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Provo and Boulder Residents Report Highest Daily Learning

4 hours 9 min ago
Residents of Provo-Orem, Utah, and Boulder, Colo., are the most likely to say they learned something new or interesting "yesterday." Communities with the highest levels of reported daily learning tend to have a large university.

One in Five African Adults Work on Farms

6 hours 9 min ago
The one in five adults who said they worked on farms in 2012 in sub-Saharan Africa could play an important role in eradicating hunger and reducing poverty, but the demographics of these farm workers may have to change first.

Retirement Remains Americans' Top Financial Worry

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:00pm
Americans' top financial concern is not having enough money for retirement, followed by unexpected medical costs and maintaining their standard of living. A majority of Americans have been worried about retirement savings since 2001.

U.S. Economic Confidence Stable at -15

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:30am
Gallup's Economic Confidence Index averaged -15 for the week ending April 20. This is consistent with the previous three weekly readings.

One in Four in U.S. Are Solidly Skeptical of Global Warming

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:00am
A special Gallup analysis categorizes 39% of Americans as "Concerned Believers" on the issue of human-induced global warming. Another 36% are the "Mixed Middle," while 25% are "Cool Skeptics."

Global Warming or Climate Change: Is There a Difference?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:00am
In a guest commentary for Gallup, Riley Dunlap, Regents Professor of Sociology at Oklahoma State University, explores differences in Americans' views when they hear the terms "climate change" and "global warming."

Obama Job Approval Up Slightly in Most Recent Quarter

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:15pm
President Barack Obama's job approval rating averaged 42.4% during his 21st quarter in office, a slight improvement from 41.2% in the prior quarter, but still one of his lowest quarterly averages as president.

Young Adults Cite College Costs as Their Top Money Problem

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:30am
Paying tuition or college loans far exceeds other money matters as the top financial challenge young adults in the U.S. say they face today. Older adults have a mix of top concerns that include healthcare and paying debts or bills.

Americans Continue to Enjoy Saving More Than Spending

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:00am
Americans continue to say they prefer saving money (62%) to spending it (34%). The gap between saving and spending is one of the widest since Gallup first asked the question in 2001.

Gallup Week-in-Review

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:00am
Read what Americans think about taxes, their views on the best long-term investment option, how Indians feel about their government, and more in this week's review.

Job Loss Would Quickly Lead to Hardship for Many in U.S.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:00am
Four in 10 U.S. workers say they could go no more than a month before experiencing financial hardship if they lost their job. However, relatively few workers, 16%, think it is likely they would lose their job.

On Economy, Americans Less Confident in Federal Leaders

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:00pm
Less than half of Americans (42%) have confidence in President Barack Obama on the economy -- the lowest figure Gallup has on record for Obama. New lows were also found for Democratic (35%) and Republican leaders in Congress (24%).

Americans Sold on Real Estate as Best Long-Term Investment

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:00am
Americans now say real estate is the best choice for long-term investments over gold and stocks. Lower-income Americans, however, still favor gold. Younger Americans are divided on what is the best option.

Newly Insured in 2014 Represent About 4% of U.S. Adults

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 3:30pm
Four percent of Americans are newly insured this year. About half of this group obtained their new health insurance through a health exchange, and half got it using some other mechanism.

Higher Fines Compel Uninsured Americans to Sign Up

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:30am
More uninsured adults would be willing to sign up for health insurance as penalty fines increase. However, this effect differs depending on the amount of the fine.