Studies by Year
The AmericasBarometer, one of the many and growing activities of LAPOP, is the only survey of democratic public opinion and behavior that covers the Americas. It is an effort by LAPOP to measure democratic values and behaviors in the Americas using national probability samples of voting-age adults. In 2004, the first round of AmericasBarometer surveys was implemented with eleven participating countries; the second took place in 2006 and incorporated 22 countries throughout the hemisphere. The third round, 2008, included 24 countries in the Americas and over 36,000 individuals were surveyed. The 2010 round of surveys included 26 countries from North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean, adding Trinidad & Tobago as well as Suriname to the 24 countries previously covered, making the AmericasBarometer the most expansive regional survey project in the Western Hemisphere. In 2012, 26 countries were included again, and over 41,000 surveys were carried out. The 2014 round included surveys conducted in 28 countries across the Americas and more than 50,000 interviews. The 2016/17 round, which marks the latest round of the AmericasBarometer, was conducted in 29 countries and includes more than 43,000 interviews.
- AmericasBarometer 2016/17 publications, listed by country
- The AmericasBarometer 2016/17 regional comparative report "The Political Culture of Democracy in the Americas, 2016/17: A Comparative Study of Democracy and Governance" (Appendix)