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More Americans than just two months ago are experiencing financial hardship from rising gas prices. Meanwhile, their view of the economy keeps worsening.

Europe has some of the happiest people in the world -- but their workplaces don't reflect it. See the data on the state of Europe's employees.

Nearly three in five U.S. adults, up from 39% in 2015, believe they spend too much time on their smartphone. The increase was about equal by gender and age, though younger adults continue to be much more likely to say this.

Inflation has become Americans' top concern, both nationally and in terms of their personal financial situation. What they want to do about it is less clear.

Americans' already-low economic confidence fell further in May.

As Colombians vote in their presidential election on Sunday, they are under serious economic stress that is contributing to record-low thriving.

More than seven in 10 Americans rate the U.S. job market positively, and U.S. workers largely feel secure in their jobs.

Fifty-two percent of U.S. adults self-identify as either middle or upper-middle class. Most of the rest describe themselves as working or lower class.

A slim majority of Americans say they would like their senators to vote to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.

Russia's already-stressed economy and institutions are facing more pressure amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gallup asked more than 300,000 people across 116+ countries and territories how the pandemic affected their lives and livelihoods -- and their willingness to take vaccines.

Eight percent of U.S. adults choose cryptocurrency as the best long-term investment among six options, well behind real estate (45%), stocks (18%) and gold (15%).

As inflation in Turkey hits sky-high levels, Turks rate their lives worse than ever, and the majority find it hard to get by. Turks' struggles have rocked their confidence in the national government, now at a record-low 37%.

Americans are worrying more than they did a year ago about paying their bills and maintaining their standard of living, among increases in financial worries. Low-income adults are affected far more than others.

Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida takes office as Japan faces substantial economic woes as a parliamentary election quickly approaches.

As Filipinos go to the polls to elect a new president, security and economic concerns in the country may dominate the winner's agenda.

For the first time in Gallup's trend dating back to 1978, less than half of Americans, 30%, say it is a good time to buy a house.

Amid high inflation, Americans' confidence in the economic leadership of the president and Federal Reserve chairman has declined by double digits.

Significantly fewer Americans now than a year ago rate their personal finances positively as a record-high mention inflation as the top financial problem facing their family.

Americans' confidence in the economy remains negative, and mentions of inflation as the top problem are holding at their highest point since 1984.