International opinion polling for the United States presidential election, 2016

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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 and China.

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

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.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dahlgreen, Will (April 17, 2016). "Donald Trump top pick for US President... in Russia". YouGov. 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. 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. ^ Gower, Patrick (August 10, 2016). "Poll: Only 9pct of Kiwis want Trump as President". Newshub. Retrieved October 8, 2016.