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Unemployment: A top concern globally

Ipsos online monthly survey, 'What Worries the World' finds unemployment to be the top concern globally.
Unemployment: A top concern globally

According to a recent poll conducted by Ipsos, ‘What Worries the World’ it has been found that unemployment is the greatest worry globally. The survey was conducted in 26 countries using the Ipsos Online Panel system. It is an online monthly survey which is conducted by surveying adults less than 65 years of age across countries.

The findings, this time, show that about 38% of the global citizens think of unemployment as the gravest concern. And this is despite when the recent trends show that unemployment has been steadily decreasing over the past few months. The three countries which are most worried about unemployment: Spain (68%), Italy (65%) and South Korea (62%).

After unemployment, what people worry about the most is financial and political corruption. The nations most worried are South Korea (74%), South Africa (57%), Hungary (55%), and Mexico (55%).

This is followed by poverty and social equality, which is the top concern in Hungary (66%), followed by Russia (51%) and Israel (51%).

Crime and violence come next, which is a worry for 29% of the global citizens. In Peru and Argentina, it is the primary worry.

Countries which have been undergoing exposure to terrorist incidents are extremely worried about it; Turkey (73%), Israel (48%), France (42%), and Germany (39%).

The countries which were included in the survey are as follows: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States of America.

Of all the above countries, Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Turkey have lower levels of internet penetration, and which is why the survey results are only representative of the more affluent populace in these countries.

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