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Gallup editors preview some of the big data trends and global storylines they'll be watching in 2020.
U.S. approval ratings. Emotions. Elections. Migration. Safety. Brexit. What was the world's biggest story? Read Gallup editors' top picks.
The public's trust in journalists varies significantly across 144 countries and territories surveyed in 2018 and is linked to political polarization.
72% of the world smiled yesterday
Unemployment doesn't tell us much about a country's prosperity or economic growth. At best, the current metric gives us an incomplete picture. It's time to retire it.
29% of adults, or about 1.5 billion people worldwide, reported working full time for an employer in 2018.
On World Children's Day, perceptions that children are treated with respect vary widely around the globe.
Afghanistan sits alone at the bottom of Gallup's Law and Order Index rankings with a score of 38 in 2018, the deadliest year for its civilians in a decade.
The earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 devastated a fragile country that was already vulnerable from a combination of a high population density, poverty, old and poorly constructed buildings and extensive corruption.
In 2018, 69% of people worldwide said that they feel safe walking alone at night where they live, and 68% said they have confidence in their local police.
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A new report from Lloyd's Register Foundation and Gallup finds that globally, safety and risk data in general are patchy -- if these data exist at all.