International opinion polling for the 2016 United States presidential election

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This article lists international opinion polls taken in various countries around the world prior to the United States presidential election of 2016. Clinton was heavily favored in every foreign country where polling occurred, except for Russia.

Global polls[edit]

Country YouGov/
Handelsblatt,
April 2016[1]
Pew Research Center,
June 2016[2]
WIN/GIA,
August 2016[3]
Clinton Trump Clinton Trump
 Afghanistan 61% 22%
 Argentina Clinton (+30%) 51% 5%
 Australia Clinton (+29%) 70% 11% 67% 15%
 Austria 78% 9%
 Azerbaijan 61% 3%
 Bangladesh 62% 8%
 Brazil Clinton (+34%) 77% 11%
 Bulgaria 51% 26%
 Canada Clinton (+17%) 60% 14% 69% 12%
 China Clinton (+12%) 37% 22% 53% 44%
 Colombia 81% 6%
 Ecuador 56% 6%
 Egypt 53% 9%
 Finland 86% 7%
 France Clinton (+30%) 71% 9% 72% 10%
 Germany Clinton (+36%) 79% 6% 77% 8%
 Greece 15% 3%
 Hong Kong 73% 16%
 Hungary 44% 20%
 India Clinton (+29%) 28% 14% 49% 27%
 Indonesia Clinton (+32%)
 Iraq 56% 23%
 Ireland 74% 12%
 Italy Clinton (+38%) 52% 21% 73% 16%
 Japan Clinton (+27%) 70% 9% 60% 3%
 Jordan 66% 3%
 South Korea Clinton (+37%) 82% 3%
 Latvia 46% 22%
 Lebanon 45% 22%
 Macedonia 48% 20%
 Mexico Clinton (+54%) 78% 5%
 Netherlands 76% 7% 77% 8%
 Nigeria 77% 19%
 Norway 73% 14%
 Pakistan 51% 17%
 Palestine 40% 18%
 Panama 65% 11%
 Paraguay 74% 6%
 Peru 44% 4%
 Portugal 85% 5%
 Poland 41% 15%
 Russia Trump (+21%) 10% 33%
 Saudi Arabia Clinton (+20%)
 Slovenia 52% 22%
 South Africa Clinton (+24%) 59% 15%
 Spain Clinton (+35%) 51% 8% 70% 4%
 Sweden 83% 6% 82% 7%
 Thailand 65% 11%
 Turkey Clinton (+28%)
 United Kingdom Clinton (+34%) 66% 12% 64% 15%

Individual country polls[edit]

Chile[edit]

CADEM conducted a poll in Chile regarding the United States presidential election in late September 2016, right after the first presidential debate. Hillary Clinton had a 68% of favorable evaluation and 29% of negative evaluation, while Donald Trump had 13% of favourable evaluation and 84% of negative. 80% of Chileans thought that Hillary Clinton would be a better president of the United States and only 5% said Donald Trump.[4]

Czech Republic[edit]

October 2016: Don't know or do not care 47%, Hillary Clinton 39%, Donald Trump 14%.[5]

November 2016: Donald Trump 57.4%, Hillary Clinton 26.3%, Evan McMullin 7.3%, Gary Johnson 4.7%, Jill Stein 3.2%, Darrell Castle 1.1%.[6]

Israel[edit]

In June 2016 poll for Channel 2, 42% of Israelis favored Hillary Clinton and 35% Donald Trump when asked whom they would vote for if they were able to participate in the election. In the same poll, 37% said they believe Trump would be better for Israel, while 36% said Clinton.[7]

In a November 2016 poll by the Rafi Smith Institute, 49% of Israelis favored Hillary Clinton and 32% Donald Trump.[8]

New Zealand[edit]

According to poll conducted by Newshub/Reid Research in July 2016, 76% of New Zealanders would vote for Hillary Clinton and 9% for Donald Trump.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dahlgreen, Will (April 17, 2016). "Donald Trump top pick for US President... in Russia". YouGov. Archived from the original on October 9, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "Comparative confidence in political leaders and U.S. presidential candidates on their international role". Pew Research Center. June 27, 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "Global Poll on the American Election" (PDF). WIN/GIA. October 4, 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 November 2016. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "Track semanal de opinión pública" (PDF) (in Spanish). CADEM - Plaza Pública. October 3, 2016. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  5. ^ Čadová, Naděžda (October 25, 2016). "Czech public about United States presidential election and foreign policy of the United States - September 2016". Public Opinion Research Centre. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  6. ^ "Výrazná většina čtenářů iDNES.cz by do Bílého domu vyslala Trumpa". iDNES.cz. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  7. ^ Rosenberg, David (June 23, 2016). "Do Israelis prefer Trump or Clinton?". Arutz Sheva. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  8. ^ "Israelis prefer Clinton over Trump, poll suggests". The Times of Israel. 4 November 2016.
  9. ^ Gower, Patrick (August 10, 2016). "Poll: Only 9pct of Kiwis want Trump as President". Newshub. Retrieved October 8, 2016.