The State of Global Emotions
Taking the world's emotional temperature
Where are the angriest people on the planet? The most stressed out? The most well-rested?
Gallup regularly asks people in more than 140 countries how they are feeling to get a snapshot of their negative and positive daily experiences. These data give leaders insights into the emotional health of their societies that they can't get from economic measures like GDP alone.
Explore this page to get data, reports and the latest analysis on what the world's 7+ billion citizens are thinking and feeling.
Get Gallup's Scorecard on the World's Emotional Health
Each year, Gallup publishes its Global Emotions Report, which focuses on the world's boiling points and the happy places.
Download this year's report or read reports from the past several years.
Global Emotions 2020 Report
Track how the world was feeling throughout 2019 -- on the precipice of the coronavirus crisis.
Global Emotions 2019 Report
View the current snapshot of people's positive and negative daily experiences based on more than 151,000 interviews with adults in more than 140 countries in 2018.
Global Emotions 2018 Report
The world took a negative turn in 2017. People were more stressed and worried than at any point in the past decade that Gallup has measured this.
Global Emotions 2017 Report
For the fifth year in a row, Iraq was the No. 1 country in terms of negative experiences in 2016. Along with Iranians and South Sudanese, Iraqis were the angriest people in the world.