Overall satisfaction with infrastructure across the globe is up 5 percentage points to 37 percent, according to the Global Infrastructure Index survey conducted by Ipsos and the Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA).
Surveying was conducted online between July 26 and Aug. 9 among adults aged 18 to 64 in the United States and Canada and adults aged 16 to 64 in all other countries. More than 19,000 people were surveyed.
By geographic region, Asia Pacific scored the highest satisfaction rating at 47 percent, closely followed by Middle East and Africa at 44 percent. North America scored 38 percent, Latin America scored 31 percent, and Europe scored the worst rating of any region, at 29 percent. Developing markets, as represented by the BRIC countries, had higher satisfaction ratings than developed markets, as represented by the G8, scoring 44 percent and 35 percent, respectively.
“Satisfaction with current infrastructure tends to be higher where the pr