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Gallup 2018 Global Emotions Report

See the current snapshot of people's daily feelings and emotions in more than 145 countries.

Did you learn or do something interesting yesterday?

If you said "yes," you're better off than the majority of the world. The 2018 Global Emotions Report tracks the feelings and emotions of more than 154,000 people in more than 145 countries.

While classic metrics and logistic models can only estimate how people are living their lives, the data in this report track this information directly from the people who are living them. This report, in its fourth year, offers leaders insights into the health of their societies that they cannot gather from economic measures alone. Find out how you compare with the rest of the world on these important measures.

People in war-torn Central African Republic score a


on Gallup's Negative Experience Index -- the worst score for any country.

Bangladeshis -- at


-- learned something interesting the previous day.

At least


of people worldwide experienced a lot of enjoyment, smiled or laughed a lot, felt well rested and felt treated with respect yesterday.

Capturing the trends of hope -- or despair -- at the individual level provides the most valuable intelligence for global leaders to monitor the emotional temperatures of the people they lead.

The Gallup 2018 Global Emotions Report presents the results from Gallup's latest measurements of people's positive and negative daily experiences based on more than 154,000 interviews with adults in more than 145 countries in 2017. Take an in-depth look at what the world is truly experiencing.

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Download this report to learn:

  • how people's lives are going in 145+ countries and how they have changed over the past 10 years
  • which countries lead in positive and negative experiences, including laughter, rest, enjoyment, anger, stress and worry
  • how ongoing internal or external conflict could affect citizens' emotions

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