% 17% 17% 17% 20%
68

22

7%
16
2%
747

7%
-

56
6%
11

213

1%
742

12
4%
2
1%
248

42
4%
25
2%
788

12
4%
3
1%
253

41
4%
18
2%
795

8
3%
3
1%
256

52
5%
26
3%
813

21
7%
6
2%
239

71
7%
6
1%
699

18
6%
1

52
5%
23

*
222

2%
780

10
3%
12
4%
243

51

15

5%
22

5%
7

46
5%
29

8
3%
5

51
5%
8

6
2%
6

68
7%
7

2%

2%

3%

2%

1%

2%

1%

827

232

799

261

771

237

770

10
3%
1
*
231

75% 81% 86% 87% 75% 71% 74% 81% 79% 83% 79% 85% 80% 79% 70% 73% 78% 79% 82% 77% 80% 86% 77% 79% 76% 76%
230

52

131

32

238

88

251

56

188

47

191

42

175

56

300

82

202

51

159

62

172

37

226

57

238

72

23% 17% 13% 10% 24% 29% 25% 18% 19% 16% 19% 14% 17% 19% 30% 27% 20% 17% 16% 21% 17% 12% 22% 19% 23% 24%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

11

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your friends
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

8125

2026

331

376

428

251

149

168

445

293

322

84

472

361

438

32%

27%

11381 3955
45%

52%

3885

1168

15%

15%

1294
5%
418
2%

334
4%
128
2%

19506 5981
78%

79%

5179

1502

21%

20%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

91

69

128

75

37

31

86

64

125

79

106

33% 28% 38% 22% 42% 41% 25% 25% 15% 12% 17% 10% 44% 28% 29% 21% 32% 28% 47% 42% 36% 26% 44% 35%
463

171

458

172

378

131

501

167

474

141

649

201

382

149

493

191

435

151

309

103

388

137

399

141

46% 53% 46% 55% 38% 41% 50% 56% 47% 46% 65% 67% 38% 49% 49% 63% 44% 50% 31% 34% 39% 45% 40% 47%
159

42

138

62

140

34

188

44

239

90

151

63

126

55

157

34

171

46

120

38

151

46

117

34

16% 13% 14% 20% 14% 11% 19% 15% 24% 30% 15% 21% 12% 18% 16% 11% 17% 15% 12% 13% 15% 15% 12% 11%
40

19

4%
8

6%
1

1%
794

23
2%
5

*
262

1%
834

9

57

3%
1

6%
5

20
6%
3

*

*

241

806

1%
259

50
5%
12
1%
752

13
4%
1

84
8%
54

*
242

5%
623

26
9%
10
3%
178

23

5

2%
10
1%
817

55

2%
-

5%
7

232

1%
827

10
3%
2
1%
235

49
5%
11
1%
786

5
2%
11
4%
255

60
6%
11
1%
757

14
5%
7
2%
235

66

24

7%
33

8%
10

3%
781

3%
228

74
7%
29
3%
749

22
7%
18
6%
216

40
4%
12

13
4%
6

1%

2%

837

247

79% 81% 83% 77% 80% 82% 75% 81% 62% 59% 82% 77% 81% 78% 78% 84% 76% 78% 78% 76% 75% 72% 83% 82%
199

61

161

71

197

54

238

57

323

116

174

68

181

65

206

39

231

60

186

62

225

68

157

47

20% 19% 16% 23% 20% 17% 24% 19% 32% 38% 17% 23% 18% 22% 21% 13% 23% 20% 19% 21% 22% 23% 16% 16%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

12

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your family
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

11116 3349

342

482

428

345

437

345

485

361

421

539

496

404

400

44%

44%

10122 3220
40%
2693
11%
857
3%
315
1%

42%
739
10%
228
3%
75
1%

21238 6569
85%
3550
14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

86%
967
13%

127

153

116

129

109

106

142

130

125

138

152

119

124

34% 42% 48% 49% 43% 39% 34% 42% 44% 36% 34% 35% 48% 47% 36% 43% 42% 41% 53% 46% 50% 50% 40% 40% 39% 41%
469

125

416

117

385

133

517

154

426

164

512

153

352

103

484

132

434

142

338

113

384

136

459

142

451

141

47% 41% 42% 38% 38% 44% 51% 50% 43% 54% 51% 51% 35% 34% 48% 43% 43% 46% 34% 38% 38% 45% 46% 47% 44% 46%
132

36

13% 12%
41

11

4%
17

4%
3

2%
811

1%
252

82
8%
16
2%
6
1%
898

30

129

37

98

21

10% 13% 12% 10%
6
2%
4
1%
270

42
4%
17
2%
813

14
5%
1

36

*

2

4%
8

249

7%

1%
862

93
9%
27

1%
-

3%
18

283

2%
863

20
7%
8
3%
2
1%
273

102

33

115

31

118

31

98

31

10% 11% 11% 10% 12% 10% 10% 10%
27

9

3%
18
2%
857

42

3%
-

4%
20

259

2%
837

18
6%
7
2%
245

37
4%
5

10
3%
2

*
845

1%
262

38
4%
14
1%
855

4
1%
4
1%
267

86

32

9%
25

11%
13

2%
20

4%
5

2%
877

2%
251

75
8%
21
2%
24

9
3%
3
1%
3

108

30

114

32

11% 10% 11% 11%
28
3%
6

6
2%
3

41

7

4%
9

2%

1%

1%

1%

1%

880

288

863

261

851

2%
265

81% 83% 90% 87% 81% 83% 86% 92% 86% 90% 85% 86% 83% 81% 84% 86% 85% 87% 87% 83% 88% 95% 86% 87% 84% 87%
173

47

98

36

171

51

134

17% 16% 10% 12% 17% 17% 13%

23
8%

120
12%

28
9%

129

42

157

49

155

41

136

35

111

45

96

13% 14% 15% 16% 15% 13% 14% 11% 11% 15% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

12
4%

136

36

155

39

14% 12% 15% 13%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

13

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your family
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

3%
315
1%

228
3%
75
1%

21238 6569
85%
3550
14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

86%
967
13%

174

30-50

16-29
548

857

30-50

1006 300

585

165

16-29

1003 302

542

10%

30-50

1000 300

149

117

16-29

30-50
302

467

149

16-29

999

411

739

30-50

1003 305

627

61

16-29

1015 302

249

11%

30-50

1001 300

239

79

16-29

1000 304

385

2693

30-50

ZA

1002 300
117

16-29

MA

569

42%

30-50

IL

1008 316
183

16-29

TR

591

40%

30-50

RU

1000 313
189

16-29

IN

418

10122 3220

30-50

CN

1001 324
143

16-29

JP

11116 3349
44%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
44%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally satisfied

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

153

42% 44% 59% 60% 56% 58% 38% 39% 24% 26% 25% 20% 62% 49% 41% 38% 47% 49% 54% 55% 58% 58% 54% 51%
449

149

304

95

299

102

481

143

447

134

565

180

288

130

432

141

352

107

264

80

278

104

336

100

45% 46% 30% 30% 30% 32% 48% 48% 45% 44% 56% 60% 28% 43% 43% 46% 35% 35% 26% 27% 28% 34% 33% 33%
102

24

10%
25

7%
8

2%
7

2%

1%

26

8%
17

-

867

84

8%
3

2%
4

98
10%
40

1%
-

4%
2

23
7%
5
2%
3

-

*

-

*

292

895

284

868

1%
285

93
9%
36
4%
7
1%
866

28
9%
11
4%
1

188
79
8%
47

*
260

63

147

52

19% 21% 15% 17%

5%
686

23
8%
5
2%
213

36

7

4%
4

72
22

2%
-

*

241

5%
9

2%
6

814

14

7%

1%
915

121
28

3%
-

3%
11

279

40

126

12% 13% 13%

1%
843

3
1%
4
1%
258

49
5%
5
1%
819

26
9%
14
5%
6
2%
256

122
12%
47

28
9%
15

5%
25

5%
12

3%
806

4%
245

106
11%
28
3%
6
1%
863

15
5%
6
2%
3

84
8%
29
3%
9

27
9%
13
4%
7

1%

1%

2%

278

884

253

87% 90% 90% 91% 86% 90% 86% 87% 69% 70% 81% 80% 90% 92% 84% 85% 82% 85% 81% 82% 86% 92% 88% 84%
127

32

101

13% 10% 10%

29
9%

138
14%

28
9%

129

39

267

86

183

59

13% 13% 27% 28% 18% 20%

94
9%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

23
8%

149

43

175

40

169

43

134

15% 14% 18% 13% 17% 14% 13%

21
7%

113

40

11% 13%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

14

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The general situation in your country
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2184

27

28

28

29

184

32

79

29

28

77

230

51

152

452

9%

6%

6909

1942

28%

26%

8383

2706

33%

36%

6872

2377

27%

31%

755

134

3%

2%

9093

2394

36%

31%

15255 5083
61%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

67%

9

3%
301

3%
44

3%
289

4
1%
51

30% 15% 29% 16%
419

148

404

114

3%
46
5%
174

2
1%
4

3%
146

1%
57

15%
387

3
1%
24
8%
112

31

18% 10%
535

166

3%
217

9
3%
42

8%
136

22
7%
42

3%
195

7
2%
51

3%
212

6
2%
61

53% 55% 22% 14% 13% 14% 19% 17% 21% 20%
184

75

428

128

354

95

375

118

472

150

17

8%
89

6%
29

9%
231

39

23% 13%
479

167

5%
322

3
1%
67

15%
543

28
9%
156

10% 48% 55% 32% 22% 53% 51%
77

172

69

411

135

201

78

42% 49% 40% 37% 17% 19% 39% 37% 18% 25% 43% 43% 35% 32% 37% 39% 47% 49% 23% 26% 17% 23% 41% 45% 20% 26%
205

97

257

139

725

237

431

165

20% 32% 26% 45% 72% 79% 43% 54%
49

4

5%
328

1%
53

24
2%
317

2
1%
55

33% 18% 32% 18%
624

245

661

253

28

1

3%
74
7%
899

11
*

6
2%
294

1%
175
17%
818

2
1%
27
9%
277

55
5%
43
4%
719

25
8%
6
2%
197

288

115

411

136

395

125

249

78

584

172

29% 38% 41% 45% 39% 41% 25% 25% 58% 57%
39
4%
249

7
2%
51

34
3%
215

6
2%
64

11
1%
224

4
1%
58

44
4%
240

11
4%
67

27

6

3%
166

2%
46

73
7%
46

19
6%
9

188

94

19% 31%
33

1

74
7%
45

37
12%
5

5%

3%

3%

*

4%

2%

709

206

373

70

695

184

72% 65% 25% 17% 21% 21% 22% 19% 24% 22% 16% 15% 71% 68% 37% 23% 68% 61%
239

100

716

243

765

231

770

243

721

228

815

249

245

88

599

229

275

115

62% 81% 66% 82% 90% 98% 81% 91% 24% 33% 71% 81% 75% 77% 77% 80% 72% 75% 81% 83% 25% 29% 60% 76% 27% 38%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

15

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The general situation in your country
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2184

74

32

121

94

15

127

137

21

90

24

190

253

56

452

9%

6%

6909

1942

28%

26%

8383

2706

33%

36%

6872

2377

27%

31%

755

134

3%

2%

9093

2394

36%

31%

15255 5083
61%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

67%

8

7%
274

2%
71

27% 22%
390

137

3%
57
6%
405

4
1%
13
4%
133

12%
261

30
9%
98

9%
517

18
6%
172

2%
186

3
1%
52

13%
488

23
8%
151

33

13% 11%
335

94

2%
225

4
1%
50

9%
145

8%
55

60

54

19% 20% 25% 18%
270

69

367

134

6%
274

11
4%
79

26% 31% 52% 57% 19% 17% 49% 50% 33% 31% 22% 16% 15% 18% 27% 23% 37% 44% 27% 26%
331

118

289

74

424

132

271

98

350

126

467

154

377

103

286

96

216

63

365

116

39% 42% 41% 42% 33% 37% 29% 25% 42% 43% 27% 33% 34% 42% 47% 50% 38% 34% 29% 32% 22% 21% 36% 39%
230

106

493

161

281

67

23% 33% 49% 51% 28% 21%
33

2

3%
348

1%
79

35% 24%
620

243

13
1%
89
9%
898

2
1%
17
5%
294

14
1%
382

3
1%
128

70
7%
32
3%
611

33

324

113

99

11% 32% 37% 10%
3
1%
190

51
5%
201

4
1%
55

16
2%
615

25
8%
3
1%
174

179

47

267

88

367

112

203

61

138

39

286

86

18% 16% 27% 29% 37% 37% 20% 20% 14% 13% 28% 29%
14
1%
472

2
1%
127

23
2%
246

9
3%
54

20
2%
235

8
3%
79

51

14

29

12

25

5%

5%

3%

4%

2%

460

129

620

188

330

8
3%
90

38% 41% 61% 63% 20% 18% 61% 58% 47% 42% 25% 18% 24% 26% 46% 43% 62% 62% 33% 30%
612

185

359

107

748

245

370

123

529

173

734

242

744

215

489

157

354

102

651

202

62% 75% 90% 94% 61% 59% 36% 36% 75% 81% 37% 41% 52% 57% 73% 79% 74% 71% 49% 52% 35% 34% 65% 67%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The age in which you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4331

112

224

62

60

235

64

210

44

253

139

281

122

209

17%

863
11%

10502 3202
42%

42%

6488

2210

26%

29%

3026

1132

12%

15%

756
3%

204
3%

14833 4065
59%

53%

9514

3342

38%

44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

11%
525

25
8%
137

46

22% 15%
519

160

6%
168

8
3%
60

6%
306

7
2%
60

50

23% 17%
507

179

6%
403

12
4%
111

39

21% 13%
354

99

4%
341

14
5%
85

44

25% 14% 14%
531

163

336

22
7%
89

46

28% 15% 12%
477

206

518

20
7%
144

44

21% 14%
550

192

52% 45% 52% 52% 17% 20% 30% 20% 51% 59% 40% 37% 35% 33% 34% 28% 53% 53% 33% 30% 48% 68% 52% 48% 54% 63%
239

94

176

65

373

102

413

131

161

54

347

112

271

86

407

133

142

69

290

97

143

36

259

94

175

45

24% 31% 18% 21% 37% 34% 41% 43% 16% 18% 35% 37% 27% 29% 40% 44% 14% 23% 29% 32% 14% 12% 26% 31% 17% 15%
74

35

7%
51

12%
11

5%
637

4%
162

53
5%
30
3%
743

24
8%
15
5%
206

366

127

214

107

37% 42% 21% 35%
32
3%
230

4
1%
68

11
1%
366

1

55
5%
43

*
67

4%
742

13
4%
7
2%
229

151

57

141

66

198

63

15% 19% 14% 22% 20% 21%
39
4%
467

9
3%
123

38
4%
564

11
4%
138

15
1%
385

10
3%
99

42
4%
37
4%
784

13
4%
17

194

73

19% 24%
49

20

59
6%
40

8
3%
7

88
9%
18

38
13%
4

63
6%
18

19
6%
4

6%

5%

7%

4%

2%

2%

1%

2%

1%

207

475

111

758

252

640

164

759

236

64% 54% 74% 66% 23% 23% 36% 22% 74% 76% 47% 41% 56% 46% 38% 32% 78% 68% 47% 37% 76% 83% 64% 55% 75% 78%
313

129

229

89

739

229

627

238

216

67

498

169

412

152

605

196

184

82

484

170

202

44

347

132

238

64

31% 43% 23% 29% 74% 76% 62% 78% 22% 22% 50% 56% 41% 50% 60% 64% 18% 27% 48% 56% 20% 15% 35% 44% 23% 21%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q0. How satisfied or discontent are you with the following aspects of your life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The age in which you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally satisfied
Fairly satisfied
Not very satisfied
Not at all satisfied
Do not know
Total 'Satisfied'
Total 'Not satisfied'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4331

200

84

235

146

40

116

383

131

144

29

320

256

261

17%

863
11%

10502 3202
42%

42%

6488

2210

26%

29%

3026

1132

12%

15%

756
3%

204
3%

14833 4065
59%

53%

9514

3342

38%

44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

31

20% 10%
485

167

8%
219

11
4%
41

61

36

23% 19% 15% 12%
388

137

604

174

4%
292

10
3%
91

12%
528

24
8%
140

90

38% 30% 13%
469

151

533

28
9%
147

76

33

57

14% 10% 32% 25% 26% 11% 26% 19%
235

79

365

132

356

105

493

153

48% 52% 22% 13% 38% 43% 60% 58% 29% 30% 53% 47% 46% 50% 53% 48% 24% 26% 37% 44% 35% 35% 49% 51%
240

94

432

164

260

79

180

61

414

129

267

105

117

45

231

98

377

104

184

55

221

94

169

64

24% 29% 43% 52% 26% 25% 18% 20% 41% 42% 27% 35% 12% 15% 23% 32% 38% 34% 18% 18% 22% 31% 17% 21%
51

24

5%
25

7%
8

2%
685

2%
198

253

95

111

38

25% 30% 11% 12%
12
1%
303

2
1%
52

14
1%
623

1

45
4%
27

*
198

3%
750

25
8%
4
1%
210

194

69

19% 23%
60
6%
332

5
2%
101

75
7%
15
1%
644

26
9%
5
2%
164

30
3%
16
2%
852

12
4%
4
1%
241

72
7%
36
4%
664

18
6%
14
5%
175

221

81

22% 27%
22
2%
379

9

86

27

9%
45

9%
10

126

54

13% 18%
44

16

64
6%
19

20
7%
6

3%

5%

3%

4%

5%

2%

2%

108

685

208

612

138

754

210

68% 61% 30% 17% 62% 63% 75% 70% 33% 33% 64% 55% 84% 80% 66% 57% 38% 36% 69% 69% 61% 46% 75% 70%
291

118

685

259

371

117

225

86

608

198

342

131

147

57

303

116

598

185

270

82

347

148

233

84

29% 36% 69% 83% 37% 37% 22% 29% 61% 65% 34% 44% 14% 19% 30% 38% 60% 61% 27% 27% 35% 49% 23% 28%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q1. Here is a list of qualities. Which ones do you think children should be the most encouraged to learn at home?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Independence
Effort and hard work
Responsibility
Imagination
Tolerance
Ambition
Religious faith

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

30-50

CA

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

30-50

FR

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6275

1912

226

449

333

120

244

121

511

234

159

197

390

229

203

25%

25%

6147

1717

24%

23%

13921 4588
55%

60%

4203

1058

17%

14%

5133

1643

20%

22%

3537

809

14%

11%

3174

1109

13%

15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

48

127

117

41

77

31

155

79

69

66

136

64

66

23% 16% 45% 41% 33% 39% 12% 13% 24% 25% 12% 10% 50% 51% 23% 26% 16% 23% 20% 22% 39% 45% 23% 21% 20% 22%
197

67

112

20% 22% 11%
533

185

669

26
8%
233

301

83

326

90

237

72

248

107

146

41

144

35

185

39

336

92

102

30% 28% 32% 29% 24% 24% 25% 36% 14% 14% 14% 11% 18% 13% 33% 31% 10%
640

219

668

222

539

183

422

131

589

198

599

176

618

200

534

196

537

21
7%
197

414

117

360

90

41% 39% 35% 30%
534

173

562

173

53% 61% 67% 75% 64% 73% 67% 73% 54% 60% 42% 44% 58% 66% 60% 58% 61% 65% 53% 65% 54% 65% 53% 58% 55% 57%
165

29

108

16% 10% 11%
361

117

237

21
7%
75

36% 39% 24% 24%
186

49

229

38

237

84

38
4%
179

11
4%
43

19% 16% 23% 12% 18% 14%
46

9

5%

3%

34
3%

29
9%

104

33

152

24% 28% 10% 11% 15%

110

40

11% 13%

360

113

307

28
9%
125

153

45

15% 15%
361

107

36% 37% 31% 41% 36% 36%
34
3%
33
3%

6
2%
15
5%

60
6%
33
3%

10
3%
14
5%

101
10%
39
4%

22
7%
4
1%

76
7%
75
7%
119

15
5%
22
7%
29

129

35

201

51

271

71

222

186

6%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

19
6%

156

46

176

43

59

306

92

102

42

168

53

150

59

159

51

19% 19% 30% 30% 10% 14% 17% 17% 15% 20% 16% 17%
163

41

226

50

417

98

149

12% 10% 16% 13% 22% 16% 41% 33% 15%
57

36

13% 11% 20% 17% 27% 24% 22% 12% 16% 15% 17% 14%

109
11%

28
9%

108
11%

24
8%

200

54

20% 18%

26
3%

18
6%
9
3%

167
17%
52
5%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

23
8%
14
5%

151

34

15% 11%
89
9%

38
13%

19

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q1. Here is a list of qualities. Which ones do you think children should be the most encouraged to learn at home?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Unselfishness
Obedience
Curiosity
Honesty

Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

SE

30-50

RO

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

47

45

121

252

189

206

182

208

77

72

153

186

183

903

12%

12%

3957

1145

16%

15%

2789
11%

803
11%

14524 4789
58%
14%

Entrepreneurship

EE

3069

3527

Loyalty

30-50

16-29

DE

2289
9%
344
1%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63%
956
13%
710
9%
70
1%

9

5%
117

3%
44

15

4%
130

5%
18

12% 15% 13%
119
12%
698

28
9%
223

43

6%
21

4%
660

7%
227

37

79

44

63

54

62

12% 12% 25% 26% 19% 15% 21% 21% 18% 18% 21% 20%
116

28

12%
44

9%
13

4%
586

4%
189

306

81

174

46

365

109

247

44

105

30

30% 26% 17% 15% 36% 36% 24% 15% 10% 10%
65
6%
428

12
4%
147

68

21

7%
695

7%
237

188

44

19% 15%
570

175

45
4%
666

16
5%
203

62
6%
615

18
6%
206

8%
77
8%
90
9%
633

24
8%
25
8%
30

24

7%
28

8%
13

3%
101

4%
23

10% 10%
206

426

8%
128

46

65

53

15% 15% 19% 22% 18% 17%
94
9%
222

34
67

22% 22%
591

168

58

170

53

11% 17% 19% 17% 17%

234

70
7%
588

25
8%
195

135

33

13% 11%
618

206

70% 74% 66% 73% 59% 63% 43% 48% 69% 78% 57% 58% 66% 67% 61% 68% 63% 67% 42% 43% 59% 77% 59% 65% 61% 68%
139

54

113

49

14% 18% 11% 16%
36

7

4%
20

2%
5

2%

2%

156

42

16% 14%
1

*

90
89

6%
18

9%
7

-

18

9%

1%

6%
-

134
95
9%
12

-

40

134

28

13% 13% 13%

1%

20
7%
1

70

16

7%
16

*

9%

2%

5%
-

105
24
2%
24

-

34

118

35

305

94

108

10% 11% 12% 12% 30% 31% 11%

2%

13
4%
2
1%

69
7%
13
1%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

24
8%
6
2%

56
6%
10
1%

20
7%
5
2%

208

22
7%
72

21% 24%
2

1
*

159
59

27

6%
13

*

37

140

34

159

35

128

32

16% 12% 14% 11% 16% 12% 13% 11%
9%
-

1%

36
4%
28

-

3%

3
1%
2
1%

42
4%
14
1%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

5
2%
4
1%

27
3%
11
1%

8
3%
5
2%

20

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2011 World

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Youths

Country breakdown

Q1. Here is a list of qualities. Which ones do you think children should be the most encouraged to learn at home?

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TOTAL

Total
Independence
Effort and hard work
Responsibility
Imagination
Tolerance
Ambition
Religious faith

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

RU

16-29

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6275

1912

221

157

171

240

120

585

230

396

144

42

298

102

195

25%

25%

6147

1717

24%

23%

13921 4588
55%

60%

4203

1058

17%

14%

5133

1643

20%

22%

3537

809

14%

11%

3174

1109

13%

15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

54

53

51

72

35

179

57

120

97

22% 17% 16% 17% 17% 16% 24% 24% 12% 12% 58% 60% 23% 19% 39% 39% 14% 14% 30% 32% 10%
381

119

240

55

136

38% 37% 24% 18% 13%
597

214

665

230

589

25
8%
192

351

83

354

112

35% 28% 35% 37%
581

183

429

137

87
9%
648

19
6%
202

412

116

41% 38%
477

168

90
9%
743

22
7%
220

186

56

303

81

239

16
5%
88

60

19% 20%
260

61

19% 19% 30% 27% 24% 29% 26% 20%
578

167

376

124

277

104

517

161

60% 66% 67% 73% 58% 61% 58% 61% 43% 45% 65% 67% 47% 56% 74% 72% 58% 55% 38% 41% 28% 34% 51% 54%
133

42

100

13% 13% 10%
119

46

212

19
6%
54

246

67

169

32

333

109

232

66

100

40

177

62

309

96

219

67

12% 14% 21% 17% 10% 13% 18% 21% 31% 32% 22% 22%
81

22

8%
215

7%
81

33
3%
131

6
2%
54

105

24% 21% 17% 11% 33% 36% 23% 22% 10%

36
4%
209

2
1%
103

21% 25% 13% 17% 21% 33%

97
10%
94
9%

27
9%
19
6%

61
6%
27
3%

9
3%
6
2%

222

67

92
9%
229

17
6%
44

2%

4
1%

153

29

183

47

176

44

273

77

53
66

79
8%
117

21
7%
47

58
6%
290

18
6%
81

15% 22% 12% 15% 29% 27%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

142

55

19% 10% 18% 16% 14% 18%
320

87

76
8%
241

6
2%
66

15% 18% 14% 27% 25% 32% 29% 24% 22%

22% 22% 23% 18%
18

190

119

35

188

46

144

32

14% 11%
85
8%
153

34
11%
42

12% 12% 19% 15% 15% 14%
67

18

7%

6%

559

216

358

117

56% 72% 36% 39%

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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q1. Here is a list of qualities. Which ones do you think children should be the most encouraged to learn at home?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Unselfishness
Obedience
Curiosity
Honesty

Do not know

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

CN

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

142

163

51

170

32

36

121

81

96

37

102

72

82

903

12%

12%

3957

1145

16%
2789
11%

15%
803
11%

14524 4789
58%
14%

Entrepreneurship

MX

3069

3527

Loyalty

30-50

16-29

US

2289
9%
344
1%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63%
956
13%
710
9%
70
1%

49

47

14% 15% 16% 15%
192

57

201

53

14

5%
381

4%
125

56

17% 19%
165

58

19% 18% 20% 17% 38% 40% 16% 19%
78

20

8%
579

6%
201

38

11

4%
671

4%
226

92

17

9%
671

5%
226

71
7%
604

18
6%
220

3%
42
4%
378

5
2%
6
2%
97

3

4%
58

1%
18

6%
210

6%
100

38% 32% 21% 33%
435

155

561

151

31

12% 10%
242

81

8%
3

24% 27%
65

14

6%
605

5%
182

25
8%
-

32

*
108

43

11% 14%
650

10% 12% 10%

217

3%
84
8%
668

6
2%
31

101
10%
232

27
9%
27
9%
61

7%
204

322

108

4%
56

21

8%
239

7%
75

20% 19% 24% 25%
131

10% 23% 20% 13%
194

13

399

24
8%
160

50

16

5%
585

5%
173

58% 62% 67% 72% 67% 72% 60% 73% 44% 51% 56% 50% 60% 60% 65% 71% 67% 64% 32% 36% 40% 53% 58% 58%
127

31

104

34

157

44

168

40

13% 10% 10% 11% 16% 14% 17% 13%
32

4

3%
17

1%
4

2%

1%

258

90

26% 29%
1

*

72
8

-

28

7%
1%

9%
-

24
2%
12

-

1%

5
2%
2
1%

83
8%
20
2%
69
7%

23
8%
3
1%
17
6%

39

9

4%
26

5

3%
2

172

3%

56

2%
-

*

19

6%
7

-

36

192

64

128

34

187

55

150

31

188

43

17% 12% 19% 21% 13% 11% 19% 18% 15% 10% 19% 14%

1%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

6%
-

138
2

-

39

219

82

230

70

149

48

98

42

14% 13% 22% 27% 23% 23% 15% 16% 10% 14%
3
*

1%

6
1%

2
1%

33

8

3%

3%

12
1%

3
1%

4

*

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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your nationality
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

8825

2759

167

305

415

213

336

236

342

239

366

341

207

274

279

35%

36%

8664

2591

35%

34%

5297

1633

21%

21%

1868
7%
449
2%

556
7%
72
1%

17489 5350
70%

70%

7165

2189

29%

29%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

56

74

126

51

128

89

100

91

122

87

72

90

78

17% 19% 30% 24% 41% 42% 21% 17% 34% 42% 24% 30% 34% 33% 24% 30% 36% 40% 34% 29% 21% 24% 27% 30% 27% 26%
390

108

378

99

317

99

380

113

377

117

401

124

344

104

455

133

407

118

354

101

372

134

419

119

395

127

39% 36% 38% 32% 32% 33% 38% 37% 38% 39% 40% 41% 34% 35% 45% 44% 40% 39% 35% 34% 37% 44% 42% 40% 39% 42%
295

98

231

88

177

59

288

114

195

43

252

64

241

60

235

70

181

54

214

75

271

68

228

78

238

75

29% 32% 23% 28% 18% 20% 29% 37% 19% 14% 25% 21% 24% 20% 23% 23% 18% 18% 21% 25% 27% 22% 23% 26% 23% 25%
127

37

13% 12%
22

3

2%
557

1%
164

78
8%
10
1%
683

45
15%
4
1%
173

79

17

8%
13
1%
732

6%
-

108
11%
15

225

1%
593

27
9%
1

54
5%
39

*
164

4%
713

12
4%
3
1%
245

84
8%
31
3%
637

19
6%
5
2%
213

59
6%
28
3%
686

31
10%
6
2%
204

65
6%
11
1%
694

10
3%
1

38
4%
13

*
224

1%
773

11
4%
1

78

28

8%
21

*
240

9%
10

2%
695

3%
188

107
11%
43
4%
579

25
8%
4

66
7%
18

11
4%
2

86
8%
17

22
7%
2

1%

2%

1%

2%

1%

206

693

209

674

205

56% 54% 68% 56% 73% 75% 59% 54% 71% 81% 63% 71% 68% 68% 69% 73% 77% 78% 69% 62% 58% 68% 69% 70% 66% 67%
422

135

309

133

256

76

396

141

249

55

336

83

300

91

300

80

219

65

292

103

378

93

294

89

324

97

42% 45% 31% 43% 26% 25% 39% 46% 25% 18% 33% 28% 30% 30% 30% 26% 22% 21% 29% 34% 38% 31% 29% 30% 32% 32%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your nationality
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

8825

2759

272

462

533

257

175

333

764

119

561

174

616

653

360

35%

36%

8664

2591

35%

34%

5297

1633

21%

21%

1868
7%
449
2%

556
7%
72
1%

17489 5350
70%

70%

7165

2189

29%

29%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

89

140

178

99

64

75

227

27% 27% 46% 45% 53% 56% 26% 33% 18% 21% 33% 25% 75% 75% 12%
355

130

329

102

264

90

398

111

367

108

395

139

181

61

338

23
8%
76

188

217

121

56% 58% 62% 63% 65% 72% 36% 40%
241

68

236

69

216

38

355

103

35% 40% 33% 33% 26% 28% 40% 37% 37% 36% 39% 46% 18% 20% 34% 25% 24% 23% 24% 23% 22% 13% 35% 34%
267

73

170

58

148

39

258

72

306

103

196

60

27% 23% 17% 19% 15% 12% 26% 24% 31% 34% 20% 20%
95

29

9%
12

9%
3

1%
627

1%
219

36

13

4%
3

4%
-

60

9

6%
3

75

3%
-

7%
14

*

-

*

-

791

242

797

268

1%
655

16
5%
2
1%
210

89
9%
63
6%
542

20
7%
9
3%
172

74
7%
3

25
8%
1

57

12

6%
10

4%
2

1%
3

343
190

1%
-

*

*

*

-

214

945

288

92

19% 30%
13

728

110

116

41

34% 36% 12% 14%

1%
457

4
1%
99

76
8%
5
1%
802

16
5%
3
1%
242

77

27

8%
43

9%
10

4%
28

3%
6

3%
852

2%
257

92
9%
30

39
8

3%
12
1%
869

221

53

13% 22% 18%
61

3%
-

6%
9

255

1%
715

21
7%
2
1%
224

63% 68% 79% 77% 79% 85% 65% 70% 54% 57% 73% 71% 93% 95% 46% 32% 80% 80% 85% 86% 87% 84% 71% 75%
362

102

206

71

208

48

333

88

395

123

270

85

36% 31% 21% 23% 21% 15% 33% 29% 40% 40% 27% 28%

67
7%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

14
5%

533

202

192

57

120

37

122

47

282

74

53% 66% 19% 19% 12% 12% 12% 16% 28% 25%

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Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your ethnic group
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5089

1526

83

336

171

108

141

87

193

122

162

189

158

165

198

20%

20%

8201

2420

33%

32%

7840

2479

31%

33%

3179

1016

13%

13%

794
3%

170
2%

13290 3946
53%

52%

11019 3495
44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

46%

33

8%
285

75

61

11% 34% 24% 17% 20% 11%
76

371

89

309

94

283

18
6%
82

44

14% 15%
292

95

9%
255

31

56

51

53

42

56

49

49

10% 19% 19% 12% 17% 16% 17% 19% 14% 16% 18% 16% 16% 20% 16%
70

345

84

387

123

412

127

349

100

282

97

335

109

312

91

28% 25% 37% 29% 31% 31% 28% 27% 29% 31% 25% 23% 34% 28% 39% 40% 41% 42% 35% 33% 28% 32% 33% 36% 31% 30%
390

114

211

86

309

97

404

159

365

117

398

124

311

96

373

98

327

89

305

94

320

107

366

107

336

113

39% 38% 21% 28% 31% 32% 40% 52% 36% 39% 40% 41% 31% 32% 37% 32% 33% 29% 30% 31% 32% 35% 36% 36% 33% 37%
206

71

21% 24%
37

8

4%
368

3%
109

71
7%
13
1%
707

52

157

41

191

45

120

32

205

64

113

51

103

32

17% 16% 14% 19% 15% 12% 11% 20% 21% 11% 17% 10% 10%
8
3%
164

55
5%
480

8
3%
155

18
2%
391

2
1%
100

83
8%
433

15
5%
139

59
6%
342

12
4%
101

52
5%
538

14
5%
140

20
2%
509

1

74
7%
30

*
174

3%
574

27
9%
10

127

47

177

35

121

33

152

46

13% 16% 18% 12% 12% 11% 15% 15%
38

18

63

8

18

2

17

5

3%

4%

6%

6%

3%

2%

1%

2%

2%

180

538

142

440

153

500

158

510

140

37% 36% 71% 53% 48% 51% 39% 33% 43% 46% 34% 34% 53% 47% 51% 57% 57% 59% 53% 47% 44% 50% 50% 53% 50% 46%
596

185

282

138

466

138

595

204

485

149

603

188

424

147

476

130

401

116

432

141

497

142

487

140

488

159

60% 61% 28% 45% 47% 46% 59% 67% 48% 49% 60% 62% 42% 49% 47% 43% 40% 38% 43% 47% 50% 47% 48% 47% 48% 52%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
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2011
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2011 World

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Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your ethnic group
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5089

1526

221

196

240

135

128

281

314

84

299

96

319

475

284

20%

20%

8201

2420

33%

32%

7840

2479

31%

33%

3179

1016

13%

13%

794
3%

170
2%

13290 3946
53%

52%

11019 3495
44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

46%

63

64

87

52

53

47

89

22% 19% 20% 20% 24% 28% 13% 17% 13% 17% 28% 16% 31% 29%
309

114

344

100

334

110

317

82

309

112

371

133

447

133

8%
281

17
6%
66

95

153

92

30% 32% 32% 32% 47% 51% 28% 31%
314

85

329

97

277

45

352

106

31% 35% 34% 32% 33% 35% 32% 27% 31% 37% 37% 44% 44% 44% 28% 22% 31% 28% 33% 32% 28% 15% 35% 35%
338

101

362

122

274

86

383

118

358

104

253

87

190

65

402

116

241

79

210

60

152

64

262

76

34% 31% 36% 39% 27% 27% 38% 39% 36% 34% 25% 29% 19% 22% 40% 38% 24% 26% 21% 20% 15% 21% 26% 25%
122

41

12% 13%
11

5

1%
530

2%
177

91
9%
7
1%
540

26
8%
1

154
6

*
164

31

140

41

125

15% 10% 14% 14% 13%
1%
574

2
1%
197

27
3%
452

7
2%
134

80
8%
437

27
9%
8
3%
165

90
9%
6
1%
652

32
11%
1

52
5%
12

*
180

1%
761

11
4%
4
1%
222

218

98

132

35

22% 32% 13% 12%
18
2%
365

8
3%
83

13
1%
613

7
2%
181

71

35

7%
71

12%
13

7%
648

79
8%
20

4%

2%

192

752

39
13%
1

88
9%
20

*
198

24
8%
2

2%

1%

636

198

53% 55% 54% 52% 57% 62% 45% 45% 44% 54% 65% 60% 75% 74% 36% 27% 61% 60% 65% 64% 75% 66% 63% 66%
460

142

453

148

428

117

523

159

483

131

343

119

242

76

620

214

373

114

281

95

231

103

350

100

46% 44% 45% 47% 42% 37% 52% 53% 48% 43% 34% 40% 24% 25% 62% 70% 37% 38% 28% 32% 23% 34% 35% 33%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

26

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your religion
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5665

1754

79

96

227

72

111

69

124

157

245

289

110

123

170

23%

23%

5249

1613

21%

21%

7086

2219

28%

29%

6400

1893

25%

25%

703
3%

132
2%

10914 3367
43%

44%

13486 4112
54%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

54%

17

8%
158

6%
49

10%
176

28
9%
59

85

23% 28%
231

67

7%
166

21
7%
59

11%
176

28
9%
61

7%
146

20
7%
47

29

47

60

72

33

12% 10% 16% 15% 24% 20% 29% 24% 11% 11% 12%
176

64

299

109

306

101

288

73

148

30

198

28
9%
59

49

17% 16%
204

72

16% 16% 18% 19% 23% 22% 17% 19% 18% 20% 15% 16% 17% 21% 30% 36% 30% 33% 29% 24% 15% 10% 20% 20% 20% 24%
260

107

334

102

265

75

379

123

309

102

289

92

392

111

284

77

255

88

262

88

238

99

349

105

267

75

26% 35% 33% 33% 26% 25% 38% 40% 31% 34% 29% 31% 39% 37% 28% 25% 25% 29% 26% 29% 24% 33% 35% 35% 26% 25%
471

125

354

110

259

74

362

102

352

104

454

136

280

85

253

71

176

52

145

61

425

129

303

106

351

103

47% 41% 35% 35% 26% 25% 36% 33% 35% 34% 45% 45% 28% 28% 25% 23% 18% 17% 14% 20% 43% 43% 30% 35% 35% 34%
33

4

3%
237

1%
66

42
4%
272

11
4%
87

19
2%
458

-

25
-

152

2%
238

1

53
*

80

5%
287

8
3%
89

46
5%
215

6
2%
67

42
4%
300

12
4%
93

12
1%
456

1

23
*

156

2%
551

5
2%
161

24

7

2%
577

2%
145

79
8%
258

12
4%
63

32
3%
321

2
1%
87

23

5

2%

2%

374

121

24% 22% 27% 28% 46% 50% 24% 26% 29% 29% 21% 22% 30% 31% 45% 51% 55% 53% 57% 48% 26% 21% 32% 29% 37% 40%
731

232

688

212

524

149

741

225

661

206

743

228

672

196

537

148

431

140

407

149

663

228

652

211

618

178

73% 77% 69% 68% 52% 50% 74% 74% 66% 68% 74% 76% 66% 65% 53% 49% 43% 46% 40% 50% 66% 75% 65% 70% 61% 59%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

27

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your religion
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5665

1754

324

206

317

151

51

104

372

73

515

161

379

771

530

23%

23%

5249

1613

21%

21%

7086

2219

28%

29%

6400

1893

25%

25%

703
3%

132
2%

10914 3367
43%

44%

13486 4112
54%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

54%

91

70

132

47

32% 28% 21% 22% 31% 42% 15% 16%
225

86

252

84

252

90

197

51

5%
119

19
6%
41

10%
195

19
6%
46

117

37% 39%
296

106

7%
212

23
8%
55

118

78

337

123

247

63

351

99

387

128

418

154

247

61

402

112

222

70

249

69

145

47

206

60

24% 24% 34% 39% 25% 20% 35% 33% 39% 42% 42% 51% 24% 20% 40% 37% 15% 16% 21% 20%
194

65

199

32

182

31

274

97

354

98

251

74

98

19% 20% 20% 10% 18% 10% 27% 32% 35% 32% 25% 25% 10%
14

4

1%
549

1%
177

6
1%
458

4
1%
154

10
1%
569

-

29
-

222

3%
348

6
2%
98

89
9%
170

18
6%
60

33
3%
299

7

2

2%
65

17
6%
1

305

*

668

223

112

30% 36% 11%
11

*

110

1%
285

5
2%
78

156

52% 53% 38% 39% 77% 94% 53% 52%
147

22% 27% 25% 27% 25% 28% 20% 17% 12% 13% 19% 15% 29% 35% 21% 18% 22% 23% 25% 23% 15%
244

284

5
1%
737

21
7%
3
1%
231

126

47

13% 16%
40

6

4%
628

2%
187

67
7%
15

13
4%
2
1

3

2
*

918

48

15% 16%
105

*

52

21% 17%
152

1%

1%

211

42

10% 14%
8

2

1%

1%

1%

297

741

208

55% 55% 46% 49% 56% 70% 35% 33% 17% 20% 30% 22% 66% 74% 28% 26% 74% 76% 63% 62% 92% 98% 74% 69%
438

143

536

155

429

94

625

196

741

226

669

228

345

78

707

222

257

68

332

107

44% 44% 54% 50% 43% 30% 62% 65% 74% 74% 67% 76% 34% 26% 70% 73% 26% 23% 33% 36%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

82
8%

3
1%

257

90

26% 30%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

28

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your education
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

11462 3127

414

433

570

460

187

134

429

452

484

645

253

320

342

46%

41%

9408

3044

37%

40%

2984

1080

12%

14%

829
3%
420
2%

288
4%
72
1%

20870 6171
83%

81%

3813

1368

15%

18%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

101

90

193

148

39

44

118

137

112

176

51

60

77

41% 33% 43% 29% 57% 64% 46% 48% 19% 13% 13% 15% 42% 39% 45% 45% 48% 37% 64% 58% 25% 17% 32% 20% 34% 25%
447

156

438

162

293

83

434

132

459

130

530

156

431

121

438

138

384

135

282

88

444

137

422

156

458

148

45% 52% 44% 52% 29% 28% 43% 43% 46% 43% 53% 52% 43% 40% 44% 45% 38% 44% 28% 29% 44% 45% 42% 52% 45% 49%
97

35

114

46

10% 12% 11% 15%
19

8

2%
24

3%
2

2%
861

1%
257

13

12

1%
4

4%
-

80
44

*

252

6%
8

4%
14

871

17

8%

1%
863

74
25

3%
-

8%
-

2%
11

276

26

7%

1%
894

249
66

-

7%
40

280

100

239

82

25% 33% 24% 27%

4%
646

29
10%
5
2%
169

62
6%
39
4%
664

14
5%
5
2%
200

93
9%
28
3%
33
3%
860

34
11%
21
7%
7
2%
239

88
9%
19
2%
8
1%
890

23
8%
6

109
20

2%
1

2%
8

*
275

53

11% 17%

1%
868

3
1%
3
1%
247

50

25

5%
21

8%
7

2%
10

2%
5

1%
927

2%
264

199

83

197

68

153

56

20% 27% 20% 23% 15% 18%
64
6%
40
4%
697

22
7%
10

47
5%
19

14
5%
2

46
5%
16

21
7%
2

3%

2%

1%

2%

1%

188

742

216

800

225

86% 85% 87% 81% 86% 92% 89% 92% 65% 56% 66% 66% 85% 79% 89% 90% 86% 81% 92% 88% 70% 62% 74% 72% 79% 74%
116

43

127

58

124

12% 14% 13% 19% 12%

25
8%

99
10%

26
8%

315

129

301

96

121

55

107

29

129

56

31% 43% 30% 32% 12% 18% 11% 10% 13% 18%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

71

32

7%

263

105

244

82

199

77

11% 26% 35% 24% 27% 20% 25%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

29

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your education
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

829
3%
420
2%

288
4%
72
1%

20870 6171
83%

81%

3813

1368

15%

18%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

224

30-50

16-29
642

14%

30-50

1006 300

610

144

16-29

1003 302

590

1080

30-50

1000 300

175

61

16-29

30-50
302

587

217

16-29

999

357

12%

30-50

1003 305

822

117

16-29

1015 302

430

2984

30-50

1001 300

182

62

16-29

1000 304

303

40%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
84

16-29

MA

677

3044

30-50

IL

1008 316
199

16-29

TR

670

37%

30-50

RU

1000 313
197

16-29

IN

469

9408

30-50

CN

1001 324
133

16-29

JP

11462 3127
41%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
46%

16-29

BR

16-29

Very important

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

168

47% 41% 67% 63% 67% 63% 30% 28% 18% 20% 43% 39% 81% 72% 36% 20% 59% 58% 59% 48% 61% 74% 64% 56%
374

126

278

96

231

88

437

132

450

137

459

155

161

70

472

156

312

98

254

92

258

56

262

96

37% 39% 28% 31% 23% 28% 44% 44% 45% 45% 46% 52% 16% 23% 47% 51% 31% 32% 25% 31% 26% 19% 26% 32%
123

52

12% 16%
24

11

2%
11

3%
2

1%
843

1%
259

44
4%
6

18
6%
1

1%
2

53
5%
42

*
1

4%
5

19
6%
9

204
46

3%
1

5%
12

*

*

*

*

948

293

908

287

67

240

82

20% 22% 24% 27%

1%
740

16
5%
1

61
6%
67

*
216

7%
632

14
5%
9
3%
199

91

23

9%
17

8%
5

2%
4

17
11

2%
-

11

2%

4%
4

1%
4

131
37

1%
-

4%
6

*

-

*

-

889

272

983

287

67

13% 22%

1%
829

17
6%
4
1%
217

79
8%
17
2%
4

21
7%
5
2%
3

*
899

1%
273

86

36

9%
43

22

4%
27

7%
6

3%
844

98

12% 10%

2%
236

32
3%
5

13
4%
7
2%
2

*
868

1%
280

76
8%
19
2%
7
1%
904

23
8%
12
4%
1
*
264

84% 80% 95% 94% 90% 91% 74% 72% 63% 65% 89% 91% 97% 95% 83% 71% 90% 90% 84% 79% 87% 93% 90% 88%
147

63

15% 19%

50
5%

19
6%

95
9%

28
9%

250

83

301

96

108

25% 28% 30% 32% 11%

28
9%

28
3%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

15
5%

168

84

96

17% 28% 10%

26
9%

129

58

130

13% 19% 13%

20
7%

95
9%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

35
12%

30

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your language
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

8759

2554

263

429

456

209

308

216

347

257

399

397

257

235

332

35%

34%

10238 3105
41%

41%

4593

1502

18%

20%

1037
4%
476
2%

366
5%
84
1%

18997 5659
76%

74%

5630

1868

22%

25%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87

118

162

56

96

81

98

84

105

99

75

72

86

26% 29% 43% 38% 46% 54% 21% 18% 31% 32% 22% 27% 34% 33% 26% 28% 40% 34% 39% 33% 26% 25% 23% 24% 33% 28%
519

154

402

136

353

90

496

161

442

131

546

145

387

98

474

150

450

142

333

99

426

145

474

138

420

144

52% 51% 40% 44% 35% 30% 49% 53% 44% 43% 54% 48% 38% 33% 47% 49% 45% 46% 33% 33% 43% 48% 47% 46% 41% 47%
173

53

139

35

133

40

227

78

177

59

176

59

190

72

237

56

125

55

210

74

209

70

231

71

193

58

17% 18% 14% 11% 13% 13% 23% 25% 18% 19% 18% 20% 19% 24% 24% 18% 12% 18% 21% 25% 21% 23% 23% 24% 19% 19%
27

4

3%
19

1%
4

2%
782

1%
241

23

21

2%
9
1%
831

7%
-

38
21

254

9

4%
2%
809

55

3%
-

5%
17

252

2%
705

9
3%
2
1%
217

36
4%
38
4%
750

15
5%
2
1%
227

40
4%
26
3%
762

14
5%
2
1%
226

55
5%
35
3%
734

24
8%
9
3%
196

25
2%
12
1%
731

14
5%
1

21
2%
10

*
234

1%
849

2
1%
2
1%
247

55

20

5%
13

7%
9

1%
730

62
6%
46

8
3%
5

43
4%
22

17
6%
2

52

16

5%
18

3%

5%

2%

2%

1%

2%

198

683

220

709

210

752

5%
230

78% 80% 83% 82% 81% 84% 70% 71% 75% 75% 76% 75% 72% 65% 73% 77% 84% 81% 72% 66% 68% 73% 71% 70% 74% 76%
200

57

162

56

171

49

282

87

213

74

216

73

245

96

262

70

146

57

265

94

271

78

274

88

245

74

20% 19% 16% 18% 17% 16% 28% 28% 21% 24% 22% 24% 24% 32% 26% 23% 15% 19% 26% 31% 27% 26% 27% 29% 24% 24%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

31

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your language
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

8759

2554

304

418

427

205

177

303

496

248

574

170

496

582

424

35%

34%

10238 3105
41%

41%

4593

1502

18%

20%

1037
4%
476
2%

366
5%
84
1%

18997 5659
76%

74%

5630

1868

22%

25%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

102

108

138

69

45

56

126

44

128

216

133

30% 31% 42% 35% 42% 44% 20% 23% 18% 15% 30% 19% 49% 42% 25% 14% 57% 56% 50% 43% 58% 72% 42% 44%
390

132

379

118

356

117

441

134

452

136

488

168

364

108

472

134

270

80

285

90

265

57

354

98

39% 41% 38% 38% 35% 37% 44% 45% 45% 45% 49% 56% 36% 36% 47% 44% 27% 26% 29% 30% 26% 19% 35% 33%
231

64

177

69

169

44

280

77

241

100

176

64

130

60

216

90

118

38

135

45

117

23% 20% 18% 22% 17% 14% 28% 26% 24% 33% 18% 21% 13% 20% 22% 30% 12% 13% 14% 15% 12%
62

23

6%
14

7%
3

1%
694

1%
234

24
2%
2

17
5%
1

45
4%
11

*

*

797

226

1%
783

13
4%
4
1%
255

58
6%
18
2%
646

19
6%
1

66
7%
64

*
203

6%
629

13
4%
10
3%
181

29
3%
5

11
4%
1

17
2%
8

*

*

791

224

1%
860

7

56

2%
1

6%
11

*
234

1%
720

33
11%
4
1%
178

30
3%
7
1%
844

10
3%
4
1%
250

43

24

4%
41

8%
13

4%
781

4%
218

36
4%
3

20
7%
8

183
39

3%
1

4%
6

*

*

847

273

51

18% 17%

1%
778

15
5%
3
1%
231

69% 72% 80% 72% 78% 81% 64% 68% 63% 60% 79% 75% 85% 77% 72% 58% 84% 83% 78% 73% 84% 90% 77% 77%
293

87

201

86

214

57

338

96

307

113

205

75

147

67

272

123

148

48

178

69

153

29% 27% 20% 27% 21% 18% 34% 32% 31% 37% 20% 25% 14% 22% 27% 40% 15% 16% 18% 23% 15%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

28
9%

222

66

22% 22%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your family
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

14599 4867

540

574

637

491

548

508

596

529

729

641

500

495

559

58%

64%

7342

2073

29%

27%

2136
9%
653
3%
373
1%

453
6%
157
2%
61
1%

21941 6940
87%
2789
11%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

91%
610
8%

199

196

225

184

186

203

180

188

250

200

181

164

179

54% 66% 57% 63% 64% 75% 49% 60% 55% 61% 51% 67% 59% 60% 53% 62% 73% 82% 64% 66% 50% 60% 49% 55% 55% 59%
322

77

310

83

230

56

367

103

327

89

375

84

269

72

364

93

207

51

261

76

330

94

361

107

317

100

32% 25% 31% 27% 23% 19% 37% 34% 33% 29% 37% 28% 27% 24% 36% 30% 21% 17% 26% 25% 33% 31% 36% 36% 31% 33%
102
10%
18

13
4%
10

2%
19

3%
3

2%
862

1%
276

92
9%
20
2%
6
1%
884

22
7%
7
2%
2
1%
279

86

13

9%
32

4%
7

3%
16
2%
867

106
11%
29

2%
-

3%
11

281

1%
858

16
5%
2

74
7%
22

1%
1

2%
30

*
287

3%
875

23
8%
3
1%
2
1%
275

75
7%
23
2%
23
2%
883

11
4%
2

90
9%
29

1%
1

3%
30

*
287

3%
865

24
8%
16
5%
9
3%
252

83
8%
22
2%
7
1%
893

18
6%
5

45
16

2%
1
*

1

17

7%
25

*
301

6%
2

2%
12

1%
936

69

1%

2%
8

281

4

4%

1%
6

1%
902

2%
276

101
10%
32
3%
37
4%
830

20
7%
4
1%
4

102
10%
32
3%
15

19
6%
8
3%
2

97

20

10%
26

7%
5

3%
16

1%

1%

1%

2%

275

856

271

876

2%
279

86% 91% 88% 90% 87% 93% 85% 94% 87% 91% 88% 95% 85% 84% 89% 92% 93% 98% 89% 92% 83% 91% 85% 90% 86% 92%
120
12%

23
8%

112
11%

29
9%

118
12%

20
7%

135
13%

18
6%

96
10%

26
9%

98
10%

13
4%

119

40

105

12% 13% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

23
8%

61
6%

5
2%

94

19

9%

6%

133
13%

24
8%

134
13%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

27
9%

123
12%

25
8%

33

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your family
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

653
3%
373
1%

157
2%
61
1%

21941 6940
87%
2789
11%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

91%
610
8%

245

30-50

16-29
673

6%

30-50

1006 300

684

183

16-29

1003 302

630

453

30-50

1000 300

221

121

16-29

30-50
302

703

218

16-29

999

428

9%

30-50

1003 305

758

137

16-29

1015 302

536

2136

30-50

1001 300

331

108

16-29

1000 304

518

27%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
185

16-29

MA

715

2073

30-50

IL

1008 316
256

16-29

TR

702

29%

30-50

RU

1000 313
240

16-29

IN

574

7342

30-50

CN

1001 324
206

16-29

JP

14599 4867
64%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
58%

16-29

BR

16-29

Very important

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

212

57% 64% 70% 77% 71% 81% 52% 62% 33% 36% 54% 46% 75% 72% 43% 40% 70% 73% 63% 61% 68% 81% 67% 71%
317

93

228

64

198

40

342

92

397

130

376

143

204

65

399

137

222

64

194

66

195

38

230

56

32% 29% 23% 20% 20% 13% 34% 31% 40% 43% 38% 48% 20% 22% 40% 45% 22% 21% 19% 22% 19% 13% 23% 19%
80

20

8%
21

6%
4

2%
9
1%

6%
9

1%
1

891

60

7

62

2%
1

1%
1

27
*

1

*

*

*

930

304

3%
9

3%
6

299

11

6%

1%
913

103
10%
27

3%
-

3%
12

296

1%
860

17
6%
5

159
56

2%
1

6%
57

*
277

51

16% 17%

6%
728

7
2%
8
3%
238

70

20

7%
14

7%
-

1%
5

41
10

-

18

4%

6%
1

1%
2

127
43

*
-

4%
6

*

-

*

-

912

280

962

283

33

13% 11%

1%
827

8
3%
6
2%
258

51
5%
19
2%
4

8
3%
6
2%
3

*
925

1%
285

99

20

10%
47

7%
25

5%
30

8%
6

3%
824

2%
249

90
9%
30
3%
4

14
5%
4

72
7%
24

1%
1

2%
7

*

*

879

283

1%
903

14
5%
15
5%
3
1%
268

89% 92% 93% 97% 91% 94% 86% 92% 73% 78% 91% 93% 95% 94% 82% 85% 93% 94% 82% 83% 88% 94% 90% 89%
101
10%

24
7%

69
7%

8
3%

89
9%

20
6%

130
13%

22
7%

215

58

22% 19%

84
8%

20
7%

51
5%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

19
6%

170

41

17% 13%

70
7%

14
5%

146

45

120

15% 15% 12%

18
6%

96

29

10% 10%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your friends
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

10912 3029

460

465

445

375

485

416

500

354

573

444

449

416

431

43%

40%

10042 3282
40%
2977
12%
752
3%
420
2%

43%
993
13%
229
3%
78
1%

20954 6311
83%

83%

3729

1222

15%

16%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

151

114

119

117

142

141

127

125

154

120

123

117

121

46% 50% 46% 37% 44% 40% 37% 38% 48% 47% 41% 47% 49% 42% 35% 41% 57% 50% 44% 40% 45% 41% 41% 39% 42% 40%
424

121

384

113

346

137

474

148

360

117

482

135

345

118

449

132

334

119

372

120

371

133

437

130

430

149

42% 40% 38% 36% 35% 46% 47% 48% 36% 39% 48% 45% 34% 39% 45% 43% 33% 39% 37% 40% 37% 44% 43% 43% 42% 49%
82

19

8%
14

6%
7

1%
21

2%
4

2%
884

1%
272

116

63

144

34

123

37

100

35

12% 20% 14% 11% 12% 12% 10% 12%
29
3%
8
1%
849

19
6%
1

52
5%
14

*
227

11

1%
791

4%
-

18
2%
14

256

4

1%
849

18

1%
-

2%
38

265

4%
845

6
2%
3
1%
259

67
7%
17
2%
22
2%
898

16
5%
6
2%
3
1%
276

112

40

167

39

11% 13% 17% 13%
35
3%
22
2%
845

9
3%
7
2%
245

23
2%
12
1%
803

8

67
7%
18

3%
1

2%
13

*
257

1%
907

27
9%
2
1%
4
1%
273

135

44

103

38

108

42

115

28

13% 15% 10% 13% 11% 14% 11%
42

10

4%
15

3%
7

1%
816

2%
240

34
3%
43

5
2%
4

27
3%
17

9
3%
2

22

9%
6

2%
17

4%

1%

2%

1%

2%

820

256

853

247

861

2%
270

88% 90% 85% 73% 79% 85% 85% 87% 84% 85% 89% 92% 83% 81% 80% 84% 90% 89% 81% 80% 82% 84% 85% 82% 85% 89%
96

26

10%

9%

145

82

196

45

141

41

118

41

14% 26% 20% 15% 14% 13% 12% 14%

84
8%

22
7%

147

49

190

47

14% 16% 19% 15%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

85
8%

29
9%

177

54

137

43

135

51

137

34

18% 18% 14% 14% 13% 17% 13% 11%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

35

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your friends
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

3%
420
2%

229
3%
78
1%

20954 6311
83%

83%

3729

1222

15%

16%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

99

30-50

16-29
498

752

30-50

1006 300

354

148

16-29

1003 302

541

13%

30-50

1000 300

130

70

16-29

30-50
302

432

143

16-29

999

308

993

30-50

1003 305

508

62

16-29

1015 302

393

12%

30-50

1001 300

267

66

16-29

1000 304

415

2977

30-50

ZA

1002 300
119

16-29

MA

526

43%

30-50

IL

1008 316
183

16-29

TR

409

40%

30-50

RU

1000 313
92

16-29

IN

448

10042 3282

30-50

CN

1001 324
136

16-29

JP

10912 3029
40%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
43%

16-29

BR

16-29

Very important

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

110

45% 42% 41% 29% 52% 58% 41% 40% 27% 22% 39% 21% 50% 47% 31% 23% 43% 43% 54% 49% 35% 33% 50% 37%
412

134

434

166

324

90

437

145

438

139

519

196

391

122

459

151

419

135

264

85

375

123

362

124

41% 41% 43% 53% 32% 28% 44% 48% 44% 46% 52% 65% 39% 40% 46% 50% 42% 45% 26% 28% 37% 41% 36% 41%
107

43

137

49

113

31

115

31

172

79

11% 13% 14% 16% 11% 10% 11% 10% 17% 26%
23

8

2%
11

2%
3

1%
860

1%
270

18
2%
2

5

38

2%
1

4%
7

*

*

843

258

1%
850

11
3%
1

22
2%
13

*
273

1%
852

4

65

1%
1

7%
58

*
264

6%
705

9
3%
11
4%
205

74
7%
12

41
14%
1

1%
3

92
9%
20

*
-

33
4

2%
4

179

62

120

11% 18% 20% 12%
48

1%
-

5%
9

*

-

*

-

912

258

899

265

1%
767

15
5%
7
2%
221

24
2%
4

25
8%
9
3%
3

*
851

1%
265

121

38

201

52

107

47

12% 13% 20% 17% 11% 16%
38

23

4%
36

8%
6

4%
805

2%
233

61
6%
12
1%
729

21
7%
7
2%
222

34
3%
5

17
6%
2

*
860

1%
234

86% 83% 84% 82% 84% 86% 85% 88% 71% 67% 91% 86% 89% 88% 76% 72% 85% 88% 81% 78% 73% 74% 85% 78%
130

51

155

54

151

42

137

35

237

88

13% 16% 16% 17% 15% 13% 14% 12% 24% 29%

86
9%

42

112

37

227

77

144

34

159

61

262

73

141

64

14% 11% 12% 23% 25% 14% 11% 16% 20% 26% 24% 14% 21%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your age
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5790

1343

145

149

251

167

171

146

204

216

267

319

174

180

212

23%

18%

9651

2719

38%

36%

7404

2694

29%

35%

1773
7%
485
2%

767
10%
88
1%

15441 4062
62%

53%

9177

3461

37%

45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

35

14% 12% 15%
379

108

357

29
9%
109

52

40

31

35

42

57

70

79

32

32

48

25% 17% 17% 13% 17% 10% 15% 12% 20% 14% 21% 19% 27% 23% 32% 26% 17% 11% 18% 11% 21% 16%
390

124

437

129

397

95

405

88

363

91

490

139

446

131

382

107

406

110

441

102

417

121

38% 36% 36% 35% 39% 41% 44% 42% 40% 31% 40% 29% 36% 30% 49% 46% 44% 43% 38% 36% 41% 36% 44% 34% 41% 40%
377

117

376

121

267

103

334

117

329

149

328

124

343

115

241

84

239

82

220

88

311

126

312

124

281

100

38% 39% 38% 39% 27% 34% 33% 38% 33% 49% 33% 41% 34% 38% 24% 28% 24% 27% 22% 29% 31% 42% 31% 41% 28% 33%
75

38

7%
25

4

2%
524

106

47

13% 11% 15%
1%
143

14
1%
506

4
1%
138

80
8%
13
1%
641

21
7%
1

51
15

*
176

20

5%
1%
604

7%
-

61
6%
43

169

4%
568

22
7%
6
2%
126

97

50

10% 17%
28
3%
551

4
1%
123

77
8%
27
3%
567

47
16%
6
2%
133

42
4%
16
2%
706

24
8%
1

35
3%
18

*
196

2%
713

17
6%
6
2%
201

66

20

7%
21

7%
7

2%
701

65
7%
44

29
10%
6

56
6%
16

37
12%
5

85
8%
20

2%

4%

2%

2%

2%

2%

186

580

142

621

134

629

34
11%
1
*
169

52% 47% 50% 45% 64% 58% 60% 55% 57% 42% 55% 41% 56% 44% 70% 64% 71% 66% 70% 62% 58% 47% 62% 45% 62% 56%
452

155

482

168

347

124

385

137

390

171

425

174

420

162

283

108

274

99

286

108

376

155

368

161

366

134

45% 51% 48% 54% 35% 41% 38% 45% 39% 56% 42% 58% 41% 54% 28% 35% 27% 32% 28% 36% 38% 51% 37% 54% 36% 44%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your age
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5790

1343

266

262

346

178

92

179

461

144

258

63

336

427

240

23%

18%

9651

2719

38%

36%

7404

2694

29%

35%

1773
7%
485
2%

767
10%
88
1%

15441 4062
62%

53%

9177

3461

37%

45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

58

51

116

36

27% 18% 26% 16% 34% 37% 18% 12%
398

111

348

117

376

112

414

111

9%
363

18
6%
96

39

114

18% 13% 45% 38% 14%
430

137

387

119

412

28
9%
96

78

109

51

26% 21% 34% 26% 43% 36% 24% 17%
302

80

313

102

277

78

321

106

40% 34% 35% 37% 37% 35% 41% 37% 36% 32% 43% 46% 38% 39% 41% 31% 30% 26% 31% 34% 28% 26% 32% 35%
256

120

317

117

218

71

331

116

361

151

324

112

146

53

347

132

351

120

239

77

207

63

349

112

26% 37% 32% 37% 22% 22% 33% 39% 36% 50% 32% 37% 14% 18% 35% 43% 35% 40% 24% 26% 21% 21% 35% 37%
71

33

7%
10

10%
2

1%
664

1%
169

71
7%
2

27
9%
1

60
8

*

*

610

168

17

6%
1%
722

5%
-

62
6%
17

228

2%
592

32

111

29

11% 11% 10%
5
2%
147

73
7%
455

10
3%
114

65

12

6%
3

4%
-

16

16

2%
5

5%
-

95
9%
5

45
15%
4

*

-

*

-

*

609

176

848

233

556

1%
124

83
8%
5
1%
560

35
12%
4
1%
143

77

41

8%
35

14%
2

4%
649

1%
180

78
8%
14
1%
704

44
15%
8
3%
187

88
9%
8
1%
561

30
10%
1
*
157

66% 52% 61% 54% 72% 72% 59% 49% 46% 38% 61% 59% 84% 77% 55% 41% 56% 47% 65% 60% 70% 62% 56% 52%
327

153

388

144

278

88

393

148

472

180

389

124

162

69

442

177

434

155

316

118

285

107

437

142

33% 47% 39% 46% 28% 28% 39% 49% 47% 59% 39% 41% 16% 23% 44% 58% 43% 51% 32% 39% 28% 35% 43% 47%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your profession
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

7499

1896

253

287

265

208

180

184

266

236

293

427

196

208

264

30%

25%

10329 3198
41%

42%

5115

1814

20%

24%

1293
5%
867
3%

538
7%
165
2%

17828 5094
71%

67%

6408

2352

26%

31%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

69

58

52

70

43

61

67

59

67

106

44

31

68

25% 23% 29% 19% 26% 17% 21% 23% 18% 14% 18% 20% 26% 22% 23% 19% 29% 22% 42% 35% 20% 15% 21% 10% 26% 22%
476

135

434

155

399

138

469

141

421

141

527

132

395

117

475

153

453

147

353

131

366

120

444

116

464

122

48% 45% 43% 50% 40% 46% 47% 46% 42% 47% 52% 44% 39% 39% 47% 50% 45% 48% 35% 44% 37% 40% 44% 39% 46% 40%
209

74

214

72

236

98

250

76

265

88

197

71

246

81

228

63

186

66

148

40

267

92

262

101

193

88

21% 25% 21% 23% 24% 33% 25% 25% 26% 29% 20% 24% 24% 27% 23% 21% 19% 22% 15% 13% 27% 30% 26% 34% 19% 29%
38

19

4%
25

6%
5

2%
729

2%
204

43
4%
24
2%
721

22
7%
3
1%
213

80
8%
21
2%
664

12
4%
1

55
5%
22

*
190

2%
677

17
6%
2
1%
211

65
6%
70
7%
601

24
8%
7
2%
184

46
5%
50
5%
711

23
8%
14
5%
193

62
6%
45
4%
661

28
9%
8
3%
184

41
4%
25
2%
711

25
8%
5
2%
212

37
4%
36
4%
746

17
6%
9

43

17

4%
37

6%
7

3%

4%

2%

214

780

237

72
7%
99
10%
562

29
10%
18

65
6%
26

44
15%
8

57
6%
37

19
6%
7

6%

3%

3%

4%

2%

164

652

147

728

190

73% 68% 72% 69% 66% 63% 67% 69% 60% 61% 71% 64% 65% 61% 71% 70% 74% 70% 77% 79% 56% 54% 65% 49% 72% 63%
247

93

257

94

316

110

305

93

330

112

243

94

308

109

269

88

223

83

191

57

339

121

327

145

250

107

25% 31% 26% 30% 32% 37% 30% 30% 33% 37% 24% 31% 30% 36% 27% 29% 22% 27% 19% 19% 34% 40% 33% 48% 25% 35%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your profession
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

7499

1896

267

348

473

199

110

270

639

244

429

109

420

459

374

30%

25%

10329 3198
41%

42%

5115

1814

20%

24%

1293
5%
867
3%

538
7%
165
2%

17828 5094
71%

67%

6408

2352

26%

31%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

78

102

149

43

27% 24% 35% 33% 47% 47% 20% 14% 11%
397

122

420

148

348

117

449

128

367

25
8%
94

59

166

45

118

113

94

27% 20% 63% 55% 24% 15% 43% 36% 42% 39% 46% 37% 37% 31%
515

175

307

101

478

144

361

113

331

94

283

91

397

123

40% 38% 42% 47% 35% 37% 45% 43% 37% 31% 51% 58% 30% 33% 48% 47% 36% 37% 33% 31% 28% 30% 39% 41%
227

91

178

55

123

32

269

90

312

139

181

58

23% 28% 18% 18% 12% 10% 27% 30% 31% 46% 18% 19%
65

26

6%
45

8%
7

4%
664

2%
200

45
5%
9
1%
768

7

37

2%
1

4%
27

*
250

3%
821

11
3%
7
2%
266

56
6%
29
3%
648

33

114

30

11% 11% 10%
6
2%
171

97
10%
477

16
5%
119

28

8

3%
7
1%
785

53
5%
7

3%
-

1%
9

234

1%
946

24
8%
8
3%
3
1%
267

208

82

151

59

150

56

176

49

186

69

21% 27% 15% 20% 15% 19% 18% 16% 18% 23%
61
6%
12
1%
722

29
10%
5
2%
189

45
5%
13
1%
790

13
4%
8
3%
222

45

27

5%
54

9%
5

5%
751

47
5%
38

38
13%
11

39
4%
10

12
4%
2

2%

4%

4%

1%

1%

212

742

204

771

217

66% 62% 77% 80% 81% 84% 65% 57% 48% 39% 78% 78% 93% 88% 72% 62% 79% 74% 75% 71% 74% 68% 77% 72%
292

117

223

62

160

43

325

123

426

169

209

66

29% 36% 22% 20% 16% 14% 32% 41% 43% 56% 21% 22%

60
6%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

32

269

111

196

72

195

83

223

87

225

81

11% 27% 36% 20% 24% 20% 28% 22% 29% 22% 27%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

40

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your sexual orientation
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

7358

1949

235

278

194

154

309

212

377

222

423

433

217

156

253

29%

26%

7668

2335

31%

31%

6111

2068

24%

27%

3144

1091

13%

14%

822
3%

168
2%

15026 4284
60%

56%

9255

3159

37%

42%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

67

47

46

23% 22% 28% 15% 19% 15% 15%
392

119

338

102

347

121

266

29
9%
81

80

76

105

67

86

95

62

38

75

31% 26% 21% 25% 37% 35% 22% 22% 42% 28% 43% 32% 22% 20% 16% 13% 25% 25%
348

101

342

86

308

75

370

93

317

121

246

80

263

69

301

82

302

92

39% 39% 34% 33% 35% 40% 26% 26% 35% 33% 34% 29% 30% 25% 37% 30% 32% 40% 24% 27% 26% 23% 30% 27% 30% 30%
249

83

229

76

296

92

335

132

211

93

258

88

196

67

263

92

182

67

177

69

302

97

348

108

289

81

25% 27% 23% 25% 30% 31% 33% 43% 21% 31% 26% 29% 19% 22% 26% 30% 18% 22% 18% 23% 30% 32% 35% 36% 28% 27%
97

28

10%
28

9%
5

3%
627

2%
186

131

75

106

31

233

63

13% 24% 11% 10% 23% 21%
26
3%
616

10
3%
149

58
6%
541

11
4%
167

16
2%
420

1

83
8%
50

*
110

5%
657

22
7%
7
2%
181

149

50

15% 17%
43
4%
554

1

92
9%
41

*
162

4%
685

41

136

49

14% 14% 16%
13
4%
180

14
1%
592

4
1%
160

66
7%
17
2%
740

28
9%
4
1%
207

117

48

155

66

175

66

146

55

12% 16% 16% 22% 17% 22% 14% 18%
35

9

3%
679

63

9

25

6

25

3%

6%

3%

2%

2%

2%

175

480

131

457

120

555

1
*
167

63% 62% 61% 48% 54% 55% 42% 36% 66% 60% 55% 54% 68% 60% 59% 52% 74% 68% 67% 58% 48% 43% 45% 40% 55% 55%
346

111

360

151

402

123

568

195

294

115

407

138

288

108

399

141

248

95

294

117

457

163

523

174

435

136

35% 37% 36% 49% 40% 41% 57% 64% 29% 38% 41% 46% 28% 36% 40% 46% 25% 31% 29% 39% 46% 54% 52% 58% 43% 45%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

41

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your sexual orientation
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

7358

1949

300

320

469

161

93

298

443

268

415

142

398

390

340

29%

26%

7668

2335

31%

31%

6111

2068

24%

27%

3144

1091

13%

14%

822
3%

168
2%

15026 4284
60%

56%

9255

3159

37%

42%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

91

92

167

46

30% 28% 32% 29% 47% 53% 16% 15%
281

86

249

84

237

83

329

85

9%
336

22
7%
77

48

106

56

103

99

104

30% 16% 44% 35% 27% 18% 42% 47% 40% 34% 39% 33% 34% 35%
391

147

324

109

287

85

291

95

227

86

278

77

298

99

28% 27% 25% 27% 24% 26% 33% 28% 34% 25% 39% 49% 32% 36% 29% 28% 29% 31% 23% 29% 28% 25% 30% 33%
270

91

256

87

178

41

335

98

349

157

212

76

168

61

261

85

168

45

173

51

171

60

235

71

27% 28% 26% 28% 18% 13% 33% 33% 35% 52% 21% 25% 17% 20% 26% 28% 17% 15% 17% 17% 17% 20% 23% 24%
126

53

168

48

114

13% 16% 17% 15% 11%
24

3

2%
581

1%
177

7
1%
569

2
1%
176

10
1%
706

24
8%
1

157
20

*
250

64

111

31

16% 21% 11% 10%
2%
490

7
2%
131

111
11%
429

17
6%
99

85
8%
15
1%
689

27
9%
2
1%
195

60
6%
20
2%
767

23
8%
3
1%
215

169

68

102

17% 22% 10%
18
2%
555

11
4%
141

23
2%
706

14
5%
6
2%
237

147

52

104

42

115

15% 17% 10% 14% 11%
55

8

60

24

18

23
8%
3

6%

3%

6%

8%

2%

1%

625

189

668

176

638

203

58% 55% 57% 56% 70% 79% 49% 44% 43% 33% 69% 65% 76% 71% 55% 46% 71% 78% 63% 63% 67% 58% 63% 68%
396

144

424

135

292

65

492

162

460

188

297

103

228

84

430

153

270

59

320

103

275

102

350

94

40% 44% 42% 43% 29% 21% 49% 54% 46% 62% 30% 34% 22% 28% 43% 50% 27% 20% 32% 34% 27% 34% 35% 31%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

42

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The district where you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

30-50

CA

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4495

1274

183

168

226

90

182

128

266

106

125

184

138

111

138

18%

17%

8670

2819

35%

37%

8313

2496

33%

33%

3057
12%
568
2%

932
12%
90
1%

13165 4093
52%

54%

11370 3428
45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

45%

67

42

44

18% 22% 17% 14% 23% 15%
457

146

395

111

372

125

22

9%
296

7%
107

66

70

70

36

33

40

45

18% 22% 13% 23% 26% 23% 11% 12% 12% 11% 18% 13% 14% 15% 11%
422

118

347

129

422

110

349

121

340

108

272

88

313

108

374

25
8%
120

45

14% 15%
342

121

46% 48% 39% 36% 37% 42% 29% 35% 42% 39% 35% 43% 42% 37% 35% 40% 34% 35% 27% 29% 31% 36% 37% 40% 34% 40%
270

63

324

102

283

109

432

130

271

92

357

67

242

90

395

103

379

121

346

101

364

110

383

119

352

96

27% 21% 32% 33% 28% 36% 43% 42% 27% 30% 36% 22% 24% 30% 39% 34% 38% 40% 34% 34% 36% 36% 38% 40% 35% 32%
71

23

7%
20

8%
3

2%
640

1%
213

106

51

102

23

11% 16% 10%
9
1%
563

4
1%
153

18
2%
598

8%
-

171
15

169

47

17% 15%
1%
386

-

80
8%
46

129

5%
604

23
8%
4
1%
184

138

32

14% 11%
34
3%
475

3
1%
199

56
6%
28
3%
688

19
6%
12
4%
180

139

43

141

40

182

64

130

34

119

32

166

42

14% 14% 14% 13% 18% 21% 13% 11% 12% 11% 16% 14%
16
2%
455

2
1%
157

20
2%
465

4

24

8

55

6

18

4

17

1%

2%

3%

6%

2%

2%

1%

2%

141

456

128

451

153

485

145

480

166

64% 71% 56% 49% 60% 56% 38% 42% 60% 61% 47% 66% 68% 60% 45% 51% 46% 46% 45% 43% 45% 50% 48% 48% 47% 55%
341

86

430

153

385

132

603

177

351

115

495

99

298

109

534

146

520

161

528

165

494

144

502

151

518

138

34% 28% 43% 49% 38% 44% 60% 58% 35% 38% 49% 33% 29% 36% 53% 48% 52% 53% 52% 55% 49% 48% 50% 50% 51% 45%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

43

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The district where you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4495

1274

153

184

233

95

103

176

330

142

300

99

315

246

173

18%

17%

8670

2819

35%

37%

8313

2496

33%

33%

3057
12%
568
2%

932
12%
90
1%

13165 4093
52%

54%

11370 3428
45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

45%

53

45

71

15% 16% 18% 14% 23% 22%
311

98

314

123

308

117

9%
314

38

13% 10%
112

341

21
7%
108

37

75

18% 12% 33% 25% 14%
472

166

337

107

363

21
7%
112

95

58

56

30% 33% 32% 32% 25% 19% 17% 19%
343

111

260

73

307

88

299

92

31% 30% 31% 39% 31% 37% 31% 37% 34% 36% 47% 55% 33% 35% 36% 37% 34% 37% 26% 24% 31% 29% 30% 31%
378

120

361

106

313

97

436

105

372

136

291

79

259

85

350

109

259

74

262

87

256

79

378

116

38% 37% 36% 34% 31% 31% 44% 35% 37% 45% 29% 26% 26% 28% 35% 36% 26% 25% 26% 29% 26% 26% 38% 39%
136

51

133

38

140

14% 16% 13% 12% 14%
23

2

2%
464

1%
151

8
1%
498

1

14
*

168

1%
541

30
9%
1

138
19

*
188

42

104

31

14% 14% 10% 10%
2%
409

3
1%
150

80
8%
444

8
3%
129

58

18

6%
4

6%
-

82
8%
7

*

-

648

203

1%
667

32

138

59

11% 14% 19%
3
1%
182

10
1%
505

4
1%
133

87
9%
10
1%
643

12
4%
6
2%
210

127

40

171

71

142

35

13% 13% 17% 24% 14% 12%
36

5

4%
575

2%
168

23
2%
553

6

14

2%

1%

146

472

1
*
148

46% 47% 50% 54% 54% 59% 41% 50% 44% 42% 65% 68% 66% 60% 50% 44% 64% 70% 58% 56% 55% 48% 47% 49%
514

171

494

144

453

127

574

147

476

167

349

97

341

117

488

168

346

86

389

127

427

150

520

151

51% 53% 49% 46% 45% 40% 57% 49% 48% 55% 35% 32% 34% 39% 49% 55% 35% 28% 39% 42% 43% 50% 52% 50%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

44

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The city or village where you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

30-50

CA

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5091

1407

198

181

215

121

187

148

267

169

198

242

176

121

166

20%

18%

9161

2939

36%

39%

7550

2343

30%

31%

2741
11%
560
2%

832
11%
90
1%

14252 4346
57%

57%

10291 3175
41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

42%

73

39

43

20% 24% 18% 13% 21% 14% 12%
435

136

387

121

383

125

374

27
9%
122

68

75

72

51

45

55

46

19% 22% 15% 25% 26% 24% 17% 17% 20% 15% 24% 18% 18% 15% 12%
392

115

411

136

400

116

426

130

407

126

361

97

368

124

393

27
9%
127

45

16% 15%
367

139

43% 45% 39% 39% 38% 42% 37% 40% 39% 38% 41% 45% 39% 39% 42% 43% 40% 41% 36% 32% 37% 41% 39% 42% 36% 46%
271

63

313

102

277

107

359

123

280

87

309

65

245

87

305

99

296

103

257

92

296

98

364

113

327

82

27% 21% 31% 33% 28% 36% 36% 40% 28% 29% 31% 22% 24% 29% 30% 32% 29% 34% 25% 31% 30% 32% 36% 38% 32% 27%
74

27

7%
23

9%
3

2%
633

1%
209

112

45

103

26

11% 15% 10%
9
1%
568

3
1%
160

23
2%
598

9%
-

134
16

168

33

96

29

104

13% 11% 10% 10% 10%
2%
495

1

46
*

149

5%
579

4
1%
183

32
3%
559

23
8%
2
1%
211

68
7%
34
3%
667

18
6%
8
3%
188

91
9%
14
1%
595

23
8%
2
1%
181

88
9%
16
2%
605

28
9%
4
1%
171

129

47

103

29

109

29

136

38

13% 16% 10% 10% 11% 10% 13% 13%
19

10

57

6

18

4

19

2%

3%

6%

2%

2%

1%

2%

603

152

544

170

514

154

533

184

63% 69% 57% 52% 60% 56% 49% 49% 58% 60% 56% 70% 66% 62% 59% 59% 60% 56% 60% 50% 54% 56% 51% 51% 53% 61%
345

90

425

147

380

133

493

156

376

116

413

88

313

105

396

122

384

131

386

139

399

127

473

142

463

120

34% 30% 42% 47% 38% 44% 49% 51% 38% 38% 41% 29% 31% 35% 39% 40% 38% 43% 38% 46% 40% 42% 47% 47% 46% 39%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

45

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The city or village where you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5091

1407

170

226

294

96

103

177

371

153

330

100

310

286

186

20%

18%

9161

2939

36%

39%

7550

2343

30%

31%

2741
11%
560
2%

832
11%
90
1%

14252 4346
57%

57%

10291 3175
41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

42%

60

52

90

42

17% 19% 23% 17% 29% 28% 10% 14% 10%
325

101

348

131

348

122

336

115

318

18
6%
104

41

85

18% 14% 37% 28% 15%
434

156

319

110

370

25
8%
108

98

77

53

33% 33% 31% 33% 29% 25% 18% 18%
348

114

265

77

334

89

312

98

32% 31% 35% 42% 35% 39% 34% 38% 32% 34% 43% 52% 31% 36% 37% 35% 35% 38% 27% 26% 33% 29% 31% 33%
370

110

324

94

243

77

422

104

380

138

316

85

236

76

327

104

226

71

242

76

223

77

342

110

37% 34% 32% 30% 24% 24% 42% 35% 38% 45% 32% 28% 23% 25% 33% 34% 23% 24% 24% 25% 22% 25% 34% 37%
115

51

96

35

112

11% 16% 10% 11% 11%
21

2

2%
495

1%
161

6
1%
574

1

11
*

183

1%
642

26
8%
1

131
17

*
212

36

115

33

13% 12% 12% 11%
2%
432

3
1%
157

84
8%
421

11
4%
122

71

18

7%
3

6%
-

86
8%
3

27
9%
4

*

-

*

611

197

690

1%
195

141

63

14% 21%
12
1%
523

5
2%
133

87
9%
8
1%
678

12
4%
5
2%
214

145

44

141

54

154

38

15% 15% 14% 18% 15% 13%
38

5

4%
575

2%
175

19
2%
620

5
2%
166

12
1%
498

1
*
151

49% 50% 57% 58% 64% 67% 43% 52% 42% 40% 61% 66% 68% 65% 52% 44% 68% 71% 58% 58% 62% 55% 50% 50%
485

161

420

129

355

103

553

140

495

171

387

103

322

103

468

167

313

83

387

120

364

131

496

148

48% 50% 42% 41% 35% 33% 55% 47% 50% 56% 39% 34% 32% 34% 47% 55% 31% 27% 39% 40% 36% 43% 49% 49%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The fact of being European
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

SE

16-29

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

HU

16-29

FR

FI

30-50

ES

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29
Total

EL

30-50

EE

DE

12050 3639

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1956

137

161

185

140

161

117

230

154

155

275

162

79

571

16%

16%

4039

1256

34%

35%

3810

1197

32%

33%

1801
15%
444

544
15%
71

4%

2%

5995

1827

50%

50%

5611

1741

47%

48%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

49

43

45

14% 16% 16% 14% 18% 15% 14%
353

112

349

92

305

106

344

21
7%
120

50

50

64

58

48

71

52

16% 17% 12% 17% 23% 21% 15% 19% 15% 16% 27% 24% 16% 17%
346

122

300

90

340

98

398

121

401

123

340

95

306

110

8%
257

20
7%
67

35% 37% 35% 30% 30% 35% 34% 39% 35% 40% 30% 30% 34% 33% 40% 40% 40% 40% 34% 32% 31% 36% 26% 22%
343

97

314

97

300

112

343

131

303

93

338

83

303

90

330

87

301

93

228

87

308

94

399

133

34% 32% 31% 31% 30% 37% 34% 43% 30% 31% 34% 28% 30% 30% 33% 29% 30% 30% 23% 29% 31% 31% 40% 44%
138

38

156

74

180

37

156

33

126

35

204

71

100

38

100

35

123

34

132

37

155

40

231

72

14% 13% 16% 24% 18% 12% 16% 11% 13% 12% 20% 24% 10% 13% 10% 11% 12% 11% 13% 12% 16% 13% 23% 24%
30

6

3%
490

2%
161

22
2%
510

4
1%
135

31
3%
490

1

21
*

151

2%
484

1

65
*

141

6%
507

3
1%
172

45
4%
417

7
2%
140

41
4%
570

11
4%
162

23
2%
552

4
1%
179

25
2%
556

8
3%
171

33

11

3%
615

4%
166

69

7

39

7%

2%

4%

468

162

336

8
3%
87

49% 53% 51% 44% 49% 50% 48% 46% 51% 57% 42% 47% 56% 54% 55% 59% 55% 56% 61% 55% 47% 53% 33% 29%
481

135

470

171

480

149

499

164

429

128

542

154

403

128

430

122

424

127

360

124

463

134

630

205

48% 45% 47% 55% 48% 50% 50% 54% 43% 42% 54% 51% 40% 43% 43% 40% 42% 42% 36% 41% 46% 44% 63% 68%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Humanity
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very important
Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

12010 3955

553

326

356

297

408

318

574

390

541

564

369

273

345

48%

52%

8369

2575

33%

34%

2843
11%
865
3%
1016
4%

709
9%
194
3%
178
2%

20379 6530
81%
3708
15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

86%
903
12%

196

171

98

102

154

123

181

141

168

175

145

104

108

55% 65% 33% 55% 36% 33% 30% 33% 41% 51% 32% 41% 57% 60% 39% 46% 54% 55% 56% 58% 37% 48% 27% 35% 34% 36%
348

88

345

83

309

119

427

135

371

114

443

117

284

73

411

126

319

114

304

83

335

111

435

130

418

144

35% 29% 34% 27% 31% 40% 43% 44% 37% 38% 44% 39% 28% 24% 41% 41% 32% 37% 30% 28% 34% 37% 43% 43% 41% 47%
56

12

6%
20

4%
4

2%
24

1%
2

2%
901

1%
284

182
18%
70
7%
79
8%
671

29
9%
14
5%
13
4%
254

203

59

193

53

113

20% 20% 19% 17% 11%
83
8%
50
5%
665

22
7%
3
1%
217

43
4%
44
4%
724

13
4%
3
1%
237

35
3%
74
7%
779

26
9%
3
1%
6
2%
268

141

38

14% 13%
51
5%
51
5%
761

10
3%
13
4%
240

86
8%
32
3%
38
4%
858

25
8%
14
5%
8
3%
254

137
14%
38
4%
29
3%
801

28
9%
4
1%
6
2%
267

93
9%
25
2%
27

14
5%
5
2%
5

82

24

8%
31

8%
11

3%
27

4%
8

3%

2%

3%

3%

860

282

868

258

126

32

196

48

149

38

13% 11% 20% 16% 15% 13%
48
5%
122
12%
704

5
2%
10

51
5%
50

10
3%
8

44
4%
59

6
2%
8

3%

5%

3%

6%

3%

256

708

234

763

252

90% 94% 67% 82% 66% 72% 72% 77% 78% 88% 76% 80% 85% 84% 80% 88% 86% 92% 86% 86% 70% 84% 70% 78% 75% 83%
76

16

8%

5%

252

43

286

81

236

66

148

29

192

48

118

39

175

32

118

25% 14% 29% 27% 24% 22% 15% 10% 19% 16% 12% 13% 17% 10% 12%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

19
6%

113

35

174

37

247

58

193

44

11% 12% 17% 12% 25% 19% 19% 14%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q2. How important do you feel that the following factors are for your identity?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Humanity
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly important
Not really important
Not at all important
Do not know
Total 'Important'
Total 'Not important'

865
3%
1016
4%

194
3%
178
2%

20379 6530
81%
3708
15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

86%
903
12%

243

30-50

16-29
599

9%

30-50

1006 300

645

192

16-29

1003 302

671

709

30-50

1000 300

230

198

16-29

30-50
302

773

228

16-29

999

604

11%

30-50

1003 305

766

114

16-29

1015 302

521

2843

30-50

1001 300

368

108

16-29

1000 304

304

34%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
108

16-29

MA

602

2575

30-50

IL

1008 316
203

16-29

TR

491

33%

30-50

RU

1000 313
148

16-29

IN

352

8369

30-50

CN

1001 324
132

16-29

JP

12010 3955
52%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
48%

16-29

BR

16-29

Very important

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

185

35% 41% 49% 47% 60% 64% 30% 36% 37% 36% 52% 38% 75% 75% 60% 65% 77% 76% 67% 64% 64% 80% 60% 62%
412

129

322

121

255

77

442

144

432

141

408

156

205

59

269

79

168

57

185

55

237

41

285

79

41% 40% 32% 39% 25% 24% 44% 48% 43% 46% 41% 52% 20% 20% 27% 26% 17% 19% 19% 18% 24% 14% 28% 26%
158

43

141

37

16% 13% 14% 12%
33

9

3%
46

3%
11

5%
764

3%
261

34
3%
12
1%
813

5
2%
2
1%
269

93
9%
37
4%
21
2%
857

21
7%
9
3%
6
2%
280

185

32

106

40

18% 11% 11% 13%
23
2%
48
5%
746

6
2%
10
3%
252

30
3%
64
6%
800

4
1%
11
4%
249

57
6%
8
1%
7
1%
929

25
8%
3

29
3%
5

1%
2
1%
270

11
4%
2

*
10
1%
971

1%
2
1%
287

62
6%
38
4%
30
3%
873

10
3%
11
4%
7
2%
277

36
4%
11
1%
11

5
2%
3
1%
7

61

29

6%
30

10%
9

3%
53

3%
15

78
8%
27
3%
16

7
2%
6
2%
5

80
8%
18
2%
24

23
8%
6
2%
7

1%

2%

5%

5%

2%

2%

2%

2%

941

287

856

247

882

284

884

264

76% 81% 81% 86% 85% 89% 74% 84% 80% 82% 93% 90% 96% 95% 87% 91% 94% 95% 86% 82% 88% 94% 88% 88%
191

52

175

42

130

19% 16% 18% 13% 13%

30
9%

208

38

136

44

21% 13% 14% 14%

65
6%

28
9%

34
3%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

13
4%

100
10%

21
7%

47
5%

8
3%

91

38

9%

105

13% 10%

13
4%

98

29

10% 10%

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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q3. What is your religious orientation? Do you consider yourself…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
A seeker
Agnostic

Christian
Hindu
Jew

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

30-50

CA

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

30-50

FR

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

999

21

35

75

33

42

23

34

54

43

29

72

6

22

4%
1008
4%
9%

Buddhist

EE

24100 7309

2184

Atheist

30-50

16-29

DE

423

286
4%
242

7%
114

2%

2%

8951

3140

37%
855
4%
611
3%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

2%
31

3%
494

43%
228

2%

1%
3

3%
113

1%
5%
3

1%
374

6%
2

2%
74

1%

1%

3%

6%
8

3%
85

1

18

7%
30

8

7%
4

142

18

3%
24

16

11%
9

3%

8%
4

3%
138

24
8%
-

*

*

*

-

156

617

198

3%
32

14% 10%
136

27

14%
7

279

9

9%
-

1%
428

4%
60

-

2%
16

6%
140

5%
22

14%
16

163

7

7%
1

2%
353

2%
53

*

4%
10

5%
199

3%
35

20% 12%
8

139

11

3

1%
284

3%
11
1%
35
3%
14

1%
119

1%
466

9
3%
2

5%
63

1%
9
3%

14

3%

29

4%
12

3%
85

6%
1

13

4%

5%
18

11%
3

137

4%

6%
112

8

13

8%
4

3%
12

4%
16

3%
7

1%
28

5%
-

9

2%

3%
5

4%
2

*

*

*

-

*

600

202

704

214

771

7%
72

13

1%

6%
18

7%
171

6%
19

17%
13

220

17

6%
4

1%
174

6

1%
88

21

9%
137

7%
30

2%
58
6%
106

14% 10% 10%
4

1%
84

2%

-

19

*

-

318

128

2%
364

9
3%
7
2%
22
7%
5
2%
138

37% 47% 28% 50% 62% 66% 43% 53% 35% 46% 28% 40% 46% 46% 60% 66% 70% 70% 76% 73% 17% 28% 32% 43% 36% 45%
-

3%
182

4

-

2

1
-

*

*

2
-

3
-

*

-

4
-

-

*

2

*

1%

-

2

5
-

1
*

*

3
*

1
-

*

*

8
-

1%

6
-

-

6
-

1

1%
1%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

3
*

4
1%

-

1

*
2

2

*

1%

*

-

1
-

-

1
*

-

3
*

-

1
*

7
-

1%

22
*

-

1
-

1

2%

15
*

*

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-

1

1%
1%

*
4
1%

50

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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q3. What is your religious orientation? Do you consider yourself…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Muslim

Not religious
You do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

SE

30-50

RO

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

FI

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4

2

3

3

35

2

4

-

7

16

38

27

*

Religious person, without denomination

ES

24

58

Other religion

EL

24100 7309

46

Sikh

EE

1212
5%

Shinto

30-50

16-29

DE

340
5%
11

2%
1

*
12

3
1

*
-

*

*

-

199

16

3%

3%
608

7%

8%

4320

1213

18%
1047
4%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

17%
240
3%

*
-

2%

1%
16

4%
345

5%
100

1%
1

-

4

43

*
-

-

731
1655

1%

3

*

3%

2%
44

10% 14%
344

53

34% 33% 34% 17%
22

10

2%

3%

105
10%

17
5%

1%
6%
78
8%
34
3%

1%
22
7%
20
7%
4
1%

1%
5%
164

3
1%
26
8%
40

1

*
2

-

54

*

-

7

-

2

-

4

-

-

*

58

*

-

6

-

-

*

7

*
-

3

-

99

*
2

-

31

1

*

2%
77
8%
201

3
1%
29
10%
72

2%
-

1%
9%
241

40
13%
69

3%
5%
319

5
2%
24
8%
88

16% 13% 20% 24% 24% 23% 31% 29%
32
3%

5
2%

80
8%

13
4%

52
5%

9
3%

37
4%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

13
4%

1%
-

1%
5%
72
7%
27
3%

1
*
7%
22
7%
10
3%

4%
48
5%
40
4%

1

-

*
6%
14
5%
19
6%

9

3%
39

3%
13

4%
57

4%
22

6%
24

7%
3

2%

1%

2%
-

3%
41
4%
298

3
1%
7

1%
1

1%
26
3%
18

2%

2%

118

307

*
2%
10
3%
88

4%
-

*
3

7

11

3%
1

*
6

26

3

4%
1

*
-

-

5

2%
1

*

32

17

1%
-

-

1%

1%

-

39

2

3

-

12

20

-

-

*

51

-

-

12

-

-

2

*

46

*

-

34

2

-

*

-

*
-

1

-

87

*

-

12

1

3

*
-

*
17

3%
1

-

5

1

*

*

39

10

4%
78
8%
227

3%
24
8%
56

30% 39% 31% 29% 22% 18%
106
11%

27
9%

33
3%

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2%

49
5%

16
5%

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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q3. What is your religious orientation? Do you consider yourself…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
A seeker
Agnostic

Christian
Hindu
Jew

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

30-50

ZA

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

JP

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1006 300

999

23

26

61

16

57

145

8

44

41

10

60

29

4%
1008
4%
9%

Buddhist

MX

24100 7309

2184

Atheist

30-50

16-29

US

423

286
4%
242
3%
494
7%
114

2%

2%

8951

3140

37%
855
4%
611
3%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

43%
228
3%
182
2%

8

2%
53

2%
19

5%
33

6%
12

3%
10

4%
3

1%
545

3%
39

3%
9

4%
37

3%

1%

2%

*

170

6
2%
2%

1%
490

1%

8
3%

3%
299

1%

2%

9%
24

54% 62% 44% 54% 49% 53% 30% 42%
13

2

1%
20

1

1%
1

2%

*

3
*

4
-

1
*

*

5
*

46
-

4
*

1%

2

5%
4
*

1%

4%
200

4%
86

20% 29%
137
43

1%

*

29

-

4%
2

*
3

-

11

4%
1

-

13

10

1%

2%
1

1%
17

*
2%

*

*
29

8%

-

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

16

8%

*

-

1%

1
-

2
-

*

1%

-

-

2

2%

1%
11

4%

4%
3

1%
519

-

3%
33

12% 11%

7

-

2%

35

-

3%
10

19

-

-

6%

118

2%

*

*
-

1%
6

*
3

10

20

2

-

-

4

2%
3

181

3%

2%
23

10% 57% 59%
208
-

*

4%

3%
24
4

570

68% 69%
2

10

7%
4

80

4%

3%
74

1

11

4%
31

5

2%
4

694

*

7

1%

11% 14% 10%
3
-

-

9%
34

2%
1

-

*

44

14% 15%
41

28

9%
87

127

5%
1

94

6%
6

15

6%
7

19

10%
32

168

2%

5%
100

2

6

2%
52

7

5%
8

439

5%

3%
48

-

15

6%
30

5

4%
3

202

9

1%
159

52% 53%

3%
40
4%
19
2%
6
1%
691

8
3%
9
3%
10
3%
3
1%
198

69% 66%
27
3%
9
1%

5
2%
4
1%

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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q3. What is your religious orientation? Do you consider yourself…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Muslim

Not religious
You do not know

30-50

16-29

30-50

ZA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

JP

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1006 300

-

2

26

1

1

76

19

857

260

14

41

*

Religious person, without denomination

AU

10

58

Other religion

BR

24100 7309

46

Sikh

MX

1212
5%

Shinto

30-50

16-29

US

340
5%
11

1%
-

*
12

2
1%
-

*

*

-

-

199

51

10

3%

3%
608

7%

8%

4320

1213

18%
1047
4%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

17%
240
3%

5%
66

3%
25

7%
151

8%
36

15% 11%
26

4

3%

1%

1

-

731
1655

-

-

-

*
-

*
-

-

-

-

53

98

1%
38

18% 17% 10% 12%
170

51

207

70

17% 16% 21% 22%
88
9%
18
2%

12
4%
2
1%

35
3%
20
2%

2
1%
2
1%

2%
-

2

6

3%
-

-

176

-

-

4%
49
5%
308

3%
24
8%
85

6

1%
66
7%
472

*
-

2%
29
10%
150

-

*

-

60

20

6%
308

7%
82

31% 28% 47% 49% 31% 27%
27
3%

9
3%

160

33

16% 11%

59
6%

3%
13

13

1%
48
5%
29
3%
4

4%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
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Youth of the World

7
2%
1%
5%
6

*

3%

2%

6%

*

2%

*

5
2%
42

15% 14%

23

1

1

-

56

1

-

154

86% 86%
1

-

26

15

2%
-

-

4

6

2%
-

30

-

6%
-

-

3

18

7%
-

-

5

-

2%

8

-

-

-

8

-

2%
-

*
40

*
23

3

-

14
5%
7
2%

*

1%
1%
21
2%
15
2%

2
1%
5
2%
7
2%
5
2%

2%
1

1%
14

*

1%
31

2%
7

3%
106

2%
40

11% 13%
43

11

4%

4%

2%
-

-

7

6

4%
-

1%
7

*

10

1%
7

-

8

6

-

-

-

24

10

2%
64
6%
45
4%
11
1%

3%
28
9%
17
6%
2
1%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q4. Which of the following factors best correspond to your idea of a good life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Being healthy
Becoming famous
Feeling free
Finding inner harmony
Having an exciting job
Having enough food
Realising your ideas

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

30-50

CA

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

30-50

FR

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

13779 5132

583

560

683

611

559

585

481

528

539

576

468

544

602

55%
705

67%
120

3%

2%

6275

1920

25%

25%

6424

2663

26%

35%

4758

1212

19%

16%

2363

857

9%

11%

5711

1659

23%

22%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

222

220

233

225

223

207

166

189

224

190

215

216

209

58% 74% 56% 71% 68% 77% 61% 74% 56% 74% 58% 69% 47% 55% 53% 62% 54% 73% 57% 63% 47% 71% 54% 72% 59% 69%
12

-

1%
285

19
-

84

2%
244

2
1%
54

16
2%
336

4
1%
106

12
1%
222

1

15
*

62

-

10

1%
258

63

1%
182

2
1%
70

38
4%
205

7
2%
76

17
2%
225

2
1%
94

12
1%
160

-

39
-

53

7

4%
215

2%
78

15

1

20

1

22

2%

*

2%

*

2%

356

83

216

74

269

2
1%
75

28% 28% 24% 17% 34% 35% 22% 20% 26% 21% 18% 23% 20% 25% 22% 31% 16% 17% 21% 26% 36% 27% 21% 25% 27% 25%
293

119

329

146

347

132

244

125

338

165

178

79

211

92

391

123

184

72

214

101

382

147

189

96

228

91

29% 39% 33% 47% 35% 44% 24% 41% 34% 54% 18% 26% 21% 31% 39% 40% 18% 24% 21% 34% 38% 49% 19% 32% 22% 30%
149

35

262

106

15% 12% 26% 34%
167

63

17% 21%
113
11%

27
9%

37
4%
296

6
2%
80

85
8%
39
4%
242

14
5%
7
2%
73

229

60

23% 20%
74
7%
257

19
6%
59

81
8%
157

7
2%
58

245

70

209

83

16% 19% 21% 28%
187

60

128

30

278

74

285

71

189

41

97

24% 23% 13% 10% 28% 24% 28% 23% 19% 14% 10%

151

36

50
5%
173

18
6%
40

30
3%
308

6
2%
114

52
5%
210

19
6%
67

44

7

4%
289

2%
95

119

24
8%
67

150
15%
125

15
5%
62

202

53

20% 17%
157

55

12% 22% 12% 21% 15% 18%
183

33

147

48

136

34

30% 26% 24% 24% 26% 19% 19% 20% 15% 12% 17% 13% 31% 37% 21% 22% 29% 32% 18% 11% 15% 16% 13% 11%

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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q4. Which of the following factors best correspond to your idea of a good life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Spending time with your friends
Feeling needed
Earning a lot of money
Not having to work
Starting a family
Being in love
Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

SE

30-50

RO

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4257

230

122

192

132

220

163

213

96

117

102

241

266

216

870

17%

11%

4456

1605

18%

21%

5020

1265

20%

17%

1195

393

5%

5%

8886

2492

35%

33%

6719

1400

27%

18%

353
1%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

59
1%

50

23% 17% 12%
213

69

201

16
5%
91

21% 23% 20% 29%
164

45

190

45

29

19% 10% 13%
82
8%
137

20
7%
49

219

20
7%
76

21

4%
408

7%
93

46
5%
474

16
5%
106

47
5%
321

18
6%
128

45

42

22% 17% 16% 15% 21% 14% 10%
275

86

144

58

273

100

102

22
7%
32

15

12%
397

5%
129

10%
131

27
9%
59

55

75

50

24% 18% 26% 25% 21% 16%
225

78

122

46

124

46

22% 25% 27% 28% 14% 19% 27% 33% 10% 10% 40% 42% 13% 20% 23% 26% 12% 15% 12% 15%
158

36

16% 15% 19% 15% 14% 16% 16% 12%
36

52

59
6%
324

26
8%
76

61
6%
41
4%
323

15
5%
16
5%
79

142

36

254

69

121

33

183

46

280

49

114

14% 12% 25% 23% 12% 11% 18% 15% 28% 16% 11%
35

9

3%
468

38

3%
109

4%
406

6
2%
117

28
3%
365

9
3%
102

32

13

3%
484

30

11

38

4%

3%

4%

4%

119

452

116

295

24
8%
15
5%
93

206

30

212

40

20% 10% 21% 13%
49
5%
304

32
11%
59

58
6%
296

20
7%
85

41% 31% 47% 34% 32% 43% 32% 25% 32% 26% 47% 36% 40% 39% 36% 33% 48% 39% 45% 39% 30% 31% 30% 20% 29% 28%
204

41

150

20% 14% 15%
18

4

2%

1%

2

18
6%
1

*

243
11

*

56

290

56

293

57

356

70

277

54

321

65

262

46

183

37

219

35

557

118

415

109

24% 19% 29% 18% 29% 19% 35% 23% 27% 18% 32% 21% 26% 15% 18% 12% 22% 12% 55% 39% 41% 36%
1%

1

13
*

1%

3
1%

23
2%

1

21
*

2%

-

23
-

2%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

8
3%

9
1%

2
1%

8
1%

-

10
-

1

1%

33
*

3%

4
1%

11
1%

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3
1%

14
1%

5
2%

55

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q4. Which of the following factors best correspond to your idea of a good life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Becoming famous
Feeling free
Finding inner harmony
Having an exciting job
Having enough food
Realising your ideas

25%
2663

26%

35%

4758

1212

19%

16%

2363

857

9%

11%

5711

1659

23%

22%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

192

30-50

16-29
517

25%

30-50

1006 300

439

133

16-29

1003 302

401

6424

30-50

1000 300

180

203

16-29

30-50
302

539

175

16-29

999

544

1920

30-50

1003 305

480

244

16-29

1015 302

644

6275

30-50

1001 300

528

200

16-29

1000 304

554

2%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
212

16-29

MA

571

120

30-50

IL

1008 316
209

16-29

TR

665

3%

30-50

RU

1000 313
228

16-29

IN

578

705

30-50

CN

1001 324
220

16-29

JP

13779 5132
67%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
55%

16-29

BR

16-29

Being healthy

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

197

58% 68% 67% 73% 57% 66% 55% 71% 53% 66% 64% 81% 47% 58% 54% 67% 54% 60% 40% 44% 44% 64% 51% 66%
25

7

2%
213

2%
63

11
1%
230

3
1%
64

23
2%
211

3
1%
53

26
3%
246

2
1%
74

13
1%
301

4
1%
100

17
2%
405

2
1%
112

128

33

13% 11%
215

71

10
1%
216

4
1%
84

27
3%
307

4
1%
86

63

22

6%
303

7%
87

86
9%
232

4
1%
91

29
3%
223

3
1%
63

21% 19% 23% 20% 21% 17% 25% 25% 30% 33% 40% 37% 21% 24% 22% 28% 31% 28% 30% 29% 23% 30% 22% 21%
260

109

296

136

280

127

236

115

103

40

238

108

265

118

429

132

134

43

153

54

198

82

304

111

26% 34% 30% 43% 28% 40% 24% 38% 10% 13% 24% 36% 26% 39% 43% 43% 13% 14% 15% 18% 20% 27% 30% 37%
149
15%
157

20
6%
68

16% 21%
140

35

329

114

251

67

133

33% 36% 25% 21% 13%
51
5%
344

10
3%
84

78
8%
287

36

159

25
8%
74

258

90

26% 30%
177

54

11% 16% 25% 18% 18%
100

136

36

108

14% 11% 34% 27% 28% 32% 14% 12% 11%

22
7%

67
7%
42
4%
224

17
6%
14
5%
52

287

54

235

70

167

44

113

35

182

30

207

46

28% 18% 23% 23% 17% 15% 11% 12% 18% 10% 21% 15%
72
7%
249

13
4%
95

22
2%
336

7
2%
105

31
3%
390

10
3%
115

99

36

10% 12%
286

62

80
8%
341

21
7%
104

135

44

13% 15%
178

83

22% 17% 25% 31% 33% 34% 39% 38% 29% 21% 34% 34% 18% 28%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q4. Which of the following factors best correspond to your idea of a good life?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Spending time with your friends
Feeling needed
Earning a lot of money
Not having to work
Starting a family
Being in love
Do not know

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

CN

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4257

244

55

175

286

135

139

170

77

123

28

241

90

212

870

17%

11%

4456

1605

18%

21%

5020

1265

20%

17%

1195

393

5%

5%

8886

2492

35%

33%

6719

1400

27%

18%

353
1%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

59
1%

68

24% 21%
110

47

7

6%
195

2%
69

27

17%
130

9%
55

68

29% 23% 14%
108

54

359

22
7%
102

16

14%
159

5%
52

11% 15% 20% 22% 13% 17% 11% 18% 36% 34% 16% 17%
216

56

174

37

246

83

203

35

131

22% 17% 17% 12% 24% 26% 20% 12% 13%
50

21

5%
268

13

6%
83

6

1%
370

35

2%
132

14

3%
404

4%
123

60
6%
258

18
6%
50

90
9%
264

28
9%
21
7%
97

341

97

17%
81
8%
418

23
8%
35

8%
191

5
2%
69

12%
151

9%
48

59

24% 20%
120

42

6

9%
223

2%
100

43

21% 14%
121

42

12% 19% 23% 15% 16% 12% 14% 22% 33% 12% 14%
108

220

70

251

82

239

66

143

37

216

49

34% 32% 41% 36% 22% 23% 25% 27% 24% 22% 14% 12% 21% 16%
23

4

2%
420

14

1%
144

1%
135

3

50

1%
33

5%
471

20
7%
101

88
9%
309

22
7%
96

94

26

95

5

46

9%

9%

9%

2%

5%

306

107

464

176

297

21
7%
68

27% 26% 37% 42% 40% 39% 26% 17% 26% 32% 42% 48% 13% 11% 47% 33% 31% 32% 31% 36% 46% 58% 30% 23%
456

146

116

22

46% 45% 12%
15

-

1%

-

7%
-

-

148
9

-

32

427

102

144

15% 10% 43% 34% 14%
1%

-

20
-

2%

1

48
*

5%

22
7%
10
3%

152

7

15%
3

362

2%
-

*

82

109

36% 27% 11%
3

-

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

1
*

2
*

14
5%
1

*

182
9

*

34

301

74

169

30

383

73

18% 11% 30% 25% 17% 10% 38% 24%
1%

3
1%

27

9

3%

3%

14
1%

-

7
-

1%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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*

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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You feel that you belong to the society in which you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6140

1873

133

275

172

135

246

76

331

103

191

341

261

124

176

24%

25%

12130 3871
48%

51%

4602

1296

18%

17%

1302
5%
929
4%

357
5%
214
3%

18270 5744
73%

75%

5904

1653

24%

22%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

61

63

37

30

80

13% 20% 27% 20% 17% 12% 13% 10% 25% 26%
569

163

495

142

455

156

520

182

510

156

8%
489

23
8%
139

81

35

63

92

120

33% 27% 10% 11% 19% 21% 34% 31% 26% 40% 12%
408

124

503

155

565

181

455

139

442

120

524

21
7%
156

58

17% 19%
520

165

57% 54% 49% 46% 45% 52% 52% 59% 51% 51% 49% 46% 40% 41% 50% 51% 56% 59% 45% 46% 44% 40% 52% 52% 51% 54%
222

57

175

72

266

83

235

74

143

47

312

92

189

64

301

93

171

42

126

46

165

39

256

84

213

57

22% 19% 17% 23% 27% 28% 23% 24% 14% 16% 31% 31% 19% 21% 30% 30% 17% 14% 13% 15% 17% 13% 25% 28% 21% 19%
42

11

4%
35

4%
10

3%
702

3%
224

39
4%
18
2%
770

21
7%
12
4%
205

79

25

8%
29
3%
627

8%
-

65
6%
49

193

5%
655

11
4%
9
3%
212

43
4%
59
6%
756

15
5%
5
2%
236

77
8%
50
5%
565

40
13%
7
2%
162

44
4%
42
4%
739

14
5%
18
6%
205

74
7%
24
2%
606

15
5%
7
2%
190

46
5%
32

12
4%
8

52

14

5%
34

5%
10

78
8%
54

14
5%
10

57
6%
44

24
8%
15

64
6%
42

15
5%
9

3%

3%

3%

3%

5%

3%

4%

5%

4%

3%

756

244

796

231

703

240

648

177

696

223

70% 74% 77% 66% 63% 64% 65% 69% 76% 78% 56% 54% 73% 68% 60% 62% 75% 80% 79% 77% 70% 79% 64% 59% 69% 73%
264

68

214

93

345

108

300

85

186

62

389

132

233

78

375

108

217

54

178

60

243

53

313

108

277

72

26% 23% 21% 30% 34% 36% 30% 28% 19% 20% 39% 44% 23% 26% 37% 35% 22% 18% 18% 20% 24% 17% 31% 36% 27% 24%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You feel that you belong to the society in which you live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6140

1873

207

239

381

167

98

163

465

198

361

130

537

521

239

24%

25%

12130 3871
48%

51%

4602

1296

18%

17%

1302
5%
929
4%

357
5%
214
3%

18270 5744
73%

75%

5904

1653

24%

22%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

53

74

136

53

37

43

152

40

157

165

69

21% 16% 24% 24% 38% 43% 17% 18% 10% 12% 16% 14% 46% 50% 20% 13% 36% 43% 54% 52% 52% 55% 24% 23%
508

190

537

178

423

144

565

181

541

193

630

219

441

132

549

187

374

104

306

105

314

98

487

162

51% 59% 54% 57% 42% 46% 56% 60% 54% 63% 63% 73% 43% 44% 55% 61% 37% 34% 31% 35% 31% 32% 48% 54%
177

58

168

41

161

28

18% 18% 17% 13% 16%
58

14

6%
51

4%
9

5%
715

3%
243

41
4%
15
2%
776

10
3%
10
3%
252

33

9%
8

3%
10
1%
804

175
39

3%
-

4%
56

280

43

165

42

157

17% 14% 17% 14% 16%

6%
732

13
4%
10
3%
234

53
5%
143
14%
639

8
3%
24
8%
230

33
3%
18
2%
793

28
9%
4
1%
6
2%
262

68
7%
29
3%
12
1%
906

11
4%
4
1%
3
1%
284

193

55

167

49

95

20

19% 18% 17% 16% 10%
36
4%
27
3%
747

12
4%
11
4%
227

80
8%
17
2%
735

13
4%
6

32

7%
12

3%
30

4%
6

112
11%
43
4%
13

23
8%
12
4%
4

190

48

19% 16%
65
6%
25

16
5%
5

2%

3%

2%

1%

1%

2%

2%

234

843

262

835

263

726

231

71% 75% 78% 81% 80% 89% 73% 78% 64% 76% 79% 87% 89% 94% 74% 74% 74% 77% 84% 87% 83% 87% 72% 77%
235

72

209

51

194

36

214

56

218

50

190

32

97

23% 22% 21% 16% 19% 11% 21% 19% 22% 16% 19% 11% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

15
5%

229

67

247

62

127

32

155

35

255

64

23% 22% 25% 21% 13% 11% 15% 12% 25% 21%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your future looks bright
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5700

1228

78

188

99

58

231

80

137

71

176

234

319

179

262

23%

16%

11843 3445
47%

45%

4665

1947

19%

26%

1328
5%
1567
6%

576
8%
415
5%

17543 4673
70%

61%

5993

2523

24%

33%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

21

8%
486

7%
104

31

19% 10% 10%
506

129

333

13
4%
100

6%
441

4
1%
125

41

23% 14%
521

171

8%
455

15
5%
95

14%
357

27
9%
90

7%
435

14
5%
130

30

39

91

18% 10% 23% 13% 32% 30% 18%
577

167

473

117

430

136

560

15
5%
144

63

26% 21%
540

162

49% 34% 50% 42% 33% 33% 44% 41% 52% 56% 45% 32% 35% 30% 43% 43% 57% 55% 47% 39% 43% 45% 56% 48% 53% 53%
264

113

197

104

366

136

333

137

142

62

304

110

327

110

338

126

155

76

196

92

130

45

169

98

122

51

26% 37% 20% 34% 37% 45% 33% 45% 14% 20% 30% 37% 32% 37% 34% 41% 15% 25% 19% 31% 13% 15% 17% 33% 12% 17%
71

50

7%
102
10%
564

17%
14
5%
125

38
4%
73
7%
694

24
8%
22
7%
160

126

44

13% 15%
77
8%
432

8
3%
113

76
8%
96
10%
499

21
7%
19
6%
129

29
3%
78
8%
752

14
5%
15
5%
212

64
6%
101
10%
535

60

126

60

115

20% 12% 20% 11%
21
7%
110

67
7%
494

14
5%
117

46
5%
506

22
7%
13
4%
144

38
4%
59
6%
753

14
5%
19
6%
197

47

33

5%
58

11%
20

6%
707

55
6%
66

13
4%
18

43
4%
54

23
8%
20

37
4%
54

12
4%
16

7%

7%

6%

5%

7%

5%

5%

156

749

227

739

159

802

225

56% 41% 69% 52% 43% 38% 50% 42% 75% 70% 53% 37% 49% 39% 50% 47% 75% 64% 70% 52% 75% 75% 74% 53% 79% 74%
335

163

235

128

492

180

409

158

171

76

368

170

453

170

453

148

193

90

243

125

185

58

212

121

159

63

33% 54% 23% 41% 49% 60% 41% 52% 17% 25% 37% 56% 45% 56% 45% 49% 19% 29% 24% 42% 19% 19% 21% 40% 16% 21%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your future looks bright
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5700

1228

319

285

449

228

81

202

443

299

260

71

380

306

336

23%

16%

11843 3445
47%

45%

4665

1947

19%

26%

1328
5%
1567
6%

576
8%
415
5%

17543 4673
70%

61%

5993

2523

24%

33%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

62

63

115

46

32% 19% 29% 20% 45% 36% 23% 15%
495

185

526

166

428

154

555

185

8%
351

16
5%
108

20%
529

26
9%
127

110

55

105

85

70

44% 36% 30% 18% 26% 24% 38% 35% 31% 28% 33% 23%
475

157

512

134

479

130

430

137

470

133

479

159

49% 57% 53% 53% 42% 49% 55% 62% 35% 36% 53% 42% 47% 52% 51% 44% 48% 43% 43% 46% 47% 44% 48% 53%
112

52

127

62

11% 16% 13% 20%
25

13

2%
50

4%
12

5%
814

4%
247

20
2%
42
4%
811

12
4%
10
3%
229

85
8%
17
2%
29
3%
877

34

134

44

279

109

188

113

11% 13% 15% 28% 36% 19% 38%
7
2%
6
2%
269

34
3%
51
5%
783

8
3%
17
6%
231

132

34

13% 11%
157

37

16% 12%
432

124

25
2%
57
6%
731

16
5%
18
6%
153

63
6%
11
1%
23
2%
918

22
7%
2
1%
11
4%
267

132

80

159

54

111

33

107

39

125

45

13% 26% 16% 18% 11% 11% 11% 13% 12% 15%
24
2%
36
4%
811

18
6%
18
6%
189

67
7%
34
3%
739

27
9%
20
7%
201

35

17

4%
44

6%
8

42
4%
78

4%

3%

8%

810

242

776

13
4%
32
11%
218

31
3%
35

19
6%
7

3%

2%

815

229

81% 76% 81% 73% 87% 85% 78% 77% 43% 41% 73% 51% 90% 88% 81% 62% 74% 67% 81% 81% 77% 72% 81% 76%
137

65

147

74

102

41

168

52

411

143

213

129

14% 20% 15% 24% 10% 13% 17% 17% 41% 47% 21% 43%

74
7%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

24
8%

156

98

226

81

146

50

149

52

156

64

16% 32% 23% 27% 15% 17% 15% 17% 16% 21%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

61

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your country's future looks bright
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3232

25

67

61

27

145

22

88

42

59

113

214

50

152

823

13%

11%

7774

2283

31%

30%

7919

2564

32%

34%

4585

1541

18%

20%

1593
6%

400
5%

11006 3106
44%

41%

12504 4105
50%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

54%

8

2%
226

3%
40

7%
320

10
3%
86

6%
108

23% 13% 32% 28% 11%
450

135

373

120

351

6
2%
21
7%
124

1

3%
174

*
42

14%
469

24
8%
157

2%
148

4
1%
32

9%
164

20
7%
43

4%
178

6
2%
51

6%
312

16
5%
95

11%
137

28
9%
44

49

21% 16%
411

159

5%
291

5
2%
58

40

15% 13%
512

119

17% 14% 47% 52% 15% 11% 16% 14% 18% 17% 31% 31% 14% 15% 41% 52% 29% 19% 50% 39%
425

138

232

93

463

147

376

116

410

132

398

126

321

86

186

59

428

142

195

90

45% 45% 37% 39% 35% 41% 42% 45% 23% 31% 46% 49% 37% 39% 41% 43% 40% 41% 32% 29% 19% 19% 43% 47% 19% 30%
226

106

158

71

452

143

321

117

23% 35% 16% 23% 45% 48% 32% 38%
74

13

7%
251

4%
48

84
8%
387

23
7%
96

29
3%
169

25% 16% 39% 31% 17%
676

241

531

191

803

7
2%
27
9%
267

57
6%
201

8
3%
43

68
7%
87
9%
614

17
6%
12
4%
181

294

107

338

107

345

109

152

42

388

129

29% 36% 33% 36% 34% 36% 15% 14% 38% 43%
77
8%
170

11
4%
36

48
5%
252

15
5%
63

30
3%
220

7
2%
57

84

27

49

14

8%

9%

5%

371

111

250

5%
72

84
8%
105
11%
625

19
6%
17

153

77

15% 26%
83

6%

8%

208

341

18
6%
63

74
7%
82
8%
664

24
8%
31
10%
159

20% 14% 61% 60% 17% 12% 25% 21% 22% 19% 37% 36% 25% 24% 63% 69% 34% 21% 65% 52%
746

255

300

110

757

254

714

223

755

241

550

168

709

215

270

78

581

219

269

114

68% 80% 53% 62% 80% 89% 74% 83% 30% 36% 75% 84% 70% 74% 75% 79% 55% 55% 70% 71% 27% 26% 58% 73% 27% 38%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your country's future looks bright
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3232

91

55

268

112

31

253

395

154

178

59

247

272

111

823

13%

11%

7774

2283

31%

30%

7919

2564

32%

34%

4585

1541

18%

20%

1593
6%

400
5%

11006 3106
44%

41%

12504 4105
50%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

54%

15

9%
284

5%
102

6%
179

7
2%
58

70

30

27% 22% 11% 10%
457

158

523

148

3%
209

11
4%
59

53

127

44

77

88

25% 18% 39% 42% 15% 14% 18% 20% 25% 26% 27% 29% 11%
572

175

446

123

433

128

254

91

242

81

405

113

320

25
8%
100

28% 31% 18% 19% 45% 50% 52% 49% 21% 19% 57% 58% 44% 41% 43% 42% 25% 30% 24% 27% 40% 37% 32% 33%
381

132

462

153

207

73

235

82

388

137

112

38

125

34

273

86

271

81

313

91

178

52

366

97

38% 41% 46% 49% 21% 23% 23% 27% 39% 45% 11% 13% 12% 11% 27% 28% 27% 27% 31% 30% 18% 17% 36% 32%
157

51

262

89

16% 16% 26% 28%
88

24

9%
375

7%
117

42
4%
234

6
2%
65

46
5%
30
3%
725

10
3%
5
2%
228

53
5%
79
8%
635

23
8%
17
6%
178

211

62

21% 20%
161

35

16% 12%
240

70

29
3%
35
3%
825

14
5%
20
7%
228

28
3%
21
2%
841

10
3%
8
3%
250

88
9%
55
5%
587

28
9%
19
6%
172

260

58

143

41

26% 19% 14% 14%
36
4%
432

13
4%
150

55

10

88
9%
60

6%

3%

6%

489

158

677

19
6%
30
10%
201

167

68

17% 23%
42

10

4%

3%

431

125

37% 36% 23% 21% 72% 72% 63% 59% 24% 23% 82% 76% 83% 83% 59% 56% 43% 50% 49% 53% 67% 67% 43% 42%
538

183

724

242

253

83

288

105

599

199

141

52

153

44

361

114

531

139

456

132

266

71

533

165

54% 56% 72% 77% 25% 26% 29% 35% 60% 65% 14% 17% 15% 15% 36% 37% 53% 46% 46% 44% 27% 24% 53% 55%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

63

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People can change society through their choices and actions
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

9189

2582

252

403

471

208

281

191

257

246

310

528

450

229

329

37%

34%

10971 3594
44%
3225
13%
923
4%
795
3%

47%
991
13%
273
4%
171
2%

20160 6176
80%

81%

4148

1264

17%

17%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

68

99

125

54

77

67

70

80

62

155

135

58

95

25% 23% 40% 32% 47% 42% 21% 18% 28% 25% 19% 22% 25% 23% 24% 26% 31% 20% 52% 51% 45% 45% 23% 19% 32% 31%
531

168

442

156

343

129

482

168

469

150

529

178

398

120

532

170

498

179

301

83

391

126

546

172

491

154

53% 56% 44% 50% 34% 43% 48% 55% 47% 50% 53% 59% 39% 40% 53% 56% 50% 58% 30% 28% 39% 42% 54% 57% 48% 51%
154

48

117

44

126

39

216

66

150

53

180

37

221

65

173

42

140

47

113

40

15% 16% 12% 14% 13% 13% 22% 22% 15% 17% 18% 12% 22% 22% 17% 14% 14% 15% 11% 13%
29

14

3%
35

5%
4

3%
783

1%
236

32
3%
8
1%
845

7
2%
4
1%
255

46
5%
15
1%
814

7

63

2%
1

6%
35

*
254

3%
690

13
4%
5
2%
222

36
4%
65
6%
750

13
4%
10
3%
227

60
6%
44
4%
720

15
5%
4
1%
245

93
9%
45
4%
655

35
12%
11
4%
190

35
3%
19
2%
778

9
3%
4
1%
250

27
3%
30
3%
808

12
4%
6

41

15

4%
25

5%
8

75
8%
33
3%
51

27
9%
4
1%
11

155

47

118

47

15% 16% 12% 15%
34
3%
41

10
3%
13

38
4%
39

3
1%
5

2%

2%

3%

5%

4%

4%

4%

4%

2%

241

829

238

841

261

775

230

820

249

78% 78% 84% 82% 81% 84% 69% 73% 75% 75% 72% 81% 65% 63% 77% 82% 80% 79% 82% 79% 84% 86% 77% 77% 81% 82%
183

62

149

51

172

46

279

79

186

66

240

52

314

100

208

51

167

59

154

55

108

31

189

57

156

50

18% 21% 15% 16% 17% 15% 28% 26% 19% 22% 24% 17% 31% 33% 21% 17% 17% 19% 15% 18% 11% 10% 19% 19% 15% 16%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

64

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People can change society through their choices and actions
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

9189

2582

352

446

638

309

180

264

515

382

403

138

463

555

527

37%

34%

10971 3594
44%
3225
13%
923
4%
795
3%

47%
991
13%
273
4%
171
2%

20160 6176
80%

81%

4148

1264

17%

17%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

102

138

200

85

41

46

153

90

121

193

130

35% 31% 45% 44% 63% 63% 31% 28% 18% 13% 26% 15% 51% 51% 38% 30% 40% 46% 46% 40% 55% 64% 52% 43%
522

180

410

131

274

90

530

176

523

181

577

194

354

110

465

158

384

112

322

103

272

68

385

138

52% 56% 41% 42% 27% 28% 53% 59% 52% 60% 58% 65% 35% 36% 46% 52% 38% 37% 32% 34% 27% 23% 38% 46%
79

34

8%
12

5

1%
36

2%
3

4%
874

98

31

10% 10% 10%

1%
282

37
4%
9
1%
856

11
4%
2
1%
269

68

20

7%
20

6%
6

2%
8
1%
912

109
11%
15

2%
-

1%
39

290

4%
839

25
8%
4
1%
10
3%
261

162

45

119

42

101

16% 15% 12% 14% 10%
29
3%
106
11%
703

13
4%
24
8%
222

25
2%
16
2%
841

11
4%
7
2%
240

30
3%
15
1%
869

27
9%
8
3%
4
1%
263

113

42

137

32

115

49

122

11% 14% 14% 11% 12% 16% 12%
21
2%
22
2%
847

7
2%
8
3%
248

54
5%
21
2%
787

11
4%
9

60

19

6%
40

6%
8

35
3%
19

21
7%
12
4%
8

64
6%
18
2%
12

21
7%
9
3%
2

3%

4%

3%

2%

3%

1%

1%

250

785

224

827

261

912

268

87% 87% 86% 86% 90% 92% 84% 87% 70% 73% 84% 80% 86% 87% 84% 81% 79% 83% 79% 75% 82% 86% 91% 89%
91

39

9%

135

42

12% 14% 13%

88
9%

26
8%

124

29

191

58

144

53

131

35

134

49

191

43

175

68

157

33

12% 10% 19% 19% 14% 18% 13% 12% 13% 16% 19% 14% 18% 23% 16% 11%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

82
8%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

30
10%

65

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People in your country have the opportunity to choose their own lives
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6811

1747

138

207

164

128

214

136

154

103

223

362

402

258

371

27%

23%

10806 3408
43%

45%

4983

1677

20%

22%

1595
6%
908
4%

576
8%
203
3%

17617 5155
70%

68%

6578

2253

26%

30%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

36

41

32

33

42

34

34

39

49

92

97

51

91

14% 12% 21% 13% 16% 11% 13% 11% 21% 14% 14% 11% 15% 11% 10% 13% 22% 16% 36% 31% 40% 32% 26% 17% 37% 30%
524

160

454

127

274

93

484

151

465

145

503

150

306

93

465

142

475

154

315

94

419

154

538

167

514

171

52% 53% 45% 41% 27% 31% 48% 49% 46% 48% 50% 50% 30% 31% 46% 47% 47% 50% 31% 31% 42% 51% 54% 56% 51% 56%
232

79

242

97

388

119

288

99

216

77

251

85

350

107

331

92

227

73

220

78

97

35

140

62

23% 26% 24% 31% 39% 40% 29% 32% 22% 25% 25% 28% 35% 36% 33% 30% 23% 24% 22% 26% 10% 12% 14% 21%
69

20

7%
38

7%
7

4%
662

2%
196

78
8%
21
2%
661

37

144

57

12% 14% 19%
8
3%
168

31
3%
438

-

71
7%
33

125

3%
612

20
7%
3
1%
184

55
5%
51
5%
679

31
10%
8
3%
187

75
7%
39
4%
639

26
9%
6
2%
184

150

51

15% 17%
54
5%
460

16
5%
127

72
7%
34
3%
568

25
8%
7
2%
181

44
4%
36

22
7%
8

78

29

8%
33

10%
8

27
3%
55

7
2%
10

29
3%
40

7
2%
13

75
7%
23
2%
32

35
12%
2
1%
5

4%

3%

3%

3%

6%

3%

4%

4%

3%

2%

698

203

677

186

821

251

796

218

885

262

66% 65% 66% 54% 44% 42% 61% 60% 68% 62% 64% 61% 45% 42% 57% 59% 69% 66% 67% 62% 82% 83% 79% 73% 87% 86%
301

99

320

134

532

176

359

119

271

108

326

111

500

158

403

117

271

95

298

107

124

42

169

69

98

37

30% 33% 32% 43% 53% 58% 36% 39% 27% 36% 32% 37% 49% 52% 40% 38% 27% 31% 30% 36% 12% 14% 17% 23% 10% 12%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People in your country have the opportunity to choose their own lives
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6811

1747

366

351

432

338

136

219

436

292

240

73

440

298

403

27%

23%

10806 3408
43%

45%

4983

1677

20%

22%

1595
6%
908
4%

576
8%
203
3%

17617 5155
70%

68%

6578

2253

26%

30%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

107

104

134

94

39

30

126

61

126

94

88

37% 33% 35% 33% 43% 42% 34% 31% 14% 13% 22% 10% 43% 42% 29% 20% 24% 24% 44% 42% 30% 31% 40% 29%
498

171

406

127

361

118

534

171

513

172

612

188

395

120

436

147

263

78

315

85

361

98

376

132

50% 53% 41% 41% 36% 37% 53% 57% 51% 57% 61% 63% 39% 40% 43% 48% 26% 26% 32% 28% 36% 32% 37% 44%
88

38

9%
18

4

2%
31

1%
4

3%
864

186

62

168

52

12% 19% 20% 17% 16%

1%
278

47
5%
10
1%
757

18
6%
2
1%
231

30
3%
17
2%
793

7
2%
5
2%
252

73
7%
19
2%
38
4%
872

24
8%
6
2%
5
2%
265

189

50

121

56

133

45

199

69

244

77

141

52

211

63

173

51

19% 16% 12% 19% 13% 15% 20% 23% 24% 25% 14% 17% 21% 21% 17% 17%
44
4%
118
12%
649

19
6%
24
8%
211

24
2%
25
2%
831

17
6%
9
3%
218

38
4%
13
1%
831

7
2%
4
1%
246

50
5%
26
3%
728

19
6%
9
3%
208

225

65

23% 22%
27
3%
503

9

50

25

5%
54

8%
12

100

32

10% 11%
33

15

35
3%
19

23
8%
6

3%

5%

4%

3%

5%

2%

2%

151

755

211

659

192

779

220

86% 86% 76% 74% 79% 80% 87% 88% 65% 69% 83% 73% 82% 81% 73% 68% 50% 50% 76% 70% 66% 64% 77% 73%
106

42

233

80

198

59

11% 13% 23% 26% 20% 19%

92
9%

30

233

69

145

73

171

52

249

88

469

142

191

77

311

95

208

74

10% 23% 23% 14% 24% 17% 17% 25% 29% 47% 47% 19% 26% 31% 31% 21% 25%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your life is in you own hands
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

9572

2445

335

492

275

181

318

219

294

203

503

513

468

329

405

38%

32%

10324 3354
41%

44%

3389

1246

14%

16%

1093
4%
725
3%

402
5%
164
2%

19896 5799
79%

76%

4482

1648

18%

22%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

85

107

58

48

74

64

77

54

99

126

112

71

124

33% 28% 49% 35% 27% 19% 18% 16% 32% 24% 22% 21% 29% 26% 20% 18% 50% 32% 51% 42% 47% 37% 33% 24% 40% 41%
488

162

408

138

394

141

522

168

465

154

542

150

387

121

520

152

385

168

331

118

381

147

489

157

477

143

49% 54% 41% 45% 39% 47% 52% 55% 46% 51% 54% 50% 38% 40% 52% 50% 38% 55% 33% 39% 38% 49% 49% 52% 47% 47%
128

41

13% 14%
23

11

2%
27

4%
3

3%
823

1%
247

73
7%
16
2%
13
1%
900

52

248

84

210

73

142

58

177

68

224

61

220

76

17% 25% 28% 21% 24% 14% 19% 18% 23% 22% 20% 22% 25%
6
2%
7
2%
245

64
6%
20
2%
669

17
6%
1

60
6%
31

*
199

3%
703

10
3%
7
2%
216

24
2%
52
5%
783

14
5%
3
1%
228

35
3%
31
3%
761

17
6%
2
1%
214

73
7%
36
4%
681

30
10%
12
4%
198

35
3%
27
3%
723

18
6%
5
2%
206

78
8%
16
2%
23
2%
888

30
10%
3
1%
6

94

33

9%
41

11%
16

4%
29

5%
8

83
8%
21
2%
47

28
9%
6
2%
10

123

49

12% 16%
34
3%
30

14
5%
9

75
7%
32
3%
26

30
10%
4
1%
3

2%

3%

3%

5%

3%

3%

3%

3%

1%

267

844

244

849

259

818

228

882

267

82% 82% 90% 79% 67% 66% 70% 71% 78% 75% 76% 71% 67% 66% 72% 68% 88% 87% 84% 81% 85% 85% 81% 76% 87% 88%
151

52

15% 17%

89
9%

58

312

101

270

83

166

72

212

85

297

91

255

94

19% 31% 34% 27% 27% 17% 24% 21% 28% 29% 30% 25% 31%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

94
9%

33

135

49

104

34

157

63

107

34

11% 13% 16% 10% 11% 16% 21% 11% 11%

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your life is in you own hands
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

9572

2445

383

509

506

384

87

318

593

501

335

105

552

375

494

38%

32%

10324 3354
41%

44%

3389

1246

14%

16%

1093
4%
725
3%

402
5%
164
2%

19896 5799
79%

76%

4482

1648

18%

22%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

118

144

141

105

38% 36% 51% 46% 50% 45% 38% 35%
477

164

360

118

337

111

473

151

9%
373

23
8%
115

56

169

100

143

122

120

32% 19% 58% 56% 50% 33% 34% 35% 55% 48% 37% 40% 49% 40%
516

155

317

88

394

141

336

97

264

104

350

82

338

109

48% 51% 36% 38% 33% 35% 47% 50% 37% 38% 52% 52% 31% 29% 39% 46% 34% 32% 26% 35% 35% 27% 34% 36%
88

33

9%
22

10%
7

2%
31

2%
2

3%
860

1%
282

87
9%
34
3%
10
1%
869

31

105

43

10% 10% 14%
19
6%
1

44
4%
16

*
262

2%
843

13
4%
8
3%
252

95
9%
25
2%
25
2%
857

34

311

106

125

68

11% 31% 35% 12% 23%
5
2%
5
2%
256

114

33

11% 11%
115
12%
460

27
9%
138

22
2%
20
2%
834

11
4%
10
3%
211

68
7%
31
3%
6
1%
910

32
11%
9
3%
4
1%
257

84
8%
14
1%
10
1%
895

51

189

59

103

32

153

34

106

40

17% 19% 20% 10% 11% 15% 11% 11% 13%
8
3%
5
2%
241

118

36

12% 12%
21
2%
671

5
2%
202

43

14

4%
38

5%
7

92
9%
33

51
17%
13

60
6%
8

4%

2%

3%

4%

1%

816

247

725

204

832

30
10%
1
*
229

86% 87% 87% 84% 84% 80% 86% 85% 46% 45% 83% 70% 90% 85% 89% 79% 67% 67% 82% 82% 72% 68% 83% 76%
110

40

121

50

149

56

120

39

425

139

147

79

99

41

98

59

307

95

146

46

245

85

166

70

11% 12% 12% 16% 15% 18% 12% 13% 43% 46% 15% 26% 10% 14% 10% 19% 31% 31% 15% 15% 24% 28% 17% 23%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your are confident that you will have a good job in the future
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

7129

1632

223

254

105

162

295

105

210

135

245

375

299

223

308

28%

21%

10402 3064
41%

40%

4354

1707

17%

22%

1401
6%
1817
7%

668
9%
540
7%

17531 4696
70%

62%

5755

2375

23%

31%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

41

51

22% 14% 25% 16% 10%
483

116

468

129

325

22
7%
95

34

57

16% 11% 29% 19% 10%
515

150

416

138

385

20
7%
94

49

44

59

75

75

21% 16% 13% 14% 24% 19% 37% 25% 30% 25% 22%
331

97

488

126

466

136

405

129

364

127

485

26
9%
124

89

30% 29%
473

132

48% 38% 47% 42% 32% 32% 51% 49% 42% 46% 38% 31% 33% 32% 49% 41% 46% 44% 40% 43% 36% 42% 48% 41% 47% 43%
173

99

156

84

345

123

209

84

153

61

298

89

274

74

258

96

155

64

134

52

183

42

174

78

130

55

17% 33% 16% 27% 34% 41% 21% 27% 15% 20% 30% 30% 27% 25% 26% 31% 15% 21% 13% 17% 18% 14% 17% 26% 13% 18%
61

32

6%
61

11%
14

6%
706

5%
157

33
3%
91
9%
722

21
7%
25
8%
180

122

42

12% 14%
104
10%
430

19
6%
117

43
4%
75
7%
677

16
5%
22
7%
184

55
5%
82
8%
711

27
9%
20
7%
195

80
8%
136

58
40

14% 13%
490

114

57

19% 11% 19%

114

85
8%
541

24
8%
146

85
8%
39
4%
623

26
9%
13
4%
170

28
3%
111
11%
711

20
7%
27
9%
195

42

27

4%
52

9%
18

5%
780

6%
204

66
7%
88

32
11%
27

48
5%
75

45
15%
27

35
3%
69

14
5%
14

9%

9%

7%

9%

7%

5%

663

202

708

150

781

221

71% 52% 72% 58% 43% 39% 67% 60% 71% 64% 49% 38% 53% 49% 62% 56% 71% 64% 77% 68% 66% 67% 70% 50% 77% 73%
234

131

189

105

467

165

252

100

208

88

378

147

388

131

343

122

183

84

176

79

249

74

222

123

165

69

23% 43% 19% 34% 47% 55% 25% 33% 21% 29% 38% 49% 38% 44% 34% 40% 18% 27% 17% 26% 25% 24% 22% 41% 16% 23%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your are confident that you will have a good job in the future
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

7129

1632

310

438

390

270

69

297

595

345

285

82

420

336

435

28%

21%

10402 3064
41%

40%

4354

1707

17%

22%

1401
6%
1817
7%

668
9%
540
7%

17531 4696
70%

62%

5755

2375

23%

31%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

72

121

94

53

31% 22% 44% 39% 39% 30% 27% 18%
452

154

397

138

401

120

492

140

7%
250

17
6%
91

47

151

56

121

76

100

30% 16% 59% 50% 34% 18% 29% 27% 42% 40% 33% 25% 43% 33%
549

153

338

105

453

142

353

98

338

101

383

105

392

124

45% 48% 40% 44% 40% 38% 49% 47% 25% 30% 55% 51% 33% 35% 45% 47% 35% 32% 34% 34% 38% 35% 39% 41%
131

59

109

37

146

68

139

63

319

108

13% 18% 11% 12% 14% 22% 14% 21% 32% 36%
29

15

3%
79

5%
24

8%
762

7%
226

20
2%
36
4%
835

14
4%
3
1%
259

39
4%
32
3%
791

20
6%
14
4%
214

27
3%
74
7%
762

14
5%
30

179

44

18% 14%
183

44

10% 18% 14%
193

319

108

95
9%
20
2%
40
4%
846

74
25%
11
4%
15
5%
200

50
5%
16
2%
16
2%
933

30

132

66

201

66

148

45

131

43

111

47

10% 13% 22% 20% 22% 15% 15% 13% 14% 11% 16%
7
2%
9
3%
256

25
2%
48
5%
798

17
6%
24
8%
198

117

42

12% 14%
43
4%
638

14
5%
180

36

21

4%
58

7%
12

6%
758

4%
222

48
5%
105

26
9%
52

10% 17%
719

181

33
3%
35

20
7%
9

3%

3%

827

224

76% 70% 84% 83% 78% 68% 76% 64% 32% 36% 85% 67% 92% 85% 80% 65% 64% 60% 76% 74% 72% 60% 82% 75%
160

74

129

51

185

88

166

77

498

152

115

85

16% 23% 13% 16% 18% 28% 17% 26% 50% 50% 11% 28%

66
7%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

37

157

83

318

108

184

66

179

69

144

67

12% 16% 27% 32% 36% 18% 22% 18% 23% 14% 22%

2011
2011 La
du monde

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is acceptable to break the law to fight injustice in society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4134

98

126

192

179

135

163

201

92

140

262

162

101

139

859

16%

11%

8082

2057

32%

27%

7192

2436

29%

32%

3753

1823

15%

24%

1942
8%

436
6%

12216 2916
49%

38%

10945 4259
44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

56%

20

10%
274

7%
71

13%
330

19
6%
57

42

30

19% 14% 18% 10% 13%
322

82

426

129

258

25
8%
55

44

50

16% 15% 20% 17%
407

116

306

74

9%
300

27
9%
75

14%
349

23
8%
97

52

26% 17% 16%
315

78

409

23
8%
99

10%
320

20
7%
69

14%
330

21
7%
101

27% 24% 33% 18% 32% 27% 42% 42% 26% 18% 41% 39% 30% 25% 30% 25% 35% 32% 31% 26% 41% 33% 32% 23% 33% 33%
358

94

316

120

233

95

254

99

332

111

250

84

281

93

361

94

278

101

211

74

256

103

351

120

335

93

36% 31% 32% 39% 23% 32% 25% 32% 33% 37% 25% 28% 28% 31% 36% 31% 28% 33% 21% 25% 26% 34% 35% 40% 33% 31%
197

107

147

99

187

72

20% 35% 15% 32% 19% 24%
74

10

7%
372

3%
91

83
8%
456

15
5%
76

67
7%
514

10
3%
124

74
7%
71
7%
605

33

130

95

11% 13% 31%
15
5%
159

146
15%
393

17
6%
80

93
9%
91
9%
570

45

143

60

218

98

138

59

139

80

15% 14% 20% 22% 32% 14% 19% 14% 27%
12
4%
160

83
8%
507

24
8%
124

34
3%
392

11
4%
102

100
10%
489

26
8%
120

81

17

86
9%
87

60

114

55

121

64

20% 11% 18% 12% 21%
18

8%

6%

9%

6%

577

130

571

122

119

36

12% 12%
421

89

90

25

9%

8%

469

122

37% 30% 46% 25% 51% 41% 60% 52% 39% 26% 57% 53% 50% 41% 39% 33% 49% 39% 57% 43% 57% 40% 42% 30% 46% 40%
555

201

463

219

420

167

328

132

462

206

343

129

424

153

579

192

416

160

350

154

342

163

465

175

456

157

55% 67% 46% 71% 42% 55% 33% 43% 46% 68% 34% 43% 42% 51% 58% 63% 41% 52% 35% 51% 34% 54% 46% 58% 45% 52%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is acceptable to break the law to fight injustice in society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4134

123

201

220

84

59

108

307

134

205

45

308

263

132

859

16%

11%

8082

2057

32%

27%

7192

2436

29%

32%

3753

1823

15%

24%

1942
8%

436
6%

12216 2916
49%

38%

10945 4259
44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

56%

12%
295

26
8%
95

42

43

20% 13% 22% 14%
311

91

323

86

8%
316

22
7%
76

6%
294

10
3%
90

11%
361

23
8%
90

76

30% 25% 13%
410

100

323

21
7%
90

78

55

21% 15% 31% 26% 26% 18% 13%
255

42

270

85

290

57

288

22
7%
52

29% 29% 31% 29% 32% 27% 32% 25% 29% 30% 36% 30% 40% 33% 32% 30% 26% 14% 27% 28% 29% 19% 29% 17%
295

112

285

102

254

82

349

119

353

119

361

121

201

80

328

106

205

64

244

76

197

75

304

99

29% 35% 29% 33% 25% 26% 35% 40% 35% 39% 36% 40% 20% 26% 33% 35% 21% 21% 24% 25% 20% 25% 30% 33%
168

64

165

70

182

97

143

61

121

46

123

53

17% 20% 17% 22% 18% 31% 14% 20% 12% 15% 12% 18%
120
12%
418

27
8%
121

38
4%
512

8
3%
133

29
3%
543

8
3%
129

110
11%
400

22
7%
98

173

39

17% 13%
353

100

48
5%
469

13
4%
113

77
8%
20
2%
717

43

159

68

292

139

113

51

192

86

231

118

14% 16% 22% 29% 46% 11% 17% 19% 28% 23% 39%
3
1%
176

59
6%
457

20
7%
111

42
4%
460

12
4%
87

65

10

7%
578

3%
163

61
6%
553

29
10%
112

51
5%
420

9
3%
74

42% 37% 51% 42% 54% 41% 40% 33% 35% 33% 47% 38% 71% 58% 46% 36% 46% 29% 58% 54% 55% 37% 42% 25%
463

176

450

172

436

179

492

180

474

165

484

174

278

123

487

174

497

203

357

127

389

161

535

217

46% 54% 45% 55% 43% 57% 49% 60% 47% 54% 48% 58% 27% 41% 49% 57% 50% 67% 36% 42% 39% 53% 53% 72%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

What happens in the world does not have much impact on your life
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2511

39

58

80

42

117

43

125

60

75

178

111

56

67

588

10%

8%

6719

1848

27%

24%

9564

3078

38%

40%

5151

1829

21%

24%

1158

268

5%

4%

9230

2436

37%

32%

14715 4907
59%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

64%

17

4%
261

6%
61

6%
224

18
6%
73

8%
148

14
5%
40

4%
245

5
2%
56

12%
314

9
3%
93

4%
279

13
4%
58

30

12% 10%
285

79

6%
250

15
5%
62

7%
288

22
7%
85

44

18% 15% 11%
310

93

332

18
6%
86

6%
232

6
2%
64

7%
270

10
3%
72

26% 20% 22% 24% 15% 13% 24% 18% 31% 31% 28% 19% 28% 26% 25% 20% 29% 28% 31% 31% 33% 28% 23% 21% 27% 24%
457

140

440

140

356

109

451

145

373

136

436

139

367

107

438

130

413

137

319

98

307

126

463

141

421

140

46% 46% 44% 45% 36% 36% 45% 47% 37% 45% 43% 46% 36% 36% 44% 43% 41% 45% 32% 33% 31% 42% 46% 47% 41% 46%
202

70

256

71

389

137

215

95

118

53

195

85

182

72

226

89

182

46

146

55

183

60

210

77

211

72

20% 23% 26% 23% 39% 46% 21% 31% 12% 17% 19% 28% 18% 24% 22% 29% 18% 15% 14% 18% 18% 20% 21% 26% 21% 24%
42

14

4%
300

5%
78

24
2%
282

8
3%
91

28
3%
228

1

51
*

54

5%
287

5
2%
61

79
8%
431

12
4%
102

51
5%
322

6
2%
71

55
5%
410

13
4%
109

31
3%
310

9
3%
77

47
5%
363

16
5%
107

55

11

67

13

44

5%

4%

7%

4%

4%

488

137

443

104

288

12
4%
70

46
5%
337

10
3%
82

30% 26% 28% 29% 23% 18% 29% 20% 43% 34% 32% 24% 40% 36% 31% 25% 36% 35% 48% 46% 44% 34% 29% 23% 33% 27%
659

210

696

211

745

246

666

240

491

189

631

224

549

179

664

219

595

183

465

153

490

186

673

218

632

212

66% 70% 69% 68% 74% 82% 66% 78% 49% 62% 63% 74% 54% 59% 66% 72% 59% 60% 46% 51% 49% 61% 67% 73% 62% 70%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

74

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

What happens in the world does not have much impact on your life
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2511

63

73

137

57

48

71

189

86

158

46

272

227

79

588

10%

8%

6719

1848

27%

24%

9564

3078

38%

40%

5151

1829

21%

24%

1158

268

5%

4%

9230

2436

37%

32%

14715 4907
59%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

64%

12

6%
177

4%
67

7%
247

18
6%
64

37

14% 12%
210

68

6%
252

25
8%
80

5%
294

9
3%
89

7%
338

15
5%
76

41

19% 14%
358

105

9%
369

13
4%
112

82

48

16% 15% 27% 27% 23% 16%
216

61

243

73

321

74

8%
256

21
7%
57

18% 21% 25% 20% 21% 22% 25% 27% 29% 29% 34% 25% 35% 35% 37% 37% 22% 20% 24% 24% 32% 25% 25% 19%
399

135

384

134

337

95

461

128

405

135

476

171

304

99

407

136

281

68

285

91

201

73

383

125

40% 42% 38% 43% 33% 30% 46% 43% 41% 44% 48% 57% 30% 33% 41% 45% 28% 23% 29% 30% 20% 24% 38% 42%
302

97

274

88

306

113

174

61

127

41

30% 30% 27% 28% 30% 36% 17% 20% 13% 13%
60

13

6%
240

4%
79

22
2%
320

9
3%
82

18
2%
347

3
1%
105

58
6%
309

6
2%
105

126

30

13% 10%
342

98

93
9%
23
2%
409

28
9%
10
3%
91

119

40

117

37

316

119

144

45

211

89

253

89

12% 13% 12% 12% 32% 39% 14% 15% 21% 29% 25% 30%
45
4%
547

17
6%
146

24
2%
455

7
2%
125

28
3%
374

8
3%
107

56

9

6%
515

43

18

35

3%

4%

6%

3%

155

548

122

335

8
3%
78

24% 24% 32% 26% 34% 33% 31% 35% 34% 32% 41% 30% 54% 48% 45% 41% 37% 35% 52% 52% 55% 40% 33% 26%
701

232

658

222

643

208

635

189

532

176

569

199

423

139

524

173

597

187

429

136

412

162

636

214

70% 72% 66% 71% 64% 66% 63% 63% 53% 58% 57% 66% 42% 46% 52% 57% 60% 62% 43% 45% 41% 54% 63% 71%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

75

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Spiritual values should be given greater importance in society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6099

2086

65

280

346

106

183

65

150

137

116

369

111

93

128

24%

27%

9182

2905

37%

38%

5227

1475

21%

19%

2790
11%
1805
7%

773
10%
372
5%

15281 4991
61%

66%

8017

2248

32%

30%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

24

6%
249

8%
85

134

109

32

49

28% 43% 35% 36% 11% 10% 18% 16%
501

145

456

141

380

141

362

147

6%
244

21
7%
82

41

58

15% 14% 14% 19% 12%
281

88

423

123

346

24
8%
127

132

37% 44% 11%
399

108

209

22
7%
59

9%
271

24
8%
75

54

13% 18%
299

91

25% 28% 50% 47% 46% 47% 38% 46% 36% 49% 24% 27% 28% 29% 42% 40% 34% 42% 40% 36% 21% 19% 27% 25% 29% 30%
330

107

131

33% 35% 13%
271

59

27% 20%
86

27

9%
314

9%
109

27
3%
63
6%
781

20
6%
3
1%
8
3%
279

124

42

291

88

223

53

342

99

309

86

273

82

282

92

125

42

249

84

359

114

313

87

12% 14% 29% 29% 22% 17% 34% 33% 30% 29% 27% 27% 28% 30% 12% 14% 25% 28% 36% 38% 31% 29%
38
4%
37
4%
802

3
1%
6
2%
250

141

32

14% 10%
86
9%
486

13
4%
173

91
9%
142
14%
545

27
9%
27
9%
196

236

71

167

55

126

34

162

41

24% 24% 16% 18% 13% 11% 16% 13%
117
12%
309

28
9%
103

107

31

11% 10%
431

129

46
5%
560

8
3%
181

99
10%
462

22
7%
151

55

9

5%
60

3%
10

6%
768

3%
240

309

114

171

57

187

57

31% 38% 17% 19% 18% 19%
122
12%
320

24
8%
81

111

30

11% 10%
364

99

88

15

9%

5%

427

145

31% 36% 78% 90% 80% 83% 48% 57% 54% 65% 31% 34% 43% 43% 56% 59% 46% 49% 76% 80% 32% 27% 36% 33% 42% 48%
601

166

158

60% 55% 16%

23
7%

162

45

432

120

314

80

578

170

476

141

399

116

444

133

180

51

558

198

530

171

500

144

16% 15% 43% 39% 31% 26% 58% 56% 47% 47% 40% 38% 44% 43% 18% 17% 56% 65% 53% 57% 49% 47%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Spiritual values should be given greater importance in society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6099

2086

237

298

360

115

157

267

340

450

445

160

300

530

451

24%

27%

9182

2905

37%

38%

5227

1475

21%

19%

2790
11%
1805
7%

773
10%
372
5%

15281 4991
61%

66%

8017

2248

32%

30%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

88

115

159

38

39

51

117

128

96

221

150

24% 27% 30% 37% 36% 50% 11% 13% 16% 13% 27% 17% 33% 39% 45% 42% 45% 53% 30% 32% 53% 73% 45% 50%
325

124

418

146

354

106

303

103

562

186

628

221

417

106

435

152

361

92

290

99

313

56

356

102

32% 38% 42% 47% 35% 34% 30% 34% 56% 61% 63% 74% 41% 35% 43% 50% 36% 30% 29% 33% 31% 19% 35% 34%
217

50

185

39

168

36

320

94

115

45

22% 15% 19% 12% 17% 11% 32% 31% 12% 15%
122

46

12% 14%
100
10%
562

16
5%
212

65
7%
34
3%
716

9
3%
4
1%
261

103
10%
23
2%
714

10
3%
5
2%
265

154

48

15% 16%
110
11%
418

17
6%
141

21
2%
145

5
2%
29

15% 10%
719

225

82
8%
9
1%
15
1%
895

16
5%
5
2%
7
2%
272

162

60

16% 20%
68
7%
28
3%
757

14
5%
5
2%
223

83
8%
12
1%
23
2%
885

16
5%
2
1%
7
2%
280

110
11%
57
6%
26
3%
806

27
9%
17
6%
6
2%
252

219

53

22% 18%
113

39

11% 13%
78

13

8%
590

4%
195

83
8%
40
4%
37

11
4%
6
2%
8

132

32

13% 11%
45
4%
22

10
3%
6

4%

3%

2%

2%

843

277

807

252

56% 65% 72% 83% 71% 84% 42% 47% 72% 74% 89% 91% 75% 74% 88% 92% 81% 83% 59% 65% 84% 92% 80% 84%
339

96

250

48

271

46

474

142

136

50

34% 30% 25% 15% 27% 15% 47% 47% 14% 16%

91
9%

21
7%

230

74

23% 25%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

95
9%

18
6%

167

44

332

92

123

17% 15% 33% 31% 12%

17
6%

177

42

18% 14%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The family is the foundation of society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

10685 3698

346

500

499

212

251

213

406

322

456

548

270

279

305

43%

49%

9714

2860

39%

38%

2956
12%
744
3%
1004
4%

708
9%
176
2%
169
2%

20399 6558
81%
3700
15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

86%
884
12%

131

169

171

90

81

81

144

142

132

179

89

80

121

35% 43% 50% 55% 50% 57% 21% 29% 25% 27% 21% 27% 40% 48% 32% 47% 45% 43% 54% 59% 27% 29% 28% 27% 30% 40%
432

120

388

115

333

99

498

154

446

125

488

157

357

100

461

118

405

143

305

84

384

129

484

161

483

139

43% 40% 39% 37% 33% 33% 50% 50% 45% 41% 49% 52% 35% 33% 46% 39% 40% 47% 30% 28% 38% 43% 48% 54% 48% 46%
155

31

15% 10%
29

12

3%
39

4%
8

4%
778

3%
251

67
7%
13
1%
34
3%
888

17
5%
6
2%
3
1%
284

106

25

11%
33

8%
6

3%
30
3%
832

189
49

2%
-

5%
56

270

44

169

61

192

43

143

31

157

37

19% 14% 17% 20% 19% 14% 14% 10% 16% 12%

6%
710

13
4%
5
2%
244

39
4%
96
10%
697

22
7%
14
5%
206

55
5%
56
6%
701

7
2%
13
4%
238

58
6%
50
5%
763

10
3%
16
5%
244

40
4%
25
2%
783

5
2%
3
1%
260

86
9%
25
2%
33
3%
861

21
7%
7
2%
3

86

21

9%
33

7%
8

3%
36

3%
9

208

61

162

34

140

33

21% 20% 16% 11% 14% 11%
58
6%
80

14
5%
10

21
2%
59

9
3%
16

31
3%
56

8
3%
3

1%

4%

3%

8%

3%

6%

5%

6%

1%

275

853

263

654

218

763

241

788

260

78% 83% 89% 92% 83% 90% 71% 80% 70% 68% 70% 79% 75% 81% 78% 85% 86% 90% 85% 87% 65% 72% 76% 80% 78% 86%
184

43

18% 14%

80
8%

23
7%

139

31

238

57

208

83

247

50

201

41

197

42

111

14% 10% 24% 19% 21% 27% 25% 17% 20% 14% 20% 14% 11%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

28
9%

119

29

266

75

183

43

171

41

12% 10% 27% 25% 18% 14% 17% 13%

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The family is the foundation of society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

744
3%
1004
4%

176
2%
169
2%

20399 6558
81%
3700
15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

86%
884
12%

273

30-50

16-29
501

9%

30-50

1006 300

689

125

16-29

1003 302

445

708

30-50

1000 300

223

131

16-29

30-50
302

656

203

16-29

999

514

12%

30-50

1003 305

641

107

16-29

1015 302

423

2956

30-50

1001 300

242

86

16-29

1000 304

292

38%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
134

16-29

MA

631

2860

30-50

IL

1008 316
235

16-29

TR

653

39%

30-50

RU

1000 313
221

16-29

IN

391

9714

30-50

CN

1001 324
165

16-29

JP

10685 3698
49%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
43%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

185

39% 51% 65% 71% 63% 74% 29% 45% 24% 28% 42% 36% 63% 67% 51% 43% 66% 74% 45% 42% 69% 90% 50% 62%
423

112

287

77

248

62

499

131

506

160

516

182

292

79

365

140

229

52

307

113

196

42% 35% 29% 25% 25% 20% 50% 44% 51% 53% 52% 61% 29% 26% 36% 46% 23% 17% 31% 38% 20%
117

35

12% 11%
23

6

2%
47

2%
6

5%
814

2%
277

45
5%
4

11
4%
3

*
11
1%
940

99
18

1%
1
*

5%
3

2%
12

298

16

10%

1%
879

131
13%
25

1%
-

2%
55

297

5%
791

25
8%
3
1%
7
2%
265

123

34

12% 11%
24
2%
105
11%
748

5

50
5%
5

2%
19
6%
246

9

54

3%
1

*
7
1%
939

16
*

1
*

6%
-

1%
933

90
9%
16

2%
12

289

17

5%

3
1%
282

2%
18
2%
879

28
9%
3
1%
3
1%
271

69
7%
32
3%
13
1%
885

16
5%
6
2%
5
2%
275

152

38

15% 13%
49

11

5%
47

4%
13

5%
752

4%
238

84
8%
25
2%
9

19
6%
2
1%
2
1%
6

382

89

38% 30%
82
8%
23
2%
18

18
6%
6
2%
2

1%

2%

2%

1%

885

292

883

274

81% 85% 94% 95% 87% 94% 79% 88% 75% 81% 94% 96% 92% 93% 88% 89% 89% 91% 75% 79% 88% 97% 88% 91%
140

41

14% 13%

49
5%

14
4%

117
12%

19
6%

156
16%

28
9%

147

39

15% 13%

55
5%

10
3%

70
7%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

17
6%

106

31

101

11% 10% 10%

22
7%

201

49

109

20% 16% 11%

4
1%

105
10%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

24
8%

79

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You are prepared to pay for the pensions of older generations
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4598

1500

110

210

123

104

129

80

174

80

115

293

183

122

87

18%

20%

9628

3137

38%

41%

6059

1766

24%

23%

2692
11%
2126
8%

712
9%
496
7%

14226 4637
57%

61%

8751

2478

35%

33%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

37

92

11% 12% 21% 30% 12%
454

141

419

141

284

26
9%
115

30

34

10% 10% 13% 11%
424

158

360

127

8%
424

25
8%
148

54

17% 18%
386

127

8%
399

31

37

133

58

10% 11% 12% 29% 44% 18% 19% 12%
140

350

116

315

94

376

135

442

17
6%
143

9%
392

34
11%
110

45% 47% 42% 45% 28% 38% 42% 52% 36% 42% 42% 49% 38% 42% 40% 46% 35% 38% 31% 31% 38% 45% 44% 48% 39% 36%
269

75

221

49

316

93

284

82

240

89

261

72

250

61

324

88

280

79

194

41

236

73

275

73

305

98

27% 25% 22% 16% 32% 31% 28% 27% 24% 29% 26% 24% 25% 20% 32% 29% 28% 26% 19% 14% 24% 24% 27% 24% 30% 32%
94

31

9%
74

10%
18

7%
564

6%
178

95
9%
57
6%
629

13
4%
15
5%
233

208

55

101

21% 18% 10%
70
7%
407

12
4%
141

91
9%
528

20
7%
16
5%
188

134

29

132

38

141

40

137

33

144

41

137

13% 10% 13% 13% 14% 13% 14% 11% 14% 13% 14%
138
14%
489

24
8%
161

107
11%
504

18
6%
173

63
6%
560

19
6%
181

65
6%
479

13
4%
171

116

33

12% 11%
465

153

69

21
7%
12

7%
608

4%
227

97
10%
108
11%
559

19
6%
18
6%
193

68
7%
98

26
9%
41

10% 14%
564

160

139

37

14% 12%
92

25

9%

8%

479

144

56% 59% 63% 75% 41% 47% 53% 61% 49% 53% 50% 57% 55% 60% 48% 56% 46% 50% 60% 75% 56% 64% 56% 53% 47% 47%
363

106

316

62

524

148

385

102

374

118

393

110

391

101

461

121

424

120

331

62

333

92

343

99

444

135

36% 35% 32% 20% 52% 49% 38% 33% 37% 39% 39% 37% 39% 34% 46% 40% 42% 39% 33% 21% 33% 30% 34% 33% 44% 44%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

80

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You are prepared to pay for the pensions of older generations
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4598

1500

110

141

212

126

63

201

439

290

251

113

329

389

237

18%

20%

9628

3137

38%

41%

6059

1766

24%

23%

2692
11%
2126
8%

712
9%
496
7%

14226 4637
57%

61%

8751

2478

35%

33%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

32

38

50

68

11% 10% 14% 12% 21% 16% 13% 23%
302

114

358

104

334

101

471

145

6%
284

20
7%
136

36

125

89

99

162

60

20% 12% 43% 41% 29% 29% 25% 37% 33% 33% 39% 54% 24% 20%
570

168

403

137

439

153

361

96

309

96

369

75

403

117

30% 35% 36% 33% 33% 32% 47% 48% 28% 45% 57% 56% 40% 45% 44% 50% 36% 32% 31% 32% 37% 25% 40% 39%
308

98

333

116

259

94

239

52

333

84

145

66

100

31% 30% 33% 37% 26% 30% 24% 17% 33% 28% 14% 22% 10%
166

57

102

41

135

50

17% 18% 10% 13% 13% 16%
115
11%
412

23
7%
146

66
7%
499

14
4%
142

68
7%
546

21
7%
151

59
6%
107
11%
597

15
5%
20
7%
213

171

33

17% 11%
149

31

15% 10%
347

156

29
3%
56
6%
771

10
3%
20
7%
204

33
3%
40
4%
842

24
8%
9
3%
7
2%
262

168

44

187

50

201

67

107

17% 14% 19% 17% 20% 22% 11%
42
4%
64
6%
729

5
2%
14
5%
242

110
11%
90
9%
612

21
7%
22
7%
209

78

24

8%
83

8%
14

8%
638

5%
195

43
4%
95
9%
758

18
6%
11
4%
36
12%
237

224

80

22% 27%
97

33

10% 11%
45

10

4%

3%

640

177

41% 45% 50% 45% 54% 48% 60% 71% 35% 51% 77% 68% 83% 87% 73% 79% 61% 69% 64% 65% 76% 78% 64% 59%
474

155

435

157

394

144

298

67

504

117

174

76

133

33

210

49

297

71

279

91

150

29

321

113

47% 48% 44% 50% 39% 46% 30% 22% 50% 38% 17% 25% 13% 11% 21% 16% 30% 24% 28% 30% 15% 10% 32% 38%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

81

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Sexual relationships should only be allowed within marriage
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4070

1254

67

51

66

38

85

37

139

55

84

165

74

80

126

16%

16%

4289

1289

17%

17%

5257

1827

21%

24%

9897

2872

39%

38%

1590

369

6%

5%

8359

2543

33%

33%

15154 4699
60%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

62%

29

7%
140

10%
34

14% 11%
207

76

5%
70
7%
219

12
4%
45

7%
105

15% 10%
105

179

10
3%
15
5%
51

4%
135

9
3%
32

8%
101

13% 10% 10%
172

63

146

26
9%
21
7%
56

4%
65
6%
156

3
1%
20
7%
61

38

14% 13%
154

58

5%
189

21
7%
45

8%
137

20
7%
46

48

16% 16%
176

54

15% 19% 19% 15% 14% 15% 17% 18%
240

87

223

85

220

79

209

73

7%
92
9%
96

14
5%
20
7%
36

8%
127
13%
261

12
4%
22
7%
90

38

12% 13%
137

29

13% 10%
213

71

21% 25% 22% 34% 18% 17% 17% 21% 15% 18% 16% 20% 24% 29% 22% 28% 22% 26% 21% 24% 10% 12% 26% 30% 21% 23%
517

150

619

141

614

220

609

179

573

186

701

205

412

98

489

143

491

139

379

110

671

220

466

158

465

154

52% 50% 62% 45% 61% 73% 61% 58% 57% 61% 70% 68% 41% 33% 49% 47% 49% 45% 38% 37% 67% 73% 46% 53% 46% 51%
70

13

7%
207

4%
63

43
4%
121

7
2%
57

37
4%
171

21% 21% 12% 18% 17%
724

226

838

246

793

5
2%
25
8%
271

50
5%
173

23
8%
41

96
10%
186

14
5%
47

45
4%
102

17% 13% 19% 16% 10%
781

242

719

242

857

12
4%
23
8%
266

69
7%
293

20
7%
96

49
5%
244

11
4%
66

73
7%
221

22
7%
66

79

16

67

8%

5%

7%

341

102

166

13
4%
34

71
7%
207

18
6%
34

74
7%
263

12
4%
67

29% 32% 24% 22% 22% 22% 34% 34% 17% 11% 21% 11% 26% 22%
652

185

712

228

711

218

588

183

767

256

727

248

678

225

72% 75% 84% 79% 79% 90% 78% 79% 72% 80% 85% 88% 64% 61% 71% 75% 71% 71% 58% 61% 77% 84% 72% 83% 67% 74%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Sexual relationships should only be allowed within marriage
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4070

1254

165

145

183

109

171

137

471

91

337

102

254

609

331

16%

16%

4289

1289

17%

17%

5257

1827

21%

24%

9897

2872

39%

38%

1590

369

6%

5%

8359

2543

33%

33%

15154 4699
60%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

62%

48

49

68

16% 15% 15% 16% 18% 22% 11%
233

71

164

66

162

39

148

28
9%
58

44

32

142

17% 14% 14% 11% 46% 47%
349

128

315

121

279

79

9%
131

23
8%
59

80

91

300

113

217

79

237

88

216

71

406

121

137

49

355

115

213

68

154

59

172

49

150

54

22% 28% 30% 36% 22% 25% 24% 29% 22% 23% 41% 40% 13% 16% 35% 38% 17% 16% 15% 18%
291

98

350

76

411

122

441

112

29% 30% 35% 24% 41% 39% 44% 37%
94

16

9%
398

5%
119

41
4%
309

9
3%
115

35
3%
345

8
3%
107

67
7%
257

14
5%
86

88
9%
176

19
6%
42

18% 14%
520

172

85
8%
58
6%
452

19
6%
7
2%
153

93
9%
35
3%
750

24
8%
8
3%
221

380

87

236

67

330

83

38% 29% 24% 22% 33% 28%
46
5%
222

21
7%
82

111

34% 34% 25% 27% 61% 82% 33% 37%
244

23% 22% 16% 21% 16% 12% 15% 19% 35% 42% 31% 40% 27% 26% 13% 19% 21% 23% 15% 20% 24%
218

247

41
4%
550

16
5%
170

112
11%
408

24
8%
139

84
8%
41
4%
25

28
9%
9
3%
9
3%
9

269

72

27% 24%
224

55

22% 18%
145

53

14% 18%
37

9

2%

3%

4%

3%

853

275

600

183

40% 37% 31% 37% 34% 34% 26% 29% 52% 57% 45% 51% 74% 73% 22% 27% 55% 56% 41% 46% 85% 91% 60% 61%
509

189

650

189

628

201

678

200

304

90

491

140

230

73

735

202

408

116

480

137

125

51% 58% 65% 60% 62% 64% 68% 67% 30% 30% 49% 47% 23% 24% 73% 66% 41% 38% 48% 46% 12%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

18
6%

369

108

37% 36%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

83

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People would be happier without modern technology
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2518

42

44

117

46

100

36

104

40

76

153

69

56

70

643

10%

8%

5170

1624

21%

21%

7642

2519

30%

33%

7877

2306

31%

30%

1896

519

8%

7%

7688

2267

31%

30%

15519 4825
62%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63%

20

4%
200

7%
70

4%
127

5
2%
36

12%
188

14
5%
48

5%
193

11
4%
59

10%
212

16
5%
78

4%
200

16
5%
70

36

10% 12%
203

57

4%
242

15
5%
49

8%
167

20
7%
53

37

15% 12%
215

59

7%
229

9
3%
71

6%
206

10
3%
69

7%
260

23
8%
74

20% 23% 13% 12% 19% 16% 19% 19% 21% 26% 20% 23% 20% 19% 24% 16% 17% 17% 21% 20% 23% 23% 20% 23% 26% 24%
348

99

292

102

291

108

324

96

292

114

368

111

285

90

373

126

294

95

228

80

267

81

370

126

319

121

35% 33% 29% 33% 29% 36% 32% 31% 29% 38% 37% 37% 28% 30% 37% 41% 29% 31% 23% 27% 27% 27% 37% 42% 31% 40%
334

92

478

148

342

125

366

123

273

67

307

80

338

93

302

100

381

111

344

97

341

120

284

68

288

70

33% 30% 48% 48% 34% 42% 36% 40% 27% 22% 31% 27% 33% 31% 30% 33% 38% 36% 34% 32% 34% 40% 28% 23% 28% 23%
77

21

8%
242

7%
90

61
6%
171

19
6%
41

63
6%
305

6
2%
62

75
7%
239

17
6%
70

124
12%
312

28
9%
94

93
9%
236

24
8%
86

84
8%
307

25
8%
93

48
5%
282

15
5%
64

87
9%
243

27
9%
73

68

28

7%
368

9%
96

94
9%
298

22
7%
80

89
9%
262

27
9%
79

78
8%
330

16
5%
97

24% 30% 17% 13% 30% 21% 24% 23% 31% 31% 24% 29% 30% 31% 28% 21% 24% 24% 37% 32% 30% 26% 26% 26% 33% 32%
682

191

770

250

633

233

690

219

565

181

675

191

623

183

675

226

675

206

572

177

608

201

654

194

607

191

68% 63% 77% 81% 63% 77% 69% 72% 56% 60% 67% 63% 61% 61% 67% 74% 67% 67% 57% 59% 61% 66% 65% 65% 60% 63%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People would be happier without modern technology
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2518

94

77

125

72

39

84

226

50

214

75

267

207

110

643

10%

8%

5170

1624

21%

21%

7642

2519

30%

33%

7877

2306

31%

30%

1896

519

8%

7%

7688

2267

31%

30%

15519 4825
62%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63%

21

9%
212

6%
83

8%
159

19
6%
50

34

12% 11%
176

59

7%
211

34
11%
92

4%
213

9
3%
69

8%
226

16
5%
69

50

22% 17%
290

111

5%
124

7
2%
31

70

46

30

21% 25% 27% 23% 21% 15% 11% 10%
256

78

199

66

263

54

199

69

21% 26% 16% 16% 17% 19% 21% 31% 21% 23% 23% 23% 29% 37% 12% 10% 26% 26% 20% 22% 26% 18% 20% 23%
324

113

312

125

264

104

378

108

374

110

460

137

224

71

287

115

237

58

206

68

228

80

297

81

32% 35% 31% 40% 26% 33% 38% 36% 37% 36% 46% 46% 22% 24% 29% 38% 24% 19% 21% 23% 23% 26% 30% 27%
280

81

399

107

401

114

272

50

181

55

174

59

249

61

476

135

227

75

247

73

245

100

348

102

28% 25% 40% 34% 40% 36% 27% 17% 18% 18% 17% 20% 25% 20% 47% 44% 23% 25% 25% 24% 24% 33% 35% 34%
91

26

9%
306

8%
104

53
5%
236

12
4%
69

42
4%
301

5
2%
93

69
7%
283

16
5%
126

193

61

19% 20%
252

78

57
6%
310

19
6%
85

26
3%
516

9
3%
161

66
7%
174

17
6%
38

65
7%
470

16
5%
153

81

23

8%
466

60

22

52

8%

6%

7%

5%

136

470

100

309

18
6%
99

31% 32% 24% 22% 30% 29% 28% 42% 25% 26% 31% 28% 51% 53% 17% 12% 47% 51% 47% 45% 47% 33% 31% 33%
604

194

711

232

665

218

650

158

555

165

634

196

473

132

763

250

464

133

453

141

473

180

645

183

60% 60% 71% 74% 66% 69% 65% 53% 56% 54% 63% 65% 47% 44% 76% 82% 46% 44% 45% 47% 47% 60% 64% 61%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

85

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Society is intolerant towards people like you
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2807

86

49

129

74

98

69

94

41

76

162

100

70

72

643

11%

8%

5359

1421

21%

19%

7250

2516

29%

33%

7198

2349

29%

31%

2489

682

10%

9%

8166

2064

33%

27%

14448 4865
58%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

64%

29

9%
260

10%
77

5%
111

11
4%
33

13%
220

23
8%
44

7%
202

8
3%
49

10%
174

18
6%
49

7%
208

21
7%
65

9%
120

20
7%
35

4%
238

12
4%
50

8%
179

21
7%
49

44

16% 15% 10%
204

50

183

14
5%
52

7%
213

17
6%
48

7%
220

22
7%
56

26% 25% 11% 11% 22% 15% 20% 16% 17% 16% 21% 22% 12% 12% 24% 16% 18% 16% 20% 17% 18% 17% 21% 16% 22% 18%
348

111

250

87

356

132

349

115

260

78

353

108

192

72

321

97

273

104

212

88

228

64

369

123

333

108

35% 37% 25% 28% 36% 44% 35% 38% 26% 26% 35% 36% 19% 24% 32% 32% 27% 34% 21% 29% 23% 21% 37% 41% 33% 36%
234

67

497

145

213

75

285

108

351

136

267

82

500

149

338

118

378

108

300

85

349

145

249

88

288

96

23% 22% 50% 47% 21% 25% 28% 35% 35% 45% 27% 27% 49% 50% 34% 39% 38% 35% 30% 28% 35% 48% 25% 29% 28% 32%
73

18

7%
346

6%
106

95
9%
160

34
11%
44

83
8%
349

27
9%
67

94
9%
276

26
8%
57

118
12%
272

22
7%
67

107
11%
277

25
8%
86

108
11%
214

25
8%
55

67
7%
279

28
9%
62

99
10%
255

24
8%
70

130

34

140

13% 11% 14%
366

94

283

28
9%
66

104
10%
283

24
8%
65

102
10%
292

22
7%
78

35% 35% 16% 14% 35% 22% 27% 19% 27% 22% 28% 29% 21% 18% 28% 20% 25% 23% 36% 31% 28% 22% 28% 22% 29% 26%
582

178

747

232

569

207

634

223

611

214

620

190

692

221

659

215

651

212

512

173

577

209

618

211

621

204

58% 59% 75% 75% 57% 69% 63% 73% 61% 71% 62% 63% 68% 73% 66% 70% 65% 69% 51% 57% 58% 69% 61% 70% 61% 67%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

86

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q5. With regard to people and society, to what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Society is intolerant towards people like you
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2807

114

78

165

74

124

72

202

45

244

66

274

185

110

643

11%

8%

5359

1421

21%

19%

7250

2516

29%

33%

7198

2349

29%

31%

2489

682

10%

9%

8166

2064

33%

27%

14448 4865
58%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

64%

11%
229

19
6%
76

8%
195

13
4%
40

47

16% 15%
234

69

7%
215

23
8%
67

12%
357

25
8%
98

7%
183

15
5%
51

38

20% 13%
300

93

4%
131

12
4%
52

76

24% 22% 27% 25% 18%
285

69

179

53

295

26
9%
37

11%
224

23
8%
59

23% 23% 20% 13% 23% 22% 21% 22% 36% 32% 18% 17% 30% 31% 13% 17% 29% 23% 18% 18% 29% 12% 22% 20%
312

113

320

142

278

91

329

111

259

104

422

156

257

94

269

83

214

69

270

78

161

71

315

117

31% 35% 32% 45% 28% 29% 33% 37% 26% 34% 42% 52% 25% 31% 27% 27% 21% 23% 27% 26% 16% 24% 31% 39%
237

86

327

99

273

98

280

77

24% 27% 33% 32% 27% 31% 28% 26%
109
11%
343

30
9%
95

80
8%
273

19
6%
53

58
6%
399

11
3%
116

104
10%
289

22
7%
90

57
6%
203

23
8%
54

20% 18%
481

123

271

66

184

52

457

130

177

73

185

72

234

91

267

80

27% 22% 18% 17% 46% 43% 18% 24% 19% 24% 23% 30% 27% 27%
53
5%
255

12
4%
66

72
7%
502

25
8%
131

101
10%
176

28
9%
64

79
8%
529

25
8%
135

92

21

9%
453

7%
129

128

77

13% 25%
480

63

90
9%
334

21
7%
82

34% 29% 27% 17% 40% 37% 29% 30% 48% 40% 25% 22% 49% 43% 18% 21% 53% 45% 45% 43% 48% 21% 33% 27%
549

199

647

241

551

189

609

188

316

127

693

222

441

146

726

213

391

142

455

150

395

162

582

197

55% 61% 65% 77% 55% 60% 61% 63% 32% 42% 69% 74% 43% 48% 72% 70% 39% 47% 46% 50% 39% 54% 58% 66%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

87

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you to look good
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

8546

2059

249

400

350

226

160

126

393

99

350

523

263

210

225

34%

27%

12166 3833
48%

50%

3100

1242

12%

16%

713
3%
578
2%

347
5%
130
2%

20712 5892
83%

77%

3813

1589

15%

21%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

52

94

76

39

25% 17% 40% 30% 35% 25% 23% 13% 16%
558

188

501

178

511

164

582

218

470

6
2%
110

13%
507

20
7%
118

68

39% 23% 10%
463

146

465

23
8%
128

80

127

45

31

60

35% 26% 52% 42% 26% 15% 21% 10% 22% 20%
528

182

403

139

530

148

554

178

592

176

56% 62% 50% 57% 51% 54% 58% 71% 47% 36% 50% 39% 46% 49% 46% 42% 53% 59% 40% 46% 53% 49% 55% 59% 58% 58%
148

47

15% 16%
24

12

2%
22

4%
3

2%
807

1%
240

83
8%
14
1%
4

26
8%
7
2%
5

*
901

2%
272

94
9%
20
2%
26
3%
861

51

149

41

251

130

267

115

106

55

343

112

17% 15% 13% 25% 43% 27% 38% 10% 18% 34% 37%
8
3%
2
1%
240

22
2%
25
2%
808

6
2%
2
1%
257

66
7%
54
5%
630

50
17%
7
2%
116

71
7%
33
3%
633

43
14%
5
2%
138

21
2%
31
3%
856

21
7%
11
4%
214

67
7%
31
3%
564

39
13%
3
1%
151

84
8%
24
2%
19
2%
878

34
11%
6
2%
4

46

23

5%
11

8%
6

1%
25

2%
6

125

71

171

68

143

49

13% 23% 17% 23% 14% 16%
38
4%
44

31
10%
8

40
4%
30

14
5%
9

32
3%
23

14
5%
5

1%

2%

2%

4%

3%

3%

3%

2%

2%

262

926

266

793

193

764

209

817

236

81% 79% 90% 88% 86% 80% 80% 84% 63% 38% 63% 46% 84% 71% 56% 50% 87% 86% 92% 88% 79% 64% 76% 70% 80% 78%
172

59

97

33

114

59

171

47

317

180

338

158

127

76

410

151

108

40

17% 20% 10% 11% 11% 20% 17% 15% 32% 59% 34% 52% 13% 25% 41% 50% 11% 13%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

57

29

6%

163

102

211

82

175

63

10% 16% 34% 21% 27% 17% 21%

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you to look good
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

8546

2059

252

446

391

201

182

148

630

397

595

173

600

697

433

34%

27%

12166 3833
48%

50%

3100

1242

12%

16%

713
3%
578
2%

347
5%
130
2%

20712 5892
83%

77%

3813

1589

15%

21%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

68

134

114

50

25% 21% 45% 43% 39% 36% 20% 17% 18%
588

181

477

153

487

151

571

168

640

27
9%
214

33

164

83

165

219

108

15% 11% 62% 54% 40% 27% 60% 57% 60% 55% 69% 73% 43% 36%
579

178

329

114

495

180

337

98

300

95

233

71

466

157

59% 56% 48% 49% 48% 48% 57% 56% 64% 70% 58% 59% 32% 38% 49% 59% 34% 32% 30% 32% 23% 24% 46% 52%
107

62

11% 19%
31

8

3%
23

2%
5

2%
840

2%
249

60
6%
9
1%
8
1%
923

21
7%
4

96
28

1%
1
*

12

3%
6

287

39

177

62

10% 12% 18% 21%

1%
878

4%
-

28
3%
25

265

2%
772

14
5%
6
2%
218

87
9%
24
2%
67
7%
822

34

208

73

11% 21% 24%
7
2%
22
7%
241

52
5%
14
1%
727

13
4%
3

40
4%
13
1%
3

1%
211

16
5%
7

79
8%
16

2%
1

2%
16

*

*

959

278

2%
892

37
12%
2
1%
3
1%
263

41
4%
14
1%
12
1%
932

18
6%
8
3%
5
2%
271

59

21

6%
18

7%
8

2%
23

3%
11

2%
900

4%
260

56
6%
10

10
3%
1

1%
7
1%
930

80
8%
20

*
1

2%
7

*
290

27
9%
6
2%
2

1%

1%

899

265

84% 77% 92% 92% 87% 84% 77% 73% 82% 79% 73% 70% 94% 92% 89% 86% 93% 90% 90% 87% 93% 96% 89% 88%
138

70

14% 22%

69
7%

25
8%

124

51

205

76

111

41

260

86

12% 16% 20% 25% 11% 13% 26% 29%

53
5%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

23
8%

95
9%

39
13%

55
6%

26
9%

77

29

8%

10%

66
7%

11
4%

100

33

10% 11%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important not to disappoint others
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

8302

1970

272

266

395

212

191

239

464

172

434

561

314

213

214

33%

26%

12482 3979
50%

52%

3063

1249

12%

16%

625
2%
631
3%

264
3%
149
2%

20784 5949
83%

78%

3688

1513

15%

20%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

55

48

93

38

27% 18% 27% 15% 39% 31% 21% 12% 19%
541

181

530

158

470

156

604

205

536

27
9%
145

42

106

45

102

150

61

41

51

24% 14% 46% 35% 17% 15% 43% 33% 56% 50% 31% 20% 21% 14% 21% 17%
590

183

430

134

616

179

497

177

363

121

497

169

608

188

593

187

54% 60% 53% 51% 47% 52% 60% 67% 54% 48% 59% 61% 42% 45% 61% 59% 49% 58% 36% 40% 50% 56% 60% 63% 58% 62%
139

54

163

82

14% 18% 16% 26%
25

9

2%
24

3%
3

2%
813

1%
236

26
3%
17
2%
796

19
6%
3
1%
206

91
9%
27
3%
18
2%
865

43

136

55

181

98

121

59

14% 14% 18% 18% 32% 12% 20%
5
2%
4
1%
249

22
2%
30
3%
816

5
2%
3
1%
243

38
4%
55
5%
727

20
7%
13
4%
172

28
3%
26
3%
829

16
5%
1

72
7%
17
2%
31

*
225

3%
894

43

173

71

14% 17% 23%
10
3%
8
3%
240

19
2%
25
2%
788

6
2%
4
1%
224

52
5%
10
1%
12
1%
931

18
6%
4
1%
5

44

20

4%
17

7%
2

2%
23

1%
8

117

57

131

51

143

50

12% 19% 13% 17% 14% 16%
24
2%
48

8
3%
8

16
2%
37

10
3%
10

34
3%
31

13
4%
3

2%

2%

3%

5%

3%

4%

3%

3%

1%

279

924

271

811

230

821

229

807

238

81% 78% 79% 66% 86% 83% 81% 79% 73% 57% 83% 75% 88% 80% 78% 73% 93% 91% 92% 90% 81% 76% 82% 76% 80% 78%
164

63

189

101

118

48

158

60

219

118

149

75

16% 21% 19% 33% 12% 16% 16% 20% 22% 39% 15% 25%

89
9%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

53

192

77

18% 19% 25%

62
6%

22
7%

61

22

6%

7%

141

65

147

61

177

63

14% 21% 15% 20% 17% 21%

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important not to disappoint others
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

8302

1970

229

267

440

201

169

221

544

213

602

174

530

543

396

33%

26%

12482 3979
50%

52%

3063

1249

12%

16%

625
2%
631
3%

264
3%
149
2%

20784 5949
83%

78%

3688

1513

15%

20%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63

74

105

41

38

34

130

35

142

175

100

23% 19% 27% 24% 44% 33% 20% 14% 17% 13% 22% 11% 54% 43% 21% 11% 60% 58% 53% 47% 54% 58% 39% 33%
569

192

470

140

433

151

589

171

634

200

642

202

347

134

506

162

296

89

358

124

323

78

440

153

57% 59% 47% 45% 43% 48% 59% 57% 63% 66% 64% 67% 34% 44% 50% 53% 30% 29% 36% 41% 32% 26% 44% 51%
144

53

211

80

112

46

164

68

99

35

108

55

14% 16% 21% 26% 11% 15% 16% 23% 10% 12% 11% 18%
28

11

3%
31

3%
5

3%
798

2%
255

41
4%
11
1%
737

17
5%
2
1%
214

16

14

2%
7
1%
873

4%
-

18
2%
30

256

3%
790

13
4%
7
2%
212

17
2%
81
8%
803

3
1%
28
9%
238

21
2%
9
1%
863

4
1%
5
2%
236

90
9%
26
3%
8
1%
891

27
9%
10
3%
1

227
37
4%
20

*
264

92

23% 30%

2%
719

12
4%
4
1%
197

60
6%
29
3%
12
1%
898

15
5%
16
5%
8
3%
263

62

17

6%
23

6%
10

2%
27

3%
7

97
10%
30
3%
10

26
9%
16
5%
7

126

34

13% 11%
36
4%
8

11
4%
2

3%

2%

1%

2%

1%

1%

888

266

866

253

836

253

80% 79% 74% 68% 87% 81% 79% 71% 80% 78% 86% 79% 88% 87% 72% 65% 90% 87% 89% 89% 86% 84% 83% 84%
172

64

252

97

128

60

182

81

116

38

129

59

116

37

264

104

17% 20% 25% 31% 13% 19% 18% 27% 12% 13% 13% 20% 11% 12% 26% 34%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

89
9%

31
10%

85

27

9%

9%

127

42

162

45

13% 14% 16% 15%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

91

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important not to stand out too much
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3615

75

102

113

83

94

115

246

47

128

294

76

82

100

852

14%

11%

9126

2953

36%

39%

8333

2731

33%

36%

2995
12%
1034
4%

844
11%
231
3%

12741 3805
51%

50%

11328 3575
45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

47%

23

7%
363

8%
115

10%
398

20
6%
106

11%
257

16
5%
88

8%
433

13
4%
179

9%
207

8
3%
55

35

55

11% 12% 24% 18%
518

169

370

106

5%
299

5
2%
84

35

66

13% 11% 29% 22%
409

129

441

142

8%
251

9
3%
96

8%
343

14
5%
110

10%
401

27
9%
137

36% 38% 40% 34% 26% 29% 43% 58% 21% 18% 52% 56% 36% 35% 30% 28% 41% 42% 44% 47% 25% 32% 34% 37% 40% 45%
397

124

353

142

410

145

356

91

415

153

263

79

272

103

501

155

318

104

194

72

314

111

428

133

368

106

40% 41% 35% 46% 41% 48% 35% 30% 41% 50% 26% 26% 27% 34% 50% 51% 32% 34% 19% 24% 31% 37% 43% 44% 36% 35%
124

34

117

35

188

47

12% 11% 12% 11% 19% 16%
42

6

4%
438

2%
138

32
3%
500

7
2%
126

33
3%
370

5
2%
104

74
7%
58
6%
516

14
5%
9
3%
192

232

78

23% 26%
53
5%
301

9
3%
63

56
6%
52
5%
633

12
4%
6
2%
204

88
9%
38
4%
616

28
9%
9
3%
161

112

46

110

11% 15% 11%
46
5%
346

15
5%
89

40

24
8%
14

44

13

4%
35

4%
8

307

76

99

32

109

29

31% 25% 10% 11% 11% 10%
52

11

53

11

37

5

4%

5%

3%

3%

5%

4%

5%

4%

4%

2%

537

164

735

208

327

105

425

124

501

164

44% 46% 50% 41% 37% 35% 51% 63% 30% 21% 63% 68% 61% 53% 34% 29% 53% 54% 73% 69% 33% 35% 42% 41% 49% 54%
521

158

470

177

598

192

430

105

647

231

319

91

360

131

613

201

428

128

238

85

621

187

527

165

477

135

52% 52% 47% 57% 60% 64% 43% 34% 65% 76% 32% 30% 36% 44% 61% 66% 43% 42% 24% 28% 62% 62% 52% 55% 47% 44%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important not to stand out too much
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3615

104

73

173

77

70

102

296

64

309

86

349

291

152

852

14%

11%

9126

2953

36%

39%

8333

2731

33%

36%

2995
12%
1034
4%

844
11%
231
3%

12741 3805
51%

50%

11328 3575
45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

47%

34

10% 10%
370

138

7%
236

9
3%
69

55

17% 17%
298

108

8%
406

29
10%
133

7%
366

9
3%
120

10%
489

18
6%
141

62

29% 21%
464

166

6%
341

9
3%
108

104

69

42

31% 28% 35% 35% 29% 23% 15% 14%
353

119

333

83

396

108

384

144

37% 43% 24% 22% 30% 34% 41% 44% 37% 39% 49% 47% 46% 55% 34% 35% 35% 39% 33% 28% 39% 36% 38% 48%
361

112

416

148

353

100

383

104

338

124

316

121

203

64

413

147

214

63

214

80

212

70

321

80

36% 35% 42% 47% 35% 32% 38% 35% 34% 41% 32% 40% 20% 21% 41% 48% 21% 21% 21% 27% 21% 23% 32% 27%
114
11%
52

28
9%
12

5%
474

4%
172

262

83

167

51

26% 27% 17% 16%
13
1%
309

4
1%
78

17
2%
471

2
1%
163

88
9%
48
5%
483

26
9%
8
3%
162

77
8%
149

16
5%
35

15% 12%
436

129

62
6%
32
3%
591

13
4%
7
2%
159

36
4%
16
2%
760

9

159

3%
1

26
*

228

33

101

16% 11% 10%
3%
405

8
3%
117

22
2%
662

28
9%
6
2%
205

61

23

6%
43

8%
10

4%
682

83
8%
21

41

125

14% 12%
14

24

25
8%
9

3%

2%

5%

2%

3%

187

687

177

536

186

47% 53% 31% 25% 47% 52% 48% 54% 44% 42% 59% 53% 75% 75% 40% 38% 66% 68% 68% 62% 68% 59% 53% 62%
475

140

678

231

520

151

471

130

415

140

378

134

239

73

572

180

315

91

275

103

295

111

446

105

47% 43% 68% 74% 52% 48% 47% 43% 42% 46% 38% 45% 24% 24% 57% 59% 32% 30% 28% 34% 29% 37% 44% 35%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

93

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important to be "in style"
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3940

45

100

273

58

70

37

344

90

246

396

63

92

88

826

16%

11%

8373

2382

33%

31%

7946

2801

32%

37%

4034

1405

16%

18%

810
3%

197
3%

12313 3208
49%

42%

11980 4206
48%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

55%

9

4%
243

3%
60

10%
292

18
6%
107

70

27% 23%
445

151

6%
314

7
2%
80

7%
147

24% 20% 29% 35% 44% 50% 31% 26% 15%
439

139

414

136

187

63

424

162

366

5
2%
27
9%
113

4%
208

6
2%
44

86

34% 29%
415

133

9%
374

21
7%
119

62

100

24% 20% 39% 33%
540

171

401

139

6%
202

7
2%
48

9%
313

8
3%
61

9%
329

16
5%
72

21% 15% 41% 44% 37% 39% 54% 56% 40% 46% 20% 16% 31% 20% 32% 24%
442

146

153

54

383

114

159

46

128

45

309

96

404

148

362

137

44% 46% 41% 44% 19% 21% 42% 53% 37% 37% 44% 49% 15% 18% 38% 37% 16% 15% 13% 15% 31% 32% 40% 49% 36% 45%
242

92

168

42

24% 30% 17% 14%
32

2

3%
288

1%
69

28
3%
392

7
2%
125

72
7%
24
2%
718

13
4%
4
1%
221

174

49

368

151

282

93

17% 16% 37% 50% 28% 31%
34
3%
372

8
3%
87

50
5%
217

7
2%
32

35
3%
245

12
4%
50

65
6%
37
4%
759

19
6%
9
3%
219

130

45

13% 15%
28
3%
464

6
2%
140

28
3%
32

16
5%
11

44

7

4%
39

2%
10

375

141

153

74

209

75

38% 47% 15% 25% 21% 25%
51

3%

4%

4%

3%

5%

786

233

797

239

265

11
4%
55

43
4%
405

9
3%
69

27
3%
417

4
1%
88

29% 23% 39% 40% 72% 73% 37% 28% 22% 11% 24% 17% 75% 73% 46% 46% 78% 76% 79% 79% 27% 18% 40% 23% 41% 29%
681

231

582

178

259

76

598

211

734

264

724

239

218

73

513

159

187

62

172

52

684

237

557

222

571

212

68% 76% 58% 57% 26% 25% 60% 69% 73% 87% 72% 79% 21% 24% 51% 52% 19% 20% 17% 17% 68% 78% 55% 74% 56% 70%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important to be "in style"
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3940

122

78

109

77

112

78

384

158

210

45

317

247

146

826

16%

11%

8373

2382

33%

31%

7946

2801

32%

37%

4034

1405

16%

18%

810
3%

197
3%

12313 3208
49%

42%

11980 4206
48%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

55%

12%
334

28
9%
104

8%
302

9
3%
89

26

11%
257

8%
71

8%
323

18
6%
73

11%
486

16
5%
162

8%
363

20
7%
107

93

30

85

38% 31% 16% 10% 21% 15% 32% 28% 25%
423

136

444

117

299

73

290

77

316

24
8%
82

15%
313

17
6%
79

33% 32% 30% 28% 25% 22% 32% 24% 49% 53% 36% 36% 42% 45% 44% 38% 30% 24% 29% 26% 32% 27% 31% 26%
339

131

417

162

359

143

421

146

224

82

451

146

166

55

291

130

280

94

236

75

230

97

362

141

34% 40% 42% 52% 36% 45% 42% 49% 22% 27% 45% 49% 16% 18% 29% 43% 28% 31% 24% 25% 23% 32% 36% 47%
164

54

187

48

277

76

149

58

16% 17% 19% 15% 27% 24% 15% 19%
42

7

4%
456

2%
132

16
2%
380

5
2%
98

6
1%
366

-

32
-

97

3%
400

5
2%
91

51
5%
127

13
4%
31

13% 10%
598

178

94
9%
15
1%
441

24
8%
3
1%
127

36

18

4%
6
1%
807

6%
-

91
9%
19

229

2%
602

23
8%
5
2%
147

193

83

122

51

185

85

175

55

19% 27% 12% 17% 18% 28% 17% 18%
17
2%
509

7
2%
118

35

12

4%
607

25

14

10

4%

2%

5%

1%

162

563

106

459

8
3%
96

46% 41% 38% 31% 36% 31% 40% 30% 60% 59% 44% 42% 80% 76% 60% 48% 51% 39% 61% 54% 56% 35% 46% 32%
503

185

604

210

636

219

570

204

275

95

545

170

202

73

382

153

473

177

358

126

415

182

537

196

50% 57% 60% 67% 63% 69% 57% 68% 28% 31% 54% 57% 20% 24% 38% 50% 47% 59% 36% 42% 41% 60% 53% 65%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important that your friends are similar to you
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2766

61

31

110

37

72

28

178

65

77

262

56

75

85

544

11%

7%

6788

1957

27%

26%

9646

3240

38%

43%

4825

1614

19%

21%

1078

256

4%

3%

9554

2501

38%

33%

14471 4854
58%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

64%

9

6%
294

3%
79

3%
164

29% 26% 16%
434

146

478

3
1%
27
9%
158

11%
223

11
4%
76

4%
226

7
2%
73

7%
205

7
2%
61

3%
174

2
1%
49

41

18% 14%
299

87

6%
331

7
2%
98

8%
225

18
6%
60

71

26% 24%
365

134

6%
182

6
2%
40

7%
302

8
3%
69

8%
312

20
7%
86

22% 25% 23% 24% 20% 20% 17% 16% 29% 29% 33% 32% 22% 20% 36% 45% 18% 13% 30% 23% 31% 28%
402

152

486

161

396

122

494

147

331

116

459

134

453

159

242

59

276

104

438

153

417

136

43% 48% 48% 51% 40% 50% 48% 53% 40% 40% 49% 49% 33% 39% 46% 44% 45% 52% 24% 20% 28% 34% 44% 51% 41% 45%
175

63

298

115

223

54

216

60

257

107

268

98

151

48

118

61

198

55

17% 21% 30% 37% 22% 18% 22% 20% 26% 35% 27% 33% 15% 16% 12% 20% 20% 18%
37

5

4%
355

2%
88

31
3%
195

7
2%
30

43
4%
333

8
3%
87

39
4%
263

5
2%
80

71
7%
277

6
2%
68

40
4%
202

5
2%
51

55
5%
477

9
3%
128

32
3%
396

5
2%
105

52
5%
302

14
5%
78

84

25

8%
55

8%
12

431

141

149

53

165

56

43% 47% 15% 18% 16% 18%
55

5%

4%

6%

627

205

238

12
4%
46

41
4%
377

17
6%
77

36

6

4%

2%

397

106

35% 29% 19% 10% 33% 29% 26% 26% 28% 22% 20% 17% 47% 43% 39% 34% 30% 25% 62% 68% 24% 15% 38% 26% 39% 35%
609

209

776

273

625

206

702

221

653

229

762

245

482

164

577

195

651

214

326

84

707

245

587

206

582

192

61% 69% 77% 88% 62% 68% 70% 72% 65% 76% 76% 81% 48% 54% 57% 64% 65% 70% 32% 28% 71% 81% 58% 69% 57% 63%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important that your friends are similar to you
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2766

128

41

110

71

95

85

245

44

210

56

257

189

154

544

11%

7%

6788

1957

27%

26%

9646

3240

38%

43%

4825

1614

19%

21%

1078

256

4%

3%

9554

2501

38%

33%

14471 4854
58%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

64%

13%
401

25
8%
120

4%
149

5
2%
40

11%
226

25
8%
63

7%
345

16
5%
81

10%
421

11
4%
121

8%
272

13
4%
89

56

24% 19%
342

123

4%
169

3
1%
44

78

21% 19% 26% 26% 19%
356

107

191

66

290

20
7%
61

15%
324

26
9%
103

40% 37% 15% 13% 22% 20% 34% 27% 42% 40% 27% 30% 34% 41% 17% 14% 36% 35% 19% 22% 29% 20% 32% 34%
323

120

427

156

387

145

427

150

266

95

530

169

304

92

508

184

262

79

311

82

250

99

345

122

32% 37% 43% 50% 38% 46% 43% 50% 27% 31% 53% 56% 30% 30% 51% 60% 26% 26% 31% 27% 25% 33% 34% 41%
113

51

370

109

263

77

121

47

11% 16% 37% 35% 26% 24% 12% 16%
36

8

4%
529

2%
145

13
1%
190

3
1%
45

22
2%
336

6
2%
88

38
4%
416

6
2%
97

53
5%
165

21
7%
56

17% 18%
516

132

96
10%
18
2%
357

24
8%
5
2%
102

111
11%
13
1%
587

28
9%
3
1%
179

247

68

143

51

174

58

233

100

168

44

25% 22% 14% 17% 17% 19% 23% 33% 17% 15%
35
3%
213

6
2%
47

28
3%
566

9
3%
163

67

16

7%
448

41

5%

4%

144

479

22
7%
81

15

5

1%

2%

478

129

53% 45% 19% 14% 33% 28% 42% 32% 52% 43% 36% 34% 58% 59% 21% 15% 57% 54% 45% 48% 48% 27% 48% 43%
436

171

797

265

650

222

548

197

319

116

626

193

415

120

755

252

405

130

485

140

483

199

513

166

44% 53% 80% 85% 64% 70% 55% 66% 32% 38% 63% 64% 41% 40% 75% 83% 41% 43% 49% 47% 48% 66% 51% 55%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

97

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You always do what you want
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4275

127

128

169

77

114

76

204

88

192

300

144

98

111

17%

958
13%

10841 3113
43%

41%

7453

2667

30%

35%

1729
7%
805
3%

680
9%
193
3%

15116 4071
60%

53%

9182

3347

37%

44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

34

13% 11% 13%
516

135

465

17
5%
106

17%
301

22
7%
104

8%
442

17
6%
113

11%
409

26
9%
107

8%
449

17
6%
119

20%
347

27
9%
120

9%
465

21
7%
129

43

68

19% 14% 30% 23% 14%
477

131

416

139

484

26
9%
153

10%
447

23
8%
101

11%
463

26
9%
126

52% 45% 46% 34% 30% 35% 44% 37% 41% 35% 45% 40% 34% 40% 46% 42% 47% 43% 41% 46% 48% 50% 44% 34% 46% 41%
283

113

339

158

382

137

363

144

328

127

380

127

343

107

369

116

232

95

206

69

239

92

373

140

347

115

28% 37% 34% 51% 38% 46% 36% 47% 33% 42% 38% 42% 34% 36% 37% 38% 23% 31% 20% 23% 24% 30% 37% 47% 34% 38%
40

16

4%
35

5%
4

3%
643

1%
169

53
5%
17
2%
593

25
8%
4
1%
123

125

35

12% 12%
24
2%
470

3
1%
126

78
8%
44
4%
519

26
8%
6
2%
130

82
8%
68
7%
523

36
12%
7
2%
133

64
6%
35
3%
525

36
12%
2
1%
136

79
8%
41
4%
551

38
13%
9
3%
147

59
6%
24
2%
553

35
11%
4
1%
150

44
4%
60

16
5%
21

55

15

5%
31

5%
10

80
8%
53

21
7%
11

54
5%
33

23
8%
13

68
7%
26

31
10%
6

6%

7%

3%

3%

5%

4%

3%

4%

3%

2%

669

174

716

207

628

179

545

124

574

152

64% 56% 59% 40% 47% 42% 52% 42% 52% 44% 52% 45% 54% 49% 55% 49% 67% 57% 71% 69% 63% 59% 54% 41% 57% 50%
323

129

392

183

507

172

441

170

410

163

444

163

422

145

428

151

276

111

261

84

319

113

427

163

415

146

32% 43% 39% 59% 51% 57% 44% 56% 41% 54% 44% 54% 42% 48% 43% 50% 27% 36% 26% 28% 32% 37% 42% 54% 41% 48%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You always do what you want
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4275

138

171

180

92

150

189

412

111

266

72

309

258

171

17%

958
13%

10841 3113
43%

41%

7453

2667

30%

35%

1729
7%
805
3%

680
9%
193
3%

15116 4071
60%

53%

9182

3347

37%

44%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

35

43

53

14% 11% 17% 14% 18% 17%
381

120

461

149

384

121

9%
462

24
8%
107

15%
478

20
7%
157

30

99

19% 10% 41% 33% 11%
623

199

417

142

419

22
7%
103

88

65

40

27% 24% 31% 29% 26% 22% 17% 13%
407

110

323

94

421

112

384

116

38% 37% 46% 48% 38% 38% 46% 36% 48% 52% 62% 66% 41% 47% 42% 34% 41% 36% 32% 31% 42% 37% 38% 39%
363

130

275

94

314

105

350

136

244

80

118

54

152

53

401

149

225

77

249

75

210

64

368

110

36% 40% 28% 30% 31% 33% 35% 45% 24% 26% 12% 18% 15% 18% 40% 49% 23% 25% 25% 25% 21% 21% 37% 37%
88

33

9%
31

10%
6

3%
519

2%
155

84
8%
9
1%
632

26
8%
1

125

36

12% 11%
5

1

69
7%
29

*

*

*

192

564

174

3%
554

27
9%
6
2%
131

33
3%
95

10
3%
37

10% 12%
628

177

41
4%
30
3%
812

12
4%
5
2%
229

27

8

3%
7
1%
829

52

3%
-

5%
20

241

2%
530

28
9%
3
1%
125

79
8%
22
2%
673

34
11%
9
3%
182

88

30

9%
31

10%
13

3%
632

4%
182

91
9%
23
2%
679

53
18%
8
3%
177

71
7%
12

30
10%
4

1%

1%

555

156

52% 48% 63% 61% 56% 55% 55% 44% 63% 58% 81% 76% 82% 80% 53% 41% 67% 60% 63% 61% 68% 59% 55% 52%
451

163

359

120

439

141

419

163

277

90

159

66

179

61

453

177

304

111

337

105

301

117

439

140

45% 50% 36% 38% 44% 45% 42% 54% 28% 30% 16% 22% 18% 20% 45% 58% 30% 37% 34% 35% 30% 39% 44% 47%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

99

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important to have life goals and try to achieve them
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

13359 3515

449

636

657

338

349

425

573

478

492

731

446

331

504

53%

46%

9346

3477

37%

46%

1454
6%
334
1%
610
2%

403
5%
79
1%
137
2%

22705 6992
90%
1788
7%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

92%
482
6%

122

157

167

87

71

111

135

142

106

205

81

61

136

45% 40% 63% 51% 66% 55% 34% 28% 35% 23% 42% 37% 57% 45% 48% 47% 49% 35% 73% 68% 45% 27% 33% 20% 50% 45%
449

158

330

142

240

119

552

193

496

185

492

179

293

130

427

146

421

181

190

81

417

171

541

189

434

153

45% 52% 33% 46% 24% 40% 55% 63% 50% 61% 49% 59% 29% 43% 42% 48% 42% 59% 19% 27% 42% 56% 54% 63% 43% 50%
73

15

7%
6

5%
3

1%
24
2%

2%
5

1%
4

898

23

1%
280

4
1%
3

*
8
1%
966

1%
4
1%
299

62
6%
18
2%
24
2%
897

9
3%
2
1%
4
1%
286

65
6%
17
2%
32
3%
890

19
6%
4
1%
3
1%
280

81
8%
22
2%
53
5%
845

30
10%
7
2%
10
3%
256

48

7

5%
9

-

3%
917

9%
21

1%
30

92

2%
4
1%
290

2%
35
3%
866

23
8%
5
2%
8
3%
265

66
7%
18
2%
16
2%
905

11
4%
2
1%
4
1%
288

63
6%
8
1%
21

12
4%
2
1%
5

39

8

4%
14

71

3%
1

1%
34

7%
17

*
6

2%
49

34
11%
7
2%
10

94
9%
11
1%
28

25
8%
7
2%
18

41
4%
13

12
4%
1

1%
23

*
2

2%

2%

3%

2%

5%

3%

3%

6%

2%

1%

913

287

921

286

863

252

872

250

938

289

90% 93% 96% 96% 90% 95% 89% 92% 84% 84% 91% 96% 85% 88% 90% 94% 91% 94% 91% 95% 86% 83% 87% 83% 92% 95%
79

18

8%

6%

28
3%

7
2%

80
8%

11
4%

82
8%

23
8%

103

37

10% 12%

57
6%

7
2%

113
11%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

28
9%

84
8%

13
4%

71
7%

14
5%

53

9

5%

3%

88
9%

41

105

32

14% 10% 11%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

54
5%

13
4%

100

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important to have life goals and try to achieve them
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

334
1%
610
2%

79
1%
137
2%

22705 6992
90%
1788
7%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

92%
482
6%

262

30-50

16-29
681

5%

30-50

1006 300

725

167

16-29

1003 302

606

403

30-50

1000 300

205

141

16-29

30-50
302

662

202

16-29

999

610

6%

30-50

1003 305

759

61

16-29

1015 302

323

1454

30-50

1001 300

312

82

16-29

1000 304

385

46%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
84

16-29

MA

735

3477

30-50

IL

1008 316
226

16-29

TR

658

37%

30-50

RU

1000 313
179

16-29

IN

494

9346

30-50

CN

1001 324
134

16-29

JP

13359 3515
46%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
53%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

191

49% 41% 66% 57% 73% 72% 38% 28% 31% 27% 32% 20% 75% 67% 61% 46% 66% 68% 61% 56% 72% 87% 68% 64%
437

168

300

119

221

77

513

191

534

183

571

199

204

85

338

138

254

75

252

91

171

29

269

95

44% 52% 30% 38% 22% 24% 51% 64% 53% 60% 57% 66% 20% 28% 34% 45% 25% 25% 25% 30% 17% 10% 27% 32%
41

15

4%
7

5%
2

1%
22

1%
5

2%
931

2%
302

31
3%
7

12
4%
2

1%
4

37
8

1%
1

*

*
298

1%
956

64

3%
4

1%
7

958

9

4%

6%
10

1%
-

6%
1

1%
30

303

19

3%
898

68
7%
10

*
5
2%
275

1%
76
8%
846

18
6%
3
1%
18
6%
265

81
8%
13
1%
13
1%
894

33
11%
2
1%
5
2%
260

38

14

4%
7

5%
1

1%
7
1%
963

37
4%
7

*
-

1%
11

287

1%
948

19
6%
3
1%
4
1%
279

56
6%
16
2%
11
1%
916

12
4%
4
1%
6
2%
280

77

23

8%
34

8%
12

3%
31

4%
7

3%
858

72
7%
25

8
1

2%
10

34

3%

11
*

2

12

3%

4%
-

1%
11

2

2%

1%

1%

1%

1%

258

896

291

950

286

93% 93% 96% 95% 95% 96% 90% 92% 85% 87% 89% 87% 95% 95% 95% 91% 92% 93% 86% 86% 89% 96% 94% 95%
48

17

5%

5%

38
4%

14
4%

45
4%

13
4%

74
7%

20
7%

78
8%

21
7%

94
9%

35
12%

45
4%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

15
5%

44
4%

22
7%

72
7%

16
5%

111

35

97

11% 12% 10%

9
3%

45
4%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

12
4%

101

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you to have a better life than your parents
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

7492

2126

169

232

378

151

116

139

386

122

387

571

150

131

208

30%

28%

9079

3090

36%

41%

5491

1625

22%

21%

1528
6%
1513
6%

407
5%
363
5%

16571 5216
66%

69%

7019

2032

28%

27%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

53

81

109

43

17% 18% 23% 26% 38% 36% 15% 14% 12%
400

145

384

128

379

148

437

157

263

15
5%
102

44

100

45

104

178

14% 15% 38% 33% 12% 15% 39% 34% 57% 59% 15%
371

139

378

121

442

147

369

158

297

89

267

27
9%
82

13%
353

22
7%
94

51

20% 17%
376

126

40% 48% 38% 41% 38% 49% 44% 51% 26% 34% 37% 46% 37% 40% 44% 48% 37% 52% 29% 30% 27% 27% 35% 31% 37% 41%
297

73

267

75

144

30% 24% 27% 24% 14%
73

16

7%
62

5%
15

6%
569

5%
198

72
7%
47
5%
616

13
4%
13
4%
209

45
4%
55
5%
757

27
9%
8
3%
9
3%
257

282

91

352

118

347

83

154

45

316

89

149

28% 30% 35% 39% 35% 28% 15% 15% 31% 29% 15%
66
7%
68
7%
588

9
3%
6
2%
200

126

39

13% 13%
144

29

14% 10%
379

117

79
8%
68
7%
510

20
7%
15
5%
183

49
5%
47
5%
764

22
7%
13
4%
221

67
7%
58
6%
564

9
3%
15
5%
192

41
4%
59
6%
756

27
9%
5
2%
12
4%
262

71

21

7%
28

7%
4

3%
41

1%
9

298

114

364

135

317

94

30% 38% 36% 45% 31% 31%
213

62

21% 20%
72

18

73
7%
84

4%

3%

7%

6%

8%

868

267

417

109

484

20
7%
29
10%
116

66
7%
48

24
8%
9

5%

3%

584

177

57% 66% 61% 67% 76% 85% 59% 65% 38% 39% 51% 61% 75% 73% 56% 63% 75% 86% 86% 89% 42% 36% 48% 39% 58% 58%
370

89

339

88

189

35

348

100

478

157

426

103

203

67

383

98

190

32

99

25

37% 29% 34% 28% 19% 12% 35% 33% 48% 52% 42% 34% 20% 22% 38% 32% 19% 10% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

8%

511

176

437

155

383

118

51% 58% 43% 52% 38% 39%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

102

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you to have a better life than your parents
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

7492

2126

247

523

464

157

93

181

560

341

508

159

411

523

344

30%

28%

9079

3090

36%

41%

5491

1625

22%

21%

1528
6%
1513
6%

407
5%
363
5%

16571 5216
66%

69%

7019

2032

28%

27%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

53

145

168

37

25% 16% 52% 46% 46% 53% 16% 12%
438

153

380

131

373

117

369

129

9%
331

18
6%
119

39

149

77

116

199

94

18% 13% 55% 49% 34% 25% 51% 53% 41% 39% 52% 66% 34% 31%
464

152

323

117

403

143

333

100

272

88

321

80

356

125

44% 47% 38% 42% 37% 37% 37% 43% 33% 39% 46% 51% 32% 39% 40% 47% 33% 33% 27% 29% 32% 26% 35% 42%
205

88

20% 27%
36

10

4%
75

3%
20

7%
685

6%
206

81
8%
11
1%
5
1%
903

24
8%
9
3%
4
1%
276

115
11%
34
3%
22
2%
837

20
6%
8
3%
3
1%
285

340

100

285

86

277

84

34% 33% 29% 28% 28% 28%
57
6%
79
8%
526

15
5%
19
6%
166

48
5%
243

10
3%
71

24% 23%
424

137

56
6%
23
2%
645

20
7%
5
2%
191

83
8%
36
4%
13
1%
883

24
8%
10
3%
2
1%
266

184

59

18% 19%
32
3%
43
4%
744

12
4%
14
5%
220

89
9%
40
4%
29
3%
841

23
8%
11
4%
9
3%
259

171

58

17% 19%
83

26

8%
63

9%
12

89
9%
37
4%
33

11
4%
7
2%
5

214

56

21% 19%
60
6%
32

18
6%
7

6%

4%

3%

2%

3%

2%

683

204

844

279

700

219

68% 64% 90% 88% 83% 90% 52% 55% 42% 45% 64% 64% 87% 88% 74% 72% 84% 86% 68% 68% 84% 92% 70% 73%
241

98

24% 30%

92
9%

33

149

11% 15%

28
9%

397

115

333

96

333

104

119

34

216

71

129

34

254

84

126

40% 38% 33% 32% 33% 35% 12% 11% 22% 23% 13% 11% 25% 28% 13%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

18
6%

274

74

27% 25%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You are proud of the rich people in your country
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2671

36

46

95

34

78

35

134

47

76

136

82

63

75

614

11%

8%

4848

1376

19%

18%

7688

2524

31%

33%

7768

2569

31%

34%

2128

528

8%

7%

7519

1990

30%

26%

15456 5093
62%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

67%

10

4%
165

3%
43

5%
137

16% 14% 14%
314

84

332

12
4%
27
9%
114

9%
106
11%
253

5
2%
22
7%
104

3%
146

2
1%
33

8%
130

9
3%
34

3%
129

15% 11% 13% 11% 13%
304

96

298

101

301

5
2%
24
8%
91

13%
146

21
7%
43

5%
182

11
4%
60

8%
165

25
8%
52

36

13% 12%
177

49

8%
161

9
3%
29

6%
200

7
2%
51

7%
211

14
5%
67

14% 14% 18% 20% 16% 17% 18% 16% 16% 10% 20% 17% 21% 22%
303

92

301

101

324

117

258

96

268

102

374

118

394

116

31% 28% 33% 37% 25% 35% 30% 31% 30% 33% 30% 30% 30% 31% 30% 33% 32% 38% 26% 32% 27% 34% 37% 39% 39% 38%
414

154

365

129

475

159

439

154

368

132

445

150

355

124

411

113

316

79

379

106

395

146

257

91

226

78

41% 51% 36% 42% 47% 53% 44% 50% 37% 44% 44% 50% 35% 41% 41% 37% 31% 26% 38% 35% 40% 48% 26% 30% 22% 26%
72

11

7%
201

4%
53

122
12%
183

28
9%
39

72
7%
201

20% 18% 18% 13% 20%
728

238

697

243

728

11
4%
27
9%
263

81
8%
180

21
7%
35

127
13%
208

27
9%
43

94
9%
164

31
10%
29

76
7%
280

21
7%
64

64
6%
229

20
7%
71

124

33

12% 11%
241

77

58

14

6%
313

5%
85

94
9%
243

17
6%
38

111

33

109

29

11% 11% 11% 10%
263

58

286

81

18% 11% 21% 14% 16% 10% 28% 21% 23% 23% 24% 25% 31% 28% 24% 13% 26% 19% 28% 27%
743

250

666

233

746

241

658

216

712

214

640

196

637

202

663

248

631

209

620

194

73% 79% 70% 78% 73% 87% 74% 82% 67% 77% 74% 80% 65% 72% 71% 70% 64% 64% 63% 67% 66% 82% 63% 70% 61% 64%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

You are proud of the rich people in your country
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2671

85

62

147

57

53

120

337

95

187

66

294

169

128

614

11%

8%

4848

1376

19%

18%

7688

2524

31%

33%

7768

2569

31%

34%

2128

528

8%

7%

7519

1990

30%

26%

15456 5093
62%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

67%

19

8%
229

6%
67

6%
137

9
3%
51

48

15% 15%
224

49

6%
224

26
9%
60

5%
191

2
1%
62

12%
452

21
7%
157

89

33% 29%
312

107

9%
176

19
6%
48

85

19% 22% 29% 28% 17%
218

77

193

63

204

28
9%
30

36

13% 12%
233

71

23% 21% 14% 16% 22% 16% 22% 20% 19% 20% 45% 52% 31% 35% 18% 16% 22% 25% 19% 21% 20% 10% 23% 24%
299

106

364

140

295

115

400

116

338

97

300

90

225

67

335

114

274

77

244

76

212

68

378

126

30% 33% 36% 45% 29% 36% 40% 39% 34% 32% 30% 30% 22% 22% 33% 37% 27% 25% 24% 25% 21% 23% 38% 42%
269

100

400

103

309

97

185

69

242

88

27% 31% 40% 33% 31% 31% 18% 23% 24% 29%
119

32

12% 10%
314

86

37
4%
199

10
3%
60

33
3%
371

7
2%
97

136

29

176

55

14% 10% 18% 18%
281

86

244

64

77
8%
52
5%
572

19
6%
13
4%
178

103

33

326

111

266

72

185

58

371

153

190

51

10% 11% 33% 36% 27% 24% 19% 19% 37% 51% 19% 17%
38
4%
649

6
2%
196

71
7%
271

13
4%
67

54
5%
405

10
3%
143

84

18

8%
487

6%
148

47
5%
373

23
8%
58

77
8%
361

16
5%
107

31% 27% 20% 19% 37% 31% 28% 29% 24% 21% 57% 59% 64% 65% 27% 22% 41% 47% 49% 49% 37% 19% 36% 36%
568

206

764

243

604

212

585

185

580

185

377

109

328

100

661

225

540

149

429

134

583

221

568

177

57% 64% 76% 78% 60% 67% 58% 62% 58% 61% 38% 36% 32% 33% 66% 74% 54% 49% 43% 45% 58% 73% 56% 59%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you that your family accepts your partner/spouse/girlfriend/boyfriend
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

11221 2895

403

512

429

346

360

447

530

350

481

557

348

354

414

45%

38%

9814

3380

39%

44%

2343
9%
893
4%
832
3%

827
11%
319
4%
190
2%

21035 6275
84%

82%

3236

1146

13%

15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

104

129

113

88

83

127

112

107

103

147

76

73

111

40% 34% 51% 42% 43% 38% 34% 29% 36% 27% 45% 42% 52% 37% 35% 35% 48% 34% 55% 49% 35% 25% 35% 24% 41% 37%
445

130

339

143

381

125

454

160

403

143

398

130

305

118

473

137

383

150

301

102

387

140

466

157

440

154

44% 43% 34% 46% 38% 42% 45% 52% 40% 47% 40% 43% 30% 39% 47% 45% 38% 49% 30% 34% 39% 46% 46% 52% 43% 51%
100

41

100

10% 14% 10%
23

19

2%
30

6%
8

3%
848

3%
234

36
4%
15
1%
851

24
8%
6
2%
8
3%
272

110

42

130

43

139

45

11% 14% 13% 14% 14% 15%
49
5%
32
3%
810

17
6%
4
1%
238

47
5%
27
3%
800

7
2%
8
3%
248

41
4%
58
6%
763

20
7%
12
4%
226

91
9%
36
4%
32
3%
845

30

109

36

125

46

10% 11% 12% 12% 15%
11
4%
3
1%
257

33
3%
37
4%
835

27
9%
8
3%
230

32
3%
25
2%
823

9
3%
6
2%
244

77
8%
37
4%
27

35
11%
10
3%
8

76

31

8%
34

12

3%
40

128

47

110

41

10% 13% 16% 11% 14%
4%
9

81
8%
56

31
10%
9

32
3%
43

12
4%
17

89
9%
40
4%
32

26
9%
11
4%
2

3%

3%

4%

3%

6%

3%

4%

6%

3%

1%

864

253

858

249

735

216

820

230

854

265

85% 77% 85% 88% 81% 79% 80% 81% 76% 75% 84% 85% 82% 76% 82% 80% 86% 83% 85% 83% 74% 71% 82% 77% 84% 87%
123

60

136

30

159

59

177

50

180

65

127

41

142

63

157

55

114

45

110

43

209

78

142

53

129

37

12% 20% 14% 10% 16% 20% 18% 16% 18% 21% 13% 14% 14% 21% 16% 18% 11% 15% 11% 14% 21% 26% 14% 18% 13% 12%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

106

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you that your family accepts your partner/spouse/girlfriend/boyfriend
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

893
4%
832
3%

319
4%
190
2%

21035 6275
84%

82%

3236

1146

13%

15%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

195

30-50

16-29
611

11%

30-50

1006 300

585

146

16-29

1003 302

583

827

30-50

1000 300

170

82

16-29

30-50
302

551

181

16-29

999

395

9%

30-50

1003 305

635

85

16-29

1015 302

361

2343

30-50

1001 300

256

60

16-29

1000 304

347

44%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
85

16-29

MA

525

3380

30-50

IL

1008 316
168

16-29

TR

461

39%

30-50

RU

1000 313
106

16-29

IN

380

9814

30-50

CN

1001 324
93

16-29

JP

11221 2895
38%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
45%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

151

38% 29% 46% 34% 52% 53% 35% 28% 26% 20% 36% 28% 63% 60% 39% 27% 55% 56% 58% 49% 58% 65% 61% 50%
440

174

380

133

330

99

500

160

536

196

561

197

285

91

453

176

301

86

278

103

281

66

294

110

44% 54% 38% 42% 33% 31% 50% 53% 54% 64% 56% 66% 28% 30% 45% 58% 30% 28% 28% 34% 28% 22% 29% 37%
102

41

110

61

10% 13% 11% 19%
36

10

4%
43

3%
6

4%
820

2%
267

39
4%
10
1%
841

11
4%
2
1%
239

91
9%
51
5%
11
1%
855

34

102

31

11% 10% 10%
14
4%
1

21
2%
32

*
267

3%
847

15
5%
9
3%
245

81
8%
19
2%
108
11%
792

18
6%
4
1%
26
9%
256

47

15

5%
16

5%
-

2%
922

6%
20

2%
16

57

3
1%
282

2%
18
2%
920

25
8%
4

103
25

1%
1

2%
27

*
272

33

10% 11%

3%
848

7
2%
7
2%
258

84
8%
40
4%
23
2%
852

19
6%
19
6%
8
3%
256

53

24

5%
44

8%
20

4%
42

7%
7

4%
861

2%
249

71
7%
35
3%
31

15
5%
11
4%
15

58
6%
26
3%
17

24
8%
12
4%
3

3%

5%

2%

1%

866

261

905

261

82% 82% 84% 76% 85% 84% 85% 82% 79% 84% 92% 94% 91% 90% 85% 85% 85% 85% 86% 83% 86% 86% 90% 87%
138

51

149

72

142

48

123

46

100

14% 16% 15% 23% 14% 15% 12% 15% 10%

22
7%

63
6%

15
5%

77
8%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

29

128

40

124

38

97

44

106

10% 13% 13% 12% 13% 10% 15% 11%

26
9%

84
8%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

36
12%

107

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you to contribute to other people’s happiness
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

10504 2899

315

371

534

368

280

313

434

340

473

531

344

315

323

42%

38%

11167 3748
44%
1981
8%
478
2%
973
4%

49%
604
8%
144
2%
216
3%

21671 6647
86%
2459
10%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87%
748
10%

87

108

155

104

60

89

114

102

97

157

68

69

94

31% 29% 37% 35% 53% 51% 37% 34% 28% 20% 31% 30% 43% 38% 34% 33% 47% 32% 53% 52% 34% 22% 31% 23% 32% 31%
517

157

528

177

364

130

518

175

491

179

555

174

382

130

528

176

441

182

354

110

450

159

556

185

545

177

52% 52% 53% 57% 36% 43% 52% 57% 49% 59% 55% 58% 38% 43% 53% 58% 44% 59% 35% 37% 45% 52% 55% 62% 54% 58%
117

35

12% 12%
18

14

2%
34

5%
9

3%
832

3%
244

60
6%
13
1%
30
3%
899

15
5%
4
1%
6
2%
285

60
6%
16

13
4%
1

2%
27
3%
898

75
7%
12

*
2
1%
285

1%
31
3%
886

21
7%
3
1%
3
1%
279

110

41

11% 14%
29
3%
91
9%
771

5
2%
18
6%
239

79
8%
14
1%
43
4%
868

27
9%
4
1%
7
2%
263

119

39

98

12% 13% 10%
35
3%
44
4%
816

7
2%
11
4%
244

14
1%
25
2%
868

20
7%
3
1%
4
1%
278

49
5%
14
1%
28

12
4%
5
2%
10

63

18

6%
22

6%
6

2%
38

2%
10

113

55

11% 18%
29
3%
64

10
3%
11

75
7%
16
2%
43

28
9%
3
1%
15

86
8%
20
2%
41

21
7%
6
2%
6

3%

3%

4%

3%

6%

4%

4%

5%

4%

2%

914

279

885

267

794

227

871

254

868

271

83% 81% 90% 92% 90% 95% 88% 91% 77% 79% 86% 87% 80% 81% 86% 91% 91% 91% 88% 89% 79% 75% 87% 85% 86% 89%
135

49

13% 16%

73
7%

19
6%

76
8%

14
5%

87
9%

24
8%

139

46

14% 15%

93
9%

31

154

46

112

10% 15% 15% 11%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

23
8%

63
6%

17
6%

85

24

8%

8%

142

65

14% 21%

91
9%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

31

106

10% 10%

27
9%

108

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q6. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

It is important for you to contribute to other people’s happiness
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

2%
973
4%

144
2%
216
3%

21671 6647
86%
2459
10%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87%
748
10%

248

30-50

16-29
553

478

30-50

1006 300

672

151

16-29

1003 302

539

8%

30-50

1000 300

188

86

16-29

30-50
302

628

188

16-29

999

359

604

30-50

1003 305

712

48

16-29

1015 302

227

8%

30-50

1001 300

134

36

16-29

1000 304

293

1981

30-50

ZA

1002 300
82

16-29

MA

643

49%

30-50

IL

1008 316
199

16-29

TR

492

44%

30-50

RU

1000 313
133

16-29

IN

311

11167 3748

30-50

CN

1001 324
91

16-29

JP

10504 2899
38%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
42%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

145

31% 28% 49% 42% 64% 63% 29% 27% 13% 12% 23% 16% 70% 62% 36% 28% 63% 62% 54% 50% 67% 82% 55% 48%
537

186

431

159

292

105

569

175

528

178

635

209

244

95

510

176

285

90

291

88

238

46

378

130

54% 57% 43% 51% 29% 33% 57% 58% 53% 59% 63% 70% 24% 31% 51% 58% 29% 30% 29% 29% 24% 15% 38% 43%
92

26

9%
17

8%
13

2%
44

4%
8

4%
848

2%
277

55
6%
11
1%
11
1%
923

17
5%
3

54
5%
12

1%
1

1%
7

*
292

1%
935

8

79

3%
3

8%
16

1%
1

2%
45

*
304

4%
862

24
8%
6
2%
13
4%
257

156

44

16% 14%
35
4%
147

9
3%
37

15% 12%
662

214

71
7%
32
3%
36
4%
862

26
9%
9
3%
8
3%
257

39
4%
10

16
5%
1

1%
10
1%
956

90
9%
11

*
2
1%
283

1%
33
3%
869

29
10%
3
1%
11
4%
262

51
5%
17
2%
18
2%
913

11
4%
4
1%
9
3%
278

87

32

9%
38

11%
20

4%
45

7%
9

5%
830

3%
239

59

7

6%
15

1

2%
910

4%
12

1%
19

44

2%

1%
19

*
294

19
6%
2
1%
4

2%

1%

931

275

85% 85% 92% 93% 93% 96% 86% 86% 66% 70% 86% 86% 94% 94% 87% 86% 91% 92% 83% 80% 91% 97% 93% 92%
109

39

11% 12%

66
7%

20
6%

66
7%

11
3%

95
9%

30

191

53

103

35

10% 19% 17% 10% 12%

49
5%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

17
6%

101

32

10% 10%

68
7%

15
5%

125

52

13% 17%

74
7%

7
2%

56
6%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

21
7%

109

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Q7_1. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Country life
B. City life
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3024

127

57

247

72

104

113

203

69

84

153

83

126

110

994

12%

13%

8635

3140

34%

41%

10739 2951
43%
10%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

2607

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

98
*

39%
498
7%
28
*

11659 4134
46%

54%

13346 3449
53%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

45%

43

13% 14%
388

139

6%
407

18
6%
137

62

25% 21%
473

167

7%
327

26
8%
121

36

57

56

10% 12% 11% 19% 20% 19%
427

136

472

162

378

130

7%
386

22
7%
146

8%
362

23
8%
101

47

15% 16%
239

87

8%
383

29

63

44

10% 13% 21% 11% 14%
152

404

159

359

125

39% 46% 41% 44% 47% 55% 33% 40% 43% 45% 47% 54% 37% 43% 38% 48% 36% 33% 24% 29% 38% 50% 40% 53% 35% 41%
412

101

482

144

235

60

522

150

400

118

366

78

345

97

445

120

495

169

376

117

436

105

413

72

434

117

41% 33% 48% 46% 23% 20% 52% 49% 40% 39% 36% 26% 34% 32% 44% 39% 49% 55% 37% 39% 44% 35% 41% 24% 43% 38%
69

18

7%
5

6%
1

54
5%
2

10
3%
1

40
4%
6

*

*

*

*

515

182

464

155

1%
720

10
3%
2
1%
229

78
8%
5

8

67

3%
1

13

7%
3

4%
-

47
6

*

*

*

-

399

147

531

172

4

5%
1%
585

87

1%
-

9%
1

16
5%
2

-

*

219

581

1%
186

99
10%
6
1%
455

14
5%
3
1%
168

62
6%
2

12
4%
1

232
8

*

*

446

124

49

97

23% 16% 10%
1

1%
392

1

16
5%
1

57

6

6%
5

110

2%
-

18

11%
2

6%
-

*

*

*

*

-

*

-

134

466

181

530

222

469

169

51% 60% 46% 50% 72% 76% 40% 48% 53% 57% 58% 73% 57% 62% 45% 55% 44% 41% 39% 45% 47% 60% 53% 74% 46% 56%
481

119

536

154

275

70

600

158

467

131

413

82

432

113

544

134

557

181

608

166

533

121

470

78

544

135

48% 39% 53% 50% 27% 23% 60% 52% 47% 43% 41% 27% 43% 38% 54% 44% 55% 59% 60% 55% 53% 40% 47% 26% 54% 44%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

110

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Q7_1. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Country life
B. City life
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3024

133

94

72

115

78

73

318

49

75

28

162

149

158

994

12%

13%

8635

3140

34%

41%

10739 2951
43%
10%

Don't know

MX

25103 7611

2607

Only B

30-50

16-29

US

98
*

39%
498
7%
28
*

11659 4134
46%

54%

13346 3449
53%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

45%

46

13% 14%
353

132

9%
257

20
6%
95

19

7%
247

6%
95

49

11% 16%
371

143

8%
405

16
5%
139

7%
495

25
8%
154

81

31% 27%
181

81

15

5%
257

5%
114

8%
140

9%
60

50

52

67

16% 17% 15% 17% 16% 22%
327

131

255

92

342

142

35% 41% 26% 30% 25% 30% 37% 48% 41% 46% 49% 51% 18% 27% 26% 37% 14% 20% 33% 44% 25% 30% 34% 47%
436

127

511

165

562

171

426

99

419

122

414

119

257

79

600

163

561

160

393

95

403

124

396

79

44% 39% 51% 53% 56% 54% 43% 33% 42% 40% 41% 40% 25% 26% 60% 53% 56% 53% 39% 32% 40% 41% 39% 26%
78

19

8%
1

6%
-

137

31

124

31

14% 10% 12% 10%
1

2

*

-

*

486

178

351

1%
115

3

-

88
9%
2

8

95

3%
1

10%
3

24
8%
3

*

-

*

*

*

319

114

486

192

483

1%
155

16

1

2%
3

254
*

1

60

25% 20%
5

1

95

13

9%
2

4%
-

219

53

106

22% 18% 11%
4

1

*

*

*

*

*

-

*

568

179

499

162

306

129

215

12
*

88

20
7%
4

1%
489

1%
181

187

32

109

12

19% 11% 11%
9
1%
404

2
1%
144

1

4%
-

*

-

500

209

49% 55% 35% 37% 32% 36% 49% 64% 48% 51% 57% 60% 49% 54% 31% 42% 22% 29% 49% 60% 40% 48% 50% 70%
514

146

648

196

686

202

514

107

514

146

430

120

511

139

695

176

780

213

499

115

590

156

505

91

51% 45% 65% 63% 68% 64% 51% 36% 51% 48% 43% 40% 50% 46% 69% 58% 78% 71% 50% 38% 59% 52% 50% 30%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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Youths

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Q7_2. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Law and order
B. Individual liberty
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4410

1645

142

142

185

123

91

67

210

120

214

245

104

179

152

18%

22%

10052 3308
40%

43%

8336

2163

33%

28%

8%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

1980

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

325
1%

388
5%
107
1%

14462 4953
58%

65%

10316 2551
41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

34%

56

50

56

38

14% 19% 14% 16% 18% 19% 12% 12%
403

124

420

167

261

85

441

151

9%
445

39
13%
150

7%
371

39

66

30

59

90

53

80

58

13% 21% 22% 12% 10% 21% 19% 24% 30% 10% 17% 18% 27% 15% 19%
110

405

120

468

149

432

143

280

113

433

158

486

145

395

125

40% 41% 42% 54% 26% 28% 44% 49% 44% 50% 37% 37% 40% 40% 47% 49% 43% 47% 28% 38% 43% 52% 48% 48% 39% 41%
381

104

356

77

357

111

366

103

399

102

501

134

327

91

351

110

281

75

322

67

387

83

292

63

400

112

38% 34% 36% 25% 36% 37% 36% 34% 40% 34% 50% 45% 32% 30% 35% 36% 28% 25% 32% 22% 39% 27% 29% 21% 39% 37%
67

14

7%
8

5%
4

1%
545

1%
180

69
7%
15
1%
562

11
4%
5
2%
217

171

44

17% 15%
27
3%
446

5
2%
141

63
6%
11
1%
564

11
4%
3
1%
189

62
6%
4

9
3%
3

*
536

1%
189

56
6%
9
1%
438

14
5%
4
1%
149

59
6%
13
1%
615

17
6%
7
2%
186

54
5%
12
1%
588

14
5%
2
1%
179

63
6%
15
1%
646

20
7%
9

143
14%
18

28
9%
3

66
7%
10

6
2%
3

42
4%
6

3%

2%

1%

1%

1%

1%

202

525

203

537

211

665

11
4%
1

54
5%
14

*
225

6
2%
3

1%

1%

547

183

54% 60% 56% 70% 45% 47% 56% 62% 54% 62% 44% 50% 61% 62% 59% 59% 64% 66% 52% 67% 54% 70% 66% 75% 54% 60%
448

118

425

88

528

155

429

114

461

111

557

148

386

108

405

124

344

95

465

95

453

89

334

74

454

118

45% 39% 42% 28% 53% 51% 43% 37% 46% 37% 55% 49% 38% 36% 40% 41% 34% 31% 46% 32% 45% 29% 33% 25% 45% 39%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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Q7_2. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Law and order
B. Individual liberty
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4410

1645

152

209

164

164

51

108

359

210

219

81

179

370

251

18%

22%

10052 3308
40%

43%

8336

2163

33%

28%

8%

Don't know

MX

25103 7611

1980

Only B

30-50

16-29

US

325
1%

388
5%
107
1%

14462 4953
58%

65%

10316 2551
41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

34%

62

66

53

74

15% 19% 21% 21% 16% 17% 16% 25%
376

120

332

116

447

142

482

155

5%
409

8
3%
153

43

127

66

67

163

121

11% 14% 35% 42% 21% 22% 22% 27% 18% 22% 37% 54% 25% 40%
664

221

216

74

468

149

360

110

380

120

279

82

399

126

38% 37% 33% 37% 44% 45% 48% 52% 41% 50% 66% 74% 21% 25% 47% 49% 36% 36% 38% 40% 28% 27% 40% 42%
397

128

339

96

317

94

308

58

454

130

212

34

204

64

269

81

322

78

343

90

186

32

265

46

40% 40% 34% 31% 31% 30% 31% 19% 45% 43% 21% 11% 20% 21% 27% 27% 32% 26% 34% 30% 19% 11% 26% 15%
68

12

7%
8

4%
2

1%
528

1%
182

108
11%
12
1%
541

28
9%
7
2%
182

64
6%
16
2%
611

19
6%
8
3%
195

39
4%
9
1%
646

8
3%
5
2%
229

81
8%
5
1%
460

11
4%
2
1%
161

11

1

1%
6
1%
772

220
*

1

16
*

264

35

22% 12%
2%
575

2
1%
201

46
5%
10
1%
678

8

87

3%
1

9%
11

*
215

1%
579

23
8%
10
3%
191

73

14

7%
25

5%
9

3%
559

137
14%
31

18
6%
7

77
8%
14

3%

3%

2%

1%

187

649

245

650

6
2%
1
*
247

53% 56% 54% 58% 61% 62% 64% 76% 46% 53% 77% 88% 57% 67% 68% 70% 58% 63% 56% 62% 65% 81% 65% 82%
465

140

447

124

381

113

347

66

535

141

223

35

424

99

315

89

409

101

416

104

323

50

342

52

46% 43% 45% 40% 38% 36% 35% 22% 54% 46% 22% 12% 42% 33% 31% 29% 41% 33% 42% 35% 32% 17% 34% 17%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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Q7_3. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Paying the least taxes possible
B. Having the strongest welfare system possible
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B
Only B
Don't know
Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3522

139

116

120

90

96

100

154

181

160

201

94

161

235

992

14%

13%

5548

1526

22%

20%

11760 3720
47%

49%

4069

1305

16%

17%

204

68

1%

1%

9070

2518

36%

33%

15829 5025
63%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

66%

32

14% 11% 12%
253

72

209

16
5%
40

12%
110

25% 24% 21% 13% 11%
487

153

533

182

430

18
6%
26
9%
116

9%
191

27
9%
41

10%
208

22
7%
62

10%
278

26
9%
74

49

53

47

48

15% 16% 18% 17% 16% 15% 20% 16%
210

66

335

96

241

86

180

42

9%
188

26
9%
45

50

67

16% 17% 23% 22%
336

77

394

113

19% 13% 21% 20% 28% 25% 21% 22% 33% 31% 24% 28% 18% 14% 19% 15% 33% 26% 39% 37%
564

188

594

177

549

170

498

149

411

129

464

131

380

136

496

158

410

144

332

102

49% 51% 53% 59% 43% 39% 56% 61% 59% 58% 55% 56% 49% 50% 41% 42% 46% 43% 38% 45% 50% 52% 41% 48% 33% 34%
118

43

139

69

334

139

153

48

100

37

12% 14% 14% 22% 33% 46% 15% 16% 10% 12%
4

2
*

392

1%
104

5

3
*

325

1%
56

7
1%
230

2
1%
44

6
1%
281

2
1%
68

3

5
*

304

2%
84

74
7%
3

27
9%
4

*
378

1%
100

141

34

14% 11%
11
1%
364

3
1%
115

70
7%
8
1%
516

24
8%
3
1%
149

135

40

239

75

217

70

13% 13% 24% 25% 22% 23%
5

2
*

401

1%
133

8

-

1%
381

5
-

90

1%
282

4
1%
71

86
9%
12
1%
497

28
9%
1

49
5%
5

20
7%
2

*

*

127

629

1%
180

39% 34% 32% 18% 23% 15% 28% 22% 30% 28% 38% 33% 36% 38% 51% 49% 40% 43% 38% 30% 28% 23% 49% 42% 62% 59%
605

196

672

251

764

255

717

236

694

214

623

197

639

183

481

153

599

171

619

211

713

228

496

172

381

122

60% 65% 67% 81% 76% 85% 71% 77% 69% 71% 62% 65% 63% 61% 48% 50% 60% 56% 61% 70% 71% 75% 49% 57% 38% 40%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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Q7_3. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Paying the least taxes possible
B. Having the strongest welfare system possible
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B
Only B
Don't know
Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3522

391

123

107

148

100

30

159

69

93

25

190

143

122

992

14%

13%

5548

1526

22%

20%

11760 3720
47%

49%

4069

1305

16%

17%

204

68

1%

1%

9070

2518

36%

33%

15829 5025
63%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

66%

139

35

44

53

39% 43% 12% 11% 11% 14% 15% 18% 10%
334

107

119

30

226

68

373

104

247

18
6%
72

3%
104

33% 33% 12% 10% 22% 22% 37% 35% 25% 24% 10%
235

62

497

162

518

174

397

117

529

185

787

11
4%
24
8%
231

53

16% 18%
121

33

7%
105

10
3%
33

9%
117

8%
39

54

19% 18% 14%
304

89

146

12% 11% 10% 11% 12% 13% 30% 30% 15%
316

106

584

196

531

162

379

127

343

24
8%
15
5%
119

45

12% 15%
219

72

22% 24%
496

144

23% 19% 50% 52% 51% 55% 40% 39% 53% 61% 79% 77% 31% 35% 58% 64% 53% 54% 38% 42% 34% 39% 49% 48%
33

14

3%
8

4%
2

1%
725

1%
246

254

84

148

30

25% 27% 15%
7
1%
242

2
1%
65

9
1%
333

9%
-

76
8%
8

112

1%
521

22
7%
4
1%
157

116
12%
8
1%
347

25
8%
4
1%
90

77
8%
3

31
3

*
134

411

106

239

64

250

73

105

10% 40% 35% 24% 21% 25% 24% 11%
1%
35

8
1%
280

4
1%
86

6
1%
174

2
1%
43

8
1%
210

3
1%
64

22

23
8%
7

2%
494

346

141

159

38

34% 47% 16% 13%
25

2%

2%

143

289

3
1%
39

10
1%
341

1
*
117

72% 76% 24% 21% 33% 35% 52% 52% 35% 30% 13% 12% 28% 28% 17% 14% 21% 21% 49% 48% 29% 13% 34% 39%
268

76

751

246

666

204

473

139

645

210

864

262

727

212

823

260

781

235

484

150

689

260

655

182

27% 23% 75% 79% 66% 65% 47% 46% 65% 69% 86% 87% 72% 70% 82% 85% 78% 78% 48% 50% 69% 86% 65% 61%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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Q7_4. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Science and rationality
B. Spiritual values
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5609

1335

303

128

151

316

153

239

288

213

356

323

386

291

246

22%

18%

9819

3086

39%

41%

7421

2513

30%

33%

8%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

2038

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

216
1%

616
8%
61
1%

15428 4421
61%

58%

9459

3129

38%

41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

81

30% 27% 13%
457

140

416

17
5%
109

32

53

15% 11% 31% 17% 15%
314

102

482

172

347

23
8%
114

49

86

55

97

68

99

84

61

24% 16% 28% 29% 21% 18% 35% 32% 32% 23% 39% 33% 29% 28% 24% 20%
506

153

443

141

475

150

428

153

353

134

388

153

452

136

440

127

46% 46% 42% 35% 31% 34% 48% 56% 35% 38% 50% 51% 44% 47% 47% 49% 43% 50% 35% 45% 39% 50% 45% 45% 43% 42%
205

66

391

161

355

112

167

70

425

144

220

87

226

55

268

86

191

46

229

67

182

44

212

74

260

87

20% 22% 39% 52% 35% 37% 17% 23% 42% 48% 22% 29% 22% 18% 27% 28% 19% 15% 23% 22% 18% 15% 21% 25% 26% 29%
32

10

3%
4

3%
5

*
760

2%
221

55
5%
12
1%
544

21
7%
2
1%
126

166

53

17% 18%
15
1%
465

2
1%
134

33
3%
6
1%
798

5
2%
6
2%
225

67
7%
9
1%
500

20
7%
2
1%
137

31
3%
8
1%
745

11
4%
1

47
5%
10

*
202

1%
731

12
4%
7
2%
227

42
4%
7
1%
688

13
4%
1

24
6

*
205

10

2%
1%
784

3%
-

96

28

10%
7

250

9%
4

1%
676

1%
202

33

7

3%
11
1%
774

40

2%
-

4%
10

252

1%
743

5

61

2%
1

6%
8

*
220

1%
686

28
9%
1
*
188

76% 73% 54% 41% 46% 45% 79% 74% 50% 45% 74% 67% 72% 75% 68% 67% 78% 82% 67% 67% 77% 83% 74% 73% 68% 62%
237

76

446

182

521

165

200

75

492

164

251

98

273

67

310

99

215

56

325

95

215

51

252

79

321

115

24% 25% 45% 59% 52% 55% 20% 25% 49% 54% 25% 33% 27% 22% 31% 32% 21% 18% 32% 32% 22% 17% 25% 26% 32% 38%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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USA

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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Q7_4. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Science and rationality
B. Spiritual values
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5609

1335

180

232

198

211

65

60

356

151

160

45

252

238

113

22%

18%

9819

3086

39%

41%

7421

2513

30%

33%

8%

Don't know

MX

25103 7611

2038

Only B

30-50

16-29

US

216
1%

616
8%
61
1%

15428 4421
61%

58%

9459

3129

38%

41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

52

40

35

65

18% 16% 23% 13% 20% 11% 21% 22%
347

96

356

103

403

110

447

130

7%
360

17
6%
122

6%
479

16
5%
186

92

35% 30% 15%
277

91

403

11
4%
99

61

67

29

16% 15% 25% 20% 24% 22% 11% 10%
363

113

381

119

269

64

233

69

35% 30% 36% 33% 40% 35% 45% 43% 36% 40% 48% 62% 27% 30% 40% 32% 36% 37% 38% 40% 27% 21% 23% 23%
340

132

299

133

351

142

279

87

503

153

427

95

195

77

391

173

362

106

264

84

242

99

437

133

34% 41% 30% 42% 35% 45% 28% 29% 50% 50% 43% 32% 19% 25% 39% 57% 36% 35% 26% 28% 24% 33% 43% 44%
129

44

110

35

13% 14% 11% 11%
5

-

3

2

*

-

*

527

148

588

1%
143

50
5%
6
1%
601

28
9%
1

59
6%
6

*
145

1%
658

14
5%
4
1%
195

64
6%
8
1%
425

11
4%
1

26
3%
9

*
139

1%
539

2

177

1%
1

10
*

202

40

17% 13%
1%
633

2
1%
183

54
5%
4

21
7%
1

102
12

*

*

554

110

35

10% 12%
1%
523

3
1%
158

86

26

9%
17

9%
10

2%
633

3%
180

238

71

216

66

24% 24% 21% 22%
16
2%
507

1

7
*

131

1%
346

3
1%
98

53% 46% 59% 46% 60% 46% 66% 65% 43% 46% 54% 67% 62% 61% 55% 36% 52% 52% 63% 60% 51% 43% 34% 33%
469

176

409

168

401

170

338

101

567

164

453

97

372

117

445

194

464

141

350

110

480

170

653

199

47% 54% 41% 54% 40% 54% 34% 34% 57% 54% 45% 32% 37% 39% 44% 64% 46% 47% 35% 37% 48% 56% 65% 66%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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2011 World

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Youths

Country breakdown

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TNS-Opinion

Q7_5. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Tradition and stability
B. Change
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3160

1079

73

119

141

77

93

92

144

75

185

219

77

108

93

13%

14%

8749

3164

35%

42%

10348 2750
41%
10%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

2617

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

229
1%

36%
540
7%
78
1%

11909 4243
47%

56%

12965 3290
52%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

43%

38

7%
352

40

39

13% 12% 13% 14% 13%
104

413

170

259

76

8%
385

30
10%
143

9%
476

23
8%
174

9%
411

33

39

11% 14% 13%
138

303

111

7%
396

26
9%
127

58

74

18% 19% 22% 25%
362

155

288

115

8%
335

37

52

12% 11% 17%
126

461

150

9%
388

50
16%
137

35% 34% 41% 55% 26% 25% 38% 47% 48% 57% 41% 46% 30% 37% 39% 42% 36% 51% 29% 38% 34% 42% 46% 50% 38% 45%
484

131

420

86

414

144

469

123

373

93

440

118

460

133

465

136

382

78

324

70

483

132

371

84

467

107

48% 43% 42% 28% 41% 48% 47% 40% 37% 31% 44% 39% 45% 44% 46% 45% 38% 25% 32% 23% 48% 44% 37% 28% 46% 35%
86

23

9%
6

8%
6

1%
425

2%
142

43
4%
7
1%
532

9
3%
5
2%
210

175

37

17% 12%
12
1%
400

5
2%
115

69
7%
4

7
2%
3

*
462

1%
173

51
5%
8
1%
569

12
4%
1

53
5%
8

*
197

1%
503

9
3%
3
1%
171

96
9%
11
1%
447

17
6%
1

63
6%
6

*
150

1%
471

13
4%
3
1%
153

65
6%
11
1%
547

14
5%
1

170
7

*
213

36

95

17% 12% 10%
6

1%
507

2%
189

10
1%
412

7

55

2%
1

5%
10

*
163

1%
569

13
4%
1

60
7

*
202

10

6%
1%
481

3%
187

42% 47% 53% 68% 40% 38% 46% 57% 57% 65% 50% 57% 44% 50% 47% 50% 54% 70% 50% 63% 41% 54% 57% 67% 47% 62%
570

154

463

95

589

181

538

130

424

105

493

127

556

150

528

149

447

92

494

106

578

139

426

97

527

117

57% 51% 46% 31% 59% 60% 54% 42% 42% 35% 49% 42% 55% 50% 53% 49% 44% 30% 49% 35% 58% 46% 42% 32% 52% 38%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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2011 World

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Youths

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TNS-Opinion

Q7_5. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Tradition and stability
B. Change
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3160

1079

157

97

102

90

79

70

306

118

132

42

174

195

144

13%

14%

8749

3164

35%

42%

10348 2750
41%
10%

Don't know

MX

25103 7611

2617

Only B

30-50

16-29

US

229
1%

36%
540
7%
78
1%

11909 4243
47%

56%

12965 3290
52%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

43%

69

16% 21% 10%
431

159

202

25
8%
70

32

10% 10%
316

104

9%
418

50
17%
148

8%
472

20
7%
172

7%
420

19
6%
172

80

33

48

70

52

30% 26% 12% 11% 13% 14% 17% 16% 19% 23% 14% 17%
165

71

410

150

239

91

328

109

222

71

297

121

43% 49% 20% 22% 31% 33% 42% 49% 47% 57% 42% 57% 16% 24% 41% 49% 24% 30% 33% 36% 22% 24% 30% 40%
346

77

485

152

478

147

427

92

369

102

464

105

291

88

396

113

451

126

345

103

307

107

437

103

35% 24% 49% 49% 47% 47% 43% 31% 37% 34% 46% 35% 29% 29% 39% 37% 45% 42% 35% 34% 31% 35% 43% 34%
61

18

6%
6

6%
1

1%
588

208
8

*
228

56

101

32

21% 18% 10% 10%
1%
299

10
3%
95

11
1%
418

1

57
6%
10

*
136

1%
508

7
2%
3
1%
198

70
7%
10
1%
551

7
2%
3
1%
192

44
4%
3

3

246

1%
1

7

*

*

490

191

60

24% 20%
1%
471

3
1%
151

76
8%
3

6
2%
3

*
528

1%
183

158

42

131

30

262

50

122

16% 14% 13% 10% 26% 17% 12%
19
2%
371

1

22
*

133

10

2%
502

3%
157

17
2%
417

4
1%
141

6
1%
441

22
7%
2
1%
173

59% 70% 30% 30% 41% 43% 51% 66% 55% 63% 49% 64% 46% 50% 53% 60% 37% 44% 50% 52% 42% 47% 44% 58%
407

95

693

208

579

179

484

99

439

109

508

108

537

148

472

119

609

168

476

133

569

157

559

125

41% 29% 69% 66% 57% 57% 48% 33% 44% 36% 51% 36% 53% 49% 47% 39% 61% 56% 48% 44% 57% 52% 56% 42%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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jeunesse

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Youths

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TNS-Opinion

Q7_6. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. A society where wealth is evenly distributed
B. A society where individual performance is rewarded
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4133

1215

164

129

226

183

167

233

149

180

170

191

174

125

148

16%

16%

7949

2600

32%

34%

9429

2854

38%

37%

13%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

3346

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

246
1%

867
11%
75
1%

12082 3815
48%

50%

12775 3721
51%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

49%

65

16% 22% 13%
326

118

322

18
6%
71

68

44

58

89

34

49

38

35

72

47

50

23% 23% 18% 14% 17% 19% 23% 30% 15% 11% 18% 16% 17% 12% 19% 12% 17% 24% 12% 16% 15% 16%
291

108

359

128

502

159

437

155

246

76

425

155

313

93

177

40

401

129

321

125

384

133

33% 39% 32% 23% 29% 36% 36% 42% 50% 52% 44% 51% 24% 25% 42% 51% 31% 30% 18% 13% 40% 43% 32% 42% 38% 44%
380

97

412

168

316

96

401

113

275

76

263

53

448

145

325

81

384

140

406

135

338

89

451

102

387

98

38% 32% 41% 54% 32% 32% 40% 37% 27% 25% 26% 18% 44% 48% 32% 27% 38% 46% 40% 45% 34% 29% 45% 34% 38% 32%
124
12%
7

17
6%
5

1%
490

2%
183

135

50

152

13% 16% 15%
4

3
*

451

1%
89

16
2%
517

26
9%
3
1%
176

56
6%
5

16
5%
5

*
542

2%
172

44
4%
13
1%
669

9

64

3%
1

6%
7

*
217

1%
670

3

161

1%
1

10
*

244

39

16% 13%
1%
395

7
2%
110

63
6%
12
1%
605

16
5%
4
1%
204

129

31

215

89

13% 10% 21% 30%
9
1%
483

4
1%
131

19

2

2%
368

1%
75

79
8%
8
1%
575

10
3%
3
1%
201

97
10%
11

22
7%
4

1%

1%

446

172

93
9%
3

21
7%
2

*
532

1%
183

49% 61% 45% 29% 52% 58% 54% 56% 67% 72% 67% 81% 39% 37% 60% 67% 48% 43% 37% 25% 58% 66% 44% 57% 52% 60%
504

114

547

218

468

122

457

129

319

85

327

56

609

184

388

97

513

171

621

224

417

99

548

124

480

119

50% 38% 55% 70% 47% 41% 46% 42% 32% 28% 33% 19% 60% 61% 39% 32% 51% 56% 62% 74% 42% 33% 55% 41% 47% 39%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

120

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Q7_6. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. A society where wealth is evenly distributed
B. A society where individual performance is rewarded
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4133

1215

106

212

189

103

73

90

252

34

253

82

191

272

119

16%

16%

7949

2600

32%

34%

9429

2854

38%

37%

13%

Don't know

MX

25103 7611

3346

Only B

30-50

16-29

US

246
1%

867
11%
75
1%

12082 3815
48%

50%

12775 3721
51%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

49%

43

40

54

44

11% 13% 21% 13% 19% 17% 10% 15%
239

90

240

79

431

143

323

113

7%
376

24
8%
109

9%
433

27
9%
160

60

25% 20%
171

60

3%
134

24% 28% 24% 25% 43% 45% 32% 38% 38% 36% 43% 53% 17% 20% 13%
428

125

389

140

305

97

455

119

447

161

435

108

273

97

542

8
3%
21
7%
203

58

82

25% 27% 19% 19% 27% 27% 12%
376

127

281

98

219

57

222

26
9%
53

38% 42% 28% 33% 22% 19% 22% 18%
282

63

357

106

284

92

446

150

43% 39% 39% 45% 30% 31% 45% 40% 45% 53% 43% 36% 27% 32% 54% 67% 28% 21% 36% 35% 28% 30% 44% 50%
218

64

155

52

22% 20% 16% 17%
10

2

1%
345

1%
133

4

2
*

452

1%
119

74
7%
9
1%
620

19
6%
3
1%
197

115
11%
6
1%
426

22
7%
2
1%
157

93
9%
11
1%
449

8
3%
2
1%
133

39
4%
4

4

311

1%
1

8

*

*

523

187

82

291

72

31% 27% 29% 24%
1%
423

3
1%
120

2

1
*

168

80
8%
8

*
29

1%
629

27
9%
3
1%
209

144

32

207

67

207

69

14% 11% 21% 22% 21% 23%
27

6

3%
472

2%
156

21
2%
491

4

12

1%

1%

139

341

2
1%
79

34% 41% 45% 38% 62% 62% 43% 52% 45% 44% 52% 62% 42% 40% 17% 10% 63% 69% 47% 52% 49% 46% 34% 26%
646

189

544

192

379

116

570

141

540

169

474

112

584

179

833

275

362

90

501

138

491

159

653

219

65% 58% 54% 61% 38% 37% 57% 47% 54% 56% 47% 37% 58% 59% 83% 90% 36% 30% 50% 46% 49% 53% 65% 73%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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Q7_7. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Women and men are equal and have the same rights
B. Women and men are not equal and have different rights
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

15026 4493

707

560

627

717

667

695

575

553

609

681

734

664

703

60%

59%

6370

2102

25%

28%

2420
10%
4%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

1055

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

232
1%

669
9%
280
4%
67
1%

21396 6595
85%
3475
14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87%
949
12%

218

168

185

219

197

204

181

183

201

195

251

210

210

71% 72% 56% 54% 63% 61% 71% 72% 67% 65% 69% 68% 57% 60% 55% 60% 61% 66% 68% 65% 73% 83% 66% 70% 69% 69%
202

60

300

114

193

70

212

66

247

87

245

73

273

79

321

88

264

82

206

72

166

40

246

66

242

77

20% 20% 30% 37% 19% 23% 21% 22% 25% 29% 24% 24% 27% 26% 32% 29% 26% 27% 20% 24% 17% 13% 24% 22% 24% 25%
62

15

6%
26

5%
3

3%
4

1%
6

*
909

2%
278

106
11%
30
3%
6
1%
860

21
7%
4
1%
3
1%
282

115

34

11% 11%
56

12

6%
10
1%
820

4%
-

61
6%
11
1%
3

9
3%
10
3%
2

-

*

255

929

1%
285

61
6%
20

17
6%
1

2%
6
1%
914

36
4%
14

*
1
*

7%
1

1%
14

284

20

1%
940

106
10%
43

*
3
1%
277

4%
17
2%
848

28
9%
9
3%
4
1%
260

97
10%
25
2%
9
1%
874

25
8%
6
2%
3
1%
271

84
8%
35
3%
13
1%
873

15
5%
6
2%
2
1%
283

79

26

8%
29

9%
7

3%
13
1%

6%
30

2%
1

887

60

3%
10

*
267

1%
900

9

73

3%
2

7%
13

1%
1

1%
9

*
291

1%
910

18
6%
5

49
5%
15

2%
1

1%
6

*
276

1%
945

12
4%
3
1%
2
1%
287

91% 92% 86% 91% 82% 85% 93% 93% 91% 94% 94% 92% 84% 86% 87% 89% 87% 92% 88% 89% 90% 96% 91% 92% 93% 94%
88

18

9%

6%

136
14%

25
8%

171

46

17% 15%

72
7%

19
6%

81
8%

18
6%

50
5%

21
7%

149

37

122

31

119

15% 12% 12% 10% 12%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

21
7%

108

33

11% 11%

90
9%

11
4%

86
9%

2011
2011 La
du monde

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23
8%

64
6%

15
5%

122

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Q7_7. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Women and men are equal and have the same rights
B. Women and men are not equal and have different rights
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

232
1%

9%
280
4%
67
1%

21396 6595
85%
3475
14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87%
949
12%

130

72

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

685

669

30-50

1006 300

281

137

16-29

30-50

1003 302

477

212

16-29

1000 300

158

10%

30-50

302

568

140

16-29

999

507

2420

30-50

1003 305

754

59

16-29

1015 302

444

28%

30-50

1001 300

255

181

16-29

1000 304

645

2102

30-50

ZA

1002 300

175

16-29

MA

589

25%

30-50

IL

1008 316

186

16-29

TR

622

6370

30-50

RU

1000 313

229

16-29

IN

707

59%

30-50

CN

1001 324

60%

16-29

JP

15026 4493

4%

Don't know

AU

25103 7611

1055

Only B

BR

16-29

Only A

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

192

71% 71% 62% 59% 58% 55% 64% 60% 26% 19% 44% 47% 74% 70% 51% 45% 57% 52% 48% 43% 28% 24% 68% 64%
232

68

270

89

263

91

270

93

446

155

410

128

140

58

334

128

219

91

256

91

200

60

213

76

23% 21% 27% 28% 26% 29% 27% 31% 45% 51% 41% 43% 14% 19% 33% 42% 22% 30% 26% 30% 20% 20% 21% 25%
44

15

4%
12

5%
8

1%
6

2%
4

1%
939

1%
297

70
7%
28
3%
10
1%
892

22
7%
13
4%
3
1%
275

106

33

11% 10%
44
4%
6
1%
852

14
4%
3
1%
266

61
6%
22
2%
4

22
7%
2
1%
2

*
915

1%
274

239

76

129

24% 25% 13%
56
6%
4

12
4%
2

*
701

1%
214

14
1%
4

26
9%
5

54
5%
58

2%
1

6%
9

*

*

854

268

1%
894

17
6%
13
4%
2
1%
270

112
11%
43
4%
7
1%
841

28
9%
11
4%
1

138
64
6%
10

*
265

30

153

47

261

80

14% 10% 15% 16% 26% 26%

1%
787

21
7%
2
1%
249

91

20

9%
23

7%
12

2%
733

4%
221

238

84

24% 28%
23
2%
481

6
2%
132

64

24

6%
38

8%
8

4%
6
1%
898

3%
268

94% 92% 89% 88% 85% 84% 91% 91% 70% 70% 85% 89% 88% 89% 84% 87% 79% 82% 73% 74% 48% 44% 89% 89%
56

23

6%

7%

98

35

150

47

10% 11% 15% 15%

83
8%

24
8%

295

88

143

31

112

30

155

39

202

51

244

67

499

164

102

32

30% 29% 14% 10% 11% 10% 15% 13% 20% 17% 24% 22% 50% 54% 10% 11%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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Q7_8. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. A society where immigrants can retain their traditions and cultures
B. A society where immigrants must integrate in the society of the country where they live
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B
Only B
Don't know
Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4818

1118

65

131

231

72

88

68

204

77

321

262

101

71

169

19%

15%

8606

2495

34%

33%

7176

2496

29%

33%

4244

1440

17%

19%

259
1%

62
1%

13424 3613
53%

47%

11420 3936
45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

52%

14

6%
260

5%
55

52

46

13% 17% 23% 15%
325

138

368

122

7%
247

15
5%
53

9%
293

6
2%
63

7%
259

7
2%
42

64

20% 21%
381

116

8%
290

27
9%
68

87

58

32% 28% 26% 19% 10%
390

126

318

97

330

20
7%
66

7%
262

14
5%
48

28

17%
305

9%
84

26% 18% 32% 45% 37% 41% 25% 17% 29% 21% 26% 14% 38% 39% 29% 22% 39% 41% 32% 32% 33% 22% 26% 16% 30% 28%
383

110

365

85

235

89

407

130

380

144

358

146

267

76

366

122

203

71

263

96

347

128

361

130

301

102

38% 36% 36% 27% 23% 30% 41% 42% 38% 48% 36% 49% 26% 25% 36% 40% 20% 23% 26% 32% 35% 42% 36% 43% 30% 34%
287

118

176

34

156

43

271

107

234

88

314

104

155

40

263

86

29% 39% 18% 11% 16% 14% 27% 35% 23% 29% 31% 35% 15% 13% 26% 28%
6

5

1%
325

2%
69

5

1

11

*

*

456

190

1%
599

1

7
*

168

1%
319

1

6
*

68

1%
381

2
1%
69

5

2
*

327

1%
49

7
1%
585

5
2%
180

9
1%
367

2
1%
95

80
8%
11
1%
711

21
7%
1

149
16

*
213

47

213

86

300

104

236

90

15% 16% 21% 28% 30% 35% 23% 30%
3

2%
580

1%
155

9
1%
431

3
1%
86

11
1%
333

4
1%
62

4

*

-

474

112

32% 23% 46% 61% 60% 56% 32% 22% 38% 23% 33% 16% 58% 60% 37% 31% 71% 70% 58% 51% 43% 28% 33% 21% 47% 37%
670

228

541

119

391

132

678

237

614

232

672

250

422

116

629

208

283

92

412

143

560

214

661

234

537

192

67% 75% 54% 38% 39% 44% 68% 77% 61% 77% 67% 83% 42% 39% 63% 68% 28% 30% 41% 48% 56% 71% 66% 78% 53% 63%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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Q7_8. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. A society where immigrants can retain their traditions and cultures
B. A society where immigrants must integrate in the society
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B
Only B
Don't know
Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4818

1118

202

354

300

121

120

197

406

109

273

70

252

346

278

19%

15%

8606

2495

34%

33%

7176

2496

29%

33%

4244

1440

17%

19%

259
1%

62
1%

13424 3613
53%

47%

11420 3936
45%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

52%

49

66

66

20% 15% 35% 21% 30% 21% 12%
364

108

399

130

458

151

293

21
7%
58

12%
484

23
8%
158

50

102

20% 17% 40% 34% 11%
649

180

286

90

333

19
6%
115

54

108

52

27% 23% 25% 18% 34% 36% 28% 17%
320

91

323

115

287

103

382

118

36% 33% 40% 42% 45% 48% 29% 19% 48% 52% 65% 60% 28% 30% 33% 38% 32% 30% 32% 38% 29% 34% 38% 39%
287

107

171

82

190

74

349

120

297

99

136

59

157

62

351

119

281

106

282

92

204

61

235

86

29% 33% 17% 26% 19% 23% 35% 40% 30% 33% 14% 20% 15% 21% 35% 39% 28% 35% 28% 31% 20% 20% 23% 29%
139

60

14% 19%
9

-

1%
566

71
7%
5

157

1%
753

31
10%
4
1%
196

47
5%
13
1%
758

22
7%
3
1%
217

232

100

23% 33%
7
1%
414

1

87
9%
12

*
79

1%
604

23
8%
1

11
1%
8

*
181

1%
846

10
3%
1

152
14

*
230

44

208

50

108

34

116

29

141

15% 15% 21% 16% 11% 11% 12% 10% 14%
1%
692

4
1%
192

2

2
*

442

1%
134

17
2%
593

1

27
*

161

10

3%
575

3%
169

25
2%
633

26
9%
4
1%
211

98

43

10% 14%
13
1%
660

1
*
170

57% 48% 75% 63% 75% 69% 41% 26% 60% 60% 85% 77% 68% 64% 44% 44% 59% 53% 58% 56% 63% 70% 66% 57%
426

167

242

113

237

96

581

220

384

122

147

69

309

106

559

169

389

140

398

121

345

87

333

129

43% 52% 24% 36% 24% 30% 58% 73% 38% 40% 15% 23% 30% 35% 56% 55% 39% 46% 40% 40% 34% 29% 33% 43%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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Youths

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Q7_9. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Globalisation is an opportunity
B. Globalisation is a threat
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

5127

1333

154

150

134

133

129

78

182

144

169

269

219

139

181

20%

18%

12169 3640
48%

48%

5399

1854

22%

24%

9%

Don't know

EE

25103 7611

2134

Only B

30-50

16-29

DE

274
1%

714
9%
70
1%

17296 4973
69%

65%

7533

2568

30%

34%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

15%
502

28
9%
139

15%
550

19
6%
186

13%
356

23
8%
90

13%
560

22
7%
171

41

13% 14%
608

177

8%
446

7
2%
115

49

34

55

67

57

42

53

18% 16% 14% 11% 17% 18% 27% 22% 22% 19% 14% 14% 18% 17%
471

126

541

161

520

139

405

116

539

181

513

132

529

155

50% 46% 55% 60% 36% 30% 56% 56% 61% 58% 44% 38% 46% 42% 54% 53% 52% 45% 40% 39% 54% 60% 51% 44% 52% 51%
259

95

244

96

292

116

243

85

203

69

357

132

267

86

252

79

226

84

194

77

172

49

265

102

229

70

26% 31% 24% 31% 29% 39% 24% 28% 20% 23% 36% 44% 26% 29% 25% 26% 22% 27% 19% 26% 17% 16% 26% 34% 23% 23%
77

34

8%
9

11%
6

1%
656

2%
167

52
5%
6
1%
700

8

205

3%
1

14
*

205

71

20% 24%
1%
490

1

62
6%
6

*
113

1%
693

23
8%
5
2%
193

49
5%
12
1%
737

13
4%
3
1%
218

117

45

12% 15%
6
1%
524

2
1%
122

77
8%
17
2%
653

36
12%
4
1%
175

59
6%
9
1%
685

29
10%
2
1%
195

75

28

7%
15
1%
689

9%
-

122
18

194

37

12% 12%
4

2%
674

59
6%
11

13
4%
3

78
8%
10

1%

1%

1%

1%

183

758

238

652

23
8%
1

64
6%
12

*
174

22
7%
4

1%

1%

710

208

66% 55% 70% 66% 49% 38% 69% 63% 74% 72% 52% 41% 64% 58% 68% 64% 69% 63% 67% 61% 76% 79% 65% 58% 70% 68%
336

129

296

104

497

187

305

108

252

82

474

177

344

122

311

108

301

112

316

114

231

62

343

125

293

92

34% 43% 30% 34% 50% 62% 30% 35% 25% 27% 47% 59% 34% 41% 31% 35% 30% 37% 31% 38% 23% 20% 34% 42% 29% 30%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 World

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Youths

Country breakdown

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Q7_9. What characterises your ideal society? Please indicate your choice on the scale between the two opposing statements.
A. Globalisation is an opportunity
B. Globalisation is a threat
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Only A
Rather A
Rather B

Total 'A'
Total 'B'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

5127

1333

205

317

337

170

159

191

618

125

185

60

219

223

297

20%

18%

12169 3640
48%

48%

5399

1854

22%

24%

9%

Don't know

MX

25103 7611

2134

Only B

30-50

16-29

US

274
1%

714
9%
70
1%

17296 4973
69%

65%

7533

2568

30%

34%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

59

85

106

45

20% 18% 32% 27% 33% 34% 17% 15% 16%
508

170

416

163

483

162

565

145

588

23
8%
198

82

184

19% 27% 61% 61% 12%
717

185

269

89

591

17
6%
183

55

42

78

19% 20% 22% 18% 22% 14% 30% 26%
305

93

445

132

266

88

476

144

51% 52% 42% 52% 48% 51% 56% 48% 59% 65% 72% 62% 27% 29% 59% 60% 31% 31% 45% 44% 27% 29% 47% 48%
197

63

165

41

141

38

203

77

209

72

20% 19% 17% 13% 14% 12% 20% 26% 21% 24%
85

29

8%
6

9%
3

1%
713

1%
229

97
10%
5
1%
733

20
6%
4
1%
248

38

10

4%
9
1%
820

3%
-

62
6%
2

30
10%
3

-

*

268

735

1%
190

37
4%
7
1%
747

10
3%
1

77
8%
14
1%
2

30
10%
2

59
6%
60

1%
1

6%
9

*

*

*

221

908

267

1%
887

10
3%
18
6%
1

230

87

295

89

212

71

263

91

145

45

23% 29% 30% 29% 21% 24% 26% 30% 14% 15%
53
5%
4

17
6%
1

190
24

*

*

*

273

716

200

56

97

31

234

78

19% 19% 10% 10% 23% 26%
2%
490

4
1%
153

27

11

3%
664

4%
187

17
2%
489

3
1%
130

71
7%
17
2%
773

31
10%
2
1%
222

71% 71% 73% 79% 81% 85% 73% 63% 75% 73% 91% 89% 87% 90% 71% 66% 49% 51% 66% 62% 49% 43% 77% 74%
282

92

262

61

179

48

265

107

246

82

28% 28% 26% 19% 18% 15% 26% 36% 25% 27%

91
9%

32

119

11% 12%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

28
9%

283

104

485

145

309

102

497

169

216

76

28% 34% 49% 48% 31% 34% 50% 56% 21% 25%

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2011 World

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Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People in general
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2891

50

43

145

64

120

30

208

66

58

167

109

47

55

12%

575
8%

11783 4248
47%

56%

8141

2255

32%

30%

1392
6%
896
4%

352
5%
181
2%

14674 4823
58%

63%

9533

2607

38%

34%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

12

5%
563

4%
187

4%
600

12
4%
209

14%
404

16
5%
152

6%
425

7
2%
172

12%
565

12
4%
196

3%
403

2
1%
146

36

21% 12%
385

142

7%
416

9
3%
153

6%
608

14
5%
191

40

17% 13% 11%
435

167

599

19
6%
232

5%
506

6

12

2%

5%

4%

173

568

184

56% 62% 60% 67% 40% 50% 42% 56% 56% 65% 40% 49% 38% 47% 41% 50% 60% 62% 43% 55% 60% 77% 50% 58% 56% 61%
296

78

312

76

352

114

415

116

229

81

439

121

333

89

425

126

261

82

308

75

181

37

358

99

304

95

30% 26% 31% 25% 35% 38% 41% 38% 23% 27% 44% 40% 33% 30% 42% 41% 26% 27% 31% 25% 18% 12% 36% 33% 30% 31%
46

16

5%
46

5%
9

5%
613

3%
199

30
3%
17
2%
643

6
2%
7
2%
221

74
7%
26
3%
549

17
6%
2
1%
168

64
6%
36
4%
489

8
3%
3
1%
179

36
4%
51
5%
685

10
3%
4
1%
208

89
9%
43
4%
433

27
9%
5
2%
148

50
5%
38
4%
593

24
8%
10
3%
178

79
8%
19
2%
482

12
4%
5
2%
162

42
4%
36

8
3%
11

62

12

6%
36

4%
7

61
6%
50

10
3%
5

50
5%
44

12
4%
10

45
4%
43

7
2%
6

4%

4%

4%

2%

5%

2%

4%

3%

4%

2%

666

205

602

207

708

251

553

179

623

196

61% 66% 64% 71% 55% 56% 49% 58% 68% 69% 43% 49% 58% 59% 48% 53% 66% 67% 60% 69% 71% 83% 55% 60% 61% 64%
342

94

342

82

426

131

479

124

265

91

528

148

383

113

504

138

303

90

370

87

242

47

408

111

349

102

34% 31% 34% 26% 43% 44% 48% 41% 26% 30% 53% 49% 38% 38% 50% 45% 30% 29% 37% 29% 24% 16% 41% 37% 34% 34%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
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Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

People in general
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2891

59

77

161

44

23

52

282

50

178

44

418

304

81

12%

575
8%

11783 4248
47%

56%

8141

2255

32%

30%

1392
6%
896
4%

352
5%
181
2%

14674 4823
58%

63%

9533

2607

38%

34%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

9

6%
489

3%
178

8%
367

20
6%
149

16%
424

27
9%
172

4%
564

18
6%
199

2%
535

4
1%
167

5%
369

7
2%
127

75

28% 25%
529

185

5%
531

8
3%
209

114

40

18% 15% 42% 38% 30% 13%
282

113

365

125

383

144

8%
468

12
4%
176

49% 55% 37% 48% 42% 54% 56% 66% 54% 55% 37% 42% 52% 61% 53% 69% 28% 37% 37% 42% 38% 48% 47% 59%
374

124

508

135

359

98

330

69

288

102

435

114

173

39

340

72

374

90

150

40

206

85

391

98

37% 38% 51% 43% 36% 31% 33% 23% 29% 34% 43% 38% 17% 13% 34% 24% 37% 30% 15% 13% 21% 28% 39% 33%
42

8

4%
37

2%
5

4%
548

2%
187

43
4%
5
1%
444

8

55

3%
1

5%
9

*
169

1%
585

17
5%
2
1%
199

26
3%
38
4%
608

9
3%
5
2%
217

60
6%
94
9%
558

9
3%
22
7%
171

54
5%
91
9%
421

24
8%
28
9%
134

22
2%
9
1%
811

2

59

1%
1

6%
23

*
260

2%
581

8
3%
8
3%
217

145

48

15% 16%
20
2%
460

7
2%
157

31

13

3%
36

4%
8

4%
783

80
8%
30

27
9%
6

47
5%
19

10
3%
4

3%

3%

2%

2%

1%

239

687

184

549

188

55% 58% 44% 54% 58% 63% 61% 72% 56% 56% 42% 45% 80% 86% 58% 71% 46% 52% 78% 80% 68% 61% 55% 63%
416

132

551

143

414

115

356

78

348

111

489

138

195

41

399

80

519

138

181

53

286

112

438

108

42% 41% 55% 46% 41% 36% 36% 26% 35% 37% 49% 46% 19% 14% 40% 26% 52% 46% 18% 18% 29% 37% 44% 36%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national government
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

1911

21

33

64

26

74

13

94

29

26

86

97

25

41

428

8%

6%

6969

2121

28%

28%

8871

2921

35%

38%

6315

1905

25%

25%

1037

236

4%

3%

8880

2549

35%

33%

15186 4826
60%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63%

5

2%
282

2%
67

3%
306

3
1%
75

6%
150

28% 22% 31% 24% 15%
425

132

407

137

212

5
2%
28
9%
93

3%
173

3
1%
48

7%
323

12
4%
93

1

1%
157

*
45

9%
250

20
7%
63

3%
168

6
2%
56

3%
211

7
2%
75

22

9%
138

7%
44

10%
415

18
6%

2%

149

263

2
1%
57

4%
328

9
3%
94

17% 16% 32% 31% 16% 15% 25% 21% 17% 18% 21% 25% 14% 15% 42% 49% 26% 19% 32% 31%
383

132

374

138

400

127

345

110

338

117

430

137

282

82

244

78

480

162

395

137

42% 44% 41% 44% 21% 31% 38% 43% 37% 46% 40% 42% 34% 37% 34% 38% 43% 45% 28% 27% 24% 26% 48% 54% 39% 45%
221

85

225

85

552

172

392

120

140

51

392

120

282

91

451

121

290

76

462

147

164

48

185

61

180

53

22% 28% 22% 27% 55% 57% 39% 39% 14% 17% 39% 40% 28% 30% 45% 40% 29% 25% 46% 49% 16% 16% 18% 20% 18% 17%
52

13

5%
303

4%
72

31
3%
339

10
3%
78

23
2%
214

3
1%
33

30
3%
199

3
1%
51

90
9%
397

9
3%
105

42
4%
170

8
3%
46

43
4%
344

17
6%
83

19
2%
197

5
2%
62

48
5%
237

11
4%
82

40

6

4%
224

2%
66

80

10

52

8%

3%

5%

512

167

288

18
6%
59

71

11

7%

4%

369

103

30% 24% 34% 25% 21% 11% 20% 17% 40% 35% 17% 15% 34% 28% 20% 20% 24% 27% 22% 22% 51% 55% 29% 20% 36% 34%
646

217

632

222

764

265

775

252

514

189

792

247

627

201

789

238

720

213

744

229

408

126

665

223

575

190

65% 72% 63% 72% 76% 88% 77% 82% 51% 62% 79% 82% 62% 67% 79% 78% 72% 70% 74% 76% 41% 42% 66% 74% 57% 63%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national government
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

1911

37

31

98

33

18

137

237

20

174

60

278

178

41

428

8%

6%

6969

2121

28%

28%

8871

2921

35%

38%

6315

1905

25%

25%

1037

236

4%

3%

8880

2549

35%

33%

15186 4826
60%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

63%

5

4%
265

2%
83

3%
112

5
2%
49

14

10%
254

4%
86

3%
360

16
5%
96

2%
240

4
1%
91

14%
574

26
9%
186

72

23% 24%
486

164

2%
314

6
2%
112

77

29

17% 20% 28% 26% 18% 10%
276

87

322

97

420

107

1

4%
182

*
69

26% 26% 11% 16% 25% 27% 36% 32% 24% 30% 57% 62% 48% 54% 31% 37% 28% 29% 32% 32% 42% 35% 18% 23%
457

158

486

156

400

144

439

131

452

139

196

54

190

48

427

122

245

79

249

87

212

95

403

126

46% 49% 49% 50% 40% 46% 44% 44% 45% 46% 20% 18% 19% 16% 43% 40% 25% 26% 25% 29% 21% 31% 40% 42%
192

70

366

99

251

72

108

39

214

54

19% 22% 37% 32% 25% 23% 11% 13% 21% 18%
50

8

5%
302

2%
88

5
1%
143

4
1%
54

5

-

62

*

-

352

100

6%
393

18
6%
112

76
8%
258

16
5%
95

55
5%
39
4%
711

19
6%
15
5%
212

86
8%
16
2%
723

16
5%
2
1%
236

212

54

285

69

112

32

136

53

362

98

21% 18% 29% 23% 11% 11% 14% 18% 36% 33%
30
3%
334

11
4%
118

19
2%
450

7
2%
147

39

7

4%
600

57

18

18

2%

6%

6%

2%

174

598

136

223

6
2%
70

30% 27% 14% 17% 35% 32% 39% 37% 26% 31% 71% 71% 71% 78% 33% 39% 45% 49% 60% 58% 60% 45% 22% 23%
649

228

852

255

651

216

547

170

666

193

251

73

276

64

639

176

530

148

361

119

348

148

765

224

65% 70% 85% 81% 65% 68% 55% 57% 67% 63% 25% 24% 27% 21% 64% 58% 53% 49% 36% 40% 35% 49% 76% 75%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national parliament
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

1834

27

25

59

23

68

14

97

29

17

85

83

31

37

374

7%

5%

6194

1918

25%

25%

9382

2988

37%

39%

6329

2017

25%

27%

1364

314

5%

4%

8028

2292

32%

30%

15711 5005
63%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

66%

7

3%
288

2%
67

2%
280

63

6%
124

29% 22% 28% 20% 12%
432

134

418

145

236

3
1%
16
5%
91

2%
152

2
1%
52

7%
294

10
3%
91

1%
157

55

10%
195

19
6%
65

3%
137

5
2%
55

2%
182

6
2%
68

20

8%
123

7%
34

16

8%

5%

3%

412

156

251

2
1%
56

4%
307

10
3%
93

15% 17% 29% 30% 16% 18% 19% 22% 14% 18% 18% 22% 12% 11% 41% 51% 25% 19% 30% 31%
428

134

402

135

428

127

378

103

372

118

449

137

292

90

271

81

475

156

419

134

43% 44% 42% 47% 24% 30% 43% 44% 40% 45% 43% 42% 37% 34% 37% 39% 45% 45% 29% 30% 27% 27% 47% 52% 41% 44%
193

82

241

89

552

188

354

116

150

58

341

105

299

97

444

122

298

82

465

150

143

39

194

68

169

53

19% 27% 24% 29% 55% 62% 35% 38% 15% 19% 34% 35% 29% 32% 44% 40% 30% 27% 46% 50% 14% 13% 19% 23% 17% 17%
61

12

6%
315

4%
74

38
4%
305

13
4%
63

30
3%
183

31% 25% 30% 20% 18%
625

216

659

234

788

3
1%
19
6%
279

47
5%
175

2
1%
54

87
9%
362

9
3%
101

64
6%
171

14
5%
55

45
4%
292

17
6%
84

23
2%
166

5
2%
60

59
6%
199

13
4%
74

43

7

4%
208

2%
54

91

11

54

9%

4%

5%

495

172

282

18
6%
58

83

14

8%

5%

344

103

17% 18% 36% 33% 17% 18% 29% 28% 17% 20% 20% 24% 21% 18% 50% 57% 28% 19% 34% 34%
782

250

552

193

769

232

677

200

816

240

747

219

757

240

414

120

669

224

588

187

62% 72% 66% 75% 79% 93% 78% 82% 55% 64% 77% 77% 67% 66% 81% 79% 74% 72% 75% 80% 41% 40% 67% 75% 58% 62%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national parliament
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

1834

35

35

104

36

8

122

230

18

167

46

290

150

44

374

7%

5%

6194

1918

25%

25%

9382

2988

37%

39%

6329

2017

25%

27%

1364

314

5%

4%

8028

2292

32%

30%

15711 5005
63%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

66%

7

3%
209

2%
67

4%
120

3
1%
36

10%
166

8
3%
56

4%
329

17
6%
90

1%
195

3
1%
74

12%
554

16
5%
168

66

23% 22%
444

163

2%
269

5
2%
99

80

17% 15% 29% 27% 15%
241

85

250

73

341

21
7%
74

4%
174

2
1%
62

21% 21% 12% 12% 16% 18% 33% 30% 20% 24% 55% 56% 44% 54% 27% 32% 24% 28% 25% 24% 34% 25% 17% 21%
400

138

471

163

416

145

462

126

477

141

207

65

241

54

454

128

296

92

288

104

265

115

405

132

40% 43% 47% 52% 41% 46% 46% 42% 48% 46% 21% 22% 24% 18% 45% 42% 30% 30% 29% 35% 26% 38% 40% 44%
155

58

354

106

305

106

110

49

243

69

15% 18% 35% 34% 30% 34% 11% 16% 24% 23%
202

54

20% 17%
244

74

20
2%
155

5
2%
39

17
2%
270

1

65
*

64

6%
365

18
6%
107

77
8%
203

17
6%
77

60
6%
58
6%
676

23
8%
28
9%
184

84
8%
16
2%
674

16
5%
3
1%
229

220

61

270

70

133

34

189

79

363

97

22% 20% 27% 23% 13% 11% 19% 26% 36% 32%
42
4%
287

12
4%
104

25
3%
408

9
3%
131

39

9

4%
540

3%
153

58
6%
491

13
4%
95

20
2%
218

7
2%
64

24% 23% 16% 12% 27% 20% 36% 36% 20% 25% 68% 61% 66% 76% 29% 34% 41% 43% 54% 51% 49% 31% 22% 21%
555

196

825

269

721

251

572

175

720

210

267

88

325

70

674

189

566

162

421

138

454

194

768

229

55% 60% 83% 86% 72% 79% 57% 58% 72% 69% 27% 29% 32% 23% 67% 62% 57% 54% 42% 46% 45% 64% 76% 76%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national media
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

1743

29

30

57

30

107

15

81

24

18

91

40

29

29

350

7%

5%

7534

2270

30%

30%

9790

3234

39%

42%

5066

1515

20%

20%

970

242

4%

3%

9277

2620

37%

34%

14856 4749
59%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

62%

5

3%
333

2%
102

3%
438

2
1%
108

6%
138

33% 34% 44% 35% 14%
416

133

396

146

281

2
1%
27
9%
88

3%
278

3
1%
90

11%
501

17
6%
173

1

1%
220

*
74

8%
196

15
5%
53

2%
175

5
2%
61

2%
305

10
3%
105

25

9%
261

8%
79

4%
276

3
1%
91

3%
181

2
1%
38

7

3%

2%

376

117

28% 29% 50% 57% 22% 25% 19% 18% 17% 20% 30% 34% 26% 26% 28% 30% 18% 13% 37% 38%
464

161

267

85

467

144

383

120

432

149

418

118

391

113

405

130

528

175

404

134

42% 44% 40% 47% 28% 29% 46% 53% 27% 28% 47% 48% 38% 40% 43% 49% 42% 39% 39% 38% 41% 43% 53% 58% 40% 44%
176

49

108

44

500

181

200

49

18% 16% 11% 14% 50% 60% 20% 16%
47

13

5%
362

4%
107

30
3%
468

10
3%
110

25
2%
195

3
1%
29

32
3%
308

3
1%
93

65
6%
61
6%
608

19
6%
9
3%
190

268

73

309

96

349

84

203

54

218

75

223

68

228

71

143

36

27% 24% 30% 32% 35% 28% 20% 18% 22% 25% 22% 22% 23% 24% 14% 12%
34
3%
235

9
3%
75

45
4%
277

17
6%
68

25
2%
199

6
2%
66

61
6%
323

19

47

9

56

6%

5%

3%

6%

115

352

104

316

11
4%
94

39
4%
210

14
5%
40

63

10

6%

3%

405

124

36% 35% 47% 35% 19% 10% 31% 30% 61% 63% 23% 25% 27% 23% 20% 22% 32% 38% 35% 35% 32% 31% 21% 13% 40% 41%
592

182

504

190

781

269

664

210

332

104

735

217

692

216

781

233

621

172

609

188

628

198

756

246

547

170

59% 60% 50% 61% 78% 89% 66% 69% 33% 34% 73% 72% 68% 72% 78% 76% 62% 56% 60% 62% 63% 65% 75% 82% 54% 56%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national media
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

1743

36

39

94

27

12

93

222

16

139

36

265

167

53

350

7%

5%

7534

2270

30%

30%

9790

3234

39%

42%

5066

1515

20%

20%

970

242

4%

3%

9277

2620

37%

34%

14856 4749
59%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

62%

8

4%
249

2%
85

4%
284

7
2%
73

9%
300

12
4%
111

3%
288

13
4%
67

1%
249

3
1%
78

9%
452

12
4%
141

55

22% 18%
506

174

2%
294

2
1%
80

70

14% 12% 27% 23% 17%
218

55

314

102

363

26
9%
80

5%
339

9
3%
106

25% 26% 28% 23% 30% 35% 29% 22% 25% 26% 45% 47% 50% 58% 29% 26% 22% 18% 31% 34% 36% 26% 34% 35%
438

157

502

172

438

140

473

159

435

159

319

104

213

55

454

150

318

108

256

77

261

118

431

139

44% 48% 50% 55% 43% 44% 47% 53% 44% 52% 32% 35% 21% 18% 45% 49% 32% 36% 26% 26% 26% 39% 43% 46%
227

64

170

60

166

52

164

48

232

45

23% 20% 17% 19% 16% 16% 16% 16% 23% 15%
51

10

5%
285

3%
93

5
1%
323

1

10
*

80

1%
394

1

50
*

123

5%
315

13
4%
80

72
7%
261

19
6%
81

86
9%
51
5%
545

26
9%
17
6%
153

63
6%
11
1%
728

16
5%
2
1%
229

213

66

302

95

127

42

159

62

167

40

21% 22% 30% 31% 13% 14% 16% 21% 17% 13%
26
3%
310

7
2%
82

22
2%
357

8
3%
91

38

9

4%
579

3%
172

53

16

16

6

5%

5%

2%

2%

530

106

392

115

28% 29% 32% 26% 39% 39% 31% 27% 26% 27% 54% 51% 72% 76% 31% 27% 36% 30% 58% 57% 53% 35% 39% 38%
665

221

672

232

604

192

637

207

667

204

405

130

276

71

667

216

620

203

383

119

420

180

598

179

66% 68% 67% 74% 60% 61% 64% 69% 67% 67% 40% 43% 27% 24% 67% 71% 62% 67% 38% 40% 42% 60% 59% 60%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national army
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4328

1300

64

158

125

80

196

89

123

77

69

168

120

167

97

17%

17%

10616 3461
42%

45%

5955

1772

24%

23%

2611
10%
1593
6%

697
9%
381
5%

14944 4761
60%

63%

8566

2469

34%

32%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

13

6%
371

4%
140

16%
470

18
6%
127

31

12% 10%
358

118

8%
385

22
7%
148

61

20% 20%
472

171

9%
497

25
8%
163

12%
384

28
9%
111

8%
415

28
9%
150

7%
508

28
9%
170

53

17% 18% 12%
387

127

442

20
7%
149

65

33

17% 22% 10% 11%
510

161

507

152

37% 46% 47% 41% 36% 39% 38% 48% 47% 56% 50% 54% 38% 37% 41% 49% 51% 56% 38% 42% 44% 49% 51% 54% 50% 50%
342

91

224

87

256

83

325

96

185

46

244

70

272

85

289

84

260

70

257

74

212

90

201

45

231

75

34% 30% 22% 28% 26% 28% 32% 31% 18% 15% 24% 23% 27% 28% 29% 28% 26% 23% 25% 25% 21% 30% 20% 15% 23% 25%
157

42

98

46

209

60

153

35

16% 14% 10% 15% 21% 20% 15% 11%
67

16

7%
435

5%
153

52
5%
628

32
10%
145

53
5%
483

9
3%
149

61
6%
465

5
2%
170

66
7%
82
8%
668

15
5%
10
3%
232

106
11%
68
7%
586

25
8%
18
6%
188

147

56

164

35

96

14% 19% 16% 11% 10%
88
9%
507

21
7%
139

60
6%
492

8
3%
178

72
7%
577

24
8%
14

120

36

113

12% 12% 11%
76

11

5%

8%

4%

198

555

180

113
11%
562

26
9%
18

57
6%
70

7
2%
22

85
8%
95

27
9%
17

6%

7%

7%

9%

6%

169

677

226

604

185

43% 51% 63% 47% 48% 50% 46% 56% 67% 77% 58% 62% 50% 46% 49% 58% 57% 65% 55% 60% 56% 56% 67% 75% 60% 61%
499

133

322

133

465

143

478

131

251

61

350

95

419

141

453

119

356

94

377

110

325

116

258

52

316

102

50% 44% 32% 43% 46% 48% 48% 43% 25% 20% 35% 32% 41% 47% 45% 39% 35% 31% 37% 37% 33% 38% 26% 17% 31% 34%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national army
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4328

1300

153

116

182

141

35

249

623

41

401

165

508

268

78

17%

17%

10616 3461
42%

45%

5955

1772

24%

23%

2611
10%
1593
6%

697
9%
381
5%

14944 4761
60%

63%

8566

2469

34%

32%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

41

46

43

65

15% 13% 12% 15% 18% 14% 14% 22%
525

182

336

135

469

151

561

177

4%
320

5
2%
105

58

179

25% 19% 61% 59%
595

196

322

104

4%
373

13
4%
148

146

107

40% 55% 51% 49% 27% 35%
348

84

293

100

398

100

8%
370

7
2%
92

52% 56% 34% 43% 47% 48% 56% 59% 32% 35% 59% 65% 32% 34% 37% 49% 35% 28% 29% 33% 40% 33% 37% 31%
202

70

380

95

257

86

196

39

348

117

20% 22% 38% 30% 25% 27% 20% 13% 35% 38%
60

14

6%
61

4%
17

6%
678

5%
223

152

33

15% 11%
16
2%
452

4
1%
181

66
7%
34
3%
651

26
8%
10
3%
194

29
3%
75
7%
702

6
2%
13
4%
242

149

33

15% 11%
148

44

15% 14%
355

110

88
9%
30
3%
39
4%
844

23
8%
8
3%
15
5%
254

43
4%
15
1%
12
1%
945

12
4%
3
1%
4
1%
283

397

106

155

40% 35% 16%
153
15%
39
4%
414

23
8%
15
5%
161

70
7%
25
3%
749

27
9%
19
6%
7
2%
249

95

30

177

47

319

124

10% 10% 18% 16% 32% 41%
41

10

4%
63

3%
14

87
9%
73

25
8%
23

188

63

19% 21%
51

6%

5%

7%

8%

5%

801

246

666

207

448

14
5%
99

68% 69% 45% 58% 65% 61% 70% 81% 36% 36% 84% 85% 93% 94% 41% 53% 75% 82% 80% 82% 66% 69% 45% 33%
262

84

532

128

323

112

225

45

497

150

118

31

26% 26% 53% 41% 32% 35% 22% 15% 50% 49% 12% 10%

58
6%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

15
5%

550

129

225

46

136

40

264

72

507

187

55% 42% 23% 15% 14% 13% 26% 24% 50% 62%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national police force
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3029

73

103

82

81

218

52

110

64

46

119

165

95

91

12%

856
11%

10188 3440
41%

45%

7273

2086

29%

27%

3579
14%
1034
4%

974
13%
255
3%

13217 4296
53%

56%

10852 3060
43%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

40%

14

7%
490

5%
165

10%
520

18
6%
154

8%
289

13
4%
91

8%
404

23
8%
174

70

22% 23%
523

168

5%
420

13
4%
160

11%
338

25
8%
119

6%
400

40
13%
152

5%
424

19
6%
160

31

47

12% 10% 17% 16%
299

100

516

186

9%
533

22
7%
186

9%
532

34
11%
163

49% 55% 52% 50% 29% 30% 40% 57% 52% 55% 42% 53% 33% 40% 40% 50% 42% 52% 30% 33% 52% 61% 53% 62% 52% 54%
262

82

267

87

320

113

333

75

156

40

348

83

318

71

362

83

326

82

340

106

169

42

257

64

252

76

26% 27% 27% 28% 32% 38% 33% 25% 16% 13% 35% 28% 31% 24% 36% 27% 32% 27% 34% 35% 17% 14% 26% 21% 25% 25%
122

30

12% 10%
54

11

5%
563

4%
179

93
9%
19
2%
623

36

283

79

145

30

12% 28% 26% 14% 10%
15
5%
172

27
3%
371

5
2%
104

41
4%
485

4
1%
197

60
6%
44
4%
741

20
7%
5
2%
238

134

33

200

65

151

13% 11% 20% 22% 15%
50
5%
472

12
4%
173

48
5%
448

21
7%
144

28
3%
464

24
8%
6
2%
192

154

34

202

54

15% 11% 20% 18%
55

11

48

10

87
9%
63

21
7%
7

73
7%
47

14
5%
14

89
9%
51

21
7%
10

5%

4%

5%

3%

6%

2%

5%

5%

5%

3%

470

179

418

131

681

233

628

208

623

197

56% 59% 62% 55% 37% 35% 48% 64% 74% 79% 47% 57% 44% 48% 46% 63% 47% 58% 41% 44% 68% 77% 62% 69% 61% 65%
384

112

360

123

603

192

478

105

216

60

482

116

518

136

513

107

480

116

542

160

256

63

330

78

341

97

38% 37% 36% 40% 60% 64% 48% 34% 22% 20% 48% 39% 51% 45% 51% 35% 48% 38% 54% 53% 26% 21% 33% 26% 34% 32%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national police force
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3029

98

33

144

87

26

112

280

22

298

101

330

238

62

12%

856
11%

10188 3440
41%

45%

7273

2086

29%

27%

3579
14%
1034
4%

974
13%
255
3%

13217 4296
53%

56%

10852 3060
43%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

40%

26

10%
505

8%
168

3%
134

4
1%
35

14%
436

29
9%
154

9%
591

33
11%
193

3%
380

3
1%
139

11%
529

21
7%
156

87

28% 29%
441

133

2%
211

4
1%
80

102

70

30% 33% 33% 34% 24% 23%
318

106

308

96

353

106

6%
294

7
2%
96

50% 52% 13% 11% 43% 49% 59% 64% 38% 46% 53% 52% 43% 44% 21% 26% 32% 35% 31% 32% 35% 35% 29% 32%
246

85

454

155

328

96

217

55

385

107

235

84

196

60

475

136

222

54

208

66

236

63

361

121

25% 26% 45% 50% 33% 30% 22% 18% 39% 35% 23% 28% 19% 20% 47% 45% 22% 18% 21% 22% 24% 21% 36% 40%
85

24

8%
67

7%
21

7%
603

6%
194

368

118

37% 38%
11
1%
167

1

89
9%
11

*
39

1%
580

34
11%
3
1%
183

59
6%
48
5%
678

10
3%
9
3%
226

123

31

12% 10%
86
9%
406

24
8%
142

73
7%
52
5%
641

22
7%
17
6%
177

86
8%
12
1%
721

19
6%
3
1%
220

259

73

141

37

111

26% 24% 14% 12% 11%
36
4%
233

12
4%
84

20
2%
616

4

43

28
9%
8

123

48

269

69

12% 16% 27% 23%
53

15

20

7

1%

4%

3%

5%

5%

2%

2%

207

638

198

591

176

356

103

60% 60% 17% 12% 58% 58% 68% 75% 41% 47% 64% 59% 71% 73% 23% 28% 62% 69% 64% 66% 59% 58% 35% 34%
331

109

822

273

417

130

276

65

508

138

308

106

282

79

734

209

363

91

319

94

359

111

630

190

33% 34% 82% 87% 41% 41% 28% 22% 51% 45% 31% 35% 28% 26% 73% 69% 36% 30% 32% 31% 36% 37% 63% 63%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your country's religious institutions
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2769

38

39

118

28

71

24

116

54

53

223

41

43

60

675

11%

9%

7292

2386

29%

31%

7282

2343

29%

31%

5728

1662

23%

22%

2032
8%

545
7%

10061 3061
40%

40%

13010 4005
52%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

53%

6

4%
237

2%
67

4%
262

11
4%
128

12%
241

21
7%
77

3%
160

9
3%
70

7%
253

10
3%
79

2%
203

5
2%
68

11%
287

28
9%
70

5%
238

16
5%
96

5%
328

11
4%
97

58

22% 19%
363

97

4%
164

2
1%
43

4%
265

7
2%
86

6%
303

18
6%
89

24% 22% 26% 41% 24% 26% 16% 23% 25% 26% 20% 23% 28% 23% 24% 31% 33% 32% 36% 32% 16% 14% 26% 29% 30% 29%
333

118

279

74

268

79

319

99

274

110

333

107

301

90

340

106

256

91

217

83

301

103

367

120

309

100

33% 39% 28% 24% 27% 26% 32% 32% 27% 36% 33% 36% 30% 30% 34% 35% 25% 30% 22% 28% 30% 34% 37% 40% 30% 33%
309

89

214

38

338

117

445

121

226

74

310

79

214

79

334

82

293

86

146

49

394

129

213

57

229

72

31% 29% 21% 12% 34% 39% 44% 40% 23% 24% 31% 26% 21% 26% 33% 27% 29% 28% 14% 16% 39% 43% 21% 19% 23% 24%
84

22

8%
275

7%
73

208

59

21% 19%
301

139

36
4%
359

7
2%
98

52
5%
188

7
2%
79

177

30

134

42

18% 10% 13% 14%
324

89

227

73

96
9%
403

34
11%
98

39
4%
292

5
2%
112

75
7%
381

21
7%
108

59

14

6%
586

5%
155

100
10%
205

26
9%
45

117

30

114

12% 10% 11%
308

93

363

25
8%
107

27% 24% 30% 45% 36% 33% 19% 26% 32% 29% 23% 24% 40% 33% 29% 37% 38% 35% 58% 51% 21% 15% 31% 31% 36% 35%
642

207

493

112

606

196

764

220

500

184

643

186

515

169

674

188

549

177

363

132

695

232

580

177

538

172

64% 69% 49% 36% 61% 65% 76% 72% 50% 61% 64% 62% 51% 56% 67% 62% 55% 58% 36% 44% 70% 77% 58% 59% 53% 57%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your country's religious institutions
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2769

88

64

137

59

9

83

285

42

268

79

312

349

165

675

11%

9%

7292

2386

29%

31%

7282

2343

29%

31%

5728

1662

23%

22%

2032
8%

545
7%

10061 3061
40%

40%

13010 4005
52%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

53%

13

9%
413

4%
126

6%
274

19
6%
106

29

14%
340

9%
117

6%
315

17
6%
100

41% 39% 27% 34% 34% 37% 31% 33%
261

111

385

117

358

129

319

96

1%
85
9%
334

2
1%
25
8%
109

8%
441

11
4%
135

76

28% 25%
392

135

4%
374

16
5%
133

85

95

31

27% 26% 31% 28% 35% 31% 16% 10%
300

112

232

72

379

107

443

151

44% 45% 39% 45% 37% 44% 30% 37% 23% 24% 38% 35% 44% 50%
289

84

228

70

334

88

227

63

231

69

169

60

250

67

26% 34% 39% 37% 36% 41% 32% 32% 33% 36% 29% 28% 22% 23% 33% 29% 23% 21% 23% 23% 17% 20% 25% 22%
151

46

255

66

160

41

189

59

424

124

15% 14% 26% 21% 16% 13% 19% 20% 42% 41%
88

28

9%
501

9%
139

22
2%
338

5
2%
125

13
1%
477

-

120
-

146

12%
374

28
9%
117

50% 43% 34% 40% 47% 46% 37% 39%
412

157

640

183

518

170

508

155

148

44

65
6%
123

19
6%
51

15% 14% 12% 17%
94
9%
758

27
9%
233

524

146

90
9%
20
2%
677

18
6%
3
1%
211

195

48

178

38

172

62

19% 16% 18% 13% 17% 21%
58
6%
416

20
7%
149

26
3%
568

10
3%
191

53

12

5%
544

4%
157

71
7%
35
3%
728

27
9%
13

113

42

11% 14%
35

9

4%

3%

3%

202

608

182

52% 49% 67% 70% 41% 49% 57% 63% 54% 52% 73% 67% 60% 61%
354

103

318

88

529

136

405

101

403

131

240

87

363

109

41% 48% 64% 58% 51% 54% 51% 52% 76% 77% 35% 34% 31% 29% 53% 45% 41% 33% 40% 44% 24% 29% 36% 36%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national justice system
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2374

77

67

59

30

105

24

97

34

39

101

103

45

67

549

9%

7%

9165

2843

37%

37%

8188

2608

33%

34%

4077

1290

16%

17%

1299
5%

321
4%

11539 3392
46%

45%

12265 3898
49%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

51%

9

8%
433

3%
120

7%
424

7
2%
122

6%
258

8
3%
65

3%
271

4
1%
100

10%
446

15
5%
153

2%
396

4
1%
118

10%
327

22
7%
85

3%
243

7
2%
90

4%
409

13
4%
113

10%
249

25
8%
63

10%
444

25

5

16

8%

4%

2%

7%

5%

179

405

130

451

123

43% 40% 42% 39% 26% 22% 27% 33% 45% 50% 39% 39% 32% 28% 24% 30% 41% 37% 25% 21% 44% 59% 40% 43% 44% 40%
324

110

318

116

340

127

420

132

267

93

361

111

331

100

421

124

341

100

344

116

235

66

369

105

308

116

32% 36% 32% 37% 34% 42% 42% 43% 27% 31% 36% 37% 33% 33% 42% 41% 34% 33% 34% 39% 24% 22% 37% 35% 30% 38%
118

51

133

41

314

96

238

66

104

39

170

60

200

73

278

77

161

56

259

83

117

12% 17% 13% 13% 31% 32% 24% 22% 10% 13% 17% 20% 20% 24% 28% 25% 16% 18% 26% 28% 12%
49

12

5%
510

4%
129

60
6%
491

24
8%
129

30
3%
317

5
2%
73

45
4%
301

4
1%
104

79
8%
551

3
1%
168

53
5%
420

8
3%
122

59
6%
424

21
7%
107

29
3%
277

7
2%
97

55

24

55

14

5%

8%

5%

448

126

350

5%
88

101
10%
547

24
8%
9

118

41

114

37

12% 14% 11% 12%
68

19

75

12

3%

7%

6%

7%

4%

204

450

135

518

139

51% 43% 49% 42% 32% 24% 30% 34% 55% 55% 42% 41% 42% 36% 28% 32% 45% 41% 35% 29% 55% 67% 45% 45% 51% 46%
442

161

451

157

654

223

658

198

371

132

531

171

531

173

699

201

502

156

603

199

352

90

487

146

422

153

44% 53% 45% 51% 65% 74% 66% 65% 37% 44% 53% 57% 52% 57% 70% 66% 50% 51% 60% 66% 35% 30% 48% 49% 42% 50%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Your national justice system
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2374

59

36

103

53

34

115

273

20

200

71

343

224

66

549

9%

7%

9165

2843

37%

37%

8188

2608

33%

34%

4077

1290

16%

17%

1299
5%

321
4%

11539 3392
46%

45%

12265 3898
49%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

51%

9

6%
433

3%
160

4%
155

6
2%
47

10%
318

18
6%
115

5%
490

19
6%
131

3%
432

5
2%
150

11%
529

17
6%
147

89

27% 29%
481

146

2%
270

1
*
73

93

56

20% 24% 34% 31% 22% 19%
296

99

364

125

380

96

7%
261

5
2%
93

43% 49% 16% 15% 32% 36% 49% 44% 43% 49% 53% 49% 47% 48% 27% 24% 30% 33% 36% 42% 38% 32% 26% 31%
331

109

483

152

418

127

309

98

318

92

232

87

170

55

463

138

282

79

181

44

220

75

402

136

33% 34% 48% 49% 41% 40% 31% 33% 32% 30% 23% 29% 17% 18% 46% 45% 28% 26% 18% 15% 22% 25% 40% 45%
106
11%
72

28
9%
18

7%
492

6%
169

318

105

152

54

32% 34% 15% 17%
8
1%
191

3
1%
53

17
2%
421

2
1%
133

83
8%
67
7%
543

35

102

12% 10%
17
6%
150

114

24
8%
33

11% 11%
466

155

62
6%
63
6%
644

29
10%
20
7%
164

77
8%
14
1%
754

9
3%
3
1%
235

211

78

198

44

21% 26% 20% 15%
39
4%
290

15
5%
74

23
2%
496

9
3%
170

62

28

6%
50

9%
10

124

55

258

57

12% 18% 26% 19%
55

20

19

5%

3%

5%

7%

2%

707

218

604

152

327

9
3%
98

49% 52% 19% 17% 42% 42% 54% 50% 47% 51% 64% 55% 74% 78% 29% 24% 50% 56% 71% 73% 60% 50% 33% 33%
437

137

801

257

570

181

392

133

420

116

294

116

247

64

674

216

480

123

243

72

344

130

660

193

44% 42% 80% 82% 57% 57% 39% 44% 42% 38% 29% 39% 24% 21% 67% 71% 48% 41% 24% 24% 34% 43% 66% 64%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The United Nations (UN)
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

3139

67

72

94

54

114

65

169

74

98

222

148

64

76

13%

644
8%

10312 3230
41%

42%

6087

2018

24%

27%

2970

1023

12%

13%

2595
10%

696
9%

13451 3874
54%

51%

9057

3041

36%

40%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

11

7%
421

4%
136

7%
484

12
4%
150

9%
262

7
2%
61

5%
401

7
2%
110

11%
389

19
6%
143

6%
477

15
5%
128

33

17% 11%
422

131

7%
448

21
7%
145

10%
494

18
6%
154

54

22% 18% 15%
393

129

452

19
6%
177

6%
405

5

20

2%

7%

7%

132

505

132

42% 45% 48% 48% 26% 20% 40% 36% 39% 47% 48% 43% 42% 44% 45% 48% 49% 50% 39% 43% 45% 58% 40% 44% 50% 43%
329

99

207

63

300

124

341

129

244

94

259

81

224

66

305

98

209

72

200

69

191

64

291

84

199

80

33% 33% 21% 20% 30% 41% 34% 42% 24% 31% 26% 27% 22% 22% 30% 32% 21% 24% 20% 23% 19% 21% 29% 28% 20% 26%
104

39

10% 13%
80

17

8%
488

6%
147

76
8%
163

27
9%
58

16% 19%
556

162

297

102

125

50

30% 34% 12% 16%
48
5%
356

7
2%
68

83
8%
455

10
3%
117

73
7%
181
18%
503

21
7%
26
9%
162

104

44

101

42

108

10% 15% 10% 14% 11%
99

33

98

29

10% 11% 10% 10%
542

143

591

164

70
7%
522

25
8%
16
5%
166

91
9%
113

20
7%
42

11% 14%
592

172

109
11%
84

23
8%
26

8%
615

9%
183

85
9%
124
12%
600

18
6%
25
8%
196

86
9%
159

38
13%
41

91
9%
144

26
9%
46

16% 14% 14% 15%
469

137

581

152

49% 49% 55% 52% 36% 23% 45% 38% 50% 53% 54% 48% 58% 54% 52% 54% 59% 56% 61% 61% 60% 65% 47% 46% 57% 50%
433

138

283

90

597

226

466

179

317

115

363

125

325

108

413

123

300

92

309

92

276

82

377

122

290

106

43% 46% 28% 29% 60% 75% 46% 58% 32% 38% 36% 42% 32% 36% 41% 40% 30% 30% 31% 31% 28% 27% 38% 41% 29% 35%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The United Nations (UN)
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

3139

63

133

193

77

40

122

340

39

155

41

350

149

161

13%

644
8%

10312 3230
41%

42%

6087

2018

24%

27%

2970

1023

12%

13%

2595
10%

696
9%

13451 3874
54%

51%

9057

3041

36%

40%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

8

6%
376

2%
133

13%
442

28
9%
152

39

19% 12%
468

165

8%
473

31
10%
155

4%
388

9
3%
132

12%
518

18
6%
157

107

33% 35%
476

143

4%
368

6
2%
145

86

16% 14% 35% 29% 15%
245

58

269

67

253

12
4%
38

16%
483

18
6%
157

38% 41% 44% 49% 46% 52% 47% 52% 39% 43% 52% 52% 47% 47% 37% 48% 25% 19% 27% 22% 25% 13% 48% 52%
265

94

314

80

240

80

230

49

256

95

205

77

110

32

323

90

246

94

188

65

222

69

189

70

26% 29% 31% 26% 24% 25% 23% 16% 26% 31% 20% 26% 11% 11% 32% 30% 25% 31% 19% 22% 22% 23% 19% 23%
135

49

13% 15%
162

40

16% 12%
439

141

90
9%
21
2%
575

37
12%
16
5%
180

76
8%
31
3%
661

26
8%
6
2%
204

60
6%
162

23
8%
42

81
8%
235

22
7%
46

51
5%
105

15
5%
33

16% 14% 24% 15% 10% 11%
550

186

428

141

640

175

50
5%
39
4%
816

12
4%
8
3%
250

143
14%
130

25
8%
39

13% 13%
407

151

305

95

131

61

307

150

31% 31% 13% 20% 31% 50%
48
5%
400

14
5%
99

62

21

6%
619

7%
153

72
7%
402

33
11%
50

91
9%
82
8%
644

33
11%
22
7%
175

44% 44% 58% 58% 66% 65% 55% 62% 43% 46% 64% 58% 80% 83% 41% 50% 40% 33% 62% 51% 40% 17% 64% 58%
400

143

404

117

316

106

290

72

337

117

256

92

160

44

466

115

551

189

319

126

529

219

280

103

40% 44% 40% 37% 31% 34% 29% 24% 34% 38% 26% 31% 16% 15% 46% 38% 55% 63% 32% 42% 53% 73% 28% 34%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The World Trade Organization (WTO)
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2543

39

74

66

37

78

30

139

45

67

151

105

55

49

477

10%

6%

9072

2622

36%

34%

6809

2390

27%

31%

3100

1148

12%

15%

3579
14%

974
13%

11615 3099
46%

41%

9909

3538

39%

46%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

6

4%
361

2%
106

7%
470

10
3%
143

7%
218

4
1%
47

4%
264

2
1%
63

8%
321

7
2%
92

3%
348

6
2%
68

29

14% 10%
394

94

4%
335

15
5%
91

7%
411

13
4%
118

29

15% 10% 11%
379

106

394

12
4%
139

4

5%

1%

5%

352

101

401

12
4%
99

36% 35% 47% 46% 22% 16% 26% 21% 32% 30% 35% 23% 39% 31% 33% 30% 41% 39% 38% 35% 39% 46% 35% 34% 40% 33%
375

118

201

69

314

111

394

159

272

117

346

112

245

86

366

117

251

91

249

93

209

81

296

98

231

95

37% 39% 20% 22% 31% 37% 39% 52% 27% 39% 34% 37% 24% 29% 36% 38% 25% 30% 25% 31% 21% 27% 29% 33% 23% 31%
126

48

13% 16%
100
10%
400

24
8%
112

67
7%
190

22
7%
66

19% 21%
544

153

316

124

166

62

97

39

134

72

124

61

132

46

97

30

114

37

98

32% 41% 17% 20% 10% 13% 13% 24% 12% 20% 13% 15% 10% 10% 11% 12% 10%
87
9%
284

15
5%
51

143
14%
301

20
7%
65

233

48

146

43

112

31

127

36

179

54

115

36

194

20
7%
51

88
9%
214

40

116

35

13% 11% 12%
57

218

63

23% 16% 15% 14% 11% 10% 13% 12% 18% 18% 11% 12% 19% 17% 21% 19% 21% 21%
399

99

378

74

533

123

380

106

478

131

530

135

499

151

407

105

450

111

40% 37% 54% 49% 28% 17% 30% 21% 40% 33% 38% 25% 53% 41% 38% 35% 48% 43% 53% 45% 50% 50% 40% 35% 44% 37%
501

166

268

91

630

235

560

221

369

156

480

184

369

147

498

163

348

121

363

130

307

101

384

138

347

130

50% 55% 27% 29% 63% 78% 56% 72% 37% 51% 48% 61% 36% 49% 50% 53% 35% 40% 36% 43% 31% 33% 38% 46% 34% 43%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The World Trade Organization (WTO)
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2543

55

73

137

53

41

116

377

24

143

37

289

163

137

477

10%

6%

9072

2622

36%

34%

6809

2390

27%

31%

3100

1148

12%

15%

3579
14%

974
13%

11615 3099
46%

41%

9909

3538

39%

46%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

5

5%
320

2%
98

7%
311

10
3%
106

14%
420

27
9%
141

5%
394

22
7%
115

4%
384

8
3%
125

12%
500

17
6%
158

92

37% 30%
450

150

2%
329

6
2%
111

76

14% 12% 29% 25% 16%
251

64

309

92

291

12
4%
51

14%
465

16
5%
144

32% 30% 31% 34% 42% 45% 39% 38% 38% 41% 50% 53% 44% 50% 33% 36% 25% 21% 31% 31% 29% 17% 46% 48%
278

119

393

113

322

109

261

77

260

102

216

75

28% 37% 39% 36% 32% 34% 26% 26% 26% 34% 22% 25%
129

42

147

51

13% 13% 15% 16%
219

60

22% 19%
375

103

76
8%
384

33
11%
116

78
8%
51
5%
557

31
10%
8
3%
168

59
6%
235

25
8%
61

73
7%
242

17
6%
52

54
5%
115

13
4%
37

23% 20% 24% 17% 11% 12%
447

137

425

133

616

175

93
9%
53
5%
42
4%
827

39

364

109

270

90

176

62

212

68

215

80

13% 36% 36% 27% 30% 18% 21% 21% 23% 21% 27%
12
4%
9
3%
242

147

40

265

90

15% 13% 27% 30%
139

39

14% 13%
353

117

70
7%
394

21
7%
101

89

26

9%
137

9%
44

14% 15%
598

168

242

133

24% 44%
95
9%
454

38

89
9%
100

13% 10%
63

602

32
11%
28
9%
160

37% 32% 38% 37% 55% 53% 45% 46% 43% 44% 62% 58% 81% 80% 35% 38% 39% 33% 60% 56% 45% 21% 60% 53%
407

161

540

164

400

140

320

102

333

119

270

88

146

51

511

149

535

180

265

88

454

201

304

112

41% 50% 54% 52% 40% 44% 32% 34% 33% 39% 27% 29% 14% 17% 51% 49% 54% 60% 27% 29% 45% 67% 30% 37%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The European Union (EU)
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2599

43

99

89

65

97

48

158

68

88

218

77

51

43

482

10%

6%

9340

2697

37%

35%

6995

2418

28%

32%

3153

1157

13%

15%

3016
12%

857
11%

11939 3179
48%

42%

10148 3575
40%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

47%

7

4%
382

2%
97

10%
515

14
5%
133

9%
278

8
3%
72

6%
425

3
1%
125

10%
330

5
2%
88

5%
379

3
1%
86

36

16% 12%
401

110

7%
435

15
5%
149

9%
510

16
5%
152

43

22% 14%
397

134

8%
391

13
4%
123

5%
302

2
1%
71

4%
362

10
3%
94

38% 32% 51% 43% 28% 24% 42% 41% 33% 29% 38% 29% 40% 37% 43% 49% 51% 50% 39% 45% 39% 41% 30% 24% 36% 31%
361

121

249

91

311

115

326

127

315

137

348

115

247

80

344

98

223

81

205

73

253

91

368

117

245

99

36% 40% 25% 29% 31% 38% 32% 42% 31% 45% 35% 38% 24% 27% 34% 32% 22% 26% 20% 24% 25% 30% 37% 39% 24% 33%
141

60

14% 20%
74

17

7%
425

6%
104

75
7%
64
6%
614

33

287

99

120

45

132

53

137

66

125

55

96

11% 29% 33% 12% 15% 13% 17% 14% 22% 12% 18% 10%
39
13%
147

36
4%
367

7
2%
80

68
7%
490

6
2%
128

127
13%
427

20
7%
93

92
9%
427

31
10%
89

83
8%
559

20
7%
146

62
6%
503

26
9%
17
6%
164

90
9%
94
9%
598

27
9%
30
10%
168

109

32

158

53

129

66

11% 11% 16% 17% 13% 22%
79

19

8%
615

6%
177

121
12%
468

23
8%
136

155

44

88
9%
277

26
9%
75

15% 15% 27% 25%
353

73

405

104

42% 34% 61% 47% 37% 27% 49% 42% 43% 31% 43% 30% 55% 49% 50% 54% 60% 55% 61% 59% 47% 45% 35% 24% 40% 34%
502

181

324

124

598

214

446

172

447

190

485

181

372

135

440

124

313

108

314

105

411

144

497

183

333

125

50% 60% 32% 40% 60% 71% 44% 56% 45% 63% 48% 60% 37% 45% 44% 41% 31% 35% 31% 35% 41% 48% 49% 61% 33% 41%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

The European Union (EU)
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2599

47

72

129

46

27

96

267

37

133

37

302

172

127

482

10%

6%

9340

2697

37%

35%

6995

2418

28%

32%

3153

1157

13%

15%

3016
12%

857
11%

11939 3179
48%

42%

10148 3575
40%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

47%

7

5%
292

2%
82

7%
301

10
3%
117

13%
366

20
6%
123

5%
346

20
7%
88

3%
371

8
3%
108

10%
449

16
5%
139

66

26% 22%
472

147

4%
385

7
2%
124

76

13% 12% 30% 25% 17%
199

55

292

83

317

21
7%
62

13%
443

19
6%
135

29% 25% 30% 37% 36% 39% 35% 29% 37% 36% 45% 46% 47% 49% 38% 41% 20% 18% 29% 28% 32% 21% 44% 45%
270

110

397

108

361

126

258

82

272

107

269

81

146

59

312

96

246

69

205

81

229

71

235

83

27% 34% 40% 35% 36% 40% 26% 27% 27% 35% 27% 27% 14% 20% 31% 31% 25% 23% 21% 27% 23% 24% 23% 28%
123

43

123

42

12% 13% 12% 13%
269

82

107

36

27% 25% 11% 12%
339

89

373

127

87
9%
65
6%
495

30
9%
17
5%
143

60
6%
292

23
8%
87

79
8%
251

24
8%
57

53
5%
134

17
6%
47

29% 29% 25% 19% 13% 16%
392

108

398

116

545

155

57
6%
73
7%
739

6
2%
24
8%
213

139

37

372

123

14% 12% 37% 41%
130

41

13% 13%
422

131

49
5%
332

18
6%
92

92

31

9%
109

29

11% 10%
594

202

108

10% 20% 36%

159

83
8%
489

40

79
8%
122

32
11%
31

13% 12% 10%
83

570

154

34% 27% 37% 41% 49% 45% 39% 36% 40% 38% 54% 52% 73% 71% 42% 43% 33% 30% 59% 53% 49% 27% 57% 51%
393

153

520

150

448

156

318

105

351

131

322

98

203

65

451

133

618

192

297

112

431

179

314

115

39% 47% 52% 48% 44% 49% 32% 35% 35% 43% 32% 33% 20% 22% 45% 44% 62% 64% 30% 37% 43% 59% 31% 38%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

NGOs
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2440

61

28

71

59

81

60

121

65

68

154

73

41

35

520

10%

7%

9139

2668

36%

35%

6827

2275

27%

30%

2498

868

10%

11%

4199

1280

17%

17%

11579 3188
46%

42%

9325

3143

37%

41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

18

6%
459

6%
120

3%
401

3
1%
106

7%
223

7
2%
62

6%
406

10
3%
133

8%
330

8
3%
117

6%
440

12
4%
120

34

12% 11%
368

98

6%
396

12
4%
134

7%
487

13
4%
141

36

15% 12%
341

79

7%
387

9
3%

4%

128

222

6
2%
39

3%
330

14
5%
86

46% 40% 40% 34% 22% 21% 40% 43% 33% 39% 44% 40% 36% 33% 39% 44% 48% 46% 34% 26% 39% 42% 22% 13% 33% 28%
319

111

280

92

272

94

360

110

292

115

255

86

300

95

347

105

239

79

277

101

228

75

275

96

249

85

32% 37% 28% 30% 27% 31% 36% 36% 29% 38% 25% 29% 30% 32% 35% 34% 24% 26% 27% 34% 23% 25% 27% 32% 25% 28%
81

33

8%
81

11%
20

8%
520

7%
138

61
6%
232

17
5%
92

264

87

171

51

23% 30% 17% 17%
429

109

122

45

26% 29% 12% 15%

294

69

57
6%
465

8
3%
143

88
9%
210

27
9%
36

110

42

139

41

21% 12% 14% 14%
411

125

133

49

11% 14% 13% 16%

500

132

92
9%
489

25
8%
132

88
9%
109
11%
461

28
9%
26
9%
146

73
7%
138

30

117

52

10% 12% 17%
43

119

33

93
9%
219

26
9%
65

76
8%
391

32
11%
127

82
8%
319

17
6%
102

14% 14% 12% 11% 22% 21% 39% 42% 31% 34%
555

154

495

115

460

137

263

45

365

100

52% 46% 43% 35% 29% 23% 46% 47% 41% 41% 50% 44% 48% 44% 46% 48% 55% 50% 49% 38% 46% 45% 26% 15% 36% 33%
400

144

341

109

536

181

482

155

380

142

365

128

433

144

435

133

312

109

394

153

321

101

351

128

331

102

40% 48% 34% 35% 54% 60% 48% 51% 38% 47% 36% 43% 43% 48% 43% 44% 31% 36% 39% 51% 32% 33% 35% 43% 33% 34%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

150

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

NGOs
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2440

38

94

174

44

25

82

292

26

201

61

271

168

108

520

10%

7%

9139

2668

36%

35%

6827

2275

27%

30%

2498

868

10%

11%

4199

1280

17%

17%

11579 3188
46%

42%

9325

3143

37%

41%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

7

4%
209

2%
65

9%
352

14
4%
126

17%
487

24
8%
133

4%
280

13
4%
71

3%
289

6
2%
82

8%
439

9
3%
139

78

29% 26%
526

154

3%
277

3
1%
94

81

34

20% 20% 27% 27% 17% 11% 11%
432

121

285

93

390

96

383

8
3%
131

21% 20% 35% 40% 48% 42% 28% 24% 29% 27% 44% 46% 52% 51% 28% 31% 43% 40% 29% 31% 39% 32% 38% 44%
245

94

358

107

244

109

239

64

326

120

262

87

119

49

400

124

218

60

241

60

213

71

269

86

24% 29% 36% 34% 24% 34% 24% 21% 33% 39% 26% 29% 12% 16% 40% 41% 22% 20% 24% 20% 21% 24% 27% 29%
94

26

9%
415

8%
132

101

31

10% 10%
95

35

41% 41% 10% 11%
247

72

446

140

72
7%
31
3%
661

45
14%
5
2%
157

53
5%
386

17
6%
135

108

39

11% 13%
252

57

74
7%
144

15
5%
50

39% 45% 25% 19% 14% 17%
324

84

314

88

521

148

36
4%
42
4%
818

14
5%
7
2%
232

139

32

116

43

109

38

129

57

14% 10% 12% 14% 11% 13% 13% 19%
161

52

16% 17%
303

97

32
3%
633

17
6%
182

94

28

9%
556

9%
174

103

44

79
8%
167

26
9%
49

10% 15% 17% 16%
558

130

491

139

25% 22% 45% 45% 66% 50% 32% 28% 31% 29% 52% 49% 81% 77% 30% 32% 63% 60% 56% 58% 56% 43% 49% 46%
339

120

459

138

316

154

292

81

434

159

336

102

155

63

539

156

334

103

350

98

342

128

348

112

34% 37% 46% 44% 31% 49% 29% 27% 43% 52% 34% 34% 15% 21% 54% 51% 33% 34% 35% 33% 34% 42% 35% 37%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

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2011 La
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Multinational companies
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

1971

23

52

71

38

63

15

84

31

44

137

50

27

31

387

8%

5%

7396

2025

29%

27%

8225

2756

33%

36%

4081

1483

16%

19%

3430

960

14%

13%

9367

2412

37%

32%

12306 4239
49%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

56%

7

2%
284

2%
63

5%
511

5
2%
132

7%
152

28% 21% 51% 43% 15%
424

138

238

85

285

5
2%
23
8%
91

4%
229

2
1%
60

6%
254

6
2%
62

1%
202

1
*
40

8%
212

19
6%
41

3%
195

4
1%
61

4%
285

10
3%
61

34

14% 11%
355

102

5%
236

2
1%
72

1

3%

*

3%

226

37

250

10
3%
70

23% 20% 25% 20% 20% 13% 21% 14% 19% 20% 28% 20% 35% 34% 24% 24% 22% 12% 25% 23%
442

157

317

136

401

124

341

97

429

128

341

121

272

86

304

131

396

130

355

122

42% 46% 24% 27% 28% 30% 44% 51% 32% 45% 40% 41% 34% 32% 43% 42% 34% 40% 27% 29% 30% 43% 39% 43% 35% 40%
155

67

15% 22%
115
11%
307

27
9%
70

53
5%
148

17
5%
71

15% 23%
563

137

422
71
7%
223

31% 23% 56% 44% 22%
579

205

291

102

172

216

80

161

68

260

98

275

117

279

92

155

54

131

43

212

56

162

68

175

41

42% 57% 22% 26% 16% 22% 26% 33% 27% 39% 28% 30% 15% 18% 13% 14% 21% 18% 16% 23% 17% 13%

707

10
3%
28
9%
263

79
8%
267

7
2%
62

206

31

126

38

102

21% 10% 13% 13% 10%
317

68

217

41

296

27
9%
60

71
7%
226

20
7%
65

180

60

113

36

198

42

194

64

204

61

18% 20% 11% 12% 20% 14% 19% 21% 20% 20%
329

71

492

136

286

74

253

38

281

80

27% 20% 32% 22% 22% 14% 29% 20% 22% 21% 33% 23% 49% 45% 29% 24% 25% 13% 28% 26%
658

237

478

204

661

222

616

214

708

220

496

175

403

129

516

187

558

198

530

163

58% 68% 29% 33% 71% 87% 66% 77% 48% 67% 66% 74% 61% 71% 70% 72% 49% 57% 40% 43% 52% 62% 56% 66% 52% 54%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q8. To what extent do you trust the following institutions, groups and people?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Multinational companies
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally trust
Tend to trust
Tend not to trust
Totally distrust
Do not know
Total 'Trust'
Total 'Distrust'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

1971

36

60

140

29

12

58

255

41

141

41

301

142

90

387

8%

5%

7396

2025

29%

27%

8225

2756

33%

36%

4081

1483

16%

19%

3430

960

14%

13%

9367

2412

37%

32%

12306 4239
49%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

56%

6

4%
207

2%
63

6%
285

14
4%
112

14%
404

22
7%
140

3%
220

9
3%
64

1%
266

2
1%
68

6%
373

9
3%
102

52

25% 17%
511

169

4%
392

4
1%
126

89

14% 14% 30% 30% 14%
263

69

306

92

339

20
7%
63

9%
439

13
4%
133

21% 19% 29% 36% 40% 44% 22% 21% 27% 22% 37% 34% 50% 56% 39% 41% 26% 23% 31% 31% 34% 21% 44% 44%
373

141

429

129

334

107

412

114

338

137

333

105

175

67

318

104

290

79

189

56

222

74

267

97

37% 44% 43% 41% 33% 34% 41% 38% 34% 45% 33% 35% 17% 22% 32% 34% 29% 26% 19% 19% 22% 25% 27% 32%
157

47

156

43

16% 15% 16% 14%
228

67

23% 21%
243

69

70
7%
345

15
5%
126

88
9%
42
4%
544

34

128

56

100

31

11% 13% 19% 10% 10%
13
4%
162

213

57

284

66

66
7%
171

21
7%
63

21% 19% 28% 22% 17% 21%
249

73

278

70

431

111

38
4%
36
4%
766

7
2%
7
2%
221

110

30

225

86

11% 10% 23% 28%
142

41

14% 13%
433

130

80
8%
404

27
9%
110

77

27

8%
127

9%
36

185

100

18% 33%
115

45

95
9%
115

28
9%
29

13% 12% 11% 15% 11% 10%
607

181

481

83

529

146

24% 21% 35% 40% 54% 51% 25% 24% 28% 23% 43% 37% 75% 73% 43% 43% 40% 36% 61% 60% 48% 27% 53% 49%
530

188

585

172

422

141

540

170

438

168

399

126

213

74

428

134

515

165

266

83

407

174

362

125

53% 58% 59% 55% 42% 45% 54% 57% 44% 55% 40% 42% 21% 25% 43% 44% 52% 55% 27% 28% 41% 58% 36% 42%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

A free university education
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

14386 4027

480

600

808

589

541

540

524

420

717

662

554

355

417

57%

53%

7134

2436

28%

32%

2213
9%
698
3%
672
3%

753
10%
235
3%
160
2%

21520 6463
86%
2911
12%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

85%
988
13%

146

174

230

176

128

180

130

130

187

172

127

98

112

48% 48% 60% 56% 81% 76% 59% 58% 54% 42% 54% 60% 52% 43% 42% 43% 71% 61% 66% 57% 55% 42% 35% 33% 41% 37%
350

107

277

107

136

57

332

107

325

113

383

108

312

106

397

123

223

90

235

88

287

116

363

125

353

110

35% 35% 28% 35% 14% 19% 33% 35% 32% 37% 38% 36% 31% 35% 40% 40% 22% 29% 23% 29% 29% 38% 36% 42% 35% 36%
100

30

10% 10%
37

8

4%
34

3%
11

3%
830

4%
253

93
9%
25
2%
7
1%
877

24
8%
4

19
2%
17

1%
1

2%
21

*
281

2%
944

10
3%
3

48
5%
6

1%
1

1%
29

*
287

3%
921

16
5%
2
1%
5
2%
283

67
7%
15
1%
53
5%
866

40
13%
14
5%
8
3%
241

42
4%
6

7
1

1%
33
3%
923

108

2%

40
*

5
2%
288

38

144

40

11% 13% 14% 13%
4%
30
3%
836

18
6%
9
3%
236

23
2%
21
2%
817

6
2%
6
2%
253

38
4%
14
1%
13
1%
940

22
7%
2
1%
5
2%
277

55

29

5%
23

10%
7

2%
33

2%
5

3%
897

90
9%
19
2%
50

45

182

59

165

56

15% 18% 20% 16% 18%
5
2%
10

74
7%
31

10
3%
8

46
5%
34

16
5%
10

2%

5%

3%

3%

3%

3%

3%

260

841

243

718

223

770

222

83% 84% 88% 91% 94% 95% 92% 92% 87% 80% 92% 96% 82% 78% 81% 83% 94% 91% 89% 86% 84% 80% 71% 74% 76% 73%
137

38

118

14% 13% 12%

28
9%

36
4%

13
4%

54
5%

18
6%

82
8%

54
18%

48
5%

8
3%

148

56

167

46

15% 19% 17% 15%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

52
5%

24
8%

78

36

8%

109

50

256

69

211

72

12% 11% 17% 25% 23% 21% 24%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

A free university education
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

698
3%
672
3%

235
3%
160
2%

21520 6463
86%
2911
12%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

85%
988
13%

274

30-50

16-29
438

10%

30-50

1006 300

852

191

16-29

1003 302

658

753

30-50

1000 300

230

148

16-29

30-50
302

807

200

16-29

999

671

9%

30-50

1003 305

702

130

16-29

1015 302

478

2213

30-50

1001 300

179

36

16-29

1000 304

401

32%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
128

16-29

MA

772

2436

30-50

IL

1008 316
264

16-29

TR

826

28%

30-50

RU

1000 313
236

16-29

IN

395

7134

30-50

CN

1001 324
108

16-29

JP

14386 4027
53%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
57%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

92

39% 33% 83% 75% 77% 84% 40% 43% 18% 12% 48% 43% 69% 66% 67% 49% 81% 76% 66% 64% 85% 91% 44% 31%
312

116

156

72

190

45

415

113

389

137

425

141

251

81

246

118

141

54

205

72

110

31% 36% 16% 23% 19% 14% 41% 38% 39% 45% 42% 47% 25% 27% 25% 39% 14% 18% 21% 24% 11%
171

52

17% 16%
70

36

7%
53
5%

1%
2

11%
12

707

12

4%
224

2

31

1%
1

*
4

10
*

2
*

982

1%
308

6

3%
-

1

1%
30

*

*

962

309

42

218

73

14% 14% 22% 24%
14

1%
5

142

2%

3%
816

6
2%
11
4%
241

104

36

10% 12%
110
11%
568

22
7%
173

66
7%
24
2%
8
1%
903

20
7%
8

50
5%
7

3%
1

15
5%
5

1%
5

69
7%
10

2%
1

1%
7

*

*

*

271

953

281

1%
917

28
9%
4
1%
7
2%
266

32
3%
10
1%
9
1%
948

7
2%
7
2%
4
1%
284

75

23

8%
31

8%
8

3%
31

3%
6

3%
863

2%
263

21
2%
10

19
6%
4
1

10
1%
962

4
1%
293

65

17% 22%
61

*

111

32% 37%
175

1%

1%

321

6%
11
1%
759

27
9%
5
2%
203

71% 69% 98% 98% 95% 98% 81% 80% 57% 57% 90% 90% 94% 93% 91% 87% 95% 94% 86% 88% 96% 97% 75% 68%
241

88

24% 27%

14
1%

3
1%

41
4%

6
2%

156

48

322

109

16% 16% 32% 36%

90
9%

28
9%

57
6%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

20
7%

79
8%

32
10%

42
4%

14
5%

106

31

11% 10%

31
3%

5
2%

236

92

23% 31%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Receive unemployment benefits and refuse a job which does not correspond to their qualifications
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6973

1913

184

365

363

210

277

258

256

135

256

382

352

97

208

28%

25%

8158

2419

32%

32%

6054

1992

24%

26%

2843

1064

11%

14%

1075
4%

223
3%

15131 4332
60%

57%

8897

3056

35%

40%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

65

117

93

48

67

79

65

40

78

90

87

18% 22% 36% 38% 36% 31% 21% 16% 28% 22% 26% 26% 25% 22% 13% 13% 25% 25% 38% 30% 35% 29% 10%
368

110

393

113

304

82

372

95

342

103

375

113

342

107

329

77

327

95

288

102

347

103

228

27
9%
50

60

20% 20%
329

87

37% 36% 39% 36% 30% 27% 37% 31% 34% 34% 37% 38% 34% 36% 33% 25% 33% 31% 29% 34% 35% 34% 23% 17% 32% 29%
262

74

176

68

221

84

268

104

222

91

227

68

237

76

354

115

254

86

186

60

183

71

352

103

281

101

26% 25% 18% 22% 22% 28% 27% 34% 22% 30% 23% 23% 23% 25% 35% 38% 25% 28% 18% 20% 18% 23% 35% 34% 28% 33%
144

44

14% 15%
43

9

4%
552

3%
175

32
3%
36
4%
758

6
2%
6
2%
230

87
9%
26
3%
667

40

108

52

97

37

105

36

138

43

166

69

131

43

108

44

13% 11% 17% 10% 12% 10% 12% 14% 14% 17% 23% 13% 14% 11% 15%
2
1%
175

46
5%
582

7
2%
143

63
6%
619

5
2%
170

39
4%
633

5
2%
192

41
4%
598

10
3%
172

21
2%
464

4
1%
117

37

4

44

5

60
6%
58

32

278

100

132

43

11% 28% 33% 13% 14%
10

50

4%

1%

4%

2%

6%

3%

5%

583

173

670

192

699

190

325

20
7%
77

65

13

6%

4%

537

147

55% 58% 76% 74% 67% 58% 58% 47% 62% 56% 63% 64% 59% 57% 46% 38% 58% 57% 66% 64% 70% 63% 32% 26% 53% 48%
406

118

208

74

308

124

376

156

319

128

332

104

375

119

520

184

385

129

294

104

243

103

630

203

413

144

41% 39% 21% 24% 31% 41% 37% 51% 32% 42% 33% 35% 37% 40% 52% 60% 38% 42% 29% 35% 24% 34% 63% 68% 41% 47%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

156

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Receive unemployment benefits and refuse a job which does not correspond to their qualifications
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6973

1913

148

334

329

116

115

204

343

356

562

173

360

562

201

28%

25%

8158

2419

32%

32%

6054

1992

24%

26%

2843

1064

11%

14%

1075
4%

223
3%

15131 4332
60%

57%

8897

3056

35%

40%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

48

106

88

35

15% 15% 33% 34% 33% 28% 12% 12% 12%
268

98

339

118

315

100

294

69

329

24
8%
99

37

85

94

100

171

36

20% 12% 34% 28% 35% 31% 56% 57% 36% 33% 56% 57% 20% 12%
400

149

382

115

393

124

276

84

278

84

281

71

259

71

27% 30% 34% 38% 31% 32% 29% 23% 33% 33% 40% 50% 38% 38% 39% 41% 28% 28% 28% 28% 28% 24% 26% 24%
294

87

255

68

239

87

351

95

306

100

315

85

184

63

185

64

29% 27% 26% 22% 24% 28% 35% 32% 31% 33% 31% 28% 18% 21% 18% 21%
194

70

19% 22%
97

21

10%
416

6%
146

53
5%
19
2%
673

17
5%
4
1%
224

114

38

175

87

132

56

11% 12% 17% 29% 13% 18%
11
1%
644

3
1%
188

66
7%
410

14
5%
104

118
12%
444

25
8%
123

45
4%
37
4%
604

14
5%
15
5%
186

88
9%
18
2%
725

35
12%
4
1%
200

47
5%
22
2%
749

16
5%
7
2%
218

94
9%
41
4%
26
3%
838

26
9%
11
4%
8
3%
257

193

78

105

34

310

104

19% 26% 10% 11% 31% 35%
129

30

13% 10%
40

8

39
4%
16

19
6%
7

200

82

20% 27%
36

7

4%

3%

2%

2%

4%

2%

638

184

843

242

460

107

42% 45% 67% 72% 64% 59% 41% 35% 44% 40% 60% 62% 71% 66% 75% 71% 84% 85% 64% 61% 84% 80% 46% 36%
488

157

308

85

353

125

526

182

438

156

360

99

272

98

232

80

135

37

322

108

144

53

510

186

49% 48% 31% 27% 35% 40% 52% 61% 44% 51% 36% 33% 27% 32% 23% 26% 14% 12% 32% 36% 14% 18% 51% 62%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

157

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Wear visible religious symbols in the workplace
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

4775

1053

118

131

159

120

202

58

191

125

287

247

238

179

153

19%

14%

6917

1941

28%

26%

6740

2288

27%

30%

4924

1877

20%

25%

1747
7%

452
6%

11692 2994
47%

39%

11664 4165
46%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

55%

12%
300

25
8%
82

13%
224

25
8%
68

16%
172

27
9%
46

12%
295

21
7%
75

20%
266

26
9%
81

6%
164

8
3%
30

41

48

52

57

19% 14% 12% 16% 29% 17% 25% 19% 24%
229

58

343

98

323

102

251

55

305

26
9%
103

46

33

18% 15% 15% 11%
392

111

299

66

30% 27% 22% 22% 17% 15% 29% 25% 27% 27% 16% 10% 23% 19% 34% 32% 32% 33% 25% 18% 31% 34% 39% 37% 29% 22%
298

92

353

134

250

74

269

101

259

101

337

120

330

99

315

82

186

70

219

98

232

92

222

75

250

93

30% 30% 35% 43% 25% 25% 27% 33% 26% 33% 34% 40% 33% 33% 31% 27% 19% 23% 22% 33% 23% 30% 22% 25% 25% 31%
225

84

208

64

376

147

218

79

171

72

373

132

194

84

168

59

130

59

215

77

144

59

142

47

228

95

22% 28% 21% 21% 38% 49% 22% 26% 17% 24% 37% 44% 19% 28% 17% 19% 13% 19% 21% 26% 14% 19% 14% 16% 22% 31%
60

19

6%
418

6%
107

86
9%
355

19
6%
93

44
4%
331

7
2%
73

102

30

103

10% 10% 10%
415

96

468

23
8%
107

72
7%
222

11
4%
38

70
7%
420

19
6%
99

54
5%
468

18
6%
146

79
8%
610

23
8%
154

76

14

8%
498

81

23

70

21

85

5%

8%

8%

7%

7%

8%

112

543

129

571

157

452

17
6%
99

42% 35% 35% 30% 33% 24% 41% 31% 47% 35% 22% 13% 41% 33% 47% 48% 61% 50% 49% 37% 54% 43% 57% 52% 45% 33%
523

176

561

198

626

221

487

180

430

173

710

252

524

183

483

141

316

129

434

175

376

151

364

122

478

188

52% 58% 56% 64% 63% 73% 49% 59% 43% 57% 71% 84% 52% 61% 48% 46% 31% 42% 43% 58% 38% 50% 36% 41% 47% 62%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Wear visible religious symbols in the workplace
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

4775

1053

281

149

179

141

28

106

218

111

289

68

410

368

287

19%

14%

6917

1941

28%

26%

6740

2288

27%

30%

4924

1877

20%

25%

1747
7%

452
6%

11692 2994
47%

39%

11664 4165
46%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

55%

72

44

57

28% 22% 15% 14% 18% 18% 14%
365

137

272

80

234

64

355

28
9%
84

3%
164

5
2%
35

11%
393

21
7%
120

50

21% 17% 11%
250

60

261

22
7%
80

114

76

61

29% 23% 41% 38% 37% 25% 29% 20%
209

45

243

76

290

76

318

109

36% 42% 27% 26% 23% 20% 35% 28% 16% 12% 39% 40% 25% 20% 26% 26% 21% 15% 24% 25% 29% 25% 32% 36%
161

55

324

114

311

109

262

74

340

100

344

112

265

92

376

126

248

78

195

63

173

69

221

65

16% 17% 32% 36% 31% 34% 26% 25% 34% 33% 34% 37% 26% 30% 37% 41% 25% 26% 20% 21% 17% 23% 22% 22%
96

38

196

66

254

79

170

97

280

116

10% 12% 20% 21% 25% 25% 17% 32% 28% 38%
98

22

10%
646

7%
209

59
6%
421

9
3%
124

30
3%
413

7
2%
121

74
7%
496

17
6%
112

188

48

19% 16%
192

40

95
9%
63
6%
499

27
9%
20
7%
141

263

93

188

56

218

101

105

34

125

60

142

52

26% 31% 19% 18% 22% 33% 11% 11% 12% 20% 14% 17%
19
2%
468

7
2%
110

67
7%
372

21
7%
102

35
4%
498

10
3%
113

47

13

5%
653

47

21

38

13

4%

5%

7%

4%

4%

190

658

152

605

170

65% 65% 42% 40% 41% 38% 50% 37% 19% 13% 50% 47% 46% 36% 37% 33% 50% 37% 65% 63% 66% 50% 60% 57%
257

93

520

180

565

188

432

171

620

216

439

139

528

185

564

182

466

179

300

97

298

129

363

117

26% 29% 52% 58% 56% 59% 43% 57% 62% 71% 44% 46% 52% 61% 56% 60% 47% 59% 30% 32% 30% 43% 36% 39%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Get free healthcare if they have no income
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

13640 4084

493

600

703

495

607

421

389

575

558

678

623

379

432

54%

54%

7815

2596

31%

34%

1929
8%
875
3%
844
3%

516
7%
249
3%
166
2%

21455 6680
85%
2804
11%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

88%
765
10%

162

201

210

155

198

134

114

183

139

178

174

109

133

49% 54% 60% 65% 70% 70% 49% 51% 61% 65% 42% 45% 38% 38% 57% 60% 56% 45% 67% 59% 62% 57% 38% 36% 43% 44%
386

108

323

94

182

79

353

114

270

86

396

133

334

93

310

94

323

128

211

79

240

92

414

135

387

120

39% 36% 32% 30% 18% 26% 35% 37% 27% 28% 39% 44% 33% 31% 31% 31% 32% 42% 21% 26% 24% 30% 41% 45% 38% 39%
68

19

7%
23

6%
6

2%
31

2%
7

3%
879

2%
270

54
5%
17
2%
8
1%
923

10
3%
4

45
48

1%
1
*

2%
885

94

3%
4

5%
23

295

8

4%

9%
20

1%
-

2%
42

289

4%
848

22
7%
7
2%
8
3%
269

52
5%
18
2%
54
5%
877

12
4%
5
2%
2
1%
284

106
11%
39
4%
42
4%
817

21
7%
7
2%
6
2%
267

147

54

14% 18%
100
10%
44
4%
723

27
9%
13
4%
207

71
7%
27
3%
22
2%
885

22
7%
3
1%
3
1%
277

66
7%
22
2%
36
4%
881

25
8%
5
2%
9
3%
267

50

24

5%
36

8%
14

4%
33

5%
6

57
6%
28
3%
52

25
8%
7
2%
5

117
12%
46
5%
49

27
9%
12
4%
17

94
9%
48
5%
54

29
10%
13
4%
9

3%

2%

5%

2%

5%

6%

5%

3%

889

257

863

266

793

244

819

253

88% 89% 92% 95% 88% 96% 84% 88% 88% 94% 81% 89% 71% 69% 88% 91% 88% 87% 88% 85% 86% 88% 79% 81% 81% 83%
91

25

9%

8%

71
7%

14
5%

93
9%

12
4%

114
11%

29
9%

70
7%

17
6%

145
14%

28
9%

247

81

98

24% 27% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

25
8%

88
9%

30
10%

86

38

9%

13%

85
9%

32

163

39

142

42

11% 16% 13% 14% 14%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

160

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q9. What is your view on the following rights? Everybody should have the right to…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Get free healthcare if they have no income
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

875
3%
844
3%

249
3%
166
2%

21455 6680
85%
2804
11%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

88%
765
10%

281

30-50

16-29
530

7%

30-50

1006 300

780

188

16-29

1003 302

600

516

30-50

1000 300

239

175

16-29

30-50
302

774

185

16-29

999

664

8%

30-50

1003 305

640

85

16-29

1015 302

342

1929

30-50

1001 300

253

54

16-29

1000 304

341

34%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
109

16-29

MA

793

2596

30-50

IL

1008 316
245

16-29

TR

664

31%

30-50

RU

1000 313
187

16-29

IN

306

7815

30-50

CN

1001 324
101

16-29

JP

13640 4084
54%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
54%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

145

31% 31% 66% 60% 79% 78% 34% 36% 25% 18% 34% 28% 63% 61% 66% 57% 77% 79% 60% 63% 78% 93% 53% 48%
339

128

290

111

152

55

445

140

475

171

529

192

299

92

291

116

157

45

232

70

153

12

34% 40% 29% 35% 15% 17% 44% 47% 48% 56% 53% 64% 29% 30% 29% 38% 16% 15% 23% 23% 15%
182

42

18% 13%
91

38

9%
83

12%
15

8%
645

5%
229

30
3%
7
1%
9
1%
954

10
3%
4

35
3%
19

1%
1

2%
9

*
298

1%
945

4
1%
10
3%
2
1%
300

123
12%
44
4%
49
5%
786

28
9%
14
5%
9
3%
249

136

40

14% 13%
44
4%
92
9%
728

16
5%
23
8%
225

78
8%
39
4%
13
1%
871

13
4%
9

46
5%
19

3%
1

2%
11

*
277

1%
939

18
6%
6

35
3%
9

2%
1

7

33

2%
1

1%
4

19
*

6

*

*

277

955

3%

2%
291

2%
16
2%
931

9
3%
5
2%
4
1%
284

73

20

7%
53

7%
14

5%
42

5%
8

4%
832

3%
258

49

4%
3

5%
14

-

1%
933

9%
45

6
2%
293

109

32% 36%
88

1%

1%
7

324

4%
19

24
8%
18
6%
4

2%

1%

854

254

64% 71% 95% 95% 94% 95% 78% 83% 73% 74% 87% 92% 93% 92% 95% 95% 93% 94% 83% 86% 93% 97% 85% 85%
273

80

27% 25%

37
4%

14
4%

54
5%

14
4%

167

42

180

56

117

17% 14% 18% 18% 12%

22
7%

65
6%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

24
8%

44
4%

8
3%

52
5%

14
5%

126

34

13% 11%

63
6%

3
1%

133

42

13% 14%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

161

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Do their best at work regardless of how much money they are paid
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

11548 3367

325

284

458

244

451

397

483

389

350

476

598

485

541

46%

44%

9148

2890

36%

38%

2927
12%
799
3%
681
3%

961
13%
266
3%
127
2%

20696 6257
82%

82%

3726

1227

15%

16%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

90

60

107

58

132

116

137

113

95

134

170

137

172

32% 30% 28% 19% 46% 36% 24% 19% 45% 44% 40% 39% 48% 46% 39% 37% 35% 31% 47% 45% 60% 56% 48% 46% 53% 57%
490

139

400

123

324

133

406

152

377

119

455

142

365

110

467

145

385

121

327

102

297

101

408

130

371

101

49% 46% 40% 40% 32% 44% 40% 50% 38% 39% 45% 47% 36% 37% 46% 48% 38% 40% 32% 34% 30% 33% 41% 43% 37% 33%
130

49

249

102

152

50

230

73

101

34

102

32

104

32

106

35

177

68

132

44

13% 16% 25% 33% 15% 17% 23% 24% 10% 11% 10% 11% 10% 11% 11% 11% 18% 22% 13% 15%
29

17

3%
27

6%
7

3%
815

2%
229

53
5%
16
2%
684

23
7%
2
1%
183

41
4%
26
3%
782

8
3%
3
1%
240

80
8%
44
4%
650

18
6%
5
2%
210

21
2%
51
5%
828

14
5%
4
1%
251

17
2%
33
3%
852

6
2%
5
2%
258

26
3%
36
4%
848

11
4%
11
4%
247

24
2%
19
2%
856

8
3%
4
1%
258

61
6%
32

16
5%
6

44

14

4%
29

5%
7

50
5%
14
1%
41

20
7%
7
2%
5

63
6%
9
1%
40

18
6%
4
1%
11

63
6%
13
1%
27

20
7%
4
1%
7

3%

2%

3%

2%

4%

2%

4%

4%

3%

2%

735

216

803

236

895

271

893

267

912

273

81% 76% 68% 59% 78% 80% 65% 69% 83% 83% 85% 86% 84% 82% 85% 85% 73% 71% 80% 78% 90% 89% 89% 89% 90% 90%
159

66

302

125

193

58

310

91

122

48

119

38

130

43

130

43

238

84

176

58

16% 22% 30% 40% 19% 19% 31% 30% 12% 16% 12% 13% 13% 14% 13% 14% 24% 27% 17% 19%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

64
6%

27
9%

72
7%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

22
7%

76
7%

24
8%

162

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Do their best at work regardless of how much money they are paid
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

799
3%
681
3%

266
3%
127
2%

20696 6257
82%

82%

3726

1227

15%

16%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

209

30-50

16-29
633

13%

30-50

1006 300

651

165

16-29

1003 302

587

961

30-50

1000 300

243

44

16-29

30-50
302

747

167

16-29

999

178

12%

30-50

1003 305

575

79

16-29

1015 302

365

2927

30-50

1001 300

259

62

16-29

1000 304

428

38%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
126

16-29

MA

621

2890

30-50

IL

1008 316
193

16-29

TR

444

36%

30-50

RU

1000 313
171

16-29

IN

579

9148

30-50

CN

1001 324
184

16-29

JP

11548 3367
44%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
46%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

203

58% 57% 44% 55% 62% 61% 43% 42% 26% 20% 36% 26% 57% 55% 18% 14% 75% 80% 59% 55% 65% 69% 63% 68%
331

127

365

101

291

104

452

142

525

184

470

154

320

104

371

100

176

40

273

84

222

52

280

80

33% 39% 37% 32% 29% 33% 45% 47% 53% 61% 47% 51% 32% 34% 37% 33% 18% 13% 27% 28% 22% 17% 28% 27%
55

7

5%
7

2%
3

1%
29

1%
3

3%
910

1%
311

139

34

14% 11%
37

7

4%
15
2%
809

76
13

2%
-

5%
4

1%
7

272

15

8%

1%
912

82
8%
8

1%
-

1%
32

297

3%
880

26
9%
2
1%
4
1%
268

111

33

113

49

11% 11% 11% 16%
35
4%
70
7%
784

11
4%
14
5%
246

39
4%
14
1%
835

16
5%
2

96
9%
19
2%
5

1%
233

26
9%
4

318
113

1%
1

*

*
271

35

11% 11%
23

895

118

32% 39%

2%
549

8
3%
144

51
5%
18
2%
7
1%
923

9
3%
6
2%
4
1%
283

76

26

8%
27

9%
15

3%
37

5%
10

4%
860

85
8%
37
4%
8

28
9%
10
3%
3

66
7%
14
1%
13

3%

1%

1%

1%

249

873

261

913

13
4%
3
1%
1
*
283

91% 96% 81% 87% 90% 94% 88% 89% 78% 81% 83% 78% 88% 90% 55% 47% 92% 94% 86% 83% 87% 86% 91% 94%
62

10

6%

3%

176

41

18% 13%

89
9%

19
6%

90
9%

28
9%

146

44

152

65

115

30

431

153

15% 14% 15% 22% 11% 10% 43% 50%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

69
7%

15
5%

103

41

122

38

10% 14% 12% 13%

80
8%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

16
5%

163

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Help those in need, by devoting part of their time to them or by giving them money
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

7314

1965

159

125

374

198

302

147

253

196

227

444

224

189

242

29%

26%

11763 3819
47%

50%

4025

1261

16%

17%

806
3%
1195
5%

274
4%
292
4%

19077 5784
76%

76%

4831

1535

19%

20%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

48

16% 16% 12%
506

166

452

19
6%
159

80

51

75

46

85

65

56

102

54

37% 27% 20% 17% 30% 25% 15% 15% 25% 28% 20% 21% 23% 18% 44% 34% 22% 18% 19%
462

180

548

186

458

165

572

170

501

139

570

178

498

172

393

150

471

134

506

21
7%
153

65

24% 21%
532

162

51% 55% 45% 51% 46% 60% 55% 61% 46% 54% 57% 56% 49% 46% 57% 58% 50% 56% 39% 50% 47% 44% 50% 51% 52% 53%
233

57

326

104

122

36

170

52

140

46

179

46

174

55

177

46

163

58

116

33

195

75

194

85

155

54

23% 19% 33% 34% 12% 12% 17% 17% 14% 15% 18% 15% 17% 18% 18% 15% 16% 19% 12% 11% 20% 25% 19% 28% 15% 18%
54

14

5%
49

5%
17

5%
665

6%
214

53
5%
46
5%
577

18
6%
10
3%
178

22
2%
21
2%
836

3
1%
2
1%
260

28
3%
60
6%
746

5
2%
12
4%
237

25
2%
76
8%
760

9
3%
8
3%
240

39
4%
67
7%
719

24
8%
15
5%
216

46
5%
40
4%
754

10
3%
12
4%
224

30
3%
32
3%
766

8
3%
8
3%
243

34
3%
83

9
3%
11

18

7

2%
37

2%
9

35
4%
75

23
8%
17

33
3%
83

8%

4%

4%

3%

8%

6%

8%

725

228

837

252

695

188

695

12
4%
29
10%
174

24
2%
62

12
4%
11

6%

4%

774

227

66% 71% 58% 57% 84% 86% 74% 77% 76% 79% 72% 72% 74% 74% 76% 80% 72% 75% 83% 84% 70% 62% 69% 58% 76% 75%
287

71

379

122

144

39

198

57

165

55

218

70

220

65

207

54

197

67

134

40

230

98

227

97

179

66

29% 24% 38% 39% 14% 13% 20% 19% 16% 18% 22% 23% 22% 22% 21% 18% 20% 22% 13% 13% 23% 32% 23% 32% 18% 22%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

164

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Help those in need, by devoting part of their time to them or by giving them money
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

7314

1965

295

255

360

211

98

284

555

92

571

171

443

705

365

29%

26%

11763 3819
47%

50%

4025

1261

16%

17%

806
3%
1195
5%

274
4%
292
4%

19077 5784
76%

76%

4831

1535

19%

20%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87

75

101

52

29% 27% 26% 24% 36% 32% 21% 17% 10%
480

164

496

141

455

137

496

155

508

23
8%
187

59

161

28% 20% 55% 53%
616

221

401

124

9%
442

21
7%
150

126

231

91

57% 57% 44% 42% 70% 76% 36% 30%
338

100

381

122

213

64

468

140

48% 51% 50% 45% 45% 43% 50% 52% 51% 62% 62% 74% 40% 41% 44% 49% 34% 33% 38% 41% 21% 21% 47% 47%
131

41

196

77

142

61

191

61

196

49

13% 13% 20% 25% 14% 19% 19% 20% 20% 16%
43

15

4%
52

5%
17

5%
775

5%
251

31
3%
22
2%
751

18
6%
2
1%
216

39
4%
12
1%
815

11
3%
6
2%
238

27
3%
77
8%
707

11
4%
21
7%
207

48
5%
150

9
3%
36

15% 12%
606

210

57
6%
25
2%
19
2%
900

12
4%
6
2%
2
1%
280

44

13

4%
9

4%
4

1%
6
1%
956

352
68

1%
-

7%
49

285

99

35% 32%

5%
534

18
6%
17
6%
171

66
7%
11
1%
13
1%
909

23
8%
3
1%
5
2%
271

116
12%
21

27
9%
10

2%
39

3%
15

4%

5%

824

248

57
6%
24
2%
4

3
1%
2
1%
2

*
918

133

48

13% 16%
19
2%
21

13
4%
8

1%

2%

3%

295

833

231

77% 77% 75% 69% 81% 75% 71% 69% 61% 69% 90% 93% 94% 94% 53% 56% 91% 90% 82% 83% 92% 98% 83% 77%
174

56

227

95

181

72

218

72

244

58

17% 17% 23% 30% 18% 23% 22% 24% 24% 19%

82
8%

18
6%

53
5%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

17
6%

420

117

42% 38%

77
8%

26
9%

137

37

14% 12%

81
8%

5
2%

152

61

15% 20%

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2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Vote
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

12128 3794

471

403

494

403

332

479

397

447

620

547

590

504

449

48%

50%

8264

2562

33%

34%

2700
11%
1120
4%
891
4%

722
9%
323
4%
210
3%

20392 6356
81%

84%

3820

1045

15%

14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

131

134

145

133

117

159

115

144

188

184

201

159

146

47% 43% 40% 43% 49% 48% 40% 43% 33% 39% 48% 53% 39% 38% 44% 47% 62% 61% 54% 61% 59% 66% 50% 53% 44% 48%
340

104

381

129

279

88

366

126

332

109

381

111

337

108

405

125

264

89

268

69

246

69

317

93

355

115

34% 34% 38% 42% 28% 29% 36% 41% 33% 36% 38% 37% 33% 36% 40% 41% 26% 29% 27% 23% 25% 23% 32% 31% 35% 38%
117

36

139

34

123

46

136

32

172

47

12% 12% 14% 11% 12% 15% 14% 10% 17% 16%
42

20

4%
31

7%
11

3%
811

4%
235

57
6%
22
2%
784

4
1%
9
3%
263

80
8%
25
2%
773

19
6%
3
1%
233

50
5%
49
5%
769

5
2%
10
3%
259

72
7%
93
9%
664

20
7%
10
3%
226

79
8%
23
2%
42
4%
860

19
6%
7
2%
5
2%
270

165

44

16% 15%
72
7%
43
4%
734

20
7%
14
5%
223

95
9%
34
3%
24
2%
852

24
8%
8
3%
4
1%
269

58
6%
32
3%
31

13
4%
8
3%
8

87

24

9%
65

8%
14

6%
41

5%
10

80
8%
32
3%
52

17
6%
9
3%
7

113
11%
31
3%
40

25
8%
11
4%
12

125
12%
36
4%
50

23
8%
9
3%
11

3%

3%

4%

3%

5%

2%

4%

4%

5%

4%

884

277

815

253

836

270

821

252

804

261

81% 78% 78% 85% 77% 77% 77% 85% 66% 75% 86% 90% 72% 74% 85% 88% 88% 91% 81% 84% 84% 89% 82% 84% 79% 86%
159

56

196

38

203

65

186

37

244

67

102

16% 19% 20% 12% 20% 22% 19% 12% 24% 22% 10%

26
9%

237

64

129

32

23% 21% 13% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

90
9%

21
7%

152

38

112

15% 13% 11%

26
9%

144

36

161

32

14% 12% 16% 11%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Vote
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

1120
4%
891
4%

323
4%
210
3%

20392 6356
81%

84%

3820

1045

15%

14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

151

30-50

16-29
605

9%

30-50

1006 300

419

142

16-29

1003 302

519

722

30-50

1000 300

249

84

16-29

30-50
302

780

219

16-29

999

359

11%

30-50

1003 305

735

59

16-29

1015 302

242

2700

30-50

1001 300

314

120

16-29

1000 304

362

34%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
110

16-29

MA

530

2562

30-50

IL

1008 316
144

16-29

TR

607

33%

30-50

RU

1000 313
193

16-29

IN

520

8264

30-50

CN

1001 324
183

16-29

JP

12128 3794
50%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
48%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

184

52% 56% 61% 62% 53% 46% 36% 37% 31% 39% 24% 20% 72% 73% 36% 28% 78% 82% 52% 47% 42% 50% 60% 61%
330

105

291

98

223

73

402

124

483

141

610

205

223

63

419

144

141

34

269

94

328

66

274

80

33% 32% 29% 31% 22% 23% 40% 41% 48% 46% 61% 68% 22% 21% 42% 47% 14% 11% 27% 31% 33% 22% 27% 27%
84

21

8%
22

6%
5

2%
45

2%
10

4%
850

3%
288

61
6%
33
3%
8
1%
898

13
4%
6
2%
3
1%
291

140

55

145

38

14% 17% 14% 13%
104

42

10% 13%
11
1%
753

2
1%
217

57
6%
36
4%
764

21
7%
7
2%
234

82
8%
34
3%
87
9%
797

18
6%
7
2%
18
6%
261

96
10%
23
2%
30
3%
852

19
6%
8
3%
9

46
5%
6

4%
2

1%
5

3%
264

12

1%
6

*
958

2%
282

143

51

14% 17%
55
5%
27
3%
778

15
5%
11
4%
228

45
5%
21
2%
12
1%
921

7
2%
6
2%
6

133

36

150

43

13% 12% 15% 14%
41

20

4%
38

7%
8

70
7%
36

30
10%
12

86
9%
28
3%
13

25
8%
7
2%
4

2%

4%

3%

4%

4%

1%

1%

283

788

236

747

217

879

264

85% 89% 90% 93% 75% 69% 76% 78% 80% 86% 85% 88% 94% 93% 78% 75% 92% 94% 79% 79% 74% 72% 87% 88%
106
11%

26
8%

94
9%

19
6%

244

97

202

59

116

24% 31% 20% 20% 12%

25
8%

119
12%

27
9%

52
5%

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which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

14
5%

198

66

20% 22%

66
7%

13
4%

174

56

220

73

114

32

17% 19% 22% 24% 11% 11%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Pay their taxes
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Totally agree
Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

11617 3802

417

472

585

364

508

301

443

445

446

576

661

508

446

46%

50%

9141

2845

36%

37%

2337
9%
1212
5%
796
3%

535
7%
272
4%
157
2%

20758 6647
83%
3549
14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87%
807
11%

110

152

207

124

179

89

125

160

148

198

210

163

142

42% 36% 47% 49% 58% 69% 36% 41% 51% 59% 30% 30% 44% 42% 44% 52% 44% 48% 57% 66% 66% 69% 51% 54% 44% 47%
413

145

395

138

262

71

433

140

339

98

432

151

318

107

401

114

389

119

282

77

205

69

361

108

406

129

41% 48% 39% 45% 26% 24% 43% 46% 34% 32% 43% 50% 31% 36% 40% 37% 39% 39% 28% 26% 21% 23% 36% 36% 40% 42%
106
11%
34

26
9%
14

3%
31

5%
7

3%
830

2%
255

84
8%
31
3%
20
2%
867

14
5%
5

70
7%
58

2%
1

6%
26

*
290

3%
847

14
5%
6
2%
3
1%
278

136
14%
39
4%
32
3%
797

28
9%
6
2%
8
3%
264

58
6%
39
4%
57
6%
847

16
5%
6
2%
4
1%
277

153

32

124

36

98

15% 11% 12% 12% 10%
77
8%
41
4%
733

24
8%
5
2%
240

92
9%
37
4%
761

19
6%
14
5%
232

43
4%
18
2%
846

18
6%
9
3%
4
1%
274

80
8%
53
5%
37
4%
835

18
6%
12
4%
9

62

13

6%
44

4%
7

4%
44

2%
6

51
5%
33
3%
50

13
4%
6
2%
5

72
7%
31
3%
33

15
5%
5
2%
9

81
8%
39
4%
43

23
8%
7
2%
3

3%

4%

2%

5%

2%

3%

3%

4%

1%

267

858

275

866

279

869

271

852

271

83% 84% 87% 94% 85% 92% 79% 86% 85% 91% 73% 80% 75% 77% 84% 90% 83% 87% 85% 91% 87% 92% 86% 90% 84% 89%
140

40

115

14% 13% 11%

19
6%

128
13%

20
7%

175

34

97

17% 11% 10%

22
7%

230

56

216

55

141

23% 19% 21% 18% 14%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

27
9%

133

30

106

13% 10% 11%

20
7%

84
8%

19
6%

103
10%

2011
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20
7%

120

30

12% 10%

168

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2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q10. What is your view on the following obligations? Everybody should…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Pay their taxes
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Tend to agree
Tend to disagree
Totally disagree
Do not know
Total 'Agree'
Total 'Disagree'

1212
5%
796
3%

272
4%
157
2%

20758 6647
83%
3549
14%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

87%
807
11%

150

30-50

16-29
562

7%

30-50

1006 300

390

140

16-29

1003 302

503

535

30-50

1000 300

245

115

16-29

30-50
302

732

217

16-29

999

367

9%

30-50

1003 305

732

64

16-29

1015 302

236

2337

30-50

1001 300

279

112

16-29

1000 304

406

37%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
146

16-29

MA

292

2845

30-50

IL

1008 316
82

16-29

TR

423

36%

30-50

RU

1000 313
152

16-29

IN

523

9141

30-50

CN

1001 324
179

16-29

JP

11617 3802
50%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
46%

16-29

BR

16-29

Totally agree

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

193

52% 55% 42% 49% 29% 26% 41% 49% 28% 37% 24% 21% 72% 72% 37% 38% 73% 81% 50% 47% 39% 50% 56% 64%
365

127

359

120

357

112

470

127

523

161

613

202

223

70

489

150

174

40

273

98

340

89

319

83

36% 39% 36% 38% 35% 35% 47% 42% 52% 53% 61% 67% 22% 23% 49% 49% 17% 13% 27% 33% 34% 29% 32% 28%
55

7

5%
25

2%
6

2%
33

2%
5

3%
888

2%
306

155
16%
54
5%
9
1%
782

28
9%
12
4%
1

225
123

*

46

12% 15%
11

272

75

22% 24%

1%
649

1

67
7%
24
2%
35

*
194

3%
876

21
7%
2
1%
4
1%
273

92
9%
34
3%
72
7%
802

14
5%
5
2%
12
4%
273

93
9%
37
4%
22
2%
849

17
6%
13
4%
4
1%
266

40
4%
13
1%
7
1%
955

8
3%
2
1%
5
2%
287

98
10%
32
3%
17
2%
856

27
9%
7
2%
6
2%
265

44
4%
33
3%
16
2%
906

7
2%
4
1%
6
2%
285

98

31

131

10% 10% 13%
79

21

8%
47

7%
10

5%
776

97
10%
45

23
8%
18
6%
22

64
6%
48
5%
13

11
4%
10
3%
3

3%

4%

7%

1%

1%

238

730

239

881

276

89% 94% 78% 87% 64% 61% 87% 91% 80% 90% 85% 89% 94% 95% 85% 87% 91% 94% 78% 79% 73% 79% 88% 92%
80

13

8%

4%

209

40

348

121

21% 13% 35% 38%

91
9%

23
8%

126
13%

19
6%

130

30

13% 10%

53
5%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

10
3%

130

34

13% 11%

77
8%

11
4%

177

52

228

41

112

18% 17% 23% 14% 11%

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21
7%

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2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q11a. Which are the greatest threats to society?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - ASK QA11A ONLY TO SPLIT A]

TOTAL

Total
Pollution
Poverty and famine
Terrorism
AIDS and pandemics
Drug abuse
War
Unemployment
Organised crime
Collapse of the international financial
system
Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

12523 3826

499

151

485

170

497

153

511

144

506

147

496

156

505

149

495

161

489

167

498

161

503

148

502

151

523

139

4284

161

49

115

34

165

56

166

30

188

56

198

48

195

59

221

75

88

23

161

48

231

78

108

29

254

69

1168

34%

31%

5460

1717

44%

45%

4016

1360

32%

36%

2297
18%
2700

574
15%
883

22%

23%

4671

1467

37%

38%

5369

1537

43%

40%

3278

1171

26%

31%

3387

1105

27%
260
2%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

29%
44
1%

32% 32% 24% 20% 33% 37% 32% 21% 37% 38% 40% 31% 39% 40% 45% 47% 18% 14% 32% 30% 46% 53% 22% 19% 49% 50%
242

60

227

74

213

77

269

93

216

50

240

77

201

70

147

50

264

97

282

97

183

39

159

58

237

69

48% 40% 47% 44% 43% 50% 53% 65% 43% 34% 48% 49% 40% 47% 30% 31% 54% 58% 57% 60% 36% 26% 32% 38% 45% 50%
177

54

133

41

85

35

193

64

110

39

147

64

97

30

138

41

174

53

109

32

98

49

216

74

142

41

35% 36% 27% 24% 17% 23% 38% 44% 22% 27% 30% 41% 19% 20% 28% 25% 36% 32% 22% 20% 19% 33% 43% 49% 27% 29%
66

11

13%
33

7%
14

7%
237

9%
83

148

30

89

14

31% 18% 18%
161

61

90

9%
23

73

14

88

23

81

18

89

33

33% 36% 18% 15% 16% 13% 18% 22%
191

91

211

71

100

26

92

17

72

14% 10% 17% 16% 20% 17% 18% 11% 15%

164

53

197

48

41
8%
186

18

70

17

55

15
9%
29

94

30

92

26

85

18

51

19% 18% 18% 16% 17% 12% 10%
70

21

119

22

82

26

126

7
5%
41

91

14

17% 10%
114

29

12% 14% 11% 11% 18% 14% 13% 24% 14% 16% 18% 25% 27% 22% 21%
61

134

45

179

64

258

87

184

72

141

43

181

43

212

49

47% 55% 39% 54% 42% 46% 32% 37% 39% 33% 38% 39% 27% 30% 36% 40% 53% 52% 37% 45% 28% 29% 36% 28% 41% 35%
207

54

216

79

295

91

248

76

230

45

222

80

256

68

248

79

227

67

123

36

231

43

236

57

159

41

41% 36% 45% 46% 59% 59% 49% 53% 45% 31% 45% 51% 51% 46% 50% 49% 46% 40% 25% 22% 46% 29% 47% 38% 30% 29%
98

38

92

37

118

30

72

26

137

66

68

18

130

44

176

58

138

58

129

47

161

75

145

57

117

35

20% 25% 19% 22% 24% 20% 14% 18% 27% 45% 14% 12% 26% 30% 36% 36% 28% 35% 26% 29% 32% 51% 29% 38% 22% 25%
197

74

128

46

135

49

162

48

166

56

202

63

205

61

152

55

123

57

186

76

159

54

202

65

158

44

39% 49% 26% 27% 27% 32% 32% 33% 33% 38% 41% 40% 41% 41% 31% 34% 25% 34% 37% 47% 32% 36% 40% 43% 30% 32%
14

2

3%

1%

4
1%

1
1%

7
1%

-

15
-

3%

1
1%

15
3%

2
1%

18
4%

3
2%

19
4%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

3
2%

8
2%

2
1%

4
1%

-

16
-

2

3%

1%

18
4%

4
3%

13
3%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

5
3%

7
1%

3
2%

170

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q11a. Which are the greatest threats to society?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - ASK QA11A ONLY TO SPLIT A]

TOTAL

Total
Pollution
Poverty and famine
Terrorism
AIDS and pandemics
Drug abuse
War
Unemployment
Organised crime
Collapse of the international financial
system
Do not know

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

MA

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

30-50

IN

CN

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

12523 3826

491

171

499

157

506

155

509

140

496

154

507

142

506

152

490

163

507

144

510

140

490

161

503

150

4284

141

44

190

54

229

37

201

39

107

34

258

81

235

68

175

40

82

15

122

29

152

40

141

33

1168

34%

31%

5460

1717

44%

45%

4016

1360

32%

36%

2297
18%
2700

574
15%
883

22%

23%

4671

1467

37%

38%

5369

1537

43%

40%

3278

1171

26%

31%

3387

1105

27%
260
2%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

29%
44
1%

29% 26% 38% 34% 45% 24% 39% 28% 22% 22% 51% 57% 46% 45% 36% 25% 16% 10% 24% 21% 31% 25% 28% 22%
176

54

280

83

311

106

181

57

197

63

218

52

204

60

175

65

207

61

207

64

201

80

223

61

36% 32% 56% 53% 61% 68% 36% 41% 40% 41% 43% 37% 40% 39% 36% 40% 41% 42% 41% 46% 41% 50% 44% 41%
204

86

69

20

57

16

201

69

170

73

137

43

344

116

159

69

360

103

249

61

192

64

55

23

42% 50% 14% 13% 11% 10% 39% 49% 34% 47% 27% 30% 68% 76% 32% 42% 71% 72% 49% 44% 39% 40% 11% 15%
65

15

13%
123

9%
41

49

9

10%
95

68

6%
37

25

68

22

116

33

137

38

66

21

106

20

78

14

99

37

86

38

218

57

13% 16% 13% 16% 23% 21% 27% 27% 13% 14% 22% 12% 15% 10% 19% 26% 18% 24% 43% 38%
196

70

164

54

69

28

105

31

87

18

228

66

105

40

111

33

151

68

135

45

25% 24% 19% 24% 39% 45% 32% 39% 14% 18% 21% 22% 17% 12% 47% 40% 21% 28% 22% 24% 31% 42% 27% 30%
184

67

110

34

128

33

185

47

330

97

219

75

89

26

263

98

179

49

237

54

178

58

94

19

37% 39% 22% 22% 25% 21% 36% 34% 67% 63% 43% 53% 18% 17% 54% 60% 35% 34% 46% 39% 36% 36% 19% 13%
208

72

276

91

192

66

148

33

121

24

189

42

295

87

106

29

317

83

103

39

214

65

302

90

42% 42% 55% 58% 38% 43% 29% 24% 24% 16% 37% 30% 58% 57% 22% 18% 63% 58% 20% 28% 44% 40% 60% 60%
88

22

319

103

227

74

131

42

92

29

93

31

95

34

118

46

79

30

171

56

92

43

192

72

18% 13% 64% 66% 45% 48% 26% 30% 19% 19% 18% 22% 19% 22% 24% 28% 16% 21% 34% 40% 19% 27% 38% 48%
197

81

89

28

67

21

161

40

127

31

99

29

56

22

67

27

50

40% 47% 18% 18% 13% 14% 32% 29% 26% 20% 20% 20% 11% 14% 14% 17% 10%
15

4

3%

2%

1

*

2
-

1
*

1%

12
2%

2
1%

20
4%

4
3%

6
1%

-

3
-

1%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

-

6
-

1%

-

7
-

1%

12
8%
2
1%

108

23

90

12

21% 16% 18%
21

2

4%

1%

3
1%

7%
-

101

20% 21%
6

-

31

1%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

1
1%

171

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q11b. Which are the greatest threats to society?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - ASK QA11B ONLY TO SPLIT B]

TOTAL

Total
Climate change
Poverty and famine
Terrorism

Drug abuse
War

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

502

151

517

140

504

148

493

162

495

156

508

145

509

152

510

144

516

139

510

140

497

155

503

149

492

165

2652

115

44

77

15

130

34

133

34

131

58

138

34

126

44

132

33

56

15

100

27

148

52

111

25

176

67

825

21%

22%

4101

1267

33%

33%

3762

1206

30%

32%

9%

Pandemics, the spread of disease

EE

12580 3785

1139

AIDS

30-50

16-29

DE

1736
14%
2039

245
6%
491
13%
641

16%

17%

4023

1213

32%

32%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

23% 29% 15% 11% 26% 23% 27% 21% 26% 37% 27% 23% 25% 29% 26% 23% 11% 11% 20% 19% 30% 34% 22% 17% 36% 41%
192

52

164

52

122

56

210

67

166

39

152

56

160

55

119

39

211

61

262

65

127

33

119

35

156

54

38% 34% 32% 37% 24% 38% 43% 41% 34% 25% 30% 39% 31% 36% 23% 27% 41% 44% 51% 46% 26% 21% 24% 23% 32% 33%
150

54

157

52

86

22

186

63

90

32

138

39

83

17

136

46

170

44

91

28

92

41

200

61

132

46

30% 36% 30% 37% 17% 15% 38% 39% 18% 21% 27% 27% 16% 11% 27% 32% 33% 32% 18% 20% 19% 26% 40% 41% 27% 28%
26

5

5%
44

3%
10

9%
21

7%
3

4%
204

2%
67

83

15

16% 11%
85

16

41
8%
50

10
7%
16

16% 11% 10% 11%
136

40

55

26% 29% 11%
213

77

191

11
7%
61

30
6%
46
9%
58
12%
145

9
6%
10
6%
15
9%
61

42
8%
59

2
1%
26

45
9%
72

11
8%
18

45
9%
101

11
7%
27

27
5%
61

5
3%
15

55
11%
82

13
9%
19

63

11

12%
86

8%
19

21
4%
67

5
3%
18

12% 17% 14% 12% 20% 18% 12% 10% 16% 14% 17% 14% 13% 12%
57
12%
157

14
9%
42

22
4%
182

8
6%
48

65

16

61

17

60

20

80

24

67

13% 11% 12% 12% 12% 14% 16% 17% 13%
101

38

154

48

223

57

156

47

130

13
8%
35

23
5%
44
9%
71

-

23
-

14
9%
23

5%
89

7
4%
21

18% 13%
66

22

14% 15% 13% 13%
150

43

176

56

41% 44% 41% 55% 38% 41% 29% 38% 32% 27% 36% 33% 20% 25% 30% 33% 43% 41% 31% 34% 26% 23% 30% 29% 36% 34%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

172

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q11b. Which are the greatest threats to society?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - ASK QA11B ONLY TO SPLIT B]

TOTAL

Total
Unemployment
Organised crime
Collapse of the international financial
system
Science and technology
Increasing world population
Religious fanaticism

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

12580 3785

502

151

517

140

504

148

493

162

495

156

508

145

509

152

510

144

516

139

510

140

497

155

503

149

492

165

161

46

154

45

241

66

215

72

164

42

148

39

227

51

186

52

170

34

99

17

154

34

148

31

101

34

32%
2416
19%
2416
19%
405
3%
1726

1147
30%
826
22%
791
21%
68
2%
458

14%

12%

2819

1092

22%

29%

21%

Do not know

EE

4012

2699

Racism

30-50

16-29

DE

230
2%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

703
19%
44
1%

32% 30% 30% 32% 48% 45% 44% 44% 33% 27% 29% 27% 45% 34% 36% 36% 33% 24% 19% 12% 31% 22% 29% 21% 21% 21%
51

28

74

18

81

19

57

10

10% 19% 14% 13% 16% 13% 12%
151

53

104

23

123

43

97

6%
50

96

43

52

16

111

41

153

38

92

34

95

40

114

60

95

26

71

33

19% 28% 10% 11% 22% 27% 30% 26% 18% 24% 19% 29% 23% 39% 19% 17% 14% 20%
92

43

140

46

155

53

138

34

103

22

172

50

110

49

130

50

89

32

30% 35% 20% 16% 24% 29% 20% 31% 19% 28% 28% 32% 30% 35% 27% 24% 20% 16% 34% 36% 22% 32% 26% 34% 18% 19%
14

2

3%
43

12

1%
11

9%
144

7%
48

1

2%
77

8

15%
113

14

1%

3%
32

6%
26

6%
132

1
1%
14
9%
47

5

3

1%
34

7

7%
144

19

2%

4%
103

4%
64

3
2%
46

11
2%
72

21% 29% 14%
119

48

174

1
1%
11
8%
64

24
5%
65

5
3%
18

13% 12%
73

26

11

-

8

2%
32
6%
133

7
5%
59

-

30

2%
22
4%
165

3
2%
59

6

6%
42

4%
10

8%
68

7%
32

17
3%
104

1
1%
17

9
2%
109

2
1%
35

23
5%
101

2
1%
27

21% 11% 22% 23% 21% 16%
112

65

146

70

108

43

29% 32% 22% 19% 26% 32% 29% 40% 24% 31% 34% 44% 14% 17% 26% 41% 32% 42% 13% 23% 23% 42% 29% 47% 22% 26%
131

20

69

24

142

37

80

19

65

26% 13% 13% 17% 28% 25% 16% 12% 13%
11

-

2%

4
-

1%

-

7
-

1%

1
1%

3
1%

-

20
-

4%

14
9%
1
1%

114

38

81

25

122

26

98

23

93

23

105

22

96

21

95

25

22% 26% 16% 16% 24% 18% 19% 17% 18% 16% 21% 14% 19% 14% 19% 15%
15
3%

1
1%

9
2%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

5
3%

5
1%

1
1%

5
1%

2
1%

13

2

3%

1%

17
3%

5
3%

8
2%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

3
2%

11
2%

4
2%

173

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q11b. Which are the greatest threats to society?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - ASK QA11B ONLY TO SPLIT B]

TOTAL

Total
Climate change
Poverty and famine
Terrorism

Drug abuse
War

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

ZA

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

CN

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

510

153

501

156

502

161

493

160

504

150

494

158

509

150

513

142

492

158

490

160

513

141

503

150

2652

68

20

121

37

112

34

143

36

97

36

173

58

96

37

61

19

36

12

51

19

58

18

63

17

825

21%

22%

4101

1267

33%

33%

3762

1206

30%

32%

9%

Pandemics, the spread of disease

MX

12580 3785

1139

AIDS

30-50

16-29

US

1736
14%
2039

245
6%
491
13%
641

16%

17%

4023

1213

32%

32%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

13% 13% 24% 24% 22% 21% 29% 23% 19% 24% 35% 37% 19% 25% 12% 13%
132

37

238

74

247

98

119

41

176

52

181

49

142

38

131

31

7%
134

8%
37

10% 12% 11% 13% 13% 11%
122

41

142

56

177

49

26% 24% 48% 47% 49% 61% 24% 26% 35% 35% 37% 31% 28% 25% 26% 22% 27% 23% 25% 26% 28% 40% 35% 33%
231

72

74

23

82

22

164

50

134

52

130

46

326

89

202

64

298

107

196

58

168

56

45% 47% 15% 15% 16% 14% 33% 31% 27% 35% 26% 29% 64% 59% 39% 45% 61% 68% 40% 36% 33% 40%
32

9

6%
69

6%
14

14%
95

9%
29

23
5%
38
8%
88

7
4%
19

40
8%
73

10
6%
28

21
4%
67

6
4%
16

49

99

3%
129

6
4%
38

35
7%
136

8
5%
44

12% 15% 17% 14% 10% 26% 25% 28% 28%
32

137

51

99

46

19% 19% 18% 21% 27% 32% 20% 29%
166

13

31

98

23

119

28

36
7%
288

15

89

28

67

17

61

13% 11% 12%
19
4%
87

8
5%
21

78

5
4%
19

32
7%
56

15% 13% 11%
171

52

82

5
3%
15
9%
40

47

15

10%
77

9%
21

64
12%
73

13
9%
27

16% 13% 14% 19%
72

23

134

37

46
9%
180

22
15%
40

36% 27%
35
7%
130

13
9%
41

10% 18% 18% 17% 14% 33% 37% 17% 25% 15% 14% 26% 26% 26% 27%
95

208

75

85

15

259

76

150

40

155

52

145

39

69

33% 32% 20% 20% 20% 14% 24% 18% 57% 63% 42% 47% 17% 10% 50% 54% 30% 25% 32% 33% 28% 28% 14%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

10
7%

174

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q11b. Which are the greatest threats to society?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - ASK QA11B ONLY TO SPLIT B]

TOTAL

Total
Unemployment
Organised crime
Collapse of the international financial
system
Science and technology
Increasing world population
Religious fanaticism

MA

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

JP

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

AU

BR

12580 3785

510

153

501

156

502

161

493

160

504

150

494

158

509

150

513

142

492

158

490

160

513

141

503

150

176

61

220

75

142

47

103

29

84

19

125

41

234

67

71

11

235

72

72

32

147

44

235

86

32%
2416
19%
2416
19%
405
3%
1726

1147
30%
826
22%
791
21%
68
2%
458

14%

12%

2819

1092

22%

29%

21%

Do not know

MX

4012

2699

Racism

30-50

16-29

US

230
2%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

703
19%
44
1%

35% 40% 44% 48% 28% 29% 21% 18% 17% 13% 25% 26% 46% 45% 14%
53

16

289

87

170

64

82

29

70

20

66

23

59

26

87

8%
30

48% 46% 15% 20% 29% 31% 47% 57%
55

22

111

38

84

21

148

44

10% 10% 58% 56% 34% 40% 17% 18% 14% 13% 13% 15% 12% 17% 17% 21% 11% 14% 23% 24% 16% 15% 29% 29%
150

35

54

22

29% 23% 11% 14%
13

5

3%
74

3

3%
23

-

1%
80

41
13

21

12

8%

7%
-

3%
68

13

34

57

22

94

8%
44

31

70

21

74

2%
110

3
2%
34

13
3%
54

22% 21% 11%
151

61

94

2

17

1%
11
7%
27

35

104

16

133

31

127

39

54

19

116

2

2%

1%

-

-

3
-

1%

-

10
-

2%

4
3%

41
8%

6
4%

29
6%
22

2%
28

16
8

4%
143

63

17

11% 12% 12%
11

5%
33

2%
55

4
3%
16

23% 18% 28% 22% 11% 11%
41
8%
41

19% 23% 21% 10% 26% 19% 26% 24% 11% 13%
11

3

3%

19% 22% 11% 14% 19% 27% 31% 38% 19% 18%
95

27

20% 19% 14% 14% 15% 17%
11

-

15% 15% 16% 13% 14%
97

99

17
15
9%
-

-

41

126

48

11

8%
19

7%
2

4%
36
7%
124

67

23

43

1%
17

8

9%
47

5%
9

11% 10%
33

67

14% 14% 13%

126

6%
51

34
7%
46
9%
133

11
8%
5
4%
5
4%
46

59

17

12% 11%
9

1

2%
61

1%
34

12% 23%
56

17

11% 17% 27% 25% 34% 25% 21% 26% 32% 26% 33% 11% 11%

8%
-

89

39

86
4

-

22

100

25

140

48

191

53

131

37

206

46

17% 15% 19% 18% 28% 30% 39% 33% 26% 26% 41% 31%
1%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

-

4
-

1%

1
1%

5
1%

-

12
-

5

2%

3%

10
2%

1
1%

2

*

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q12. Which sector would you like to work in?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Manufacturing industry
Agriculture, fisheries
Health
Education
Public administration
Security (police, army)
Communication
Information
Culture
Justice

30-50

16-29

30-50

CA

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

HU

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

2329

105

130

85

47

115

49

126

48

110

40

97

52

54

9%
1487

754
10%
629

6%

8%

4517

1438

18%

19%

5499

1801

22%

24%

3975

1256

16%

17%

3275

866

13%

11%

4576

1185

18%

16%

4286

1211

17%

16%

4039

1236

16%

16%

2958
12%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

911
12%

36

68

10% 12% 13% 22%
42

22

4%
166

7%
55

95
9%
130

28
9%
63

8%
68
7%
177

15
5%
17
6%
55

5%
22
2%
171

10
3%
12
4%
61

11%
88
9%
213

25
8%
41
14%
67

5%
64
6%
199

9
3%
23
8%
78

12% 16%
66
7%
129

17% 18% 13% 20% 18% 18% 17% 20% 21% 22% 20% 26% 13%
207

48

173

56

321

93

248

91

156

48

208

78

47

140

34
11%
28
9%
38

5%
54
5%
166

10
3%
24
8%
51

32

11% 10%
32
3%
116

16
5%
35

18

4%
52

6%
23

5%
162

8%
51

36

10% 12%
71
7%
182

24
8%
61

5%
49
5%
219

8
3%
21
7%
73

5%
68
7%
273

15
5%
27
9%
73

17% 17% 12% 11% 16% 17% 18% 20% 22% 24% 27% 24%
188

51

163

49

189

61

143

45

243

67

229

81

21% 16% 17% 18% 32% 31% 25% 30% 16% 16% 21% 26% 14% 13% 19% 17% 16% 16% 19% 20% 14% 15% 24% 22% 23% 27%
186

58

158

40

115

48

250

76

19% 19% 16% 13% 11% 16% 25% 25%
159

46

176

16% 15% 18%
166

31

216

17% 10% 22%
153

35

114

25
8%
29
9%
50

138

39

103

14% 13% 10%
178

51

171

39

228

62

9%
55

8%
171

28
9%
41

153
134

17% 14% 13%
177

46

40

116

15% 13% 11%

147

22
7%
32

141

26
9%
50

227

54

273

86

121

37

23% 18% 27% 28% 12% 12%
121

46

162

50

226

64

71
7%
134

33
11%
35

93
9%
138

105

29

135

211

70

171

27
9%
64

187

64

103

19% 21% 10%
193

52

165

21
7%
50

29

147

49

10% 14% 16%
38

125

31

14% 17% 12% 15% 16% 16% 22% 21% 13% 12% 14% 13% 12% 10%
229

57

218

67

123

31

191

53

195

55

103

18% 17% 17% 18% 18% 15% 15% 11% 23% 19% 22% 22% 12% 10% 19% 18% 20% 18% 10%

15% 12% 11% 16% 10% 10% 13%
142

27

84

71
7%
119

28
9%
41

170

51

122

17% 17% 12%
222

75

187

26
8%
56

147

40

140

37

144

22
7%
43

152

37

15% 12%
123

35

15% 13% 14% 12% 14% 14% 12% 12%
149

45

194

40

117

48

122

35

14% 13% 23% 20% 21% 23% 17% 21% 19% 17% 16% 17% 12% 14% 22% 25% 19% 18% 15% 15% 19% 13% 12% 16% 12% 12%
120

41

12% 14%

84
8%

21
7%

140

48

14% 16%

84
8%

44
14%

95
9%

24
8%

118

41

106

30

98

12% 14% 10% 10% 10%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

28
9%

103

33

193

42

10% 11% 19% 14%

72
7%

20
7%

132

48

119

37

13% 16% 12% 12%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q12. Which sector would you like to work in?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Banking, finance
Retail
Research
Craft industries

Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

SE

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

EL

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

123

286

156

124

131

100

211

186

260

240

98

125

167

1071

19

62

36

27

20

20

52

44

56

59

29

23

44

19% 14% 12% 6% 29% 20% 16% 12% 12% 9% 13% 7% 10% 7% 21% 17% 19% 14% 26% 18% 24% 20% 10% 10% 12% 8% 16% 14%
2613 764
100 30
110 41
83
23
57
19
97
26
181 47
255 70
100 27
110 32
58
15
147 38
143 30
99
23
10%

10%

5135

1535

20%
2177
9%
16%

Construction

EE

4681

3926

Sport

30-50

16-29

DE

1925
8%
1582
6%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

20%
884
12%
996
13%
485
6%
500
7%

10% 10% 11% 13%
248

55

215

56

8%
252

8%
80

6%
250

6%
57

10%
204

9%
79

18% 16% 25% 23% 10%
136

43

151

57

165

9%
48

11% 10%
197

55

6%
220

5%
57

15% 13% 14% 10% 10%
170

43

177

55

196

8%
50

25% 18% 21% 18% 25% 27% 25% 19% 20% 26% 14% 14% 15% 19% 16% 16% 20% 18% 22% 19% 17% 14% 18% 18% 19% 16%
95

27

9%
118

9%
36

75
7%
128

12% 12% 13%
37

19

4%
85

6%
36

8%

12%

123
12%
33
3%

62
20%
8
3%
28
9%
17
5%

37
4%
225

9
3%
51

71
7%
179

29
9%
37

125
137

22% 17% 18% 12% 14%
90
9%
22
2%

14
5%
8
3%

55
5%
54
5%

13
4%
17
6%

53

120

51

12% 17% 12% 17%

116
12%
74
7%

28
9%
19
6%
28
9%

171

38

81
8%
170

25
8%
43

69
7%
183

43
14%
61

57
6%
179

28
9%
41

40

28

4%
171

9%
52

83
8%
112

17% 13% 17% 14% 18% 20% 18% 13% 17% 17% 11%
52
5%
75
7%

11
4%
27
9%

91
9%
67
7%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

20
7%
23
8%

55
5%
35
3%

12
4%
17
6%

93
9%
54
5%

17
6%
25
8%

77

19

8%
57

6%
13

6%

4%

74
7%
136

30

107

50

10% 11% 17%
24
8%
17
6%
42

176

41

82
8%
174

43
14%
36

18% 14% 17% 12%
69
7%
103

14
5%
34

93
9%
101

22
7%
31

14% 14% 10% 11% 10% 10%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q12. Which sector would you like to work in?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Manufacturing industry
Agriculture, fisheries
Health
Education
Public administration
Security (police, army)
Communication
Information
Culture
Justice

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

RU

16-29

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

2329

55

93

117

64

143

92

148

146

57

26

107

140

109

9%
1487

754
10%
629

6%

8%

4517

1438

18%

19%

5499

1801

22%

24%

3975

1256

16%

17%

3275

866

13%

11%

4576

1185

18%

16%

4286

1211

17%

16%

4039

1236

16%

16%

2958
12%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

911
12%

24

5%
56

7%
17

6%
264

5%
82

9%
32
3%
210

42

13% 12%
25
8%
48

32
3%
184

25
8%
17
5%
59

6%
69
7%
224

19
6%
40
13%
77

44

14% 14%
76
8%
169

30
10%
52

9%
40
4%
144

32

63

11% 15% 21% 15% 15%
13
4%
70

62
6%
171

29
10%
61

26% 25% 21% 15% 18% 19% 22% 26% 17% 17% 14% 23% 17% 20%
227

97

391

149

185

73

221

70

154

41

263

46

92

384

108

52
5%
73
7%
116

30
10%
29

6%
57
6%
225

9%
25
8%
70

11%
81

25
8%
31

8%
183

10%
43

42

37

14% 14% 11% 12%
79
8%
181

25
8%
54

80
8%
186

35
12%
42

10% 23% 23% 18% 14% 18% 18% 18% 14%
35

285

80

152

63

281

116

232

71

23% 30% 39% 48% 18% 23% 22% 23% 15% 13% 26% 31% 38% 36% 12% 11% 29% 26% 15% 21% 28% 38% 23% 24%
80

29

8%
94

9%
22

9%
124

7%
40

245

80

213

86

96

30

25% 26% 21% 27% 10% 10%
76
8%
256

14
4%
66

115

36

111

11% 11% 11%
242

68

107

28
9%
36

93
9%
34
3%
105

34

233

112

222

76

254

65

159

40

102

34

223

50

11% 23% 37% 22% 25% 25% 21% 16% 13% 10% 11% 22% 17%
8
3%
38

38
4%
202

21
7%
38

127
13%
272

28
9%
56

81
8%
183

30

191

47

198

51

184

32

61
6%
98

16
5%
35

10% 19% 16% 20% 17% 18% 11% 10% 12%
52

199

50

188

54

219

57

213

64

12% 12% 26% 21% 24% 22% 11% 12% 11% 13% 20% 13% 27% 19% 18% 17% 20% 17% 19% 18% 22% 19% 21% 21%
137

53

159

37

209

61

128

42

218

72

295

60

262

56

297

85

301

66

133

47

249

79

184

67

14% 16% 16% 12% 21% 19% 13% 14% 22% 24% 29% 20% 26% 19% 30% 28% 30% 22% 13% 16% 25% 26% 18% 22%
103

37

202

58

174

63

10% 11% 20% 19% 17% 20%
150

40

121

46

183

62

87
9%
124

13
4%
47

15% 12% 12% 15% 18% 20% 12% 16%

197

76

235

50

20% 25% 23% 17%
66
7%

15
5%

151

54

15% 18%

80
8%
90
9%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

28
9%
28
9%

188

66

176

52

137

47

137

47

103

19% 22% 18% 17% 14% 16% 14% 16% 10%
68
7%

29

148

34

194

42

10% 15% 11% 19% 14%

90
9%

26
9%

109

22
7%
31

11% 10%

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q12. Which sector would you like to work in?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Banking, finance
Retail
Research
Craft industries

Do not know

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

30-50

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

BR

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

127

161

199

173

106

407

321

252

178

38

186

168

196

1071

42

43

47

24

21

96

84

46

57

31

51

19% 14% 13% 13% 16% 14% 20% 15% 17% 8% 11% 7% 41% 32% 32% 28% 25% 15% 18% 13% 19% 19% 17% 10% 19% 17%
2613 764
78
29
55
23
59
15
130 37
129 27
92
11
73
29
72
10
38
14
58
22
172 81
117 45
10%

10%

5135

1535

20%

20%

2177
9%
16%

Construction

MX

4681

3926

Sport

30-50

16-29

US

1925
8%
1582
6%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

884
12%
996
13%
485
6%
500
7%

8%
197

9%
67

6%
325

7%
103

6%
225

5%
60

13% 12% 13%
170

56

149

9%
48

9%
180

4%
58

7%
251

10%
66

7%
254

3%
76

4%
229

5%
64

6%
225

7%
83

17% 27% 12% 15%
132

46

217

73

20% 21% 33% 33% 22% 19% 17% 19% 15% 16% 18% 19% 25% 22% 25% 25% 23% 21% 23% 28% 13% 15% 22% 24%
105

45

10% 14%
135

57

80
8%
163

20
6%
40

79
8%
182

35
11%
55

92
9%
167

35

100

44

12% 10% 14%
47

110

39

13% 18% 16% 13% 18% 17% 17% 16% 11% 13%
52

15

5%
143

5%
36

14% 11%

81
8%
9
1%

41
13%
1

87
9%
18

*

2%

16
5%
6
2%

89
9%
96

21
7%
30

48
5%
199

15
5%
50

10% 10% 20% 16%

94
9%
53
5%
81
8%
21
2%

31
10%
7
2%
20
7%
5
2%

59
6%
127
13%
58
6%
9
1%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

18
6%
20
7%
19
6%
1

68
7%
76
8%
98
10%
34

*

3%

34
11%
20
7%
24
8%
16
5%

32
3%
203

13
4%
71

188

52

19% 17%
200

46

88
9%
180

29

150

50

10% 15% 17%
40

207

58

20% 24% 20% 15% 18% 13% 21% 19%
54
5%
20
2%

25
8%
5
2%

80

22

8%
77

7%
22

8%

7%

78
8%
24
2%

16
5%
5
2%

94
9%
36
4%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

26
9%
5
2%

179

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q13. Which of the following aspects are the most important for your future career?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 5 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

Total

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

A job that contributes positively to
society

6517

2127

224

186

239

269

164

186

198

266

175

282

188

258

268

26%

28%

9976

3014

40%

40%

7139

2478

28%

33%

4143

1101

An interesting job
Employment security
To be able to travel and work all over
the world
A job without health risks
A lot of holidays
A good salary
A good working atmosphere, friendly
colleagues
Feeling proud of your job
A job with a lot of responsibility

17%

14%

4260

1471

17%
2349
9%

19%
596
8%

14012 4136
56%

54%

11815 3613
47%

47%

7454

2181

30%

29%

2094
8%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

645
8%

61

44

91

94

39

65

64

81

43

94

42

72

66

22% 20% 19% 14% 24% 30% 27% 31% 16% 13% 19% 22% 20% 21% 26% 27% 17% 14% 28% 31% 19% 14% 26% 24% 26% 22%
419

137

524

181

406

131

398

109

625

205

568

180

262

85

400

128

473

133

255

96

561

147

541

165

450

118

42% 45% 52% 58% 41% 44% 40% 36% 62% 68% 57% 60% 26% 28% 40% 42% 47% 43% 25% 32% 56% 49% 54% 55% 44% 39%
463

144

344

119

233

92

222

99

266

98

369

123

169

67

419

118

397

147

164

45

259

116

295

118

362

119

46% 48% 34% 38% 23% 31% 22% 32% 27% 32% 37% 41% 17% 22% 42% 39% 40% 48% 16% 15% 26% 38% 29% 39% 36% 39%
77

22

8%
147

7%
69

199

44

207

74

152

41

104

20% 14% 21% 25% 15% 13% 10%
154

69

261

76

182

60

116

25
8%
35

132
13%
184

27
9%
63

153

52

158

44

108

31

257

69

126

15% 17% 16% 14% 11% 10% 25% 23% 13%
182

63

217

63

178

69

232

73

101

14
5%
61

15% 23% 15% 22% 26% 25% 18% 20% 12% 12% 18% 21% 18% 21% 22% 21% 18% 23% 23% 24% 10% 20%
86

24

9%
582

8%
166

59
6%
638

9
3%
223

104

29

121

10% 10% 12%
519

186

572

21
7%
157

123

31

12% 10%
424

131

93
9%
621

17
6%
170

113

30

11% 10%
534

155

81
8%
562

24
8%
180

82
8%
693

13
4%
214

89

18

9%
572

6%
158

110

51

117
12%
86
9%
120

20
7%
28
9%
34

134
13%
148

20
7%
60

15% 20%
101

45

11% 17% 12% 11% 10% 15%
488

167

612

151

630

187

58% 55% 64% 72% 52% 62% 57% 51% 42% 43% 62% 56% 53% 51% 56% 59% 69% 70% 57% 52% 49% 55% 61% 50% 62% 62%
616

172

522

171

467

150

502

160

546

183

557

159

493

159

435

131

499

135

438

156

522

181

503

163

460

151

62% 57% 52% 55% 47% 50% 50% 52% 55% 60% 55% 53% 49% 53% 43% 43% 50% 44% 43% 52% 52% 60% 50% 54% 45% 50%
225

59

169

48

314

99

381

118

278

78

337

105

226

71

349

103

233

54

239

62

276

49

352

105

352

110

22% 20% 17% 15% 31% 33% 38% 39% 28% 26% 34% 35% 22% 24% 35% 34% 23% 18% 24% 21% 28% 16% 35% 35% 35% 36%
88

25

9%

8%

70
7%

37
12%

62
6%

13
4%

48
5%

7
2%

162

61

16% 20%

86
9%

22
7%

72
7%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

22
7%

67
7%

20
7%

38
4%

14
5%

91

25

9%

8%

82
8%

30
10%

68
7%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

22
7%

53
5%

8
3%

180

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q13. Which of the following aspects are the most important for your future career?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 5 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Good career opportunities
Regular working hours
Independent work
Flexible working hours
Right to parental leave
A good boss
A prestigious status
Managing others
Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

7116

1773

212

365

310

166

185

219

253

259

348

276

202

350

275

28%

23%

4325

1377

17%

18%

3882

1506

15%

20%

6037

2139

24%

28%

3048

668

12%

9%

5441

1681

22%
2701
11%
1813
7%
600
2%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

22%
524
7%
463
6%
161
2%

43

77

77

59

21% 14% 36% 25% 31% 26% 17% 19% 18%
229

72

149

80

140

64

153

45

188

24
8%
55

54

65

69

94

74

22% 18% 25% 22% 26% 23% 35% 31% 27% 25% 20%
156

49

161

48

172

39

175

59

140

41

108

17
6%
40

56

60

35% 19% 27% 20%
165

44

211

77

23% 24% 15% 26% 14% 21% 15% 15% 19% 18% 16% 16% 16% 16% 17% 13% 17% 19% 14% 14% 11% 13% 16% 15% 21% 25%
248

98

141

52

146

62

25% 32% 14% 17% 15% 21%
225

83

332

75

178

49

89
9%
358

23
8%
121

205

107

116

61

179

76

179

75

152

60

123

46

228

107

20% 35% 12% 20% 18% 25% 18% 25% 15% 20% 12% 15% 23% 35%
277

114

196

72

243

56

196

93

227

63

230

76

231

97

84
8%
281

29

125

41

10% 12% 13%
111

310

106

22% 27% 33% 24% 18% 16% 36% 40% 28% 38% 20% 24% 24% 19% 20% 30% 23% 21% 23% 25% 23% 32% 28% 37% 31% 35%
87

11

9%
210

4%
65

128
13%
180

25
8%
61

111

32

153

32

11% 11% 15% 10%
184

50

215

69

94
9%
237

10
3%
68

94
9%
191

15
5%
79

154
15%
260

19
6%
79

55
5%
145

23
8%
51

130
13%
294

26
8%
100

189

37

171

33

118

19% 12% 17% 11% 12%
224

48

274

116

226

28
9%
87

114
11%
233

27
9%
79

21% 22% 18% 20% 18% 17% 21% 23% 24% 22% 19% 26% 26% 26% 14% 17% 29% 33% 22% 16% 27% 38% 22% 29% 23% 26%
70

12

7%
68

4%
22

7%
33

7%
8

3%

3%

73
7%
65
6%
4

14
5%
7
2%

7%
11

7%
18

*

22

10%
70

1
*

97

2%

4%
-

89
9%
50
5%
26

-

3%

9
3%
9
3%
8
3%

102
10%
58
6%
39
4%

17
6%
8
3%
6
2%

45
4%
60
6%
31
3%

7
2%
14
5%
8
3%

164

45

16% 15%
80
8%
38
4%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

18
6%
11
4%

88
9%
54
5%
15
1%

13
4%
16
5%
4
1%

96
10%
45
4%
11
1%

18
6%
14
5%
2
1%

115
11%
79

20
7%
23

8%
28

8%
5

3%

2%

60
6%
73
7%
38
4%

7
2%
21
7%
14
5%

65
6%
48
5%
35
3%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

9
3%
12
4%
15
5%

80
8%
55
5%
19
2%

8
3%
9
3%
7
2%

181

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q13. Which of the following aspects are the most important for your future career?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 5 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

IL

30-50

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

Total

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

A job that contributes positively to
society

6517

2127

294

493

330

254

204

290

312

189

305

106

276

381

286

26%

28%

9976

3014

40%

40%

7139

2478

28%

33%

4143

1101

An interesting job
Employment security
To be able to travel and work all over
the world
A job without health risks
A lot of holidays
A good salary
A good working atmosphere, friendly
colleagues
Feeling proud of your job
A job with a lot of responsibility

17%

14%

4260

1471

17%

19%

2349
9%

596
8%

14012 4136
56%

54%

11815 3613
47%

47%

7454

2181

30%

29%

2094
8%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

645
8%

91

170

116

95

100

80

111

63

84

163

92

29% 28% 49% 54% 33% 37% 25% 32% 20% 33% 29% 27% 31% 37% 19% 21% 31% 35% 28% 28% 38% 54% 28% 31%
419

115

297

92

284

85

444

136

372

109

287

88

304

72

655

219

129

42% 35% 30% 29% 28% 27% 44% 45% 37% 36% 29% 29% 30% 24% 65% 72% 13%
391

145

222

86

468

144

354

125

173

56

261

85

332

106

111

50

199

27
9%
61

379

118

131

33

393

105

38% 39% 13% 11% 39% 35%
188

64

161

38

317

113

39% 45% 22% 27% 46% 46% 35% 42% 17% 18% 26% 28% 33% 35% 11% 16% 20% 20% 19% 21% 16% 13% 32% 38%
111
11%
119

27
8%
31

280

69

190

54

143

29

28% 22% 19% 17% 14% 10%
149

47

145

51

136

57

45
5%
221

22
7%
74

157

45

164

50

222

71

254

64

142

34

284

97

227

16% 15% 16% 17% 22% 23% 25% 21% 14% 11% 28% 32% 23% 19%
231

88

136

37

179

65

206

63

215

64

231

77

104

12% 10% 15% 15% 14% 16% 14% 19% 22% 24% 23% 29% 13% 12% 18% 21% 21% 21% 22% 21% 23% 25% 10%
74

22

7%
624

7%
203

17
2%
621

5
2%
162

50
5%
627

7
2%
177

89
9%
585

19
6%
129

195

48

143

44

20% 16% 14% 15%
408

117

56

476

158

65
6%
570

14
5%
153

11
1%
716

2
1%
234

119
12%
543

23
8%
152

134

34

13% 11%
456

137

80
8%
266

15
5%
88

90
9%
673

28
9%
17
6%
181

62% 63% 62% 52% 62% 56% 58% 43% 41% 38% 48% 53% 56% 51% 71% 77% 54% 50% 46% 46% 27% 29% 67% 60%
435

141

396

106

389

127

505

150

489

118

551

154

422

138

526

140

423

113

360

104

335

125

424

126

43% 44% 40% 34% 39% 40% 50% 50% 49% 39% 55% 51% 42% 46% 52% 46% 42% 37% 36% 35% 33% 41% 42% 42%
343

91

413

135

396

111

290

97

359

125

243

70

269

70

195

71

290

84

306

72

242

82

377

112

34% 28% 41% 43% 39% 35% 29% 32% 36% 41% 24% 23% 27% 23% 19% 23% 29% 28% 31% 24% 24% 27% 37% 37%
64

21

6%

6%

70
7%

30

109

10% 11%

28
9%

53
5%

13
4%

33
3%

14
5%

92
9%

23
8%

179

52

18% 17%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

93
9%

33
11%

79
8%

28
9%

160

52

108

16% 17% 11%

21
7%

67
7%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

24
8%

182

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q13. Which of the following aspects are the most important for your future career?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 5 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Good career opportunities
Regular working hours
Independent work
Flexible working hours
Right to parental leave
A good boss
A prestigious status
Managing others
Do not know

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

30-50

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

16-29

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

7116

1773

314

389

393

284

103

266

450

402

335

88

223

158

379

28%

23%

4325

1377

17%

18%

3882

1506

15%

20%

6037

2139

24%

28%

3048

668

12%

9%

5441

1681

22%
2701
11%
1813
7%
600
2%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

22%
524
7%
463
6%
161
2%

80

157

137

51

31% 25% 39% 50% 39% 43% 28% 17% 10%
182

62

18% 19%
118

50

78

20

8%
176

6%
72

12% 15% 18% 23%
293

124

261

61

124
12%
95
9%
232

26
8%
40

171

161

8%
29

72

126

76

53

28

8%
231

9%
92

122

16

12%
149

5%
33

95
9%
160

24
8%
49

103

27% 24% 44% 42% 40% 25% 34% 29% 22% 18% 16% 12% 38% 34%
252

79

126

45

254

76

284

95

179

44

235

111
299

26
9%
129

86
9%
223

39

89

132

38

146

42

251

68

124

54

166

57

188

63

267

164
16%
277

28
9%
76

106
11%
225

95

139

63

13% 15% 14% 25% 23% 12% 18% 17% 19% 19% 21% 27% 31% 14% 21%
88

264

87

267

96

225

101

136

45

188

80

108

29% 38% 26% 19% 23% 32% 30% 43% 22% 29% 26% 29% 26% 32% 22% 33% 14% 15% 19% 27% 11%
78

36

17% 20% 16% 10% 25% 26% 12% 15% 25% 25% 28% 31% 18% 15% 23% 29% 13% 13%

13% 11%
101

61

25

24
8%
52

59
6%
236

9
3%
57

77

23

8%
192

8%
45

126
13%
206

11
4%
58

97
10%
173

22
7%
57

183

67

232

28
9%
75

257
111

18% 22% 23% 25% 11%
257

80

240

81

83

26% 28%

222

23
8%
49

23% 28% 15% 11% 16% 16% 28% 25% 23% 17% 24% 19% 19% 15% 21% 19% 17% 19% 26% 27% 24% 27% 22% 16%
50

9

5%
43

3%
13

4%
37

4%
15

4%

5%

136

19

14%
61

6%
25

6%
1

8%
-

*

174
100
10%
9

-

37

17% 12%

1%

30
9%
1

48
5%
53
5%
31

*

3%

10
3%
11
4%
9
3%

58
6%
54
5%
74
7%

11
4%
19
6%
16
5%

119
12%
61
6%
6
1%

25
8%
10
3%
2

199

49

105

20% 16% 10%
115

27

11%
4

1%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

9%
-

*

74
7%
6

-

1%

16
5%
11
4%
1

236
124

167

35

37

138

46

12% 12% 14% 15%
12

*

58

188

43

24% 19% 17% 12% 19% 14%

1%

7
2%

51

15

5%

5%

87
9%
21
2%

18
6%
3
1%

77
8%
98

11
4%
32

10% 11%
13
1%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

3
1%

183

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q14. You would like to live…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Where you currently live
Somewhere else in your country
Abroad
Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

UK

30-50

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

RO

30-50

16-29

16-29

30-50

16-29

PL

30-50

IT

HU

30-50

16-29

FR

30-50

16-29

FI

30-50

16-29

ES

30-50

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

10486 3827

492

414

322

536

433

414

375

412

504

359

404

367

506

42%

50%

6203

1760

25%

23%

5539

1364

22%

18%

2875
11%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

660
9%

175

152

111

202

183

169

134

142

161

133

199

125

188

49% 58% 41% 49% 32% 37% 53% 66% 43% 60% 41% 56% 37% 45% 41% 47% 50% 53% 36% 44% 40% 66% 37% 42% 50% 62%
249

56

165

45

195

76

192

52

255

54

269

66

226

60

255

88

259

67

144

48

253

49

276

82

231

54

25% 19% 16% 15% 19% 25% 19% 17% 25% 18% 27% 22% 22% 20% 25% 29% 26% 22% 14% 16% 25% 16% 27% 27% 23% 18%
153

56

308

75

349

92

156

15% 19% 31% 24% 35% 31% 16%
107
11%

15
5%

115

38

135

11% 12% 13%

22
7%

120
12%

29
9%
23
8%

159

36

167

37

272

69

225

50

119

38

418

93

186

32

233

65

134

16% 12% 17% 12% 27% 23% 22% 16% 12% 12% 41% 31% 19% 11% 23% 22% 13%
154

30

154

29

141

38

113

15% 10% 15% 10% 14% 13% 11%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

25
8%

123

40

12% 13%

87

27

9%

9%

157
16%

23
8%

129
13%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

28
9%

144

23
8%
39

14% 13%

184

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q14. You would like to live…

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Somewhere else in your country
Abroad
Do not know

2875
11%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

660
9%

113

30-50

16-29
305

18%

30-50

1006 300

281

122

16-29

1003 302

372

1364

30-50

1000 300

137

141

16-29

30-50
302

354

182

16-29

999

421

22%

30-50

1003 305

532

142

16-29

1015 302

470

5539

30-50

1001 300

495

150

16-29

1000 304

503

23%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
171

16-29

MA

423

1760

30-50

IL

1008 316
163

16-29

TR

395

25%

30-50

RU

1000 313
142

16-29

IN

397

6203

30-50

CN

1001 324
166

16-29

JP

10486 3827
50%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
42%

16-29

BR

16-29

Where you currently live

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

124

40% 51% 40% 45% 42% 52% 50% 57% 50% 49% 47% 47% 52% 60% 42% 46% 35% 45% 37% 41% 28% 37% 30% 41%
355

109

286

96

274

100

217

83

293

75

279

69

217

53

229

69

334

92

208

62

277

90

265

65

35% 34% 29% 31% 27% 32% 22% 28% 29% 25% 28% 23% 21% 18% 23% 23% 33% 30% 21% 21% 28% 30% 26% 22%
86

17

9%
163

5%
32

16% 10%

270

69

248

44

133

27% 22% 25% 14% 13%
49
5%

6
2%

63
6%

9
3%

149
15%

19
6%
27
9%

115

43

184

71

222

52

276

63

244

59

280

68

286

73

316

91

12% 14% 18% 24% 22% 17% 28% 21% 24% 20% 28% 23% 29% 24% 31% 30%
97

36

10% 12%

68
7%

18
6%

44
4%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

15
5%

77
8%

32
10%

67
7%

14
5%

140

48

159

14% 16% 16%

26
9%

120
12%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

20
7%

185

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q15. What do you hope to achieve during the next 15 years?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Starting your own company
Earning a lot of money
Moving abroad
Obtaining a university degree
Having children
Becoming a manager or team leader
Owning a house/flat
Becoming famous
Being recognised as an artist (musician,
film-maker, actor, etc.)
None of the above
Do not know

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

PL

30-50

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

6546

2166

109

284

274

213

174

183

189

191

320

254

184

189

223

26%

28%

11563 3678
46%

48%

3722

1096

15%

14%

6832
27%

822
11%

11273 1796
45%

24%

3760

1052

15%

14%

14064 3280
56%
1602
6%
2268
9%
742
3%
776
3%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

43%
368
5%
458
6%
981
13%
334
4%

51

79

78

70

52

67

55

62

121

82

44

47

69

11% 17% 28% 25% 27% 26% 21% 23% 17% 17% 18% 22% 19% 18% 19% 20% 32% 40% 25% 27% 18% 15% 19% 16% 22% 23%
541

151

407

170

366

141

441

101

430

158

482

156

331

96

391

115

490

174

430

124

448

143

497

119

550

177

54% 50% 41% 55% 37% 47% 44% 33% 43% 52% 48% 52% 33% 32% 39% 38% 49% 57% 43% 41% 45% 47% 49% 40% 54% 58%
123

49

161

55

199

50

103

12% 16% 16% 18% 20% 17% 10%
250
25%
519

15
5%
56

394

41

212

39% 13% 21%
524

79

444

23
8%
134

283
28%
517

19
6%
23
8%
91

182

59

119

31

167

45

120

37

18% 19% 12% 10% 16% 15% 12% 12%
185

29

126

18% 10% 13%
465

66

579

11
4%
51

321

39

221

32% 13% 22%
469

99

562

26
9%
101

56
6%
431
43%
497

25
8%
28
9%
63

265

67

154

34

141

51

117

26% 22% 15% 11% 14% 17% 12%
236

38

317

23% 13% 32%
449

93

499

20
7%
50

262
26%
490

25
8%
39

284

20
7%
34

28% 11%
453

82

52% 19% 52% 25% 44% 45% 51% 30% 46% 22% 58% 17% 46% 33% 56% 33% 49% 21% 45% 31% 50% 17% 49% 13% 45% 27%
164

33

132

34

133

32

16% 11% 13% 11% 13% 11%
560

129

633

130

524

116

75
7%
592

20
7%
111

99
10%
635

28
9%
139

131

29

140

40

169

45

100

38

166

52

124

42

141

40

121

45

13% 10% 14% 13% 17% 15% 10% 12% 16% 17% 12% 14% 14% 13% 12% 15%
678

141

533

105

632

119

653

157

475

113

536

107

559

76

600

138

56% 43% 63% 42% 52% 39% 59% 36% 63% 46% 68% 47% 53% 35% 63% 39% 65% 51% 47% 38% 54% 35% 56% 25% 59% 45%
24

5

2%
51

2%
12

5%
12

4%
2

1%
51

1%
56

5%

19%

36
4%
85
8%
23
2%
12
1%

5
2%
12
4%
45
15%
6
2%

76
8%
101
10%
45
4%
37
4%

7
2%
16
5%
50
17%
5
2%

15

1

1%
71
7%
40
4%
42
4%

69
*

9
3%
89
29%
13
4%

7%
114
11%
27
3%
43
4%

7
2%
18
6%
37
12%
13
4%

22
2%
64
6%
23
2%
33
3%

2
1%
14
5%
54
18%
7
2%

69
7%
79
8%
39
4%
67
7%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

8
3%
13
4%
54
18%
35
12%

41
4%
55
5%
22
2%
27
3%

11
4%
12
4%
55
18%
11
4%

29
3%
63
6%
16
2%
22
2%

4
1%
10
3%
23
8%
14
5%

75

30

7%
105

10%
32

10% 11%
32

24

3%
44

8%
15

4%

5%

43
4%
87
9%
28
3%
47
5%

5
2%
8
3%
68
22%
20
7%

34
3%
97
10%
27
3%
41
4%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

5
2%
18
6%
78
26%
18
6%

68
7%
106
10%
23
2%
26
3%

14
5%
28
9%
30
10%
9
3%

186

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q15. What do you hope to achieve during the next 15 years?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

[ROTATION - MAX. 3 ANSWERS]

TOTAL

Total
Starting your own company
Earning a lot of money
Moving abroad
Obtaining a university degree
Having children
Becoming a manager or team leader
Owning a house/flat
Becoming famous
Being recognised as an artist (musician,
film-maker, actor, etc.)
None of the above
Do not know

30-50

16-29

ZA

30-50

16-29

MA

30-50

16-29

30-50

IL

16-29

TR

30-50

16-29

RU

16-29

IN

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

CN

30-50

JP

30-50

16-29

AU

30-50

16-29

BR

30-50

16-29

MX

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

US

25103 7611

1001 324

1000 313

1008 316

1002 300

1000 304

1001 300

1015 302

1003 305

999

302

1000 300

1003 302

1006 300

6546

2166

168

586

368

201

92

405

361

325

262

92

201

397

393

26%

28%

11563 3678
46%

48%

3722

1096

15%

14%

6832
27%

822
11%

11273 1796
45%

24%

3760

1052

15%

14%

14064 3280
56%
1602
6%
2268
9%
742
3%
776
3%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

43%
368
5%
458
6%
981
13%
334
4%

64

221

150

57

17% 20% 59% 71% 37% 47% 20% 19%
534

168

413

142

475

184

543

125

9%
362

32

127

122

96

67

130

131

11% 40% 42% 36% 40% 32% 31% 26% 30% 20% 22% 40% 43% 39% 44%
102

644

217

613

205

497

192

475

140

439

131

282

98

482

149

53% 52% 41% 45% 47% 58% 54% 42% 36% 34% 64% 72% 60% 68% 50% 63% 48% 46% 44% 44% 28% 32% 48% 50%
76

24

8%
426

7%
49

151

53

155

34

117

15% 17% 15% 11% 12%
408

60

445

93

258

24
8%
35

43% 15% 41% 19% 44% 29% 26% 12%
410

72

321

48

396

76

447

45

69
7%
79
8%
367

28
9%
2
1%
48

129

70

229

64

136

39

133

43

198

41

229

58

193

76

13% 23% 23% 21% 14% 13% 13% 14% 20% 14% 23% 19% 19% 25%
121
12%
329

6
2%
33

159
16%
248

22
7%
49

215
21%
606

19
6%
67

278
28%
409

26
9%
76

351

71

237

50

333

37

35% 24% 24% 17% 33% 12%
418

109

442

122

413

47

41% 22% 32% 15% 39% 24% 45% 15% 37% 16% 33% 11% 24% 16% 60% 22% 41% 25% 42% 36% 44% 40% 41% 16%
109

33

11% 10%
547

134

78
8%
635

45

180

62

154

36

109

14% 18% 20% 15% 12% 11%
177

590

163

608

136

352

22
7%
92

177

49

270

66

153

18% 16% 27% 22% 15%
630

104

540

158

552

22
7%
139

310

67

177

58

203

58

145

56

31% 22% 18% 19% 20% 19% 14% 19%
521

152

397

128

510

185

572

131

55% 41% 64% 57% 59% 52% 61% 45% 35% 30% 63% 35% 53% 52% 55% 46% 52% 50% 40% 43% 51% 61% 57% 44%
37

12

4%
112

4%
34

28
3%
110

11% 10% 11%
27

43

3%
32

13%
19

3%

6%

20
2%
4

6

50

2%
15
5%
16
5%
1

*

5%
78
8%
11
1%
8

*

1%

14
4%
17
5%
13
4%
2
1%

43
4%
80
8%
16
2%
29
3%

9
3%
18
6%
42

77
8%
77
8%
144

16
5%
16
5%
96

14% 14% 32%
19
6%

82
8%

18
6%

77
8%
68
7%
30
3%
8
1%

24
8%
16
5%
28
9%
5
2%

271

79

27% 26%
88
9%
10
1%
7
1%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

23
8%
7

44
4%
38
4%
24

2%
1

2%
8

*

1%

13
4%
7
2%
33
11%
14
5%

68
7%
87
9%
39
4%
19
2%

18
6%
15
5%
28
9%
9
3%

142

38

14% 13%
171

45

88
9%
158

17% 15% 16%
28

11

3%
45

4%
18

5%

6%

18
2%
25
2%

19
6%
28
9%
18
6%
4
1%

76
8%
123
12%
18
2%
17
2%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

16
5%
22
7%
37
12%
2
1%

187

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q16. How interested are you in the following?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Spending time with your family
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very interested
Fairly interested
Not really interested
Not at all interested
Do not know
Total 'Interested'
Total 'Not interested'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

EL

30-50

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

15066 5148

540

644

641

476

552

543

592

530

603

627

554

591

607

60%

68%

7677

2031

31%

27%

1604
6%
297
1%
459
2%

294
4%
64
1%
74
1%

22743 7179
91%
1901
8%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

94%
358
5%

194

201

236

183

181

186

193

184

216

191

208

211

217

54% 64% 64% 65% 64% 78% 47% 60% 55% 60% 54% 62% 58% 64% 53% 60% 60% 71% 62% 63% 55% 69% 59% 70% 60% 71%
325

83

286

97

256

52

409

104

326

90

370

108

305

80

382

103

317

82

279

90

317

74

309

64

316

71

32% 27% 29% 31% 26% 17% 41% 34% 33% 30% 37% 36% 30% 27% 38% 34% 32% 27% 28% 30% 32% 24% 31% 21% 31% 23%
99

13

10%
10

4%
8

1%
27
3%

1%
277

12

6%
5

3%
4

865

59

4%
-

*
8
1%
930

68
7%
16

-

3%
1

2%
20

298

10

2%
897

89
9%
11

*
2
1%
288

1%
19
2%
885

15
5%
2
1%
2
1%
287

74
7%
14
1%
35
3%
878

23
8%
5
2%
4
1%
271

54
5%
14

4
1

1%
23
2%
913

66

1%

7%
12

*
2
1%
294

1%
39
4%
897

15
5%
3
1%
10
3%
273

72
7%
5

16
5%
1

*
16
2%
912

66
7%
10

*
1
*

1

11

5%
12

*
1

1%
920

53

2%

1%
9

287

6

1

1%
37

*
298

4%

4%

7%
15

*
8

906

73

15
5%
1

2%
41

71
7%
13

*
5

1%
21

16
5%
5
2%
4

66
7%
11
1%
15

10
3%
4
1%
2

3%

4%

2%

2%

1%

1%

1%

281

871

282

900

275

923

288

86% 92% 93% 96% 90% 96% 88% 94% 88% 89% 91% 98% 88% 91% 91% 94% 92% 97% 90% 93% 87% 93% 90% 92% 91% 95%
109
11%

21
7%

64
6%

12
4%

84
8%

11
4%

100
10%

17
6%

88
9%

28
9%

68
7%

5
2%

78
8%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

18
6%

77
8%

17
6%

76
8%

7
2%

65

12

6%

4%

88
9%

16
5%

84
8%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

21
7%

77
8%

14
5%

188

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q16. How interested are you in the following?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Spending time with your family
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly interested
Not really interested
Not at all interested
Do not know
Total 'Interested'
Total 'Not interested'

297
1%
459
2%

64
1%
74
1%

22743 7179
91%
1901
8%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

94%
358
5%

247

30-50

16-29
687

4%

30-50

1006 300

757

218

16-29

1003 302

655

294

30-50

1000 300

187

161

16-29

30-50
302

543

233

16-29

999

598

6%

30-50

1003 305

808

170

16-29

1015 302

536

1604

30-50

1001 300

373

125

16-29

1000 304

586

27%

30-50

ZA

1002 300
203

16-29

MA

696

2031

30-50

IL

1008 316
262

16-29

TR

698

31%

30-50

RU

1000 313
252

16-29

IN

629

7677

30-50

CN

1001 324
258

16-29

JP

15066 5148
68%

30-50

AU

25103 7611
60%

16-29

BR

16-29

Very interested

MX

30-50

Total

30-50

16-29

US

231

63% 80% 70% 81% 69% 83% 58% 68% 37% 41% 54% 57% 80% 77% 60% 53% 54% 62% 66% 73% 75% 82% 68% 77%
291

58

265

53

248

47

334

77

420

132

407

128

184

66

346

128

314

87

237

55

179

47

255

55

29% 18% 27% 17% 25% 15% 33% 26% 42% 43% 41% 43% 18% 22% 34% 42% 31% 29% 24% 18% 18% 16% 25% 18%
57

7

6%
11

33

2%
1

1%
13

3
*

-

6

44

2%
1

*
1

1%
920

3%

12
*

1

-

*

*

963

305

1
*
-

6%
-

1%
920

134

2
1%
280

32

13% 11%
34

1%
14

309

18

6%
12

-

1%
944

56

2%

1%
8

316

6

4%

3%
39
4%
793

9
3%
6
2%
257

41

-

16

4%
8

2

1%
9

1%

44

1%
1

-

*

*

992

299

4%
-

1%
944

106
11%
25

1%
6

298

13

4%
9

*
5

1%
943

2

-

2

2%

3
1%
289

3%
11
1%
857

18
6%
5
2%
5
2%
274

61

14

6%
18

5%
6

2%
29

2%
7

3%
892

2%
273

53
5%
9

5

49

2%
1

1%
5

6
*

2
*

936

5%

1%
294

1%
9

7
2%
5
2%
2

1%

1%

942

286

92% 98% 96% 97% 94% 98% 92% 93% 79% 85% 94% 99% 98% 99% 94% 95% 86% 91% 89% 91% 93% 97% 94% 95%
68

8

7%

2%

36
4%

7
2%

56
6%

7
2%

68
7%

18
6%

168

41

17% 13%

49
5%

2
1%

18
2%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

2
1%

53
5%

13
4%

131
13%

23
8%

79

20

8%

7%

62
6%

6
2%

55
5%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

12
4%

189

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q16. How interested are you in the following?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Spending time with your friends
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Total
Very interested
Fairly interested
Not really interested
Not at all interested
Do not know
Total 'Interested'
Total 'Not interested'

30-50

16-29

CA

30-50

16-29

30-50

UK

16-29

SE

30-50

16-29

30-50

RO

16-29

30-50

PL

16-29

IT

30-50

16-29

30-50

HU

16-29

30-50

FR

16-29

30-50

FI

16-29

30-50

ES

16-29

30-50

EL

16-29

EE

30-50

16-29

30-50

16-29

DE

25103 7611

1001 302

1002 310

1001 301

1004 306

1001 303

1004 301

1014 301

1005 305

1005 306

1008 301

1000 303

1005 300

1015 304

12452 2917

489

546

636

419

557

496

478

430

542

458

569

542

558

50%

38%

10250 3774
41%
1669
7%
286
1%
446
2%

50%
736
10%
109
1%
75
1%

22702 6691
90%
1955
8%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

88%
845
11%

127

92

165

113

118

120

110

110

106

111

150

133

148

49% 42% 54% 30% 64% 55% 42% 37% 56% 39% 49% 40% 47% 37% 43% 36% 54% 35% 45% 37% 57% 50% 54% 44% 55% 49%
421

150

400

166

290

122

482

166

342

159

433

157

406

145

478

160

400

177

437

147

313

123

368

132

371

135

42% 50% 40% 54% 29% 41% 48% 54% 34% 52% 43% 52% 40% 48% 48% 52% 40% 58% 43% 49% 31% 41% 37% 44% 37% 44%
56

17

6%
12

6%
4

1%
23
2%

5%
2

1%
4

910

48

1%
277

46
15%
5

*
6
1%
946

49
5%
11

2%
1

1%
15

*
258

1%
926

10
3%
3

76
8%
7

1%
1

1%
20

*
287

2%
901

21
7%
3
1%
3
1%
279

55
5%
9
1%
38
4%
899

18
6%
6
2%
2
1%
277

44
4%
5

16
5%
3

*
26
3%
929

1%
5
2%
277

78
8%
14
1%
38
4%
884

26
9%
12
4%
8
3%
255

66
7%
15
1%
16
2%
908

29
10%
5

47
7

2%
1
*

7%
-

1%
942

73

30

7%
8

1%
9

270

20

5%

3
1%
283

10%
5

1%
32

2%
8

3%
895

3%
258

63

26

6%
13

9%
-

6%
14

1%
42

62

4

1%
19

26
9%
3
1%
6

57

19

6%
14

6%
-

1%
15

2

4%

1%

2%

2%

1%

1%

882

273

910

265

929

283

91% 92% 94% 83% 93% 95% 90% 91% 90% 91% 93% 92% 87% 85% 90% 89% 94% 92% 89% 86% 88% 90% 91% 88% 92% 93%
68

21

7%

7%

50
5%

51
16%

60
6%

13
4%

83
8%

24
8%

64
6%

24
8%

49
5%

19
6%

92
9%

This is the English version of the results of the 2011 World Youths Survey,
which were published by the French think tank Fondation pour l’Innovation politique.
Our publications are available in French and English at www.fondapol.org.
Youth of the World

38
13%

81
8%

34
11%

54
5%

20
7%

81

35

8%

12%

76
8%

26
9%

76
8%

2011
2011 La
du monde

jeunesse

29
10%

71
7%

19
6%

190

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USA

2011
2011 World

Etats-Unis

Youths

Country breakdown

Q16. How interested are you in the following?

www.fondapol.org

TNS-Opinion

Spending time with your friends
[ONE ANSWER ONLY]

TOTAL

Fairly interested
Not really interested
Not at all interested
Do not know
Total 'Interested'
Total 'Not interested'

1%
446
2%

109
1%
75
1%

22702 6691
90%
1955
8%

Fieldwork dates: June-July 2010

88%
845
11%

49

30-50

16-29
549

286

30-50

1006 300

321

163

16-29

1003 302

584

10%

30-50

1000 300

122

63

16-29

30-50
302

497

119

16-29

999

380

736

30-50

1003 305

625

84

16-29

1015 302

393

7%

30-50

1001 300

335

75

16-29

1000 304

546

1669

30-50

ZA

1002 300
144

16-29

MA

529

50%

30-50

IL

1008 316
151

16-29

TR

361

41%

30-50

RU

1000 313
63

16-29

IN

612

10250 3774

30-50

CN <