Aug. 6 (UPI) — A new survey found that China is the most optimistic country in the world, with 87 percent of people believing their country is on the right track.
The Ipsos Public Affairs survey found that China was one of seven countries out of 27 surveyed in which more than half of the population had a positive view of their country’s current track. China was followed by India (74 percent), Saudi Arabia (71 percent), South Korea (66 percent), Canada (58 percent), Russia (57 percent) and Serbia (51 percent).
At the bottom of the list was Mexico, where only 8 percent believe their country is on the right track.
The United States placed tenth, with only 43 percent of the population having a positive view. But Americans ranked slightly better than Germans (42 percent) and Israelis (41 percent.)
When looked at as one group, however, people around the world aren’t in a very …