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What Is the World's Emotional Temperature?

Think about how you felt yesterday. Did you smile or laugh a lot? Did you learn or do something interesting? Were you angry? Sad? Gallup asked people in more than 140 countries these same questions in 2018 to find out how they are feeling.

Use this interactive to see how you and your country compare with the rest of the planet on 10 positive and negative experiences.

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Select any of the 10 positive or negative experiences below to see which countries rank the highest and lowest on these questions.

Did you experience the following feelings during a lot of the day yesterday? How about anger?

TOP 5

#1 Armenia

45% YES / 55% NO

#2 Iraq

44% YES / 56% NO

#3 Iran

43% YES / 57% NO

#4 Palestinian Territories

43% YES / 57% NO

#5 Morocco

41% YES / 59% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Estonia

6% YES / 93% NO

#2 Singapore

7% YES / 93% NO

#3 Finland

7% YES / 93% NO

#4 Mauritius

8% YES / 92% NO

#5 Mexico

8% YES / 91% NO

Did you experience the following feelings during a lot of the day yesterday? How about sadness?

TOP 5

#1 Chad

54% YES / 41% NO

#2 Niger

49% YES / 50% NO

#3 Liberia

47% YES / 53% NO

#4 Sierra Leone

46% YES / 52% NO

#5 Guinea

45% YES / 54% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Taiwan

5% YES / 95% NO

#2 Singapore

7% YES / 93% NO

#3 Kosovo

9% YES / 90% NO

#4 China

12% YES / 87% NO

#5 Sweden

12% YES / 86% NO

Did you experience the following feelings during a lot of the day yesterday? How about stress?

TOP 5

#1 Greece

59% YES / 41% NO

#2 Philippines

58% YES / 42% NO

#3 Tanzania

57% YES / 43% NO

#4 Albania

55% YES / 44% NO

#5 Iran

55% YES / 45% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Turkmenistan

10% YES / 89% NO

#2 Indonesia

13% YES / 87% NO

#3 Kazakhstan

13% YES / 86% NO

#4 Kyrgyzstan

13% YES / 87% NO

#5 Uzbekistan

13% YES / 87% NO

Did you experience the following feelings during a lot of the day yesterday? How about worry?

TOP 5

#1 Mozambique

63% YES / 36% NO

#2 Chad

61% YES / 32% NO

#3 Benin

60% YES / 40% NO

#4 Iran

59% YES / 41% NO

#5 Portugal

59% YES / 41% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Taiwan

12% YES / 88% NO

#2 Kyrgyzstan

18% YES / 82% NO

#3 Kazakhstan

19% YES / 80% NO

#4 Singapore

19% YES / 81% NO

#5 Uzbekistan

20% YES / 80% NO

Did you experience the following feelings during a lot of the day yesterday? How about physical pain?

TOP 5

#1 Chad

66% YES / 33% NO

#2 Sierra Leone

62% YES / 38% NO

#3 Gambia

56% YES / 44% NO

#4 Iraq

56% YES / 44% NO

#5 Benin

55% YES / 44% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Vietnam

14% YES / 85% NO

#2 Northern Cyprus

15% YES / 85% NO

#3 Poland

15% YES / 85% NO

#4 Taiwan

15% YES / 85% NO

#5 Sweden

17% YES / 83% NO

Did you experience the following feelings during a lot of the day yesterday? How about enjoyment?

TOP 5

#1 Paraguay

91% YES / 9% NO

#2 Mexico

88% YES / 12% NO

#3 China

87% YES / 12% NO

#4 Costa Rica

87% YES / 13% NO

#5 Denmark

87% YES / 13% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Sierra Leone

41% YES / 58% NO

#2 Belarus

42% YES / 50% NO

#3 Lithuania

43% YES / 44% NO

#4 Egypt

44% YES / 55% NO

#5 Turkey

44% YES / 53% NO

Now, please think about yesterday, from the morning until the end of the day. Think about where you were, what you were doing, who you were with, and how you felt. Did you feel well-rested yesterday?

TOP 5

#1 Mongolia

86% YES / 14% NO

#2 Indonesia

85% YES / 15% NO

#3 Uzbekistan

85% YES / 15% NO

#4 Vietnam

85% YES / 15% NO

#5 China

84% YES / 16% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Kuwait

28% YES / 71% NO

#2 Yemen

44% YES / 55% NO

#3 Armenia

45% YES / 55% NO

#4 Palestinian Territories

50% YES / 50% NO

#5 Belarus

51% YES / 46% NO

Now, please think about yesterday, from the morning until the end of the day. Think about where you were, what you were doing, who you were with, and how you felt. Did you learn or do something interesting yesterday?

TOP 5

#1 El Salvador

75% YES / 25% NO

#2 Panama

75% YES / 25% NO

#3 Guatemala

73% YES / 26% NO

#4 Senegal

73% YES / 25% NO

#5 Niger

72% YES / 26% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Bangladesh

22% YES / 77% NO

#2 Northern Cyprus

23% YES / 76% NO

#3 Egypt

24% YES / 76% NO

#4 Mongolia

26% YES / 73% NO

#5 Turkey

26% YES / 72% NO

Now, please think about yesterday, from the morning until the end of the day. Think about where you were, what you were doing, who you were with, and how you felt. Did you smile or laugh a lot yesterday?

TOP 5

#1 Nigeria

91% YES / 9% NO

#2 El Salvador

90% YES / 10% NO

#3 Indonesia

90% YES / 9% NO

#4 Sri Lanka

90% YES / 9% NO

#5 Panama

89% YES / 10% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Afghanistan

36% YES / 64% NO

#2 Belarus

41% YES / 51% NO

#3 Northern Cyprus

41% YES / 58% NO

#4 Turkey

41% YES / 57% NO

#5 Lebanon

44% YES / 56% NO

Now, please think about yesterday, from the morning until the end of the day. Think about where you were, what you were doing, who you were with, and how you felt. Were you treated with respect all day yesterday?

TOP 5

#1 Ecuador

97% YES / 3% NO

#2 Paraguay

97% YES / 3% NO

#3 Uruguay

97% YES / 3% NO

#4 Uzbekistan

97% YES / 3% NO

#5 Argentina

96% YES / 4% NO

BOTTOM 5

#1 Afghanistan

48% YES / 52% NO

#2 Lao People's Democratic Republic

58% YES / 34% NO

#3 Lithuania

61% YES / 17% NO

#4 Chad

65% YES / 31% NO

#5 Ethiopia

65% YES / 35% NO

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Select one of the positive or negative experiences from the menu at the top of the map and then hover over a country to see how people answered the question.

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Results for surveys in 2018 are based on telephone and face-to-face interviews with approximately 1,000 adults, aged 15 and older, conducted throughout the year in 143 countries and areas for the Positive Experience Index and 142 countries for the Negative Experience Index. For results based on the total sample of national adults for 2018, the margin of sampling error ranged from ±2.1 to ±5.3 percentage points at the 95% confidence level. All reported margins of sampling error include computed design effects for weighting.

For more complete methodology and specific survey dates, please review Gallup's Country Data Set details.

Select a positive or negative experience from the menu at the top of the table. Use the up or down arrows at the top of the column to sort the list.

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