According to a YouGov/Economist poll, half of the United States believes that the country will cease being a superpower within 10 years.
In addition, they believe there will be a “total economic collapse” within this same time frame.
Some highlights from the YouGov report:
Among 15 potential future scenarios involving instability or political violence, the one that most Americans consider likely in the next decade is that the U.S. ceases to be a global superpower (50% say this), followed by a total collapse of the U.S. economy (47%). Each of the 15 dire scenarios is considered somewhat or very likely in the next decade by at least 20% of Americans.
37% of Americans indicated that a civil war is at least somewhat likely