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Gallup Respondent-level Data

Information on accessing microdata frim Gallup

About the Data

The Library is able to offer access to these datasets in collaboration with the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics and the Booth School of Business. They are available to current students, faculty and staff of the University of Chicago and may not be shared outside of the University.

There are two datasets available for use: the Gallup World Poll and the U.S. Daily Tracking Poll.
Dates of coverage

  • World Poll:  2006-2016
  • U.S. Daily Tracking Poll 2008-2017

Gallup recommends using Gallup Analytics to identify questions and variables from the U.S. Daily Poll.
Questions in the World Poll vary by year and country. Gallup has a tool for identifying questions and when they were asked in a country.

Access the Data

Data are currently available in SPSS and STATA formats. SAS and other formats are available upon request.

Aggregated data from these datasets can be accessed and analyzed through Gallup Analytics

More About the Polls

Gallup's U.S. Daily Tracking began in 2008. Gallup surveys 1,000 U.S. adults each day, 350 days per year. A full description of the survey and its methodology are available on Gallup's site

The Gallup World Poll covers important issues and involves surveys in almost every country of the world. Unlike the U.S. Daily Poll, questions vary and are asked at different times in different countries. A full description is on the Gallup site