Has the U.S. economy really recovered? How many people worldwide have great jobs? Gallup.com tackled these and other questions in 2016.

Unemployment can be particularly devastating for young adults in high-income countries.

The 43% of Americans who say it is a good time to find a quality job is generally in sync with what would be expected, based on current U.S. unemployment rates hovering near 5%.

One factor has the greatest influence on women's decision to stay in the workforce or leave: children.