Global Datasets for Public Use
Explore datasets made freely available to the public by Gallup's clients.
Powered by the Gallup World Poll, these datasets, collected on behalf of our partners at different organizations, allow researchers and decision-makers to access data and develop new analyses and insights on the world's most pressing issues.
Gallup World Poll data subscribers can merge the datasets below with the full World Poll dataset for additional analyses.
Global Preferences Survey
A globally representative study on risk and time preferences, positive and negative reciprocity, altruism, and trust from 76 countries around the world.
New Standardized Degree of Urbanisation Variable
The United Nations-endorsed Degree of Urbanisation variable is a single global method for classifying what constitutes a city, an urban area or a rural area in any part of the world.
Voices of the Hungry
Gallup collects Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) data in support of FAO's monitoring of global progress toward ending hunger and achieving food security (SDG 2.1.2). FAO provides public access to annual, Gallup-collected data from 77 countries from 2014 onward.
World Risk Poll
The world's largest study into how people worldwide think and feel about risk and safety, including at work. The first wave of World Risk Poll data was collected in 2019 across 142 countries and territories. Building on the findings from the first wave, the second wave was conducted in 2021 across 121 countries and territories, covering subjects like resilience in the face of disasters, violence and harassment at work, as well as continuing to monitor risk perceptions and experiences of harm worldwide.
The Global Property Rights Index (Prindex) measures citizens' perceptions of the security of their land and property rights globally.
Global FinLit Survey
The Standard & Poor's Ratings Services Global Financial Literacy Survey is the world's largest, most comprehensive global measurement of financial literacy.
Global Findex Database
The world's most comprehensive dataset on how adults save, borrow, make payments and manage risk. Every three years, Gallup surveys 150,000 adults in over 140 economies.
Global Wellbeing Initiative
The Global Wellbeing Initiative (GWI) will generate an innovative research agenda aimed at improving societies, families and workplaces. This includes developing new models of wellbeing to reflect the impact of culture, community, governance and nature.
Wellcome Global Monitor
In 2018, the Wellcome Global Monitor survey asked more than 140,000 people in more than 140 countries and areas about their attitudes toward science and major health challenges, including vaccinations, their trust in health authorities and how science benefits society. In its second iteration, the Monitor explored how the pandemic affected the lives of people around the world and influenced their perceptions of science, healthcare systems and governments.
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