Gallup Daily

No updates March 28. Next update March 29.
Real Unemployment 9.8% +0.1
Gallup Good Jobs 44.7% -0.1
Engaged at Work 33.2% -0.7
Economic Confidence -20 -5
Consumer Spending $97 -12
Obama Approval 50% +1
Updates daily at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-day change.

On April 29, 1992, one of the worst riots in the nation's history erupted in Los Angeles after police accused of beating a young black man were found not guilty. Whites and blacks agreed that the verdict and the riots were unjustified.

by Frank Newport and Jim Harter

U.S. adults have well-defined images of the four major presidential candidates across 12 key leadership dimensions. They give the candidates, as a group, the most credit for being competitive, intense, focused and enthusiastic.

How Millennials Want to Work and Live
May 10-12 — Omaha, Nebraska

Articles providing context for the 2016 presidential election

Mexico City looks to build its economy by identifying and developing high school students with high entrepreneurial talent.

Across Most of the World, the Percentage of Adults With Great Jobs Rarely Tops 10%

by Julie Ray

Gallup's new report, the 2016 Global Great Jobs Report, offers the latest update on the real jobs situation in more than 130 countries. The report reveals where the good -- and great -- jobs are and where the greatest deficits remain.

Gallup's 1976-1986 trend on public support for building nuclear power plants chronicled a sharp increase in public opposition in the decade spanning the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl nuclear power accidents.

72% of the World Smiled Yesterday

Quantitative measures uncover only so much about the relationships between a B2B company and its customers.

70% of U.S. Workers Not Engaged at Work

by Frank Newport

Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz have adopted strong, and opposing, positions on the ideal role of government. Americans support neither of these positions, and would prefer debate and compromise on the issue, rather than rigid ideology.

Sixty-five percent of Americans now prefer saving money to spending it, continuing a trend that started after the 2008 financial crisis. The percentage who say they are spending less tops the percentage saying they are spending more.

Fifty-one years ago, Gallup found about half of Americans believing political favoritism and corruption were on the rise and the majority saying both parties were equally likely to engage in it.

Half of U.S. College Grads Agree Their Education Was Worth the Cost

by Frank Newport and Lydia Saad

Despite some contentions to the contrary, evidence shows that at this time in the 1980 campaign year, Ronald Reagan's image was significantly more positive than Trump's image is now.