In a global poll 1 in 5 believe aliens walk among us.
According to: wiki.answer.com when responding to the question: What percentage of America’s population believes in aliens?
Answer: A telephone poll conducted by the Center for Survey and Research Analysis at the University of Connecticut, resulted in that roughly 77% of Americans thought alien lifeforms could develop on planets very different from Earth. Around 8 out of 10 Americans believe is is likely that intelligent aliens on other planets are more advance than humans on earth. Seth Shostak, senior astronomer for SETI, who appeared in “Extraterrestrial,” predicts a real possibility that we may find evidence of intelligent extraterrestrial life by the year 2025.
According to Reuters.com: http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/04/08/us-aliens-odd-idUSTRE6374B220100408
They walk among us: 1 in 5 believe in aliens?
SINGAPORE | Thu Apr 8, 2010 1:01pm EDT
(Reuters) – Aliens exist and they live in our midst disguised as humans — at least, that’s what 20 percent of people polled in a global survey believe.
The Reuters Ipsos poll of 23,000 adults in 22 countries showed that more than 40 percent of people from India and China believe that aliens walk among us disguised as humans, while those least likely to believe in this are from Belgium, Sweden and the Netherlands (8 percent each).”
Public Opinion Polls on UFOs
Numerous public opinion polls from the last 50 years, and from multiple different countries, report very consistent and similar findings: 50% of the population believes in the reality of UFOs; and 5% of the population has seen a UFO.