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Global Agenda Survey 2011

Global Agenda

Survey 2011

We asked Global Agenda Council members to identify the most important global trends that will likely impact the global economy, society and environment in the next 12-18 months. This presentation highlights the key findings of the survey.

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  • About the survey

  • Regional differences

    The graphs indicate the regional differences among Council members when polled for perceptions on the top global trends. The size of each dot on the map indicates the percentage of respondents coming from that country or region who have ranked the responding trend as the top one.

    Instructions: Rollover the country dots to view the percentages per country. Click on a country dot to highlight it and more easily compare its responses across these top six trends.
  • Consequences

    When asked to identify the main trends facing the world over the next 12-18 months, the survey respondents were also asked to identify the consequences of these trends. How these interconnect are shown below.

    Instructions: Click on the name of a trend or consequence to see how they are interconnected.
  • Most under/over estimated

    Council members were asked to choose from a set list of trends which one is perceived as the most underestimated and as the most overestimated in terms of impact over the next 12-18 months.

    Instructions: Rollover each trend to view the percentage of respondents who perceived it to be under or over estimated. Click on a trend to view how it ranked between over and under estimation.
  • Confidence & disruption

    Council members were polled on how confident they are about global governance, economic and cooperation outlooks, and their anticipation of a global economic, societal, geopolitical, environmental and technological disruption during the next year.

    Instructions: Rollover the bars in the graphs to read the percentage of respondents per level of confidence or disruption.
  • Who should talk to who

    During the survey, respondents were asked which other Councils they should get in touch with, to further their own discussions. The interactive diagram below shows the strength of those responses.

    Instructions: Click on the issues diagram to see which Issues Councils should speak to each other. Click on a Region or Industry Council to see the Issue Council they should contact.