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Americans are split into liberal, moderate and conservative camps when it comes to social issues. There is less variation on economic issues.

Despite strong support for the objectives of ESG, Americans remain unfamiliar with the term. A business' treatment of its employees and community impact matter most.

Although Americans' economic confidence has slipped, the percentage satisfied with the way things are going in the U.S. remains elevated, at 36%.

by Paola Annoni

The European Commission released the second, expanded edition of the EU regional Social Progress Index in late 2020. The index takes discussions about progress beyond GDP.

Four in five retirees in the U.S. say they have enough money to live comfortably, but far fewer, 53%, of nonretirees think they will too, when it comes time for them to retire.

Remote work is dominant among the white-collar U.S. workforce, with more than seven in 10 working from home, unchanged through most of the pandemic. Many of these want to keep doing so.

Americans widely expect home prices to increase within the next year, in stark contrast to their expectations last year. Their views of whether it is a good time to buy a house are largely unchanged.

As Americans finish preparing their annual tax filings, how they view their taxes is largely consistent with attitudes over the past two decades. Still, Republicans show signs of concern with a Democrat in the White House.

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.

Forty-three percent of U.S. adults currently say it is a good time to find a quality job, up from 27% in January, but not yet back to the 68% measured before the coronavirus pandemic.

As the COVID-19 pandemic sent shockwaves across the global economy last year, Gallup surveys in 117 countries and territories in 2020 show the pandemic damaged more than a billion people's livelihoods in its wake.

A Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of U.S. investors explores the ways Black investors are similar to and differ from U.S. investors as a whole.

U.S. adults' views of their finances are as positive as at any time in the past two decades, but middle-income earners have yet to fully bounce back.

by Jim Clifton

Emerging environmental, social and governance standards could reshape capitalism as we know it.

Mentions of COVID-19 as the most important problem in the U.S. have fallen to their lowest point since the start of the pandemic. The percentages naming immigration and race relations are up since last month.

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic led to widespread business closures in the U.S., Gallup's Economic Confidence Index has registered a net positive reading.

About seven in 10 U.S. workers say that a company's environmental record matters in whether or not they would take a job with that company.

Slightly more Americans still prioritize the environment over economic growth, but the 50% doing so is the lowest in six years. Americans' preferences on this measure, historically, have been sensitive to the level of U.S. unemployment.