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As poor as global ratings of U.S. leadership were during President Donald Trump's first year in office, they are potentially shaping up to be worse during his last. Ratings dropped to record lows among many long-time allies, including Germany and the United Kingdom.

by Priscilla Standridge and Julie Ray

Before the global pandemic, results from the latest Cookpad and Gallup study of home cooking trends show more people were cooking at home.

by Julie Ray

Across 60 countries and areas surveyed during the last year of Donald Trump's presidency, median approval of U.S. leadership stands at 22%.

Track how people everywhere feel about their lives. Gallup's global statistics capture the depth and detail of the human emotional experience.

Gallup surveys in Uganda conducted late last year show Ugandans' confidence in their national government was slipping amid the violent lead-up to the elections, and they expressed little confidence in the honesty of elections.

Discover how the world views U.S. leadership versus the leadership of Germany, China and Russia.

by Julie Ray

Gallup begins the new year with a look back at some of the biggest discoveries from its World Poll in 2020 and looks ahead to 2021.

by Jonathan Rothwell

Results from the World Risk Poll show countries where more people worry about harm in daily life often have adopted stricter COVID-19 policies.

by Julie Ray

How have the approval ratings of major world powers fared amid the coronavirus pandemic? Gallup offers its latest update on what people in 29 countries and areas think of the leadership of the U.S., China, Germany and Russia in 2020.

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to leave office, approval of the country's leadership is on a high note. Median approval is 62% across 29 countries and areas.

by Stafford Nichols

Lightkeeper Group's landmark World Stress Index will rank countries by people's perceptions of stress.

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.

by Jon Clifton

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.

by Andrew Rzepa

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.

by Joe Daly

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.

The 15% of Britons who approve of U.S. leadership in 2020 represents a record low not only for the Trump administration, but also for any U.S. administration since 2006. Britons also do not think highly of Russia's leadership (17%) or China's (12%).

Britons' job market optimism has fallen sharply amid the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic; 21% now say it is a good time to find a job. Britons' views of their living standards have been more stable.