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June's Economic Confidence Index holds at -33, reflecting Americans' ongoing economic concerns.

Ahead of the general election in the U.K. next week, Gallup data paint a mixed picture of economic perceptions in the U.K. compared with other major economies.

Over half of U.S. adults say it is extremely important for businesses to avoid major pay gaps between CEOs and average employees.

Americans have become significantly more likely to identify as liberal in their views on social issues over the past 25 years. Liberal views on economic issues, too, have increased, but still lean conservative.

Six in 10 U.S. adults would prefer to be their own boss, and a slight majority would assume a fair amount of financial risk to start a business.

Worries that Medicare and Social Security will no longer be available in the future run high, especially among adults closer to the age of eligibility.

Gallup's Economic Confidence Index registered -34 in May, reflecting further deterioration in how Americans assess the economy's current state as well as its trajectory.

Leading up to the vote in Mexico, perceptions of the economy, leadership, institutions and the honesty of elections are buoyant.

Americans downgraded their "social class" after the Great Recession, and that assessment still hasn't recovered.

As India votes in the world's biggest-ever democratic election, Gallup data show that economic optimism and confidence in the government, institutions and infrastructure remain high.

Americans continue to rank real estate as the best long-term investment, while stocks have gained in attractiveness and gold has waned.

Nearly seven in 10 Americans expect home prices to rise in their local area over the next year. Three-quarters think it is a bad time to buy a house.

Residents of the Greater Washington, D.C., region give affordable housing the worst ratings when asked about a list of local resources. A majority are now concerned about being able to pay rent or mortgage costs, up from 2020.

Americans continue to lack confidence in key leaders' ability to do the right thing for the economy.

Americans say inflation is the most important financial problem for their family as they continue to give subdued ratings of their personal finances.

Americans' economic evaluations worsened in April, the first time that has occurred since October, with Gallup's Economic Confidence Index Score falling to -29.

Joe Biden's 38.7% average job approval rating during his 13th quarter in office is essentially unchanged from the previous quarter and is the lowest for any president's 13th quarter historically.

Owner-employers in the U.S. outshine peers in income, wealth, life satisfaction and work engagement, showcasing superior wellbeing and success.

With a general election on the horizon, Britons are less satisfied than the rest of Western Europe with how their local communities are functioning.

Inflation and immigration rank among Americans' top issue concerns for the country when asked about national problems in March.