President Obama Leaves Office with High Worldwide Approval Ratings – But Global Expectations for Trump Are More Pessimistic

… Obama leaves his office with high worldwide approval ratings – nearly all countries rate him positively, with an average of 76% saying he has been a good president of the USA. … Russia stands out as the only country with an overwhelming negative opinion (87% think he was a bad president). …

Worldwide, people are much less sure of Donald Trump – only a minority in most countries predict he will make a good president (34% on average, while 66% think he will be a bad president). … Russia again stands out from worldwide opinion and is significantly more positive about Donald Trump as president (74% think he will be good), although two in three Indians (65%) are also optimistic. CONT.