More than 26,000 people were surveyed internationally for the poll, which asked them to rate each country's influence in the world – choosing between "mainly positive" or "mainly negative".
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The survey was conducted for the BBC by GlobeScan and PIPA, who conducted face-to-face and telephone interviews with randomly selected people in 25 countries.
The ratings exclude the target country's rating of itself.
Only 21% of the people polled said Israel's influence was mainly positive. Fifty-two percent said it was mainly negative leaving Israel just above North Korea, Pakistan and Iran. Iran got a 15% positive rating and 59% negative rating.
- United Kingdom
- European Union
- United States
- South Korea
- South Africa
- North Korea
A three-point increase in Germany's average rating returned it to the top of the BBC list while the UK saw a bigger increase in positive ratings than any other country and climbed to third place in the table, in the wake of its hosting of the 2012 Olympics.
Positive views of the EU dropped to their lowest level in 2012 but have stabilised since, rising one point to 49% on average.
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