The perceived greatest threats worldwide in 2014, by region

The statistic shows a survey conducted worldwide in 2014 amongst adults regarding the greatest threats perceived. The results were sorted by region. In 2014, 34 percent of respondents in the Middle East perceived religious and ethnic hatred as the biggest overall threat.

Worldwide: Which one of these poses the greatest threat to the world?

Middle EastEuropeAsia Latin AmericaAfricaUnited States
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Release date

October 2014



Survey time period

March 17, 2014 to June 5, 2014

Number of respondents

48,643 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

According to the source, the figures are regional medians. Russia and Ukraine were not included in the Europe median.

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