A New GIA’s Anniversary Book

“75 Years Anniversary Survey” is the latest booklet by Gallup International Association. It is based on a special global polling programme conducted in 64 countries around the world – celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Association. The edition includes the annual “End of Year” survey as well. The book provides a rich database with global

Not Мuch of a Free World. But at Least Optimistic

Every second citizen of the world we live in finds that political freedoms today in the country they live in are actually insufficient, and at least two out of five believe that they are sufficient. Discontent is even higher when it comes to the economic conditions – nearly two thirds believe that today’s economic opportunities

The World is Divided on Financial Reward

The world’s population is divided when it comes to their urgency for money – 46% of us would prefer gaining some amount of money now, while 42% are willing to wait 12 months to get double the amount. Data is from a special poll conducted by Gallup International Association (GIA) in 56 countries covering over

More Prone to Believe in God than Identify as Religious

More Likely to Believe in Heaven than in Hell

What Will Change in Quarter of a Century?

Ten Expectations about the Future Tell Us More about the Present.

One in Three Global Citizens Want to Migrate

36% around the world willing to migrate. As expected, especially young people from difficult economic background are among potential migrants. Majorities of readiness are observed in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. This is the result of an opinion poll conducted by GIA in 57 countries covering about two thirds of the global population (and about

Do We Live Better than Our Parents? And What about Our Children?

Every second citizen (51%) of the world believes that their life is better than that of their parents. The other half of the people asked is equally divided between those who assess a worse life (23%) and those who find it the same (23%). 3% could not answer. Satisfaction with the living standard is a

At the End of 2022: Some Happiness Only Prevails in Private Life, not in Public Sphere Anymore

At the eve of 2023 public expectations for the future across the Globe are unusually diverse and the World looks much less unified than in previous years. Pessimism is prevailing, the economic prosperity seems to vanish and fears of a use of nuclear weapons are at unprecedented levels. Although personal happiness traditionally prevails, the World

GIA: Bulgaria’s Gallup International again with the most accurate results in an unprecedented electoral marathon

A special announcement was released again on Gallup Association’s website to mark that Gallup International Balkan in Bulgaria was again most accurate in electoral studies. Read more HERE On the 2nd of October Bulgaria just held a sixth round of national elections within two years’ time: four for National Assembly and two rounds of presidential elections.

Elections around the World are Considered Free and Fair. However, Elected Governments are not Fully Recognized as Governing by the Will of the People

Two out of five people around the world agree or somewhat agree that their country is ruled by the will of people. However, more than a half of those surveyed disagree. When it comes to elections the results seem to be upside down – about half of those surveyed agree or strongly agree that in

Voice of the People: Public Opinion of European Citizens on the War in Ukraine

EU citizens’ fears: inflation, war, bottlenecks in energy supply The biggest concerns of EU citizens at the moment are rising prices, fear of a widening war and possible shortages in energy supply. Issues  that were on the list of top priorities a month ago, such as Covid pandemic and climate change, have faded into the

Despite the Pandemic and Economic Difficulties Personal Happiness around the World Prevails

At the end of 2021 global hope and happiness are decreasing around the world compared to last year. Fears of upcoming economic difficulties remain high and steadily growing.   The global pandemic clearly still impacts the world’s hopes, fears and expectations – but there are significant differences by region and country by country. These are some