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Safety

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by Frank Newport

New research on the effects of question wording supports the conclusion that a majority of about six in 10 Americans support an assault weapons ban.

by Julie Ray

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.

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.

by Julie Ray

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.

The Short Answer

Read Gallup's short answer to this common question about gun ownership, including what percentages of major demographic subgroups own guns.

by Lydia Saad

Learn more about Americans' views on guns with Gallup's trends on 10 key aspects of the issue, with quick links to Gallup data.

Methodology Blog

Gallup and Lloyd's Register Foundation, a charitable organization, are launching the first-ever global study of the public understanding of risk.

Gallup's Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Magali Rheault, discusses the challenges -- and opportunities -- for women in Africa.