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In 2021, 16% of adults worldwide -- which projects to almost 900 million people -- said they would like to leave their own country permanently.

How many more people from Latin America could be coming to the southern U.S. border? And what message is U.S. leadership sending to them?

The questions each leader should be able to answer: How many more people from Latin America could be coming to the southern U.S. border? And why?

Life was already extremely difficult in Afghanistan before the Taliban's return to power in 2021, but Gallup surveys detail unprecedented suffering among Afghans as the U.S. withdrew and the Taliban took over.

Hundreds of thousands of Afghans -- if not more -- have already fled their country since the Taliban seized power. Millions more would leave if they had the chance.

More than 500,000 refugees have fled Ukraine since Thursday, many of them crossing into Poland, Moldova and Romania. Of Ukraine's western neighbors, these three countries were the most welcoming of migrants in 2019.

After the coup last year, the percentage of people who want to leave Myanmar quadrupled as the country teetered on the edge of collapse.

Lebanon continues to spiral out of control. Record numbers are unable to afford the basics, and a skyrocketing percentage want to leave.

Canada ranks as the most-accepting country in the world for migrants, based on Gallup's latest Migrant Acceptance Index. The U.S. also still makes the list of most-accepting countries.

As the European Union unveils a new migration pact, Gallup finds the world growing less accepting of migrants, and a number of EU countries topping the list of the least-accepting countries in the world.

The United Nations has a new official method for classifying urban and rural areas around the world: the Degree of Urbanisation.

Few Egyptians living abroad would like to return home, but this is even more the case among the youngest Egyptians.

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.