Climate change opinion by country

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United States, Europe, and Australia are the darkest while Africa, the Middle East, and Oceania are the lightest.
Proportion who report knowing "something" or a "great deal" about global warming. Darker areas indicate a greater proportion of individuals aware, yellow indicates no data.
Latin America and Japan are the darkest while the remainder are either much lighter or mixed.
Proportion responding yes when asked, "Temperature rise is part of global warming or climate change. Do you think rising temperatures are [...] a result of human activities?"
The Americas, Europe, Australia, Kenya and Japan are the darkest. The remainder much lighter.
Proportion responding that global warming is a serious personal threat.

Climate change opinion is the aggregate of public opinion held by the adult population. Cost constraints often restrict surveys to sample only one or two countries from each continent or focus on only one region. Because of differences among questions, wording, and methods—it is difficult to reliably compare results or to generalize them to opinions held world-wide.

In 2007–2008, the Gallup Poll surveyed individuals from 128 countries in the first comprehensive study of global opinions. The Gallup Organization aggregated opinion from the adult population fifteen years of age and older, either through the telephone or personal interviews, and in both rural and urban areas except in areas where the safety of interviewer was threatened and in scarcely populated islands. Personal interviews were stratified by population size or geography and cluster sampling was achieved through one or more stages. Although error bounds vary, they are all below ±6% with 95% confidence.

Weighting countries to a 2008 World Bank population estimate, sixty-one percent of individuals world-wide are aware of global warming, developed countries more aware than developing, with Africa the least aware. The median of people perceiving it as a threat is 47%. Latin America and developed countries in Asia lead the belief that climate change is a result of human activities while Africa, parts of Asia and the Middle East, and countries from the Former Soviet Union lead in the opposite. Awareness often translates to concern, although of those aware, individuals Europe and develop countries in Asia perceive global warming as a greater threat than others.

Awareness 
Knowing "something" or a "great deal" about global warming when asked "How much do you know about global warming or climate change?"
Caused by human activity 
Responding yes when asked, "Temperature rise is part of global warming or climate change. Do you think rising temperatures are [...] a result of human activities?"
Perceived as threat 
Responding that global warming is a serious personal threat.
Country Awareness Caused by
human activity
Perceived
as threat
 Afghanistan 25 29 18
 Algeria 56 54 46
 Angola 43 70 38
 Argentina 76 81 71
 Armenia 78 28 65
 Australia 97 54 75
 Austria 95 51 54
 Azerbaijan 58 42 43
 Bangladesh 33 62 32
 Belarus 80 48 30
 Belgium 89 50 68
 Belize 53 59 45
 Benin 21 46 15
 Bolivia 55 73 51
 Botswana 38 26 30
 Brazil 79 80 76
 Burkina Faso 36 52 34
 Burundi 22 38 20
 Cambodia 58 34 51
 Cameroon 49 52 32
 Canada 95 61 74
 Central African Republic 56 58 37
 Chad 45 31 38
 Chile 73 78 69
 China 62 58 21
 Colombia 68 77 65
 Costa Rica 75 87 72
 Czech Republic 87 52 39
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 53 52 41
 Denmark 90 49 40
 Djibouti 43 62 35
 Dominican Republic 50 52 46
 Ecuador 70 81 69
 Egypt 25 60 21
 El Salvador 55 75 51
 Estonia 88 46 32
 Ethiopia 80 56 73
 Finland 98 53 39
 France 93 63 75
 Georgia 62 37 47
 Germany 96 59 60
 Ghana 26 51 19
 Greece 87 84 82
 Guatemala 57 72 51
 Guinea 55 40 43
 Guyana 67 36 56
 Haiti 46 38 35
 Honduras 62 58 57
 Hong Kong 93 78 54
 Hungary 93 65 75
 Iceland 95 38 33
 India 35 53 29
 Indonesia 39 55 33
 Iran 55 62 43
 Iraq 55 38 28
 Ireland 94 66 60
 Israel 86 63 62
 Italy 84 65 76
 Japan 99 91 80
 Jordan 62 53 51
 Kazakhstan 60 54 35
 Kenya 56 59 49
 Kyrgyzstan 52 42 39
 Laos 80 65 49
 Latvia 91 54 37
 Lebanon 64 64 54
 Liberia 15 41 13
 Lithuania 91 50 47
 Luxembourg 95 60 75
 Madagascar 49 67 46
 Malaysia 71 63 50
 Mali 53 72 48
 Malta 75 68 64
 Mauritania 44 48 35
 Mexico 67 71 63
 Moldova 83 48 73
 Mongolia 75 54 30
 Morocco 30 68 29
 Mozambique 54 53 48
 Namibia 46 49 35
   Nepal 37 48 32
 Netherlands 96 44 57
 Nicaragua 53 66 49
 Niger 24 35 21
 Nigeria 28 27 18
 Norway 97 47 43
 Pakistan 34 25 24
 Palestine 67 50 55
 Panama 65 73 61
 Paraguay 58 79 54
 Peru 62 72 58
 Philippines 47 72 42
 Poland 84 58 54
 Portugal 90 79 85
 Qatar 64 39 43
 Republic of the Congo 41 58 31
 Romania 81 60 66
 Russia 85 52 39
 Rwanda 30 44 22
 Saudi Arabia 49 39 40
 Senegal 36 27 33
 Sierra Leone 36 31 24
 Singapore 84 44 59
 South Africa 31 29 21
 South Korea 93 92 80
 Spain 85 71 69
 Sri Lanka 73 63 65
 Sudan 47 69 42
 Sweden 96 64 56
 Syria 56 54 41
 Taiwan 91 70 70
 Tajikistan 43 81 19
 Tanzania 53 15 48
 Thailand 88 55 61
 Togo 29 43 23
 Trinidad and Tobago 72 76 71
 Tunisia 60 50 46
 Turkey 74 70 66
 Uganda 35 66 30
 Ukraine 79 51 52
 United Kingdom 97 48 69
 United States 97 49 63
 Uruguay 73 75 68
 Uzbekistan 53 18 38
 Venezuela 63 65 62
 Vietnam 73 49 53
 Zambia 27 43 18
 Zimbabwe 52 41 36

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