Suriname, UN Suriname
Key Finding
6
WHEN IT COMES TO THE FUTURE, YOUNGER PEOPLE AND RESPONDENTS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES TEND TO BE MORE OPTIMISTIC
THE YOUNG ARE GENERALLY MORE OPTIMISTIC THAN OLDER GENERATIONS, AND MEN ARE GENERALLY MORE OPTIMISTIC THAN WOMEN
UN75 one-minute survey: Q6. Overall, do you think that people in 2045 will be better off, worse off, the same as you are today? Base: 798,224 respondents, excludes responses collected through mobile phone applications.
RESPONDENTS IN COUNTRIES WITH A LOWER HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX RANKING ARE GENERALLY MORE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE FUTURE THAN THOSE IN COUNTRIES WITH HIGHER HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX RANKINGS
UN75 one-minute survey: Q6. Overall, do you think that people in 2045 will be better off, worse off, the same as you are today? Base: All respondents (810,558). Cross analysed with Human Development Index ranking averages for each region. The x-axis measures the average HDI value of each region (scale ranges from .38 to .95). The y-axis measures average perception of the world in 2045 on a 3-point scale (ranging from Worse (-1) to Better (+1), Stay the same (0). Countries without a value for HDI have imputed values based upon the country’s regional average.
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Key Finding #7
87% of people believe global cooperation is vital to address global challenges.