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No updates March 28. Next update March 29.
Monthly Real Unemployment 8.6% -
Weekly Engaged at Work 32.9% +0.9
Weekly Economic Confidence 8 +1
Daily Trump Approval 36% +2
Trump approval updates daily at 1 p.m. ET. Weekly metrics update Monday at 1 p.m. ET. Reflects change since last measurement.

Worldwide, where are people getting mugged?

by Frank Newport

President Trump's job approval rating is at 34% for the three-day period from Friday through Sunday -- by one point the lowest of his administration so far.

A study on children's free time — how it is spent, prioritized and valued

Fifty years ago this summer, Gallup asked Americans how concerned they were about racial strife.

by Zacc Ritter and Dato Tsabutashvili

Daily stress and worry among Hispanics rose after Trump's election. These increased rates were greater for Hispanics interviewed in Spanish compared with Hispanics interviewed in English.

by Brandon Busteed

Top institutions have led an arms race of extensive new facilities, substantial growth in administrative staff, and an expansion of postgraduate degrees and programs -- with skyrocketing tuition. This is unsustainable.

by Frank Newport and Andrew Dugan

Republicans and Democrats have increasingly different views on many policy and social issues, but on several, the party gap has not changed or has even narrowed.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Four in 10 chief business officers are concerned about the financial stability of their institution in the next five years.

by Annamarie Mann

Employees who work remotely 100% of the time report the lowest levels of engagement. Find out what you can do about it.

by Andrew Dugan

Why is polygamy, which remains illegal in all 50 states, becoming permissible to an increasing percentage of the country?

U.S. homeownership rates are down eight percentage points since 2009, with declines evident among most major demographic groups except older Americans.