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Before the pandemic, the world was already in a more negative emotional state than it had been in years, with scores on Gallup's Negative Experience Index edging slightly higher to 31 in 2019. But no other country in the world was on a more emotional roller coaster than Lebanon.
The 2020 Global Emotions Report shows how people in more than 140 countries and areas are living their lives. This report attempts to quantify whether people are enjoying life and learning new and interesting things and how many of them are angry and worried.
Track how people everywhere feel about their lives. Gallup's global statistics capture the depth and detail of the human emotional experience.
In 2019, the World Risk Poll asked people in 142 countries and areas to name the biggest source of risk to their safety. Their answers provide additional guidance for the world's development efforts.
Worldwide, Gallup surveys show the medical community was on relatively strong footing before the coronavirus pandemic hit: A record 65% of people in 2019 were satisfied with the availability of quality healthcare where they live.
Amid an economic crisis and a health crisis that has seen the country become the coronavirus' epicenter in the Middle East, Iranians' confidence in their national government has fallen below 50% for the first time since Gallup's tracking began.
Gallup's latest update on its global Law and Order Index shows that in 2019, people in the U.S. and in many places around the globe largely felt secure.
Nearly seven in 10 people worldwide said in 2019 that they have confidence in their local police.
A new Gallup measure suggests countries in Latin America and Eastern/Southeastern Europe are among the most likely to struggle with long-term efforts to deal with the coronavirus.
This World Food Day, read about how the new Global Diet Quality Project will gather current, comparable data on what people eat around the world.
The World Risk Poll, the first global study of worry and risk, provides insight into how well governments around the world are fulfilling their mandate to keep their people safe.
Billions worldwide worry that they will be seriously harmed by consuming unsafe food and water, and nearly as many expect it to happen in the next two years, according to the new Lloyd's Register Foundation World Risk Poll.
Worldwide, most people see climate change posing at least somewhat of a threat to people in their countries in the next 20 years, according to a new World Risk Poll report.
Northwestern University and UNESCO are working with Gallup to survey 31 countries in Africa, Asia, Central and South America to benchmark water insecurity.
To achieve an absolute victory in the war against poverty, world leaders cannot rely solely on economic indicators; they also need to know what people are thinking.
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.
In 2019, the median approval rating for Germany's leadership was 44%, while ratings for the U.S., China and Russia all clustered in the lower 30s.