The Ipsos Global Predictions 2022 survey of 33 markets with 22,023 adults shows the majority of urban Indians (80%) and global citizens (77%) are optimistic about the outlook for 2022, predicting it will be a better year that 2021!
Good predictions for 2022 – Positive!
Economy, Society, COVID19
8 in 10 urban Indians (80%) and 61% of global citizens surveyed predict that the economy will emerge stronger in 2022. The most optimistic markets were China (87%), India (80%) and ‘Saudi Arabia (79%). . The least optimistic were Turkey (40%), Belgium (44%) and Russia (45%).
Additionally, there is optimism that city centers are busy again with life limping back to normal when people return to the office – 7 in 10 globally agree (71%), India has 3 in 4 agree (74%) and interestingly all 33 markets have more optimistic respondents – the leading markets were China (87%), Malaysia ( 86%), the Netherlands (81%) and Israel (80%).
While most of the world’s citizens disagree, at least 6 in 10 urban Indians (60%) expect people to become more tolerant of each other in 2022. The markets that are growing expect this to happen more are China (83%), Malaysia (66%),
Vaxx Jabs – Over 80% of the world’s population will receive at least one dose of COVID19 a vaccine on polarizing views among world citizens (56% agree) and the markets that most agreed included Peru (81%), China (80%), Malaysia (79%), Brazil (76%), India (75%) and Mexico (75%). The markets least agreed were Hungary (29%), Poland (33%) and Germany (33%).
Commenting on the results of the survey, Amit Adarkar, CEO of Ipsos India, said: âMost respondents are optimistic about the promising outlook for 2022 and expect the economy to grow, to accelerate. vaccination campaign and coverage of the majority of the population. to improve. Full recovery is still a long way off and Omicron’s surge could spoil the party if severe isolation, vaccination and other protocols are not taken to stop the spread. ”
People could steal less than in 2019: 45% of global citizens surveyed share this point of view; India showed polarized views with 1 in 2 (52%) agreeing; The markets most in agreement were China (68%), Singapore (67%) and Malaysia (66%). And the markets the least agreed were Belgium (27%), Saudi Arabia (29%), Colombia (34%), South Korea (35%) and the Netherlands (35%).
Prices will exceed people’s incomes is the perception of most of the world’s citizens (75%). The markets most in agreement were Russia (88%), Chile (85%), the Netherlands (85%), Romania (85%) and Colombia (84%). India had at least 2 in 3 people agree (68%). The least agreed market was Japan (33%).
Many more people will live their lives in virtual worlds, according to at least 57% of global citizens surveyed and 6 in 10 urban Indians (60%); the markets most in agreement were Turkey (77%), Malaysia (75%), Brazil (74%), Poland (72%) and Singapore (72%). The markets least agreeing were Japan (18%), China (33%) and Saudi Arabia (36%).
Strict rules for big tech companies could be introduced by the government, except for China (74%), India (64%), Malaysia (59%) and Singapore (57%) .
Other extreme weather events could occur in 2022. 6 out of 10 global citizens; India had 62% of predictions. The markets most concerned about adverse weather events were the Netherlands (72%), Great Britain (69%), Australia (68%) and Italy (68%). Saudi Arabia (27%) least expected it.
A dishonest AI program that cannot be stopped and could wreak havoc around the world – 27% of the world’s citizens feared this could happen in 2022; the markets most in agreement were Malaysia (56%), India (46%) and Turkey (43%). The least agreeing markets were Hungary (15%), Sweden (16%), the Netherlands (18%), Denmark (18%) and Canada (18%).
âThe price will exceed revenues and evasion into the virtual world will increase, and strict laws for big tech companies by the government could occur are some of the predictions. Inflation, excessive content monitoring will be postponed to 2022, believe most, âAdarkar added.
There were predictions around the stock market crash, a natural disaster, a global computer shutdown due to hacking by a foreign government, the use of nuclear weapons, an asteroid hitting the Earth, aliens visiting Earth etc.
Circa 2021 has been a bad year for the most part!
77% of global citizens and 73% of urban Indians say 2021 has been a bad year for their country. The countries most sharing this view were Romania (89%), South Korea (89%) and Spain (89%). The markets least agreed were China (41%) and Saudi Arabia (48%).
2021 was also a bad year for them and their families. 58% of world citizens and 63% of Indians agreed. And the markets that most shared this view were South Africa (77%), South Korea (74%) and Turkey (74%). And the least impacted markets were China (39%), Sweden (40%) and the Netherlands (42%).
3 in 4 world citizens (75%) and 4 in 5 urban Indians (80%) decided to do specific things for themselves and for others in 2022. Markets sharing this point of view were the most: the China (96%), Colombia (93%), Mexico (92%) and Peru (92%). And the least agreed were Sweden (23%) and Japan (44%).
“The verdict is in. 2021 has been a bad year for countries, individuals and their families. Citizens surveyed will prioritize themselves and work with their communities as they enter a new year of spanking,” Adarkar said. .
These are the results of a study of 33 markets carried out by Ipsos on its online platform Global Advisor. Ipsos surveyed a total of 22,023 adults aged 18 to 74 in the United States, Canada, Israel, Malaysia, South Africa and Turkey, and ages 16 to 74 in 27 other markets between Friday October 22 and Friday November 5, 2021.
The sample consists of approximately 1,000 people from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Mainland China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Spain and the United States. United States, and 500 people in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Hungary, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden , Switzerland and Turkey.
Samples in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United States can be considered as representative of their general adult population under 75 years of age.
Samples in Brazil, Chile, Mainland China, Colombia, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa and Turkey are more urban, more educated and / or richer than the general population. The survey results for these countries should be seen as reflecting the views of the most âconnectedâ segment of their population.
The data are weighted so that the sample composition of each country best reflects the demographic profile of the adult population according to the most recent census data.
âOverall country averageâ reflects the average score for all countries and markets where the survey was conducted. It has not been adjusted for the population size of each country or market and is not intended to suggest a total result.
When the results do not add up to 100 or the “difference” appears to be +/- 1 more / less than the reality, this may be due to rounding, multiple responses, or the exclusion of “don’t know” responses. not âor not declared.
The accuracy of Ipsos online surveys is calculated using a credibility interval with a survey of 1000 accurate to +/- 3.5 percentage points and 500 accurate to +/- 5.0 percentage points . For more information on Ipsos’ use of credibility intervals, please visit the Ipsos website. The publication of these results complies with local rules and regulations.
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