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by Joe Daly

Starting this year, in partnership with the Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation, Gallup is expanding its global studies of wellbeing.

Gallup's snapshot of how satisfied people in 145 countries and areas were in 2019 with efforts to preserve the environment and with air and water.

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

Gallup has interviewed 1.1 million women for more than a decade about their daily lives. Read their stories.

by Neli Esipova, Julie Ray and Anita Pugliese

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

by Julie Ray and RJ Reinhart

Gallup editors preview some of the big data trends and global storylines they'll be watching in 2020.

by Julie Ray

U.S. approval ratings. Emotions. Elections. Migration. Safety. Brexit. What was the world's biggest story? Read Gallup editors' top picks.

by Jon Clifton

Unemployment doesn't tell us much about a country's prosperity or economic growth. At best, the current metric gives us an incomplete picture. It's time to retire it.

29% of adults, or about 1.5 billion people worldwide, reported working full time for an employer in 2018.