In the latest Gallup poll released on March 7, 2023, a record-low 15% of Americans view China favorably. Gallup has been conducting polls on China in the United States since 1979. More than 8 in 10 US adults had a negative opinion of China, including 45% who view it very unfavorably and 39% mostly unfavorably. The latest data are from Gallup’s February 1-23, 2023 annual World Affairs poll.
Other key findings include:
- More Americans name China as the United States’ greatest enemy than any other nation by a wide margin. 66% of US adults consider it to be a critical threat to the vital interests of the U.S.
- 64% of those polled viewed China as a critical economic threat to the US.
- 77% of US adults have a favorable opinion of Taiwan
- 47% of Americans say the conflict between China and Taiwan is a critical threat to the United States’ vital interests in the next decade