Potential Chinese military base in the Pacific

Now thinking about world events. To what extent are you concerned or not concerned about China potentially opening a military base in a Pacific Island country?

Very concerned 60Somewhat concerned 28Not too concerned 9Not at all concerned 3

This question was fielded in a separate Lowy Institute nationwide poll in April 2022: see Methodology for more information.

  • Very concerned
  • Somewhat concerned
  • Not too concerned
  • Not at all concerned
  • Don’t know
All groups