Press release 6 September 2022 Brussels
The summer 2022 Standard Eurobarometer survey shows increased trust of citizens in the EU, and continued strong support for the EU's response to the Russian aggression against Ukraine. An overwhelming majority of EU citizens support investments in renewable energy and action to reduce the EU's dependency on Russian energy sources. The approval rate of the euro has reached its highest level ever.
However, Europeans are increasingly concerned about the economic situation in the EU and in their own country.
General perception of the EU