PM Modi tops list of most popular global leaders with 76% rating


Prime Minister Narendra Modi retained his position as the world’s most popular leader with an approval rating of 76 per cent, as per the data released by US-based consultancy firm ‘Morning Consult’.

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is ranked second on the list with an approval rating of 66 per cent. Alain Berset, the President of the Swiss Confederation, bagged the third spot with a 58 per cent approval rating.

While US President Joe Biden was at the eighth spot with an approval rating of 37 per cent, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Petr Fiala secured the lowest approval rating at 16 per cent. UK PM Rishi Sunak’s approval rating was at 25 per cent.

Coming to the disapproval ratings, Indian Prime Minister Modi’s tally was at 18%, while that of Mexico’s Obrador was at 29 per cent. Morning Consult’s latest approval ratings are based on data collected from November 29 to December 5, 2023.

Meanwhile, Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders lauded his leadership as he topped international approval ratings. They asserted on Friday that “Modi ki guarantee” and “Modi’s magic” have been endorsed even by an international survey.